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Here are some of our happy couples:

Grace and John-Lake Hollingsworth
Here are Grace and John ,who married on the banks
of beautiful Lake Hollingsworth,
in Lakeland, FL. 
This is the public park right across the
street from
Florida Southern College.

The Zwicks- Leu Gardens-Orlando,FL
Here are Michelle and Paul Zwick, who had their ceremony
at Harry P. Leu Gardens, in Orlando, Florida.  Leu Gardens
does charge for wedding ceremonies, but there is a great
location nearby that is free and near Leu Gardens (near
downtown Orlando). Leu Gardens website:

Amanda & Nicholas-Hollis Garden-Lakeland, FL
Amanda and Nicholas tied the knot at Hollis Garden, in Lakeland, Florida.
 This is a favorite wedding location, in Lakeland.  For a fee,
one can
 reserve this spot for a given time, but you will need to book

early, as it stays very busy.  Hollis Garden website:
The Marinos-Hollis Garden-Lakeland, FL
Jane & Steve's ceremony was at the grotto, in Hollis Gardens.
For smaller ceremonies at Hollis Garden, we can just meet
and have your ceremony,at no cost for use of the garden.
It's a free public garden.  Of course we always respect
others who may have rented the central location,but there are
many nice spots to use, without interfering with anyone.
The Warrens-Floridays Resort-Orlando, FL
The Warrens had a beautiful ceremony at the Floridays Resort,
in Orlando, FL.  For them, it was a destination wedding,
vacation and the blending of two families, all in one!
The concierge did a great job of setting up for their
simple, yet elegant event!
The Kenders-Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida
The Kenders had a combination family reunion
and wedding in the ballroom of the Best Western
Motel, in Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida.
Amanda & Scott Poolside Wedding
Amanda and Scott's wedding  was an at-home poolside wedding,
in Lakeland, FL.  Kudos to Tonna and Troy for hosting a very nice
wedding for this very nice couple !!!
Donna and Ronnie at Hollis Garden
Donna and Ronnie travelled from Wimauma Florida, to have thier
ceremony at Hollis Garden, in Lakeland.

Another wedding at the Hollis Garden grotto, Ruthie and Ron
to Lakeland, from Ohio.  They, like most of the couples
 we work with,
are why we love doing this so much!  It's always
great to meet 
"good people".  We wish them well!
Hollis Garden Wedding
Jessica and Tony included his daughter Dylan, in their ceremony.
vows, to her, showed their commitment to their new family.
Sand Ceremony
Elizabeth and Efrem performed the Sand Ceremony. 
The Sand Ceremony,
similar to the Unity Candle Ceremony,
symbolizes their commitment to each other.

"Just as these grains of sand can never again be separated, from
now on, your lives will never be separate."

Elizabeth and Efrem at Hollis Garden
Elizabeth and Efrem married on a beautiful February day (84 degrees),
here in sunny Lakeland Florida!
Samantha and Rick at Hollis Garden
Samantha and Rick came from Missouri to enjoy our February
in Lakeland Florida , for thier ceremony.
Misty and Jason at Hollis Garden
Misty and Jason are a very nice Lakeland couple, who married
at Hollis
Garden.  Thier self-written vows were as beautiful as any I've heard!
Shannon and Rick at Bok Sanctuary, otherwise known as "Bok Tower"
Shannon and Rick travelled from Umatilla, Florida to Lake Wales,
 to have
thier ceremony at Bok Tower. Bok Tower/Sancuary is an
 incredibly beautiful
place.  It's a little off the "beaten path", but is
well worth the effort,  to go there.

Dianna and Terry's outdoor wedding
Dianna & Terry opted for a casual lakeside wedding.
Sharon and Albert
Sharon and Albert came from Dade City, Florida, to Lakeland, to
 have their ceremony at Hollis Garden.
Lakeland Wedding
Maria recites her vows to Joseph.  Their wedding was
supposed to have been at Hollis Garden, but, at the last minute
had to be moved to the reception location, due to rain.
Iris and Fred at Hollis Garden
Here are Iris and Fred. Iris' parents are deceased, but Fred's
 parents who 
have been married over 62 years,  attended. 
Congrats to them and
Iris and Fred!
Orlando meets Australia
Jocelyn gets our award for travelling the farthest to have a Simple
Florida Wedding, some 9200 miles! Coming from Australia to marry
 Ed, of Orlando,  at the Arbor outside of Hollis garden, she had a
beautiful bouquet composed of green Orchids, from New Zealand!
 After honeymooning in Miami, the couple will reside in Australia.

Nicole and John at the Peggy Brown Building
Nicole and John chose the Peggy Brown Building, for thier ceremony
 and reception.  It was a stormy afternoon, but that didn't dampen the
 spirit, of the occasion!!  The Peggy Brown Building is a great venue,
 for weddings and receptions, with a beautiful view of downtown
 Lakeland.  For rental info click

Alicia and Gerry
Alicia and Gerry are from Rhode Island and had thier ceremony
at the Koi Pond, in Hollis Garden.
Miranda and Ed at the Sorosis Building in Lakeland Florida
Ed and Miranda wed at the Sorosis Building, in Lakeland, Florida.
Located on the East Side of Lake Morton, the Sorosis Building is a
medium sized, yet elegant venue. It is home of the Junior League
of Greater Lakeland, Inc.  Call  863-682-2112 for rental info, or
visit thier website:
Christina and Scott at the Rotunda of Lake Mirror in Lakeland, Florida
Christina and Scott had thier sunset ceremony at the Rotunda,which is
situated on the East side of Lake Mirror, in Lakeland, Florida.
It was just a short walk up the hill to thier reception at the Texas
Cattle Company.  They have a very nice room for fairly small groups.
For booking info call:  863-686-1434 or visit thier website:
Melesha & Steve
Melesha & Steve's poolside wedding in Davenport.
Davilla and Geoffrey
Davilla and Geoffrey's ceremony at the Arbor outside Hollis Garden.

The Dubes at the Hollis Garden grotto.
Jodi and Louis
Jodi and Louis
The Colliers
The Colliers at the grotto.

The Davis's.
Stacy and Steve Sosa
Stacy and Steve's ceremony at the Peggy Brown Building,
in Lakeland.

Frostproof Wedding of Jennifer and Dwight
Except for maybe being at a beach, it doesn't get any more "Florida"
than this!  Jennifer and Dwight had a backyard wedding...a backyard
which happens to border a State Forest...great people in a great