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So far Danielle Pastula has created 11 blog entries.

Spring Happenings at East Lynn Farm

We can’t believe we’re already into the third month of the year; boy does time fly when you’re having fun! Before you know it, we’ll be in the heat of summertime. Speaking of the heat, it’s been a little bit of a warmer winter this year, which our animals have certainly appreciated, but we’ve also [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Our Top 5 Wedding Trends for 2017 Couples

We’ve spent the last few weeks scouring the galleries of Style Me Pretty, Southern Weddings, and Pinterest (join our pin party!) as well as perusing wedding news on places like The Knot and WeddingWire, and we can now officially say we’re clued into the biggest wedding trends for 2017. From eco-friendly fêtes to creative food [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Save the Date for Our Fall Open House!

  You're invited to join us and our preferred partners for a day of fun on the farm as you get to envision saying "I do" on the Virginia countryside. Who: Perfect for engaged couples looking to host an authentically rustic countryside wedding, our Fall Open House is a fantastic opportunity to not only tour the East [...]

By |November 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Alternative Wedding Desserts Your Guests Will Love

Traditions like the wedding cake and saving the top tier to devour on your first anniversary will never go out of style. And while we love a tall, towering cake of buttercream-goodness, alternative wedding desserts are making a big splash, which is ideal for couples on a tight budget or for those of you who [...]

By |August 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

3 of the Biggest Benefits You’ll Get Alongside Your CSA Produce

We all know fresh veggies are a vital part of our diet and that the more colorful our plate is, the more nutrients we’re getting. Well, even if you’re already filling your plate with veggies, chances are there’s still some room for improvement because if you’re getting all your vegetables from the grocery store, you’re [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Craft Cocktails for Your Country Wedding

Sure, a champagne toast is traditional and something you may decide you can’t forgo, but the newer trend of signature cocktails is just too much fun not to explore.  In addition to showcasing a couple’s personality with the bride’s go-to sipper and the groom’s favorite beverage, a signature cocktail can be a fun way to [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Tips for Planning Your Eco-Friendly Farm Wedding

In the wedding industry, everything bigger, flashier, and more extravagant is generally trumpeted as the ideal for a dream wedding. We, on the other hand,  prefer a more down-to-earth and eco-friendly approach. Of course, we’re farm folks, so we’re a little (okay, a lot) biased. But among all the couples we’ve seen say “I do” [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Chuppahs and Arbors: The Art of the Wedding Arch

Kelley Truxel has been helping couples choose the perfect flowers for their wedding since 2004. Her company, Event Studio, focuses on all aspects of wedding design and coordination. Kelley’s daughter, Kate and her fiancé, Jake, will be getting married at East Lynn Farm in 2017.  We interviewed Kelley to get her take on chuppahs and [...]

By |March 6th, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

Tips for a Country BBQ that Will Wow Your Wedding Guests

When you have your wedding at a venue featuring beautiful landscapes, it only makes sense to incorporate as much fresh air and outdoor fun into your celebration as possible. One of the best ways to do that? Have a country barbecue! It’s something many of the couples at East Lynn Farm have opted to do [...]

By |February 27th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Spring Wedding Color Inspiration

As any bride knows, aside from deciding on the perfect dress and finding your dream venue, one of the biggest decisions in planning your wedding is selecting a color palette. Deciding to have a themed wedding with a pre-determined color palette is one thing, for example gold, emerald, and purple for Mardi Gras. But whether [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments