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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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Happy Mother’s Day!

To celebrate Mother’s Day, this week’s blog post is all about the moms. We wanted to share some of the special moments that have been shared between our couples and their mothers on their special day. Happy Mother’s Day from the staff here at Port Gamble!

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 […]

Vendor Spotlight: Essence of the Thymes Catering

This month’s vendor spotlight features our friends over at Essence of the Thymes Catering! Whether you are planning a lavish wedding reception or a chic wedding party, Essence of the Thymes Catering will work with you to create a fun affair that exceeds your every expectation. As a custom-to-the-client caterer, Essence of the Thymes will […]

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 […]

Wedding Show Tips!

If you’re engaged (congratulations!!), I hope you’re planning to attend at least one of the wedding shows this winter. They’re a great resource for meeting all sorts of vendors, and finding some inspiration for your big day. We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of your day at a […]

Off Season Decor Inspiration

Having your special day in the off season presents the opportunity to set your wedding apart from the rest. Everything from the decor to the types of drinks you serve can embody the winter months. Here are some of the ways our brides here at Port Gamble set themselves apart from the rest by embracing […]

4 Big Reasons to Shop Local For Your Wedding Vendors

Shopping local has been trending for quite some time now, but we’re here to tell you why, when it comes to your vendors, local isn’t just trendy – it’s truly better! 1. Travel fees Choosing vendors that are local to your venue location can cut down on travel/delivery fees! 2. They know each other When […]

15 Couples Who Just Wanna Have Fun

It’s unfortunate when couples think that their wedding needs to be stuffy and reined in just because it’s a wedding. On the happiest day of their lives, we love to see couples truly celebrate and let loose – no matter what great-aunt Claire says! Here are 15 couples who let the good times roll. 1. […]

11 Beautiful Bouquets to Inspire

When it comes to bridal bouquets, the options are so endless it can be both exciting and overwhelming. The great news is that no two brides will have the same bouquet, and it’s an opportunity to show off personality and style. Whether you’re inspired by the season, a color, a favorite type of flower, or […]

Decoration Inspiration

The Hood Canal Vista Pavilion, with it’s huge windows, six sets of French doors, green lawns and picturesque water view, doesn’t need much decorating. The building itself is simple yet modern and elegant. Many brides and grooms take a minimalistic approach to decorating the pavilion, but everyone adds something to give it a personalized touch. […]