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Tips for Planning a Stunning Winter Wedding

There is nothing more elegant than wedding photos in the snow – you get a mix of winter berries and pine tree branches incorporated into the bride’s bouquet, and all of the winter accents in the reception decor. There are a few extra factors to

November Giveaway – Why Do You Want to Come to Whitestone?

[su_note note_color=”#D2DBB0″ text_color=”#414141″ radius=”1″] Thank you for your participation in the contest. It’s over now. If you missed it sign-up for our email newsletter and you will be notified of our next giveaway. [/su_note] After having thousands of guests coming through our doors over the

Wedding Anniversary Stories

We had so many amazing entries for our June anniversary giveaway and wanted to share a selection of them with you below. They are touching and inspiring from couples at all stages of life. We hope you enjoy!   My wife is amazing!  She is

Grief Recovery Retreat for Pastors at Whitestone

Whitestone will host a 4 day / 3 nights workshop and retreat for Pastor/Spouses who have lost a child, grandchild, or spouse on Aug. 8-11, 2016. Grief is an individual process but Spark of Life, a national grief recovery ministry has been helping folks find

Our Groceries are Shrinking!

Been to the grocery store lately? I noticed last night that my tuna recipe called for a 6-7 oz. can of tuna, and my can was only 5 oz.. I also noticed at breakfast today that apparently factories are hiring large people to sit on

Spring Photo Contest

The contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. Sign-up to receive notifications of our giveaways by email.

Oh, my gosh! It’s Lord of the Rings!

by: Valerie Bryant Bennett One cool afternoon, on a visit to Whitestone with a friend, I decided to strike out through the woods across the road for a hike on one of the many trails suggested by a map of the property. My friend was

Business or Pleasure?

One night this past week, I ate dinner with three former colleagues of mine who happen to also be three of my closest friends. We were reminiscing about the days when we worked together and felt close bonds with those who worked along side us.