Meet the Miners
We’re Katelyn & Alex
A husband-and-wife planning duo who live to celebrate moments big and small!
So much so, that we dedicate most of our free time to creating special memories for amazing “nearly newlyweds” all over Washington, DC, Virginia & Maryland.
We’re a couple of college-sweethearts who met at American University, on our very first day of classes, freshman year. Our friendship blossomed during those early semesters exploring DC, and during a visit to Alex’s hometown of Boston, we decided during a Red Sox game at Fenway to make it official. There really isn’t much choice after you miss a Grand Slam and a few home runs because you can’t stop talking!
And the rest as they say is history…
After graduation, we stayed in DC for a few years, moving one whole mile away from the place we first met. Alex working as an international tax accountant & Katelyn leading the marketing team at a media company.
Then, one perfect day, on a surprise trip to NYC, Alex proposed to Katelyn center ice at Rockefeller Center, and things changed forever! We got married in 2016, in Pittsburgh (Katelyn’s hometown), and through planning our own wedding, the idea for The Miner Details was born.
But, then we moved to London…
Site of our very first international trip together - you guessed it, for study abroad - and where we were bit by the travel bug in a big way. During our three glorious London years, we’ve been lucky enough to explore cities all over Europe - and take jaunts to Africa & Asia too - indulge in many many afternoon teas, see every show on the West End, take long walks through the lovely parks in our fair city and enjoy every second of being in our own newlywed bubble. We’re heading back to DC in early 2019, and look forward to continuing the adventure that is married life there soon!
Loves: CAKE! Travel, cooking, theatre, a good cup of tea (or glass of wine), long walks & getting organized
Favorite destination: London, Santorini or Sorrento
Something surprising: My favorite show is The Golden Girls
Weakness: Christmas lights (& Alex’s smile)
Loves: Travel, gamifying mileage and reward programs (seriously - ask him about it), sleeping in & a nice Tawny port
Favorite destination: London, Amsterdam or Barcelona
Something surprising: I make a mean pumpkin pie
Weakness: Sweet treats (& Kate’s pastisio)