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November, 2012 in Des Moines

"the wedding was an all weekend affair and everyone we had hired were just top notch, it helped us pull off a weekend that people are still commenting on. it was glorious, beautiful , fun and memorable. we couldnt have wished for more in any area!!!"


Ceremony: Saint Ambrose Cathedral
Reception: Des Moines Marriott Downtown





Musical Edge

4808 Dewey Place
Johnston, IA, United States

"they were fantastic, did amazing job and very profesional"

Cakes/Candies Vendor:

Glorious Desserts

Des Moines, IA, USA

"Her cakesa re a work of art..and taste iuncredible. a month later i have people saying "i keep thinking about that cake..it was so delicious I have never ahd cake liek that" and she also helped us do a really really fun grooms cake. top notch and very professional"


The Perfect Wedding

Des Moines, IA, USA

"look these girls up on facebook. they were our riight hand gals, and helped us carry off the most wonderful party!!1 trhey were our gift to ourselves as parents of the bride, allowed us to enjoy the day carefree!!"

Decorations Vendor:

Bella Flora Event Design

3100 Justin Drive
Urbandale, IA, United States

"Kelly is incredible, she took our ideas and them truned them into a complete wonderland. her decor MADE the entire party. people are still talking about how amazing the room looked. it set the stage for a really terrific celebration. we cant say enough about her!!!"


Bella Flora

3100 Justin Drive
Urbandale, IA, United States

"our flowers were a re process and she helped us fine tune..even the day before when we hadnt communicated our idea well enough to them..they made the necessary changes on the spot and the bouquet was PERFECT, the flowers were just beyond gorgeous!"

Limo Company:

Majestic Limo

Des Moines, IA, USA

"great!!! limos cleanm and gorgeous, driver was very very professional and did a terrific job!!"


rebekah Stephenson Photography

5124 Schubert Street
Ames, IA, United States

"amazing!!!! she is so darling you just want her to be part of your family, and her pictures are beautiful!! she is just who you want to have spending your wedding day at your side!"


Saint Ambrose Cathedral

607 High Street
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

"really lovely, expensive to use and then there are a LOT of rules which most are no brainers but some dictate your decor so be sure its what you can work with."


Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA, United States

"the staff at the marriott was incredible to us, the event planner and director of our reception was so amazing she just couldnt do enough for us,..however...in the execution of the plans..the catering and wait staff had some real issues, the food was not good, the wait staff that night was not great..some of our wishes were not carried out...they did everything they could afterwards to try and make it right but they do need to work on the execution of the reception plans. the facilities were terrific..and luckily people had such a great time i dont think their meal really stood out in memory"


Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA, United States

"the rooms were great, the lobby bar wonderful, the bell staff and front desk were just amazing to all of us..our event coordinator there was also amazing."

Rehearsal Dinner:

Baratta's Restaurant

2320 South Union St
Des Moines, IA, United States

"delicious!!!! was a great fun relaxing spot to have the rehearsal dinner"


Court Avenue district

"fun area of restaurants and bars all along court avenue and side streets"


Des Moines Art Center

Des Moines, IA, United States

"beautiful grounds and area and lovely art museum. open Saturday noon to 4."


Des Moines Botanical Center

909 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA, United States

"Pretty spot, gorgeous walk through the plants and gardens ..all indoors!"


East Village

"fun little shops and restaurants, fun walking and exploring area mainly concentrated from East Grand to Court Ave and E6th to E2nd"


Iowa Historical Building

600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA, United States


Iowa State Capitol Building

"Gorgeously restored capitol building, beautiful murals art etc...worth seeing! open 8-4 Fri and Sat. call 515-281-5591 to confirm hours"


Smokey Row Coffee Co.

1910 Cottage Grove Avenue
Des Moines, IA, United States

"fun coffee house!!!"


Western gateway Park

"lovely several block walk from 10th stree west to beyond the Meredith buildings ( 17th street ) between Grand and Locust streets."

Drinks Friday Night with the Larsens:

Drinks Fri night with the Larsens

"Marriott Hotel Lobby Bar around 8 PM"

Favorite places to dine!:

Centro Restaurant

1011 Locust St
Des Moines, IA, United States

"Delicious!! pizzas steaks seafood pasta!!! great bar!"

Favorite places to dine!:

Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company

309 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA, United States

Favorite places to dine!:


210 10th St
Des Moines, IA, United States

"A Anonymous hot spot, the place where Joe popped the question! yummy food too!"

Favorite places to dine!:

Fong's Pizza

223 4th St
Des Moines, IA, United States

"terrific fun pizzas and drinks!! Old diner meets old school Chinese restaurant meets pizza..not to be missed! try the Crab Rangoon Pizza!"

Favorite places to dine!:

Zombie Burger Drink Lab

300 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

"A really fun East Village spot!! The burgers are fantastic..Try the Elvis..or another fave has fried chili on it...yummmy"



"roughly 10th and Locust!!!"


East Village Shops

"Fun Fun different shops to visit"


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