our surprise wedding — featured in a magazine!

by amy on 3 November 2011

I have some fun news to share – as some of you know, my husband + i married in a surprise wedding about six months ago. Excitingly, a wonderful local magazine, her nashville, asked to feature us + our wedding in their November issue. We were beyond flattered + excited, + of course, quickly agreed.

The November issue is now out + the feature turned out absolutely amazing! Click the image above + expand it to see the full-size feature, read about our story + see pictures from our big day. You can also go to the online issue to read it there.

If you’re in the area, make sure you pick up the November issue of her nashville to check out our story. + thank you so much to Her Nashville¬†for featuring us + our surprise wedding!

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1 Jessica @ Cajunlicious November 3, 2011 at 8:42 am

Congrats Amy! The photos are absolutely amazing!

2 Jessica @ Cajunlicious November 3, 2011 at 8:45 am

OK I just read the online article and WOW, what an amazing wedding! We got married in Colorado by ourselves at a B&B and it was wonderful.

3 amy November 3, 2011 at 9:05 am

aww, thank you so much, jessica! i bet your colorado wedding was just gorgeous + super serene.

4 Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl November 3, 2011 at 9:31 am

Amy, these pictures are just breathtaking, and your wedding day sounded like it was just fabulous! How wonderful to have these memories captured in print; I know this is something special you’ll treasure always.

5 amy November 3, 2011 at 9:47 am

thank you so much, ashley! someone on facebook suggested having it professionally framed, which i thought was a lovely idea. that way we can appreciate it every day. =)

6 Steph@TheChickpeaChickadee November 3, 2011 at 10:05 am

you look like a beautiful bride. your wedding photos look elegant + the guests look like they are having fun. this is always a good sign of a great wedding:) the food sounds fantastic!! Congrats on the feature.

7 amy November 3, 2011 at 10:23 am

thank you so much, steph! the food was definitely fantastic + i thought the wedding was a huge success. there really wasn’t a single thing that i would change about that day, which says a lot coming from a perfectionist like me. =)

8 Rachel @ The Avid Appetite November 3, 2011 at 3:16 pm

congrats! i absolutely adore your wedding story. I too had an untraditional wedding (on a beach in Aruba!), and I know how fun and exciting they are :)

9 amy November 3, 2011 at 3:31 pm

aren’t they the best? i bet your beach wedding was just amazing. we actually talked about doing that before we settled on the surprise wedding idea. we wound up going to the caribbean for our honeymoon, so we still got a little beach time, too. =)

10 Mommyof2Girlz/StephD November 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm

That is so fabulous, congrats! What a wonderful memory for the scrapbook :)

11 Mommyof2Girlz/StephD November 3, 2011 at 4:07 pm

Just finished reading the article, it was fantastic. I actually got a little teary. The story of how you met, into surprising everyone was just so sweet.! And the menu sounds amazing! Congrats again hun :)

12 amy November 3, 2011 at 4:53 pm

thanks so much, steph! i do think it’ll be a wonderful keepsake for us to look back on for years to come. i get teary reading it too! =)

13 Biana | Easy Recipes November 3, 2011 at 5:34 pm

Congratulations! The wedding and the food sound fantastic!

14 amy November 3, 2011 at 5:59 pm

thank you so much, biana. as i bet you can relate to, it was important to me to have seriously delicious food. =) great to connect with you!

15 Ally Garner November 3, 2011 at 6:01 pm

I’m not at all surprised. Your wedding was stunning & such a fabulous event, pulled off to perfection. And the photos had a beautiful editorial feel, like something you’d see in Brides Magazine. I wish I had a copy of Her Nashville – that article looks beautiful. So happy for you Amy! If anyone deserves to have their wedding profiled it’s you! Congrats doll!! :)

16 amy November 3, 2011 at 6:35 pm

you are too sweet! thank you so so much for your kind words, ally. and maybe you’ll make it up to nashville sometime during the month of november + then you can see it in person? =) just an idea!

17 Wendy (The Weekend Gourmet) November 3, 2011 at 7:11 pm

how cool…your wedding was so gorgeous, it’s no wonder a magazine wanted to feature it! i’ve been so busy with work OT lately that i’ve gotten so behind on my blog reading. i just now saw your halloween costume…so cute! i’m trying to set aside an hour to visit my favorite blogs when i get home from work. we’ll see how it goes…but i’m here today!

18 amy November 3, 2011 at 7:24 pm

you’re so sweet, wendy! i’m glad that you’re getting a little time tonight to catch up on some of your favorite blogs. i know how that goes – sometimes my google reader gets so behind that it’s daunting! but i’m thrilled that you made your way back here tonight + thanks for your super nice comments. =)

19 EA-The Spicy RD November 4, 2011 at 11:06 am

Congratulations! How cool is that? Gorgeous bride and great photos :-)

20 amy November 4, 2011 at 11:31 am

thanks so much for your sweet words, EA!

21 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. November 4, 2011 at 11:55 am

oh wow! Congrats!!! awesome post and photos

22 amy November 4, 2011 at 12:14 pm

thanks so much, alison!

23 BreAna {Sugar & Spice & All Things Iced} November 4, 2011 at 3:50 pm

What a beautiful magazine feature! I love your wedding story!

24 amy November 4, 2011 at 4:26 pm

thanks so much, breana! i think the feature turned out just wonderfully, too. even better than we expected!

25 kristen @ notsodomesticated November 4, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Yay congratulations!! Absolutely gorgeous pictures. I’m a sucker for weddings! :)

26 amy November 5, 2011 at 10:08 am

thanks! i didn’t used to be such a sucker for weddings ’til i got married, now i totally am, too. i can’t get enough of hearing about other people’s weddings, watching wedding shows, etc. i’m officially a lover of all things wedding! =)

27 nat@thesweetslife November 5, 2011 at 4:10 pm

this is so cool! you guys definitely deserved to be featured!

28 amy November 5, 2011 at 4:20 pm

aww, thanks natalie. it’s definitely one of the coolest things i’ve gotten to be part of so far!

29 Lauren at Keep It Sweet November 7, 2011 at 12:02 am

That is so fun and exciting!!! What an amazing way to celebrate your special day.

30 New York Diaries November 10, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Congratulations on the magazine feature! That’s so exciting!

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