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Welcome To The Port Gamble Blog!

We're not experts, but we've been to a wedding or two. We'd like to help any and all future brides and grooms.

On our blog we talk about anything and everything wedding, we want to help create your perfect day! So grab something to drink or munch on and we'll see you in the blog posts!

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Vendor Spotlight: Kitsap Bartending Services

In the spotlight this week is none other than Kitsap Bartending Services. If you’re still looking for someone to serve up those special wedding day cocktails, look no further! “Kitsap Bartending Services is your local source for all of your bar service needs. With over 10 years in the Bar and Liquid Catering Industry, we […]

Vendor Spotlight: Celebrations by Amber

This week’s vendor spotlight features one of our suggested wedding coordinators, Amber Bartz! She is a Wedding Officiant and Day of Coordinator out of Kitsap County. “I have been an Ordained Minister for over 13 years and have been running a professional business for eight years. I have been a part of over 400 weddings; […]

Vendor Spotlight: Bubba’s Country Cue

This week the spotlight is on Bubba’s Country Cue! Bubba’s will bring to you the best BBQ the South has to offer. From the Carolinas, known for their Pulled Pork, to Tennessee, best known for their Chicken and Ribs, to Texas, best known for their BBQ Beef, among the favorite is the Brisket. Bubba’s also […]

Tips to Tackle Your Seating Chart

Although assigned seating isn’t mandatory, most brides opt to create a seating chart for their reception. Creating a seating chart for your wedding day can seem tedious and overwhelming. Whether you are taking on the task of assigned seats or assigned tables, we’ve come up with a few simple steps to help make the process […]

The Perks of DIY

There are quite a few perks of incorporating some DIY projects into your big day. Creating favors, centerpieces, or any other detail yourself adds a very charming personal touch that you guests will appreciate. These DIY details can also be a reason to get your wedding party together! Getting help from your bridesmaids not only […]

Creating Your Perfect Color Palette

Deciding on an overall theme for your wedding day can seem like it is one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the planning process. However, picking a couple colors to incorporate into your special day might make that decision a little bit easier for you. Picking colors that compliment each other can help […]

Quick Tip: Music for Rehearsal

Although it is certainly not required, having the person in charge of your ceremony music at your rehearsal can help you get a better idea for how your wedding will go. It also helps that person figure out what their ques will be for changing and fading songs. The rehearsal is meant to put your […]

Quick Tip: Contact Card

On your wedding day, you will have so much on your mind; but not one of those things should be problem solving related. Day-of, the bride herself should not be fielding questions from relatives or vendors, that is why you have a wedding party and/or planner! You will have put so much into your big […]

Cakes, and Candy, and Pie, Oh My!

It seems like wedding cake has become even more of a conversation at the modern wedding. No longer should you expect to find just a white, tiered cake. Brides and grooms love other desserts too! We see many couples opt for a dessert bar, candy bar, or cupcakes. Even when cake is decided upon, their […]

Checklist Items You Can Get Done Now

If you’re anxious about starting to plan for your wedding, but you think that the big decisions will require more thought before putting down a deposit, here are some things that you can get done early – even if you’ve only barely started planning! Note: This post is meant to follow our post “The First […]