July 24, 2018 / Leave a comment becoming.

In the process of planning a non-traditional celebration – we find ourselves subconsciously seeking out tradition more and more. Perhaps its simple psychology – when something is lacking, you generally seek more of it?! The format is already non-traditional – you know, with the private ceremony, the multiple celebrations, etc. […]


a rock in the middle of…almost everywhere.

June 16, 2018 / Leave a comment becoming.

We’d finally done it. He asked and She said ‘yassss’ after rings flashed and tears splashed. Actually, if you’ve seen the Black Panther movie, she froze up like T’Challa but she eventually got back to the ring with a strong “of course!!!”. Also – suuuuuuuper shameless plug but you can […]


becoming MRS. BEATTY | no. 1

June 8, 2018 / 3 comment(s) becoming.

So… Dez recommended that I write down my feelings about the day to day of planning a wedding. I ask, “so you want me to journal?”  He just laughs. Perhaps he thinks I could use another outlet – I suppose I can be a lot sometimes. *insert eye roll * I […]


a rock in the middle of nowhere.

April 30, 2018 / 1 Comment becoming.

  If you asked us this time last year, the ideal venue for our wedding would have been a rock, in the middle of nowhere.  Separately but similarly – we preferred an intimate, frill-free, far far away experience with nature as our backdrop and a musical performance by some large […]