Our story

Phil and Jenny met while playing video games with their mututal friend Caitlin. Jenny had known Phil for just a little while before finally making a trip to Detroit to visit Caitlin and also to meet all of their gaming friends.

Jenny and Phil immediately gravitated toward one another and found a lot of joy in each other's company. That first night they stayed up until dawn talking about games, stories, friends, family...anything to keep the night from ending. They were inseperable from that moment forward.

A few days later Jenny had to go home but they remained in constant contact. Phil came to visit her in St. Louis just one month later! That was the first of many road trips they would make to see each other before Phil moved to St. Louis to live with Jenny in December of 2012.

They lived in St. Louis for a bit over a year, gaming a lot but also getting outside and enjoying biking, hiking, and swimming. One thing that brought them together other than gaming was their interest in going on adventures.

In July of 2014, Phil invited Jenny to play a game he had been making over the course of a few weeks. Jenny loves text based games and Phil wanted to make something special for her. Overjoyed, Jenny gladly played and quickly completed all of the quests, only dying once! At the end of the game, the final screen displayed a big, blinking heart Phil had painstakingly created out of slashes and arrows. As the big heart scrolled by, Phil got down on one knee and asked Jenny to marry him! She said yes!

Soon after the proposal, they both found greater opportunity in Phil's home state and moved to Dearborn Heights in August of 2014. They are ecstatic to be married and to begin the next chapter of their family.

The wedding

Jenny & Phil will be married on Saturday July 16, 2016!

Ceremony @ 4 p.m.

Westcroft Gardens
21803 W River Rd
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
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Cocktails & reception @ 5 p.m.

The Pilot House
9645 Groh
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
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*Please note on the RSVP if you need transportation from the ceremony to the reception

Our honeymoon

We are hiking and paddling The Pictured Rocks in the upper peninsula!

The Complete Pictured Rocks Experience covers a distance in the water of roughly 14 miles. You’ll see Spray Falls, Battleship Row, the Grand Portal Arch, Chapel Rock, the Cave of the Bloody Chiefs, Indian Head Rock, Lovers Leap Arch, Mosquito River, the colored cliffs 200 foot cliffs, sea caves and Miners Castle.


We are registered with Honeyfund, Macy's, and JCPenney.


We have reserved a block of rooms for our guests. Be sure to ask for the Porada-Ingles Wedding and book by July 1st to get the group rate.

Country Inn
24555 Michigan Ave,
Dearborn, MI 48124
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Explore Detroit

Things to do:TBD

Wedding weekend schedule:TBD


Please respond no later than June 3rd.

If you would like to RSVP online, please go here.


What time should I arrive?
No more than 15 minutes early.
Where should I park?
Follow the signs
Will I have to pay for parking?
What should I wear?
No dress code but the ceremony is outside and it will be hot.
What kind of shoes should/shouldn't I wear?
The ceremony is outside on grass, the reception is indoors. Avoid pointy heels, the bridal party is wearing sandals.
I am coming from out of town. Where should I stay?
Country Inn, 24555 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48124 (313)562-8900
When is the RSVP deadline?
Detroit: June 3, 2016
St. Louis: July 25, 2016
Are the ceremony and reception locations wheelchair accessible?
Yes, but please let us know
What should/could I do between the ceremony and the reception?
Take a peek around the garden and then make your way to the reception hall for cocktail hour
What kind of food will be served?
Pork, Chicken, Beef, Pasta salad, salad, fruit, veggies, assorted desserts, cake
What if I have a dietary restriction?
Please note on the RSVP
What time will the reception end?
Around 10:30 p.m.
Can I take pictures?
No pictures during the ceremony, do not get in the aisle, do not obstruct the photographer ever. Feel free to take pictures after the ceremony!
Is there a gifts registry?
Our Honeyfund
Is there transportation being provided between reception and hotels?
I have a question not answered here; how do I contact you?
Please call either of us.