Local Couple Escapes Missouri Winter for Mexican Wedding

Photos by: Cineluk Wedding Photo and Video  For Kristin Monica and Tim Taylor, getting married was a dream vacation … to Cancun. The couple escaped the cold mid-Missouri winter in early December and headed to the Caribbean Sea for warm weather, beautiful beaches and a celebration filled with friends and family. “Having 33 of our […]

Madalyn and Melvin Wedding

Happy Couple Journeys From Puppy Love to Wedded Bliss

Photos by Molly Pasternock Three years after meeting, Madalyn Wells and Melvin Gabel exchanged vows in a non-religious ceremony at Sorenson Estates. For Madalyn, having the celebration in her hometown of Columbia was especially important. “COMO is where I was born and raised,” she says. “It’s where I met the love of my life. Having […]

A Sparkling Celebration: Columbia High School Sweethearts Tie The Knot

Abigail Derrick Photography After nine years together, Ally Hill and Curtis Holliday were married in a timeless and romantic ceremony at Emerson Fields. In celebrating their special day, the high school sweethearts never lost focus on the two most important pieces: family and each other. They incorporated family into as much as possible, from having […]

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Sara Allen and Jacob Gibson Celebrate Loved Ones on Wedding Day

Photos by Catherine Rhodes Photography Family has always been the top priority for Sara Allen and Jacob Gibson. So, as the couple celebrated their nuptials with loved ones at the Missouri United Methodist Church, with a reception at The Atrium on Tenth, it was the family moments that stood out most. “We were incredibly thankful […]

Anna Smith and Joe Langworthy wedding

A Columbian Celebration

Photography by Captured by Kt (Katie Dahle) Anna Smith and Joe Langworthy made their wedding a celebration of all things Columbia. While attending college at Mizzou, Joe met and befriended Anna’s brother, which is how they first met. But it wasn’t until a few years later, when Anna came to Columbia to work at MU […]

Peggy Terzopoulos and Nick Rasmussen

Knot News: Peggy Terzopoulos and Nick Rasmussen Exchange Vows

Photography by the Marions Peggy Terzopoulos and Nick Rasmussen exchanged traditional vows in a minimal, non-denominational ceremony at the Atrium on Tenth, with the bride’s second cousin presiding. For the theme, Peggy says, “I wanted a more ‘romantic’ vibe, so we went with fewer pastel colors overall for decoration and flowers.” In a nod to an […]

Laura and Danny Wagner Wedding

Bride Meets Beau Through Gal Pal

Photos by Jennifer Klink Photography Just before finishing her first year at Mizzou in 2012, Laura Fuchs went to St. Louis for a weekend to visit her high school friend, Mary, at Saint Louis University. Mary mentioned her new boyfriend would be joining them and bringing his roommate, Danny. The four hung out that night, with […]

Trends For ’22

Wedding trends come and go, and it seems new ones are always cropping up. Specialty cocktails, for instance. One of this year’s biggest trends is a colorful departure from the more muted color  previously palettes that included mauve, sage and slate . This year’s hues are trending bright, bold and beautiful and are being featured […]

The Low Down On A Low Cost Wedding

You don’t have to blow your budget to have a wedding here in the Show-Me State. With some smart shopping and some tips from you can save big on your big day. One of the tips? According to statistics , the average cost for a venue in Missouri is $6000. Knowing that, try to […]

Destination For Disaster?

If you’re thinking of having a destination wedding, it can be exciting and exotic, but besides the many pros, there can be some cons. Alison Laesser-Keck co-founded Alison-Bryan Destinations with her husband Bryan Keck. The California-based team offers destination wedding planning for couples around the globe. One of the cons they note? Many guests may […]

She Wore What!?!

One bride wore a wedding dress fashioned out of a very interesting and unusual material that came with quite a story. The full details were shared by their by their son, in an opinion piece. Read what it was here.

Meet The Wedding Winners!

Zimmer Communications’ Y107 radio recently gave away a chance for five lucky couples to get married on Valentine’s Day at The Blue Note!  More than 50 couples submitted a short paragraph explaining what made them worthy of a wedding, along with a pic. Each couple received free wedding rings from Buchroeders Jewelers. Lauren of Y107’s […]

Parking Prelude

Photos submitted Mariola Klepadlo and Thaddeus Usovsky met by chance at a downtown parking garage July 31, 2017. They then decided to dine together and walked to Tellers. After a wonderful evening of conversation, they agreed to meet again the next morning for breakfast at Main Squeeze. Fast forward to their one-year dating anniversary, where […]

A Fairytale Re(Union)

Some love stories are just fate. For Shelby Ringdahl and Taylor Cox, theirs began when they were only 5 years old.

“Altar”ed Plans

Like many couples, Misha Holte and Ben Summerhays had to change their wedding plans due to the pandemic. Originally, they had planned a..

A Will To Wed

When Elizabeth Duesenberg and Will DelGrosso were students at Lindenwood College in St. Louis, they were introduced by mutual friends who were dating and wanted another couple to double date with. When Will proposed, he took Elizabeth to the

Family Tree

Rachael Renee Buxton and Kendall Lee Pearl chose a historic — and majestic — site for their wedding ceremony: The Big Tree, aka The Champion Bur Oak, in McBaine. History is something of a common thread for the couple. They met in 2010 at a spot with a historical sounding name, the 1839 Taphouse. Rachael […]

Faith In Their Future

Amanda Byler and Ethan Roussin were married on June 15, 2019, at St. Thomas Moore Newman Center. The ceremony site held a special meaning for the couple. Both come from Catholic families and Newman Center served as their spiritual home when they were students at Mizzou. In fact, their first date as an official couple […]

A Passion for Purple

When you have a love of lavender — and all shades of purple — it’s bound to be evident on your big day. It certainly was for bride Katherine Caldwell. She incorporated her favorite color into many aspects of her wedding, from her floral choices to the attendants’ attire to the table linens. Andrew and […]

Fashionable Yet Functional

Although wedding bells ring at regular intervals during the sizzling summer months, some brides are choosing to tie the knot after the trees have lost their leaves. With twinkling lights and nature’s magic touch, winter can be a romantic season, but it’s important to consider one of the toughest decisions a winter bride can make: […]