Connecticut Weddings

Real Connecticut Weddings: Alex & Jeremy | The Beginning…

Alex and Jeremy met while out separately with friends at a bar. She knew his best friend Rob who had lived on the same floor as she had at Southern Connecticut State University. She didn’t want to go out that night but her friend INSISTED that she join them. Alex was the designated driver for the evening, intensely bored and sitting alone in a booth. Jeremy came over and asked if she wanted company. The rest is history!

How did he propose?

After 4 1/2 years of dating we finally decided to take a vacation together. I should have known that something was up because Jeremy was the one who suggested the Disney vacation (he leaves the social planning up to me). It was raining like crazy when we got there and continued to for a number of hours. We went out to dinner and finally the rain had stopped when we were leaving. The hotel we were staying at had man made beaches all around so we went for a walk. I was tired from the traveling and annoyed with the rain, but that soon changed when he got down on one knee in the sand and asked me to marry him!

Next up: The Ceremony…

Vendors

Robin Dini Photography captured this amazing day in photographs; the couple married and entertained guests at The Lily Lake Inn in Wolcott, Connecticut; hair and makeup was provided by the brides friend, Eden Chapman of Moda Hair Studio in Milford, Connecticut; the brides gown was by designer 2 Be Bride and was purchased at Harolds in New Haven, Connecticut; the groom wore a Ralph Lauren black pin striped tux with an ivory shirt, taupe vest and tie; the four bridesmaids wore beautiful black dresses and the groomsmen wore a simple black tux and shirt with a dark platinum Ralph Lauren tie; the amazing florals were provided by Fleur de Lys Floral in New Haven, Connecticut; the delicious cake was crafted by Cerratos Pastry Shop in West Hartford, Connecticut; guests danced the day away courtesy of WJProductions out of Stratford, Connecticut; the ceremony was officiated by a family friend, David Hendel;the invitations, programs, and paper items were all lovingly hand crafted by Jeremy’s aunt Sharon; favors were hand made by the bride and her mother, which included personalized bags of coffee and biscotti

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2 Comments

  • shell
    March 19, 2009 at 10:26 am

    The flowers are soo beautiful!! Love the photos. Looks like a great wedding!!

  • Robin Dini
    March 20, 2009 at 10:05 am

    i could read their story over and over :) Best neighbors ever!!

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