How They Met
Our families crossed paths often due to sports, so we grew up knowing who the other was. But then once we were older we officially met through mutual friends. We played croquet- he was helping me win, but towards the end he left me in the dust. We went out for drinks and it took off from there.
The Happy Couple
BRIDE: Melissa McCabe
GROOM: Garett McCabe
It was Christmas morning. Garett slipped the ring into my stocking and he asked if I found my stocking stuffer. I dug inside and found it. When I looked up, he was down on one knee.
Wedding Date: June 25th, 2017
Location: Glacier National Park
Venue: Apgar Amphitheater
Photographer: Lindsey Jane Photography
Flowers: Mum’s Flowers
Event Design: N/A
Catering: Stillwater Fish House
Cake: Dairy Queen Blizzard Cake
Bridal Shop: White Lace Bridal, Bismarck, ND
Tux Rental: None
Other Rentals: None
How They Chose Vendors
Not being from Montana, I did a lot of research online – Facebook pages and Instagram. Once I had a few vendors- flower and photographer, I asked them for a lot of advice and suggestions.
It’s yet to be planned!
Fondest Memory from the Big Day
I loved our first look. We stayed in Whitefish, MT at the Firebrand Hotel. They have a gorgeous rooftop with Big Mountain in the background. Garett waited upstairs and I came up next in the elevator. I walked out and had him turn around. It was perfect. We loved seeing each other before the ceremony. We then drove out to Glacier together, which we loved — it made the day feel more relaxed like we were on a road trip and calmed our nerves before the ceremony.
What They’d Do Differently
I would have added a few more photos in with friends and family and took a few more formal shots out in the park versus candid. I also would have had some one take photos at the restaurant, since we did not have our photographer through dinner.
Ask all the questions! Not being from the area I had to plan everything through email or phone calls. I over asked questions, because I needed to feel comfortable with the decisions I was making with out being there to know things were happening.
And they lived happily ever after...
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