About Shonna

Where We're From: Shonna is from the mountains of Western North Carolina, and Nick is from Northern Virginia.

Marital Status: Engaged and getting married on July 20, 2013! We met rock climbing at a local climbing gym.

Day Career: Shonna is an EVMS and Project Management Consultant and Nick is an Architect.

More About Us: In addition to his full-time job, Nick also coaches pole vault at a local high school and loves parkour and free running. Shonna loves adventure races, competing in triathlons, and baking cupcakes. We both love running and rock climbing as well as collecting frequent flyer miles while traveling.

Shonna’s Rustic Farm Wedding

Growing up on a farm in the mountains of North Carolina, I wanted a rustic themed wedding with the reception in a barn.  We wanted our friends and family surrounding us, good food, good music, and a beautiful setting.  We knew when … Continue reading »


Letter From The President

I sent a wedding invitation to The President and got this as a response.  It is a standard response, but I’m still excited!! The President & First Lady,  The White House,  Greetings Office, Room 39,  1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20502


Running of The Bride

As a kickoff to bachelorette weekend, we decided to start with a mud/obstacle run.  Four of my closest girlfriends and I signed up for the Armageddon Ambush at Wicomico Motorsports Park in Maryland.  I bought a 1980’s style wedding dress and the girls bought bridesmaid’s dresses … Continue reading »

The Amazing Race Wedding Shower required that the groom wear a veil before walking into Harris Teeter to perform his challenge.

Amazing Race Wedding Shower

I’m so excited to share my wedding adventure.  I decided for my first post, it will be fun to talk about the shower that my fantastic bridesmaids threw for me.  They know that I am not the type of person that will enjoy … Continue reading »