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VENDORS Bartending Good Life Catering Beauty, Hair & Make Up Hair by Bryson Nix-Edney & Kelsey Farmer Makeup by Christen Nix-Kehoe Catering Good Life Catering Ceremony Venue Bride’s Family Farm

Their Story - After a close friendship and dating for a few years, Myles proposed November 11, 2019. Rewind to March of 2019 – I was in a jewelry store with my mother, sister and another family member dropping off a piece of jewelry for repair when an estate ring caught my attention. The ring made me think of Myles and I instantly fell in love with it. We knew that we would eventually get married but hadn’t taken any steps towards engagement at the time since we were in the middle of planning my sister’s wedding. The following week I went back to pick up the repaired jewelry and the ring was gone – I wrote it off and assumed someone else had fallen in love with it as much as I had, completely unaware that Myles, my sister and my dad had taken a trip the the weekend prior especially to purchase the ring under the veil of a trip to look at farm equipment. He held on to the ring for eight months waiting for the perfect moment to pop the question and did so in the most perfect way in November 2019. Having had such a long relationship, I knew what I wanted for my wedding day and because of that planning was a breeze. As a kid, I watched the movie “Father of the Bride” with my dad every chance we got so that movie held a very tender place in my heart making it the obvious inspiration for our day. Suzie Bunn of STATICE instantly connected with my vision and did such an amazing job bringing it to life with floral design. Professional Party Rentals of Greenville was my first stop and they were also amazing with bringing my vision to life. We knew that October was a very popular month to get married, so securing vendors was at the very top of my to do list. The only need I didn’t already have a dream vendor for was catering. PPR directed me to Good Life Catering and I am so pleased that they did. We could not have been happier with the food. After our huge tasting, we talked about the food for weeks. You will not walk away hungry from a GLC tasting. The food and the staff at Good Life exceeds expectation. Our guests still comment to me about how delicious the food was and how wonderful the waitstaff was. Guests were especially pleased with the bartending staff connecting with them and remembering their orders. Everyone from Good Life made our guests feel special and I’ll never be able to thank them enough for that. Myles and I both work for my family’s company in the apple industry. I handle brokerage, sales and packing operations while he works with orchard management. Having chosen to get married during the time of year that we commonly work 10-12 hour days, I knew that while I wanted to plan our wedding myself there was no way I would have the time to execute the tasks necessary to pull it off the two months prior to the day. This is where my coordinator came in. I chose to work with Shannon Pruitt of Bespoken. We chose to utilize her 60-90 day coordination service and it was a perfect fit. Even though we went with the short term coordination, Shannon made herself available to me anytime and was wonderful to work with. In September, I was able to confidently hand her everything I had done knowing that she would be able to pull all of it together and keep the stress as minimal as possible. Fortunately, we had secured all of our vendors by the close of 2019 or very early in 2020. I never batted an eyelash at being a COVID bride because of all the wonderful people we worked with. Each and every one of our vendors made our wedding day and the time leading up to it one of the most truly happy seasons of our lives. Most people reflect on 2020 negatively, but the two of us look back on it with so much joy.

Ceremony Music Carolina Music Planner DJ/Entertainment/Music Sound Extreme Dress & Attire Bride: Dress #1 Ravini from Bridals by Lori Dress #2 Cami NYC Bridesmaids: Lula Kate from Bella Bridesmaid Flower Girls: Custom from Suma Clothing Groom & Groomsmen: Mens Wearhouse Event Rentals PPR Greenville Industry Event Rentals Berbank Events STATICE Flowers STATICE Guest Accommodations Cascade Mountain Resort Invitations Meg Morrow Jewelry Kate & Mari Lighting PPR Draping Berbank Events Men’s Formal Wear Mens Wearhouse Officiant JD Amason Photography Amanda Castle Photography Reception Venue Bride’s Family Farm Bar Industry Event Rentals Transportation Coats Classic Cars Unique Services Bride & Bridesmaids stayed at and got ready at Pinebrook Manor Videography Point200 Wedding Cake Couture Cakes Greenville Wedding Planner Shannon Pruitt of Bespoken

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