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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!

You can start by going through the categories, searching for any blog post, or just browse through our most recent posts below!

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Micro Weddings: How Smaller Weddings Can Be More Rewarding

With the newest round of government mandates released here in Washington comes the ability to have small weddings and receptions again! While the smaller guest count still isn’t what most would imagine on their wedding day, there are some positives to keeping your special day on the smaller side. – You can spend more quality […]

Getting to Know Essence of the Thymes Catering

Here in Port Gamble, we have had the privilege to work with some amazing catering companies! Essence of the Thymes is one of those companies, so we would love for you to get to know them just as we have. That is why this week they are in our vendor spotlight! Gina Omalanz, owner of […]

Vendor Spotlight: Elegant Affairs Wedding Planning & Event Design

One of the more popular questions we get asked is “Should I hire a wedding planner?”, and while the the need for a planner usually varies for each individual event, the answer I always give as a venue coordinator is that it is definitely something worth looking into! Whether you hire a wedding coordinator for […]

The Very Best Things About Summer

With summer just around the corner, everyone is going to start to think of all the things they want to do with those longer days or what makes it the best season of the year (aside from all that gorgeous sunshine)! For some, summer means trips to the beach or kayaking around the sound, but […]

Stress Free Long Distance Wedding Planning with CME Experience

Planning a wedding is such an exciting time! You are planning a beautiful event for your family and friends that represents and celebrates you and your partner perfectly, which can also make it an overwhelming time. If you are planning a wedding while finishing up your degree, working your dream job, or simply just living […]

Postponing your special day? We’re here to help!

These past few weeks have been some for the history books! 2020 has certainly brought on a very strange and stressful chain of events, especially if you are planning one of the most special days of your life. If you are considering postponing your special day, hopefully these tips can help you navigate the process. […]

Our Favorite Wedding Day Moments

Your wedding day is filled with so many amazing moments, both big and small. No matter the size, every moment on your big day is something to cherish. Here are some of our favorite wedding day moments! 1. The First Look 2. Saying ‘I do’ 3. The First Dance 4. The Bouquet and Garter Toss! […]

Vendor Spotlight: Diamond Custom Floral

This week’s vendor spotlight is all about one of our preferred florists, Diamond Custom Floral! “Diamond Custom Floral is a studio-based floral design company located on Bainbridge Island with services extending to the Greater Seattle Area and Kitsap County. Bernadette, a graduate of The Floral Design Institute of Portland, Oregon, truly loves the creativity involved […]

Our Favorite Favors

With traditional weddings becoming a thing of the past, there seems to be one popular question. Should we give out wedding favors? Whatever you decide, we hope that you can enjoy some of our favorite favors that we have seen here in Port Gamble lately!

Fall in Love With Autumn Weddings

With every season comes an opportunity to have a unique wedding. If you’re not completely sold on having a wedding during the summer season, consider the fall. Aside from the obvious things that we love about fall like the cooler weather and pumpkin flavored everything, here are a few things we love about autumn weddings […]