Seacoast Hitched Heroes

Love Affair, based in Portsmouth, NH is donating a free wedding to a local military couple, and currently searching for that special couple! The wedding reception will be held at Foster’s Clambake in York, Maine on November 9th, 2017. The deadline for the couple submissions is May 3rd. The panel of vendors will choose the couple on May 10th. Love Affair has opened the donation to veterans, and military couples looking to renew their vows, along with recently engaged couples!…

The best love is the one that makes you a better person, without changing you into someone other than yourself

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The Best Love

Bridal Boudoir

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup By Nancy No one knows better than your makeup artist – in this case Makeup by Nancy – the leaps, bounds, and obstacles that every bride encounters on her adventure to the aisle. The planning, the parties, and the shopping (of course)!!! Obviously your wedding dress is critical, but there are so many clothing purchases that add to your big day – and night!! Your Kimono Robes, that special lingerie set, those super awesome shoes you searched…

There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason that makes it feel so flawless.

Leo Christopher

There is a madness in loving you

Margie Ervin & Matt Welch

August 15th, 2015 Portland, ME Margie and Matt got engaged in an Oregon vineyard on Halloween 2014. There was nothing spooky about their wedding at The Portland Company, on the waterfront. The ceremony and reception were held in separate rooms in the building. “It’s a raw industrial space,” says Margie. “We fell in love with it.” A former event planner, Margie planned the wedding herself. The venue doesn’t have furniture so she rented tables, chairs and place settings from One…

All of me loves all of you.

John Legend

All of me loves all of you

Celeste Ladd & Gordon Ober

September 19th, 2015 York, ME Celeste and Gordon’s wedding was a true family affair. They both come from large families and wanted to accommodate as many people as possible at their wedding; they also wanted to get married in Maine. “We looked at venues up and down the coast and decided on my parents’ home for sentimental reasons,” says Celeste. “It was a nice opportunity to work with them on what turned out to be the perfect wedding.” Stacking wood,…

Ashleigh Tucker & Evan Pollock

September 19th, 2015 Portsmouth, NH Ashleigh and Evan kept one thought in mind as they planned their wedding: this is about us, and we’re going to do what we want to do. They stayed true to themselves as they said their vows on the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, a historic landmark in a city that means so much to them. The ceremony was private with just the officiant (who was Ashleigh’s uncle), the best man and the maid of honor—exactly…

Timeless Bride

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup By Nancy A dear friend once said to me, “I’ll never get married again. I’m too old.” I was shocked!! Weddings aren’t only for 25 year olds – A bride is a bride, classic, timeless, and elegant. When families are blended because two people fell in love, it simply means there are more reasons to celebrate! A group of wedding professionals from Massachusetts and New Hampshire put together this lovely style shoot with Andrea Rotolo and Maggie…

Because I could watch you for a single minute and find a thousand things that I love about you.

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Because I could watch you for a single minute