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Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul. Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul.



Bundle of Letters. Howerton+Wooten Events.

“My life? It isn’t easy to explain. It has not been the rip-roaring spectacular I fancied it would be, but neither have I burrowed around with the gophers. I suppose it has most resembled a blue-chip stock: fairly stable, more ups than downs, and gradually tending over time. A good buy, a lucky buy, and […]

Wedding Reading from the book, “The Notebook”

Crystal Heart. Howerton+Wooten Events

by Wilferd Arlan Peterson “A good marriage must be created. In marriage the “little” things are the big things. It is never being too old to hold hands. It is remembering to say, ”I love you” at least once a day. It is never going to sleep angry. It is having a mutual sense of values, […]

Wedding Reading. “The Art of a Good Marriage”

Couple Holding Hands and Wearing Denim. Howerton+Wooten Events

by Steven Curtis Chapman If in the morning when you wake, If the sun does not appear, I will be here. If in the dark we lose sight of love, Hold my hand and have no fear, I will be here. I will be here, When you feel like being quiet, When you need to speak […]

Wedding Reading. “I Will Be Here.”

St. Patrick's Day Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

by Cara Dillon Dear thoughts are in my mind And my soul soars enchanted, As I hear the sweet lark sing In the clear air of the day. For a tender beaming smile To my hope has been granted, And tomorrow she shall hear All my fond heart would say. I shall tell her all […]

Irish Wedding Poem, “The Lark in The Clear Air”


We all know that everyone loves wedding cake!  But, do you know all of the “deets” related to ordering your wedding cake? Check out the Wedding Day Cuisine Guidebook we created for our “Month Of” couples!  It includes a checklist of questions to ask at your cake tasting; a chart that lists the number of servings […]

(Download) A Guidebook to Answer All Of Your Cake Questions

Bride and Groom walking down the aisle. Howerton+Wooten Events.

We are thrilled to announce that Lauren and Manny’s wedding is featured on the Washingtonian Bride & Groom blog today! A soft color palette of blush, champagne and grey created a timeless look that was perfect for this traditional Washington DC wedding! What a beautiful day! Love & Soul Always, Kay Photos by Deb Lindsey Photography

Washingtonian Bride & Groom: Lauren and Manny are Featured Today!

Chinese New Year 2016 Heart. Howerton+Wooten Events.

I want to be your friend For ever and ever without break or decay. When the hills are all flat And the rivers are all dry, When it lightens and thunders in winder, When it rains and snows in summer, When heaven and earth mingle Not ’til then will I part from you. ______________________________________ Love […]

Wedding Reading. “A Chinese Wedding Poem”


by Kathleen DeRose The Divine light in me respects the Divine light in you. In harmony we share with hands together in a prayerful posture and we quietly bow our head. When we share this we create a joyful and special connection and acknowledge the essence of Light that is within each of us. Small […]

Wedding Reading. “Namaste.”

Snow on Holly at Christmas. Howerton+Wooten Events.

by Patrick Sunday The weather outside is cold We’ll sit by the fireplace We’ll cuddle and be cozy And stare at each other’s face. Wait till we hear Christmas bells And the night is filled with peace Give each other a Christmas kiss And we’ll fill our peace increase. It’s a time of joy and love […]

Wedding Reading. “Baby, Merry Christmas”