Lauren and Jordon 's Wedding

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Sarasota is my hometown, so planning my wedding was a blast! We had incredible vendors that made the entire day run smoothly. We were married in the middle of June, which is incredibly warm. I would recommend inside venues for your ceremony and reception, short dresses for your bridesmaids, lightweight suits for your groomsmen, and make sure your dress is also lightweight!

Vendors & Venues Reviews

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RW Band
Sarasota, FL
Bands/Live Entertainment

They were incredible! They didn't take one break once dinner was over. Everyone was dancing the ENTIRE night! They play everything under the sun and are so energetic. We still get compliments today about the band. I highly highly recommend them if you want to dance and get your money's worth! They also played during the cocktail hour and some of dinner. They were great!


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Blonde Cow Photography
Sarasota, Florida
Photographers

I absolutely cherish my photos from Blonde Cow. They captured the energy and love of the whole day! They're very easy-going and make you feel comfortable. They never get in the way and they're incredibly talented. Not to mention their albums and prints are gorgeous! I highly recommend them if you want natural, beautiful photos!


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Pastries by Design
Bradenton, FL
Cakes/Candies

They have the most amazing flavors ever! Our cakes were delicious. And they were able to make a cake in the shape of the Auburn football stadium for our grooms cake! They were awesome.


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The Paper Tree
, FL
Invitations

The Paper Tree was absolutely perfect. She made the entire process much more manageable. She gives good direction and lets you choose exactly what you want. I never felt pressured by her, just supported! Which is so important because this was the most overwhelming part of the process for me.


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Day Planners
Sarasota, FL
Coordinators/Planners

Anna Pohl was the glue that held everything together! She had the most PERFECT schedule for the day. She is laid-back and calm, which was critical on the day of. She kept everything moving and we couldn't have done it without her. I absolutely recommend her to anyone - she KNOWS what she's doing!


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Ceremony
Sarasota, FL
Ceremony Sites

We were married at St. Michael the Archangel. It is a beautiful Catholic church and I am so happy we were married there. The only thing is that the mass schedule on Saturdays is tricky. You can only get married at 2pm or 6pm. So if that is not a problem for you, then it's perfect!


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Reception
Sarasota, FL
Reception Sites

We had our reception at Laurel Oak Country Club. They were super flexible with decorations and table arrangements. Our dinner was a small filet and small piece of salmon with mashed potatoes and vegetables. The food was AMAZING! It was cooked perfectly and everyone raved about it all night. They had the food out quickly, which was important because our ceremony was at 6pm. We had 200 guests seated comfortably at large feasting tables in the dining room and then had the entire bar area for drinking and dancing. It was the perfect amount of space! Not to mention we took our photos on the golf course and they are gorgeous!


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Hyatt
Sarasota, FL
Hotels/Accommodations

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