Alexis & Chris Garrett

Sentimental sweethearts Special touches make couple’s wedding day unique By Jennifer Gentile Chris Garrett’s marriage proposal was the most meaningful moment his bride-to-be, Alexis McAuliffe, could have imagined. The couple, who met while working at The Chimneys restaurant in Gulfport, were visiting Alexis’s grandmother in Massachusetts for her 85th birthday. There in the home where…

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Morgan & Cory Dickerson

Wedding date: September 28, 2019 Bride’s Favorite Element of the Wedding Seeing my groom’s face when I was walking down the aisle. Although there were so many people present in the moment, it still felt like it was only him and me.   Her Advice for Other Couples Make sure you have a wedding planner….

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Love Story: Linh & Kevin

Nuptials honor couple’s Vietnamese, Catholic heritage By Jennifer Gentile At the end of a rose petal-strewn path, Linh Nguyen Bui’s future was waiting. The evening of March 18, 2018, already had promised to be special. Linh and her boyfriend, Kevin Cuong Bui, were meeting their parents for dinner at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson….

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Jamie & Ryan Meyers

Wedding date: June 23, 2019 Bride’s favorite elements of the wedding: The photography — James Edwards Bates did an exceptional job with the photos. He got all the candid moments and posed moments and photographed everyone at my wedding (guests and all). Now I can relive the day when I look at the photos he…

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Shanell & Hakeem Lawson

Wedding date: June 8, 2019 Bride’s favorite element of the wedding: Watching our wedding vision come to life and (seeing) it turn out better than we could ever have imagined. Advice to other couples: Sit down together, pick a reasonable budget … and stick to it. It’s so easy to get swept up in all…

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Laken & Jacob North

Wedding date: October 19, 2019 Bride’s favorite element of the wedding: Amid the rush of the day, our first look was truly so special, getting that alone time with each other. Advice to other couples: Don’t get wrapped up in the stress of planning, and just remember to keep the planning process fun!    …

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Anna Kate & John Cornish

Married November 24, 2018 VENDORS Photographer: Kayce Stork Wedding planner: Renae Allen Ceremony venue: St. Mary Catholic Church Reception venue: Slavonian Lodge Florist: After the Proposal Caterer: Salute Makeup: Jackie Merlau Hair: Jacqueline Reynolds Videographer: Kayce Stork Shoes: Dillard’s Wedding gown: Mimi’s Bridal (Laurel, MS) Tux: Men’s Wearhouse Bridesmaid dresses: Dillard’s Musician/Entertainment: Nightshift Sounds Entertainment…

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Katie & Ben Otten

Married March 30, 2019 VENDORS Photographer: Southern Wedding Pixels Wedding planner: Susie Davis- A Plan to Remember Ceremony and reception venue: Wilson Residence Florist: Pine Hills Floral Designs Caterer: Southern Flavor Hair and Makeup: J’Anna Bergmann Salon and Boutique Shoes: BHLDN Wedding gown: I Do Bridal and Formal Bridesmaid dresses: Azazie Musician/Entertainment: Nightshift Sounds Entertainment…

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Marissa & Colby Tomlinson

VENDORS Colors: pinks, lilac, & blue Photographer: Grace Photography (Jessica Lumpkin) Wedding planner: After The Proposal (Jean McGrury and Matt Washburn) Ceremony and reception venue: The Event Centre at Climb CDC Florist: After The Proposal (Matt Washburn) Caterer: Taste Catering (Patrick Heim) Makeup: Jackie Merlau Hair: Brandi Bosarge (Salon Rouge) Videographer: All Terrain Productions (Michael…

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Top Tier Travel: Couple finds paradise on Turks and Caicos

Between the perfect weather, picturesque beaches and celebratory atmosphere, Megan Pearson only wishes she could have stayed longer on Turks and Caicos. “It was really like being in paradise,” says the newlywed, who married Kyle Pearson Nov. 10, 2018, at the Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort. About 25 friends and family members attended the destination…

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