Heather and William’s Cord of 3 Strands | St. Simons Island Wedding Planner & Officiant

July 3, 2014 was a hot, steamy day on St. Simons Island, so naturally I found the groom, William Nelson and his best man, Brandon and friend, Ryan taking a break at the bar and enjoying a refreshment before the festivities began. William was dressed in khaki slacks and a white shirt with sleeves rolled […]

Tara and Tyler’s 5th Wedding Anniversary | Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island Event Planner

When Tyler Hardy called a month ago, he wanted something extra special and romantic for his wife, Tara, for their 5 year wedding anniversary.  We tossed around different ideas and decided on a romantic set up on the beach for just the two of them for wine and a light dessert.  It sounded awesome! The […]

Ten Year Vow Renewal Surprise| St. Simons Island Officiant

Jennifer and Lee Grider were married at the St. Simons Island Lighthouse ten years ago on April 24, 2004, so it was fitting that when they planned a St. Simons Island vacation 10 years later in 2014, that the idea of a vow renewal sounded awesome!  Lee knew Jennifer would love the idea and so […]

Paying Your Wedding Vendors On Time | St. Simons Wedding Planner

Many couples and their parents (those footing the wedding bill), don’t understand why they have to pay wedding vendors the full amount of the contract before the wedding.  Paying wedding vendors in full before the wedding became a necessary practice because of several reasons. It’s sad to say, but many wedding vendors have been burned […]

Lisa and Brent – Celebrating 8 Years | St. Simons Island Vow Renewal Officiant

The Oceanfront lawn of the beautiful and historic King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island, Georgia, was the backdrop for the Vow Renewal Ceremony of Lisa and Brent Beltz.  Lisa and Brent renewed their wedding vows before 20 of their closest friends and relatives on May 24, 2014 at 6pm.  The original wedding took […]

Barb and Jerry’s Destination Wedding | Jekyll Island Wedding Officiant

Jerry Sauermilch and Barb Metscher tied the knot in a beautiful beach wedding at high noon on May 21, 2014 on Jekyll Island’s Driftwood Beach.  They were surrounded by 30 of their close family members having come all the way to Georgia from Wisconsin.  Jerry and Barb enjoy traveling to different locations around the map […]

Marriage Advice From A Wedding Planner | St. Simons Elopements

I would say that my husband, Minor and I have one of the most tender of love stories and longest of marriages of many couples, these days. Our relationship began less than a year before we married, 37 years ago in 1977. To this day, we still smooch, hold hands, wrap our arms around each […]