Friday, July 31, 2009

Jaclyn and Jacob Hodskins

Jaclyn and Jacob are both from Owensboro, Kentucky, but they actually met in Hilton Head several years ago. So, it is quite fitting that they would have their wedding in the picturesque setting of Palmetto Bluff--a jewel in SC LowCountry!! Jaclyn and Jacob are devoted to each other in a way that is rare to see--they are absolutely head over heels in love!! They wanted to have a small, intimate ceremony and celebration with just the closest of family and friends--fear not, Owensboro crowd--they are going to have a big blow-out next week with you!! The Palmetto Bluff Chapel served as the setting for their wedding and the May River Grill served as the reception site. Heather Fishburn and the entire staff of Palmetto Bluff is always beyond compare and tonight was no different! Lyn Bonham was on hand to document the entire event that Jaclyn and Jacob will cherish for a lifetime. It was truly a pleasure to share in this special night with Jaclyn and Jacob Hodskins!!

Roger and Gayle Mitchell

Most of you know that our primary jobs are weddings and weddings are our passion! But, several times throughtout the year, we take on other jobs. Thursday, July 30, we served as host and entertainer at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Roger and Gayle Mitchell--what a true pleasure!! Roger and Gayle were surrounded by their children, grandchildren and family and friends from across the country. And, why not...50 years of marriage is something to be celebrated!! Hampton Hall Clubhouse was the setting for the celebration and Ashleigh Whitmore and the entire staff were excellent in their service. Again, we were honored to be part of such a special event. Our true prayer for each of our wedding couples is that they will learn from couples like Roger and Gayle--everyday will not be rainbows and sunshine, but sticking it out through the tough times is so rewarding!! God Bless you all!!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Kara and Matt Bagin

Kara and Matt wanted a wedding where there guests were entertained in a simply elegant way, so an obvious choice for a reception site was Port Royal Club. Jen Leiti and the entire staff were on top of all details as usual! Kara and Matt had a beautiful Old South wedding ceremony at the Methodist church in Old Bluffton on the banks of the May River. Then, their guests were shuttled to Port Royal for a relaxing cocktail hour. The guests were then invited into the dining room and both Kara and Matt's parents were introduced and then the guests of honor, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Bagin, were introduced to their family and friends!! The couple shared a first dance and then the crowd enjoyed a great dinner! Throughout dinner, the honor attendants offered toasts to the Bagins and Kara and Matt also shared special dances with their parents. Following dinner, the PARTY started!! The ladies were offered complimentary flip flops so their feet could do some serious moves on the dance floor (safely!). Brent Nelsen documented the day with video and Scott and Frances Moody documented the day with photos that we are sure Kara and Matt will cherish forever. Every wedding reception that we are blessed to be a part of teaches us new and valuable lessons and Kara and Matt's was no different. We are very happy that they allowed us to serve them on the most special day of their life!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Kelly and Mike Goodwin

...From the Garden State to the Palmetto State...Kelly and Mike are the sweetest couple!! When we met them last year, Mike told us that music and entertainment were the most important aspects of their reception, so we knew we were going to have a good time!! Mike helped give us great ideas for music through out the night, and basically the crowd danced and had a good time to everything from Motown Philly to Frank Sinatra to Bon Jovi! We were even able to honor Mike's parents' 50th anniversary with a special dance. ...and the West Virginia crowd went WILD when we played Country Roads!

Country Club of Hilton Head provided incredible food and service--as usual! John Brackett documented the evening with his photography and David Benjamin created a video for Kelly and Mike to have forever. We truly loved working for Kelly and Mike and we wish them a life time of happiness!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Happy Birthday, USA!!!

What could be more fun than spending the 4th of July at beautiful Berkeley Hall Club? We were blessed enough to serve the members and their guests in several capacities. First, there was a family-friendly pool party with lots of good food and games and waterslides! Then, later in the afternoon the clubhouse was host to nearly 400 members and guests who enjoyed a delicious dinner, fun music, a bounce house and an incredible fireworks display--check out the video! It was truly a time when you knew how proud you were to be an American! And the RED, WHITE and BLUE lighting on the columns of the Clubhouse were pretty cool!! Maren Woskow and Michael Krause and the entire staff at Berkeley Hall were amazing and we truly look forward to the next time we can work with them again!

Here is a link to their fireworks video

Very Kind Photographers!!

We have the opportunity to work with some incredibly talented photographers--not only are they talented, but they are also very supportive as well. They have given us images to use so that potential clients can get a feel for what we do and how we do it. We are truly grateful to them all. Please visit their sites and consider using their services or recommending them to someone you know. They are all artists and they all do things differently, so there is something for everyone!

Gregg Flory

Mark and Lisa Staff

Tim Zielenbach

La Bella Vita Photography

Landon Jacobs


John Brackett

WJ Rice Photography

Aislinn Kate Photography

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Beth and Chad Chriscinski

Beth and Chad have to be one of the cutest couples EVER!! Amanda Spencer of Spencer Special Events contacted us about providing entertainment at Beth and Chad's wedding and she said we would just love them--she was right!! They are just precious and so happy! The Westin Resort on Hilton Head Island was where Beth and Chad selected their beach wedding and their tropical paradise reception. Ches Ney and her staff were excellent, as usual! Beth and Chad had a 5pm wedding ceremony and they kicked it off with Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffet's version of "It's 5 o'clock somewhere!" It only got better from there!! Beth and Chad were surrounded by their dearest family and friends and they all were ready to celebrate and have a good time. They were a fantastic group!!! Mark and Lisa Staff documented the wedding and reception for Beth and Chad. We know that Beth and Chad will have a fabulous life together! Check out a photo montage that was made especially for Beth and Chad--many thanks to Mindy Keller for her special gift to the couple!!

Heather and Jon Ramseur

The first time I ever spoke to Heather, I knew that I liked her--she had the greatest accent ever! Then, we met Heather and Jon in person and we knew they were fabulous! Heather and Jon live in North Carolina and wanted to have a beach wedding, so Hilton Head was their choice! The Hilton Resort's ShoreHouse was a great selection for their ceremony and reception--it has a great view of the dunes and the beach and always has a nice ocean breeze (even on a hot July day!). Heather and Jon had a beautiful and worshipful ceremony and had great pastors and mentors there with them. Then, Heather and Jon wanted their reception to be fun and entertaining for their guests--and they did it!! There were fun, scripted introductions for the wedding party and parents. Heather signed a beautiful song to her new husband--it was truly incredible! Then, the real fun began--Heather's girlfriends perfomed some skits to great, fun music. This has been a tradition at all of their weddings! And then--as if there needed to be more--Heather, Jon, Jody and Nancy performed a dance-off that consisted of the "hook" part of about 17 different songs--it was GREAT!! Michelle from Galyean's Gallery was there to document the entire event. We know that Heather and Jon will have a long and very blessed life together and we are so happy to have been a part of it!
Thank you both for all the hard work that you did for our wedding. It was amazing! Everyone had a great time and said it was the best wedding and party they have ever been to. They were impressed and loved Jamie. You guys were tremendous blessings to us. I pray that your business prosperous and that your family is blessed. Hope we meet again in the future.
Heather and Jon

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