This week's Wedding Story is Connecticut native Julie Marshall who had a 'destination wedding' you might say. Two summers ago she put together a beautiful beach wedding in local summer hotspot, Cape Cod. I'll let her tell you more about it...
Where was your ceremony? Reception?
Red Jacket Beach Resort, South Yarmouth, MA (Cape Cod)
What made you choose that reception location?
We wanted a place that we could have the ceremony on a private beach. It was one of the few places in RI, CT and MA that had their own beach that we could more or less take over. We were able to have the ceremony, reception, and rooms for guests at the same location. And their food was really really good!
What was your favorite aspect of your wedding?
Our ceremony and cocktail hour on the beach.
What was the best resource you used during the planning process?
The girls I met on the knot!
What's the one thing you would have done differently?
We would have shopped around more for a cake baker. Our cake was delicious but didn't look exactly as we had wanted it to.
Any advice for future brides?
Remember that whatever happens during the planning and during the wedding, none of it really matters. The only thing that matters is that at the end of the day you will be married to the person you love!
I think sometimes we forget how close (and beautiful!) Cape Cod is. What a great alternative for RI brides to consider for their weddings. Thanks, Julie!
Photo courtesy of Cregg Annarino.
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