Jeff and Paige Bass have been married 25 years! And the best part is…they are still in love with each other, more today than 25 years ago! How cool is that?
So it was, that on June 14, 2011, at 7:30 in the evening in the St. Simons Island Lighthouse/Gazebo, at St. Simons Island, Georgia, they renewed their vows and recommitted themselves once again to each other. Their beautiful family was present to enjoy this milestone in their lives.
The smoke from the Okefenokee fires blanketed the island and the gnats were in full force, but Jeff and Paige didn’t let that spoil their anniversary celebration. They giggled and grinned like a couple of school kids and tried not to breathe a gnat up their nose. Paige shewed the persistent swarming gnats away from Jeff’s face with her bouquet, while trying not to swallow one, herself. These two were a hoot! I couldn’t help but giggle a little myself!
I’m just guessing, but I think Paige had to be even more beautiful than she was on her wedding day, 25 years ago. I know she was to Jeff. She wore an ivory, full length gown with an empire waist and bell cap sleeves. She accessorized with a beautiful pearl necklace and earrings. Her bouquet was made of ivory and light pink roses with babies breath. So pretty!
Jeff was handsome as ever in his ivory shirt and slacks. He wore a darker ivory rose boutonniere and they both wore flip flops to show their fun relaxing nature.
After their vows were sealed once again with a kiss, Paige tossed her bouquet to be caught by their daughter, Ashley. Family photography and portraits were made and they returned to their condo, for a catered family meal together.
Many couples tend to think of marriage as a 50/50 proposition. Actually, the best relationships are 90/10. Jeff and Paige have figured it out! They each give 90% and take only 10%. That’s the formula that will continue to bring both of them happiness for a lifetime. Oh, and humor… gotta have a sense of humor!
Paige (Scarlet O’Hara) has arrived at the Gazebo on St. Simons Island in her full length gown to renew her vows with the handsome Jeff (Rhett Butler).
Paige (Scarlet O’Hara): What brings you to St. Simons Island?
Jeff (Rhett Butler): Why, you, of course! Scarlet, I love you. That-that-that gown is gorgeous!
Paige (Scarlet O’Hara): Thank you. I saw it in the window, and I just couldn’t resist it.
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