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Weddings at the BlissWood Inn

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The BlissWood Bed and Breakfast at Lehmann Ranch is known for its quiet, country charm.  Many people believe that this is the perfect environment for romance, and even weddings.  I am happy to report that our Texas bed and breakfast was recently witness to another wonderfully beautiful and romantic wedding ceremony!

A little bit of parental matchmaking magic started this couple on their way to a beautiful BlissWood wedding.  Having met the groom at church, the bride’s father decided to introduce his daughter to this charming fellow.  The couple fell in love, and became husband and wife at a very intimate Ranch ceremony with just two others in attendance.  For this couple, the serenity and ambiance provided at BlissWood was the perfect backdrop for their big day, and I am happy and honored to have been able to make their nuptials perfect.

You too can have the perfect wedding day at my Lehmann Legacy Ranch.  Whether it’s just the two of you, or if you’ve invited guests, the BlissWood can accommodate weddings of all sizes:  packages are available for intimate weddings up to 50 guests, or contact me to plan a larger event.    The 650-acre ranch offers a variety of wedding settings to make your day perfect.  Choose the Gazebo at Enchanted lake, celebrate under one of the gorgeous and sprawling old oak trees, choose to have a garden ceremony, let the waterfalls at the Oasis provide natural music during your vow-taking, choose your own perfect spot anywhere on the property during a daytrip visit.

While our newly-wedded couple did not become engaged here at BlissWood, many believe that the Ranch provides the perfect place to “pop the question.”  Treat your sweetheart to a BlissWood getaway to plan the perfect proposal.  Stroll the grounds and let the oaks witness the event, have a proposal picnic among the Blue Bonnets, or choose one of our Proposal Packages to set the scene perfectly.

Rehearsal dinners, bachelor and bachelorette party getaways, and receptions can also be accommodated right here on the property.  If you’ve chosen another wedding venue, you can come to Blisswood for a wide variety of off-site engagement and wedding photo settings.  Romance is welcome at BlissWood in any way we can help!  Check out the rest of the BlissWood website for more wedding and celebration ideas.

Find Unique Elopement Packages in Texas

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and get married? Congratulations! That’s a big decision. But when you’ve found the right person, it’s an easy one to make.

Now’s the time to start thinking about where and how you’d like to take your vows. While many brides opt for the traditional route, you’re searching for a more unique way to get married. You want an intimate ceremony in a beautiful place with the sun shining in your hair and birds chirping in a nearby tree.

After all, a big wedding is a lot of work, and it could easily send your stress levels through the roof. What you really want is to find unique elopement packages in Texas that can provide an experience you and your husband-to-be will never forget while keeping stress to a minimum.

Elope in the Texas Hill Country

For you and your fiancé, we would like to suggest our elopement package. Escape to the peaceful countryside in the Texas Hill Country for a romantic elopement ceremony for just the two of you.

Just look at this happy young couple. They opted for our elopement package and even celebrated there honeymoon in one of the private cabins on our 650-acre ranch in Cat Spring, TX. Normally, our elopement package is just for two but we made an exception for the furry members of their family. As you can see from the picture, the dogs were well-dressed for the ceremony.

* Photos by Pulitzer Prize Winner Skeeter Hagler

Our elopement package includes:

  • A wedding ceremony in the gazebo on Enchanted Lake or other location of your choosing
  • A minister to perform a ceremony of your choice
  • A bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom (BlissWood’s choice of flowers)
  • A petite wedding cake
  • Champagne wedding toast and two souvenir glasses
  • A Gourmet dinner for two at Carol’s Cat Spring Restaurant

We hope this will end your search for unique elopement packages in Texas. Our staff is dedicated to making your wedding day a truly unforgettable occasion.

Call us at 713-301-3235 to start planning your elopement ceremony and say farewell to all that stress.

 

English Couple Travels to Texas for an Elopement

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Here at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast, visitors from all over the world stop by to enjoy a little Texas hospitality and to enjoy the peaceful ambiance of this 650-acre working ranch. But we’re always surprised at how many of our foreign guests come from the United Kingdom.

In fact, just this last August, a young couple from England stopped by the ranch for a Texas-style elopement ceremony in the Gazebo at Enchanted Lake. They weren’t looking for anything big, just a quiet, peaceful ceremony in the country that they could share with their one and only guest—the bride’s angelic little daughter, seen proudly displaying her mother’s bouquet in several of the pictures below.

The wedding party stayed in the Log Cabin, a quaint 1800s-style cedar cabin complete with a wood-burning fireplace and antiques from the 19th Century. See the Log Cabin in the video below.

After the ceremony, the newly weds drove off in true American fashion—kicking up a cloud of dust in a bright red Ford Mustang convertible, their little girl in the backseat with her mother’s bouquet of pink roses held high.

All of us at BlissWood would like to congratulate this young couple and wish them happiness and contentment in their lives together.

Here are a few pictures of the ceremony:

Looking for a place to celebrate your Texas elopement? Give us a call at 713-301-3235 or visit our Texas Wedding Packages page to learn more.

Texas Ranch Wedding in the Rain

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Kassy Echols and Garrett Nemcik dreamed of the perfect Texas ranch wedding—a quiet, peaceful celebration of their love for one another shared under a big blue sky in the Texas Hill Country.

Unfortunately, the weather had different plans.

At exactly 4 p.m., when their Texas ranch wedding was scheduled to begin, rain started pouring from the grey clouds above. It was a bride’s worst nightmare, right?

You’d think so, but Kassy and Garrett took it all in stride. Despite the rain, the young couple had a beautiful ceremony and created memories that will last a lifetime. Their love for each other, and a few encouraging words from Carol, made it all work out in the end.

Pictures from their Texas Ranch Wedding

Dreaming of a Texas ranch wedding of your own?

BlissWood at Lehmann Legacy Ranch is the perfect venue for your Texas ranch wedding.

Located just 50 miles west of Houston in Cat Spring, Texas, BlissWood provides an intimate setting for the bride and groom who want to enjoy a destination wedding away from the noise of the city in quiet, peaceful surroundings.

Your family and special friends can spend the night in the ten antique-furnished B&B houses on the ranch, or at nearby BlissWood’s Oasis, and have a leisurely day preparing for your wedding. Say your vows at the Gazebo on the lake, an intimate garden setting, or at the waterfalls at the Oasis. Then celebrate and enjoy an unforgettable reception in the show barn, which can accommodate up to 200 guests and a band to dance the night away.

We offer several Texas ranch wedding packages.

Scottish Couple Escapes to Texas for an Elopement

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

We would like to congratulate this couple who flew to our Central Texas B&B all the way from Scotland for a quiet, romantic elopement ceremony in the Gazebo at Enchanted Lake.

We wish them a lifetime of happiness together. Read more about our elopement packages below.

Texas Elopement Ceremony

Our Texas elopement package is the perfect option for couples that want to celebrate their love in an intimate setting.

Avoid the stress of planning a big wedding by whisking your fiancee away for a romantic retreat in the heart of Texas Hill Country.

Our Texas elopement packages include:

  • An intimate wedding ceremony for two in the Gazebo at Enchanted Lake
  • A minister to perform the ceremony of your choice
  • A bouquet for the bride and a boutonniere for the groom
  • A delicious petite wedding cake and a champagne toast with two souvenir glasses
  • A gourmet dinner for two at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant

We also have photographers available for an additional fee to capture this special moment for you and your family to enjoy upon your return to reality.

For just $699, plus the cost of accommodations, you and your fiancee can escape to our beautiful ranch in Cat Spring, Texas for a peaceful elopement ceremony.

Don’t wait another minute. This is your chance to exchange vows without all the stress (and money!) that comes with planning a big wedding. Call us at 713-301-3235 to learn more.

Intimate Weddings

Monday, August 15th, 2011

This happy couple was married in the Gazebo, then had reception with 6 close relatives and friends at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant.

The Intimate Weddings package offered here at BlissWood Bed & Breakfast offers a more low-keyed option for weddings. If you and your soon-to-be spouse are looking for an alternative to the large ceremony and reception customary to so many weddings, than the Intimate Weddings package might just be what you’re looking for.

For more information please call us today, 713-301-3235

11/11/11 Wedding – Make It Unique!

Monday, August 1st, 2011

A happy couple poses after their Texas elopement ceremony.On November 11, 2011, couples from around the world will be taking the big plunge, and why not? Getting married on such a quirky date adds even more significance to your big day.

It’s a once in a lifetime event, one that won’t come around for another 100 years.

Plus, it’s an easy date to remember. So when your anniversary rolls around, your soon-to-be husband will have no problem remembering to plan something special.

Already, popular wedding venues everywhere are booked for that day, and you may be thinking that, with so many other couples taking their vows on 11/11/11, how can I make my wedding unique?

Well, first of all, it’s your wedding—that automatically makes it a unique event. But have you thought about where you’d like to get married?

The venue you choose can set you apart from all the other brides, making your 11/11/11 wedding a completely unique celebration of your love for one another. The last thing you’d want is to see a hundred other brides doing the exact same thing as you. It’s your special day–make it your own!

Perhaps the solution to your problem resides just outside the tiny town of Cat Spring, Texas. Here wide-open spaces are the norm and intimacy is not a hard thing to find.

If you’re looking for a wedding venue that will whisk you away from commotion of 11/11/11, where you and your loved one can exchange vows in an intimate setting with just the two of you—and maybe a few others—then we’ve got the perfect solution for you.

Located 50 miles west of Houston, Texas, BlissWood provides an intimate setting for the bride and groom, away from the noise of the city, in a quiet, peaceful country setting.

Tall oak forests, tranquil ponds, rolling meadows, and a unique charm make BlissWood the perfect escape for your 11/11/11 wedding celebration.

We offer two Texas wedding packages for small wedding ceremonies.

The Elopement package is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a private ceremony with just the two of you.

But if you’d like to bring a few guests along, the Intimate Wedding package allows for six extra guests. We provide the minister, flowers, cake, and a gourmet dinner for the two of you at Carol’s Restaurant.

Get the unique 11/11/11 wedding you deserve. Call us at 713-301-3235 to start planning your wedding today!

 

 

Unforgettable Texas Honeymoon Destinations

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

If you’re searching for a Texas honeymoon retreat that is peaceful, private, and completely unique, look no further than BlissWood at Lehmann Legacy Ranch.

We’ll make all the arrangements beforehand so you and your loved one can enjoy your first night as a married couple in peace and quiet.

Everything you’ll need for a romantic night will be waiting for you in your private cabin when you arrive. Our honeymoon package includes fresh flowers, chocolate dipped strawberries, a rose-petal-strewn bed, and chilled Champagne with souvenir glasses. The following day enjoy a picnic for two at the Gazebo at Enchanted Lake.

It’s all taken care of. Just kickback and enjoy!

A Review from Happy Newlyweds

Impeccable service and the peaceful country surroundings combine to make your honeymoon truly unforgettable.

But don’t take our word for it. Check out this review posted by a happy newlywed couple at bedandbreakfast.com:

“We could not wish for a more magical place to spend our honeymoon than Blisswood.

Innkeeper Carol Davis bent over backwards to make our stay very enjoyable. The rest of the staff was courteous and helpful but respected our privacy.

Reservations and all special packages were arranged online and could not have been easier, making this destination a wonderful surprise for my new bride.

Our stay included accommodations in the rustic and charming Log Cabin. Everything was beautiful and inviting from the heart shaped rose petals on the bed to the champagne and strawberries in the 1930’s style refrigerator waiting for my beloved and me.

The next morning met us with country cats lounging on the front porch and busy hens scratching about. A brisk morning bicycle ride was ever so refreshing and ended with a wonderful gourmet picnic lunch waiting for us at the back at the cabin.

There was just enough chill in the air for us to enjoy the rustic fire place and my bride and I appreciated the relaxing spa message I arranged for us later that day.

The next morning we enjoyed viewing the gorgeous grounds while horseback riding and later we wondered to our hearts content on golf carts that were available to rent.

All of the various dwellings have their own appeal and charm. One can tell that Carol lovingly puts her own personal touch into each on-site retreat. Truly a peaceful and relaxing get-a-way… and romantic destination. We were sad to see our time visiting come to an end but so contented with the precious memories we will keep with us always.”

That is only one of many reviews you can read about BlissWood B&B at bedandbreakfast.com. Click here for more reviews.

Come stay with us.

We want to make your honeymoon an unforgettable, romantic retreat for you and your loved one. Contact us to learn more and to start planning your Texas honeymoon today!

Central Texas Elopement Package

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Summer is almost here, the perfect time to whisk your true love away for an intimate elopement ceremony in Central Texas.

Imagine the two of you taking your vows in the Gazebo on Enchanted Lake, away from the hustle and bustle of the Houston, on our 650-acre ranch outside Cat Spring, Texas.

Then, spend your honeymoon in the secluded Enchanted Cabin, complete with a Jacuzzi tub.

Take the stress out of planning your fairytale wedding.

We have years of experience planning unforgettable weddings here at our Cat Spring guest ranch. So you can enjoy your perfect day without the stress that comes along with it.

Our elopement package includes:

  • A wedding ceremony in the gazebo on Enchanted Lake or other location of your choosing
  • A minister to perform a ceremony of your choice
  • A bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom (BlissWood’s choice of flowers)
  • A petite wedding cake
  • Champagne wedding toast and two souvenir glasses
  • A Gourmet dinner for two at Carol’s Cat Spring Restaurant

We also have photographers available for an extra charge to capture this special moment for you.

Create lasting memories here at BlissWood Bed & Breakfast.

Click here to learn more about our elopement package and other Texas wedding packages.

Spring Into Texas Wedding Season

Monday, January 10th, 2011

There is never a bad season for weddings in Texas, but we do tend to host more weddings at our Houston area vacation ranch spring through fall. Though the year is still young, now is the time to start planning for a spring wedding here at the ranch.

Our show barn is a lovely venue for a wedding reception.

Whether you want an intimate elopement or a reception with fifty or more of your closest friends, we have wonderful venues at our Texas vacation ranch. Say your vows in an intimate garden, in the Gazebo at Enchanted Lake, or under the capacious canopies of our ancient live oak trees. Host your reception nearby at Carol’s Cat Spring Restaurant or at the ranch in our spacious show barn (ideal during inclement weather).

Celebrate your wedding at Blisswood.

We have a lot of experience hosting weddings here at our Cat Spring guest ranch. Our wedding packages include the ceremony, minister, bouquet and boutonniere, wedding cake and champagne toast. Some wedding packages include dinner for the bride and groom; and it is always possible to arrange a catered meal by Carol’s at Cat Spring at the ranch.

Will 2011 be the year you marry? If so, please consider Blisswood Texas Guest Ranch for you wedding venue. For more specifics, please contact Carol at 713-301-3235, or email Carol@BlissWood.net.


At Lehmann Ranch, 1 hour west of Houston

13251 Newberg Rd.
Cat Spring, TX 78933

Email: Carol@BlissWood.net
Phone: 713-301-3235

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