Ultimate Wedding Checklist for Marrying a Fisherman w/ Designer Amy Devito

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Ultimate Wedding Checklist for Marrying a Fisherman w/ Designer Amy Devito

Sponsored by Buttercup Events Inc. Wedding photos by Kim Graham.

The most important part of my wedding, besides marrying Chris, was wearing my mom’s wedding dress. Next, I wanted to use palmetto roses as much as possible. I also knew where I wanted the reception and ceremony to be, but other than that I hadn’t a clue. That is, until my wedding designer, Amy DeVito stepped in. You met Amy last week when she shared pro-tips on how to stay sane during the wedding planning process. Advice on “how not to lose it,” if you will. I love how she broke it down for brides on a budget and what to focus on when your Pinterest board is loaded with so many ideas that you forget where you started. (Like, me.) (more…)

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8 Tips for Marrying a Fisherman w/ Wedding Designer Amy Devito

*Wedding Photo Alert*
I identify as a “Type A,” so I planned our wedding during our two-year engagement, and I pretty much had it on lock. That is, until about 6 months before the big day when questions popped up like, Do you want linens? How big are the tables? What song do you want to walk down the aisle? What about flowers? I quickly realized I had only figured out the “vibe,” not the details of the wedding. To add to it, Chris and I were living in California for the spiny lobster season, and the wedding was taking place in my hometown, Charleston, South Carolina. (And we all know how overwhelming a fishing season can be!) I needed help, stat…

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Pre-Season Lobster Prep & The Emotions That Go W/ It

Continuing the original Diary of a POCF, where I documented what it’s like when your partner is a deckhand for sockeye salmon season in Bristol Bay, Alaska, I’m showing you what it’s like when your partner is a captain and fishing closer to home. Same job. Different story. Let’s do this.

The Pre-Season Stress

The alarm goes off at 4 am. Chris grabs his phone to tap it silent, but lingers a little longer, letting his eyes adjust. The blue light from his iPhone silhouettes his face, and I can immediately feel the vibes that something is up. This can’t be good. 

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