Thursday, April 25, 2013

Love Portrait: Frank and Jerry of Burke, Virginia

We are so happy to be able to share the wedding of Frank and Jerry with you. The couple wed on their 20th April 7th in Georgetown, at The Old Stone House gardens.

Residents of Burke VA, Jerry is retired from the US Army as Sergeant First Class and he now takes care of our wounded warriors at Walter Reed. Frank is in the design business and also owns a small dog walking business. Frank contributes 20 % of all he earns to the Wounded Warriors.

Frank says...

"Our ring bearer is my Godson, Seth. The photo of the painting of our venue, my sister Donna painted for us. We were surrounded by around 50 family members and friends and the whole day was just full of LOVE, as our lives have been for the last 20 years."

Here are a few photos from their special day, we know you will enjoy them as much as we do.

Jerry and Frank started a petition to allow same-sex marriage in the state of Virginia, if you're reading this take just a few moments to sign. Click here to be taken to the petition.

Officiant: Rev. Bonnie Berger
Venue: Old Stone House Gardens
Cake: Alexandria Pastry Shop & Catering Co.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Something Blue: Cocktails

Thinking of a signature cocktail for your reception? How about something blue?
There are dozens of blue cocktails that you can serve that not only look great, but taste great as well.

We've rounded up a few recipes in case you want to give it a try.

Something Blue Wine Cocktail
2 oz Hpnotiq Liqueur

2 oz white wine 

1 oz Ginger ale

Blueberry Martini
2 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Blueberry
1/2 oz. Cointreau Splash of sour mix
Splash of blue curacao for color

Blue 75
1 oz Berry Vodka 
1/4 oz Blue Curacao 
1/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice 
Dash Simple Syrup 
4 oz Sparkling Wine

Do you have a great recipe for a blue cocktail?
Feel free to share it in the comments.


Thursday, April 11, 2013

Say I Do! LGBT Wedding Expo Ticket Giveaway: Ends April 15th!!

We are giving away 2 sets of couples tickets to Say I Do! DC 2013!

We had a very generous and gracious Say I Do! supporter from Texas purchase 2 couples tickets for us to giveaway to 2 lovely couples to Say I Do! DC 2013! So we are doing this giveaway in her honor!


  1. You must live greater than 75 miles from Washington, DC to qualify for this giveaway. 
  2. Please enter only if you are certain you will be able to attend.

It's simple to enter, follow the rules below and a winner will be randomly selected on April 15th!

Join or volunteer to lead a Say I Do! Love Brigade in your state and get EXTRA points! Learn all about the Love Brigade here:

Enter the giveaway below. Good Luck!!

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