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Last week, we held our breath as we watched the remnants of hurricane Dorian move up the coast and move out to sea. We watched the weather maps with the rain icons on Lauren & Elliott’s wedding day, which was being held at the Boat Shed at the Mystic Seaport. We figured we’d have to deal with at least a little bit of ugly weather. Not only did we miss the rain, but Lauren and Elliott’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful! Sunshine, blue skies, low humidity, golden sunset. Perfection! I was so happy for this couple, who are two of the sweetest people that you’ll ever meet. Lauren was rarely without a smile the entire day, and her smile just makes you happy! They truly enjoyed their day, soaking in the time with their family and friends. It was such a great day!

Some fun facts about Lauren & Elliott’s wedding day:

  • It was on the same day as the launch of the Mayflower, and the crowds and traffic at the Seaport were crazy! You can see the ship in the background of some of their photos.
  • Elliott’s dad built the arbor as the backdrop for their ceremony out of driftwood that he sourced from Elliott’s hometown in New Hampshire. It was gorgeous!
  • In the middle of their ceremony, one of the boats started playing the song “Valerie” really loudly. They totally took it in stride and had a good laugh. None of us will ever hear that song again without thinking of this sweet couple!

Lauren and Elliott also had a great group of vendors that helped make their day perfect! Venue: The Boat Shed at Lighthouse Point, Mystic Seaport Museum / Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal from David’s Bridal / Hair & Makeup: Transcendent CT / Florist: Brambles & Bittersweet / Officiant: Stephen Bessette / Caterer: Coastal Gourmet / DJ: Music Mixers DJ / Lighting: Music Mixers DJ 







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Last week, we were trying very hard to ignore the weather forecast. Because, quite frankly, it sounded horrible. Even on Saturday morning, it was sounding dire. Meredith and Michael had planned a perfect day, getting married in Westerly and leaving plenty of time for photos in Stonington before heading to the Seaport for their reception at the Boat Shed. It was going to be perfect, despite the weather. So we packed up the umbrellas and hoped for the best. After all, the most important thing was that these two beautiful people were getting married! But then the most amazing thing happened. After some misty drizzle on the way to the ceremony, the rain left and didn’t come back. For the entire night! We were incredibly happy for them and their family and friends, who were SO MUCH FUN! Meredith and Michael are the sweetest couple, and we were very happy to be a part of their beautiful day! 


Bridal Gown: Love Bird Bridal Shop / Bridesmaid gowns: Bill Levkoff from Melissa Ashley Brides / Hair: KW Salon / Makeup: Le Spa / Florist: Montville Florist / Church: St Pius X, Westerly / Venue: The Boat Shed at Mystic Seaport / Caterer: Coastal Gourmet / Cake: Creative Cakes by Donna / Band: Clique from Wilson Stevens



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