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BBQ and Calligraphy – Virginia Spotlight

The inside scoop on how two wedding business owners formed their business ( who happen to also be dating).

Titos Barbeque

Owner Matt Sale has this to say about his company”

“Tito’s BBQ is a back yard 

styled Barbeque made with homemade rubs and sauces.

 I named the business for my dog Tito. Barbeque became a passion of mine in the last few years, and 

I love watching my friends and family enjoy a home cooked 


 A few things I’ve learned, is to make sure to do

 as much preparation the night before that you can. I have found 

Preparation is a key to success when you’re dealing with anything,

especially food. 

My homemade sauces take some time to make, alongside with my 

custom rubs, so knocking anything out the night before helps

run a good smoke the next day, and ensures me to be able

to focus on the grill. BBQ at weddings is a 

huge crowd pleasure and a little goes along way!

Having a team of friends and family has also made it much easier 

on the day of the grill with extra helping 

hands and encouragement.”

Instagram @titosbarbeque

Winding roads calligraphy

Danielly Monlina

Winding Roads

“I founded Winding Roads in 2019, and have

 been growing my small business every since.

 I have really cherished the new relationships I’ve built ,

and have met so many fun and awesome creators

during this journey! I love being able to use my passion

in connecting with all kinds of people.

I began this journey years ago in small journals and art pads and have always 

wanted to create something fun and authentic.

Learning the art of calligraphy has been such

an interesting and rewarding rabbit hole I’ve ventured 

into. Practicing is a huge tip I follow and suggest. 

Training your hand to find a style you feel 

comfortable in, while learning the tools of the art is key.

Each writing tool to surface is different, and learning

about what products do what is also a must. It’s all

trial and error,  so you just have to stick with the 


 Calligraphy is a patient art, and very mindful. I have found great peace with my anxiety, and believe

calligraphy is for everyone. I do my best to bring the best energy and love to each piece, and to connect with 

everyone I meet through it, so I say that’s a huge win!

If you’re looking for a piece to add to your home or wedding, I would say.”

Instagram @windingroads_ and @daniellymolina


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The author: Angeline Frame

Angeline is the owner/publisher of Palm Beach Weddings Magazine and Virginia Bride Magazine and the show producer for The Greater Virginia Bridal Shows. She has a degree in Public Administration and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. A former model and wedding venue owner- she loves all things wedding , fashion and decorating. In her spare time she likes to write, travel and get new ideas to share with brides.