Penny's Passion: Thinking Out Loud Thursday - August 27, 2020

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Thinking Out Loud Thursday - August 27, 2020

Hello there!  Welcome to Thinking Out Loud Thursday where I share some things on my mind and then invite you to link up and share what's on yours.

One week ago today I was knee-deep in wedding preparations.  My side hustle is being a wedding coordinator and it's a job I'm very passionate about.  I try to do two weddings a year, but thanks to COVID one of my weddings this year got moved to 2021.  The other one happened last weekend.

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, Lindsey and Jon tied the knot at Haue Valley which is located just outside of St. Louis.

Photo Credit:  Jessica D. Williams Photography
This was the first time I worked a wedding at this venue, but I hope it won't be my last!  The staff was great to work with and the venue itself was absolutely gorgeous.  They have an inventory closet full of wedding items you can use at no charge, which adds up to some major savings for the couple.  We were able to use items from the inventory closet to make all the centerpieces.

The couple tried their best to be sensitive to the fact we are in the middle of a pandemic.  Their favors were bottles of hand sanitizer.

Photo credit:  Jessica D. Williams Photography
Guests were also encouraged to wear masks and a basket full of them was available in case someone needed one.

Assigned seating helped family units set together and social distance from other guests.  

Even in the middle of these trying times, Lindsey and Jon pulled off a beautiful wedding.  I'll be sharing more photos as they become available from the photographer.  Speaking of the photographer - she was fabulous!  Check her out at Jessica D. Williams Photographer on Facebook.

Now it's your turn.  What are you thinking out loud about today?  Link up and share!
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  1. Penny - I loved the details in the decor. The table center pieces and the quote on the favors are so thoughtfully done. Kudos to you dear friend.

  2. What a lovely wedding. Thanks for sharing it with us. V

  3. What a beautifully decorated venue! First timer linking up this week. Thank you for hosting!

  4. So terrific that you helped that couple create a beautiful occasion!

  5. Sounds like a beautiful event. And what a great venue, to have a pile of goodies suited to the place, for decorations and such - makes sense! Thanks for sharing :)

  6. What a beautiful wedding! I love the attention to detail.