With Love…From the Family

Erika and Carl Date of engagement: Dec. 17, 2013 Date of wedding:
 May 30, 2015 Images by Kim Keyes Photography Erika and Carl met at a game of Ultimate Frisbee and the bride says, “We were introduced at the tournament. I thought he played on the men’s team but he was in the Army and only came to North Carolina (where the bride resides) on weekends.” After becoming engaged in 2013, the couple had a few years to organize the wedding, with Erika taking the lead in most of the … [Read more...]

The Latest from Contigiani’s

Congratulations to Contigiani's Catering Service on their newly renovated function space at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club! Contigiani's Catering Service, with headquarters in Laconia, NH, also offers function space at beautiful Pheasant Ridge on Country Club Road in Gilford, NH. Recently, the event space at Pheasant Ridge underwent some renovations and the results are stunning. If you are planning a wedding - from large to intimate - or any sort of event, stop by and take a tour of the facility. … [Read more...]

Mark Your Bridal Calendar!

November may be months away, but if you are in wedding-planning mode, you know time flies by quickly. Lakes Region Bride is already working on our Fall Bridal Show at beautiful Church Landing in Meredith, NH on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. The show will be Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 - we hope to see you there for an afternoon of wedding-planning fun and inspiration. Here's a peek at some scenes from the show at Church Landing last November, courtesy Michelle Heath Photography; wedding gowns … [Read more...]

First Anniversary Photo Session

Jennifer and Matthew celebrated their first anniversary with an epic photo shoot in complete wedding attire at the beautiful Franklin Falls Dam in Franklin. The vast expanse of the terrain was the perfect backdrop for celebrating their forever-love. "The elevated pump house seems almost like a castle looking down upon moors," says photographer Kristin Pelletier. The fairytale setting suited the bride well, with her elegant backless dress by Essense of Australia and whimsical bouquet from … [Read more...]

Surprise Winter Engagement

Sarah & Jeff Date of Engagement: January 16, 2016 Location of Engagement: Mill Falls, Meredith, NH Photos courtesy Red Hill Photography Traditional engagements include a groom-to-be down on one knee asking a surprised and tearfully happy bride-to-be to marry. Surprised is definitely the word to describe Sarah, when her boyfriend, Jeff, proposed on a snowy Saturday in Meredith, NH. Says Sarah, “I had NO idea! We had been talking about getting engaged, but he had me … [Read more...]

The Lakeside Bridal Show

Lakes Region Bride's annual Lakeside Bridal Show took place on a spring-like Sunday (Feb. 28) at the Margate on Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH. Brides-to-be had a great afternoon of cake tasting, food samples, free updo styles by Galleria Salon and oh so much more! After they shopped the show, it was time to head to the Mariah Room overlooking the lake for a chance to see the latest table designs/fabrics from divine inspirations (the room was decked out in gold, pink and white) and to sample … [Read more...]

New Year – 2016 Lakes Region Bride!

It's going to be a year of great weddings in the Lakes Region! We are kicking off 2016 with a fun cover photo by Rodeo & Co Photography (what could be more eye catching and wonderful than riding a shiny, classic motorcycle to the wedding?) … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Margate Lakeside Bridal Show!

This year's Lakeside Bridal Show by Lakes Region Bride will take place on Sunday, Feb. 28 and it is the perfect way to do all your Lakes Region wedding planning...in one fun place! Stop by to chat with top wedding vendors and enjoy show highlights: divine inspirations! table designs in the Mariah Room, food samples, the latest in wedding gown styles, wedding library with free bridal magazines , free updos, live music, a grand prize and oh so much more is being planned! Mark your calendar and be … [Read more...]

Camp Wedding…with a Personal Touch

Jim & Kristy Date of Engagement: Thanksgiving Day, 2012 Date of Wedding: August 24, 2013 Photos by Michelle Heath Photography The couple met when Jim interviewed Kristy for a job on a presidential campaign. Says Kristy when asked who coordinated the wedding, “I planned the wedding; once I nailed down the location (Rockywold Deephaven in Holderness, NH) the vision came together pretty quickly, within a few months.” Wedding colors: Aqua blue and … [Read more...]

“A Gorgeous Place to Get Married”

Jenna and Kevin  Date of engagement: December 26, 2014 Date of wedding: August 23, 2015  Wedding Photographer: Philbrick Photography  Wedding Ceremony and Reception: Castle in the Clouds When Jenna and Kevin began planning their wedding, the couple wanted it to be a destination celebration. Recalls Jenna, “We never wanted a big wedding. We always envisioned an intimate gathering; originally we wanted to do a destination wedding and we were planning that for the first four or five … [Read more...]