Seacoast Hitched Heroes Back Again!

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Love Affair, based in Portsmouth, NH is having it’s 2nd annual Seacoast Hitched Heroes. They donate a free wedding to a military couple, and are currently searching for that special couple! The Wedding will be held locally on November 10, 2016. The deadline for the couple submissions is July 26, 2016. Our panel of vendors will choose the couple on August 3, 2016. Submission should be done via the Love Affair website, which you can reach here, complete a simple…

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

In vain have I struggled

Aldworth Manor Elegance

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Aldworth Manor, a historic summer estate in Harrisville, NH, is the setting for this black tie wedding. The magnificent fireplace is a fitting backdrop to this hand-sewn and beaded lace dress by allure. The bride’s bouquet includes white peonies, nigella, white and plum ranunculus, white and chocolate dahlias, lemonade roses, draping clematis vine and chocolate cosmos. This is stunning inspiration for anyone hoping to have an elegantly creative ceremony! {the team} Photographer: Kate Preftakes Stylist: Events by Sorrell Dress: Inspirations…

Katelyn Cassidy & Jason Schuster

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July 17-18th, 2015 Bethlehem, NH Jason and Katelyn wanted their wedding celebration to reflect their love of the outdoors and their individuality. The couple, who’ve known each other for 10 years, met through Jason’s brother, Bryan. They got engaged in April 2014, as Katelyn was preparing to take helicopter flying lessons. Jason planned to propose during a lesson but windy weather forced him to make alternative plans. Instead, he proposed after the couple took in a show in Boston. “Much…

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

"Unforgettable with Love" by Natalie Cole

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn

How To Plan Your Wedding Budget {Free Tool}

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Unless you’re a professional event planner or a serial bridesmaid, your wedding is likely to be the first major event you’ve planned from start to finish. As you may have already noticed, the first (and often most painful) step to event planning is to determine your budget. The amount of money you have to spend will help define your options—which is actually a good thing when you need translate your dreams to reality and, say, choose between your fantasy of…

Whitney Strout & Mathew Thornton

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September 27th, 2014 Bath, ME Even before she was engaged, Whitney loved weddings. “I help my friends with all of theirs,” says the culinary school graduate. So when she and Mathew got engaged in 2013, she happily went into wedding overload. Both Maine natives, the couple met at the University of Maine; they wanted a Maine-themed wedding with a nautical focus. The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath provided the perfect backdrop for waterside nuptials; their reception was held under a…

I wish I could turn back the clock. I'd find you sooner and love you longer.

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I’d find you sooner and love you longer

Featured: Olivia Stephenson & Kyle Dupell Wedding

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We love all weddings that happen on the seacoast. Take a look at this featured wedding with Olivia and Kyle! {the wedding recipe} Wedding Planners: Love Affair Wedding Photographer: Julia Russell Caterer: Chill Catering Florist: Flowers By Leslie Reception Music: Revolution DJ Transportation: Axis Hair: Crown & Halo Makeup: Joya Beauty Rentals and Tent: Exeter Events and Tents Bartenders: Raising the Bar Bathrooms: Dave’s Septic Lighting: Event Lighting Concepts

Delightful Details

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Publisher Mary Jo Brown couldn’t resist sharing these romantic and whimsical ideas! Photo credits: Brea McDonald Photography Brittany Rae Photography Casey Durgin Photography Erika Follansbee Photography Kate Crabtree Photography Kate and Keith Photography Kate Preftakes Photography Kim Chapman Photography Kivalo Photography Leah Fisher Arsenault Photography Photos featuring work by: Jake’s Cakes Harmon’s & Barton’s Flower Goddess A Family Affair El’s Cards Love Kupcakes Emily Carter Floral Designs Churchill Events The Flower Room Blooms Flower Shoppe New England Country Rentals