Jenna and Trevor's wedding was a beautiful, laid-back expression of their fun-loving, adventurous personalities. They traveled all the way from Texas to get married at Maine Lakeside Cabins. And they took full advantage of the surroundings by booking me for a day-after session at Moxie Falls. Wedding weekends don't get much better than this!
Why did you choose Maine Lakeside Cabins as your location?
"We live in a busy city, so we wanted nothing more than to escape for a weekend and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Maine Lakeside Cabins was perfect for us because it offered such a serene atmosphere and beautiful views."
Was there anything unique about your ceremony?
"Our theme was whisky and wine, whiskey representing the groom and wine representing the bride. Therefore, to incorporate our theme, we held a unity wine ceremony forgoing the traditional unity candle. This ceremony better represented our fun-loving selves."
Were there any traditions that were especially important to you?
"We loved the tradition of waiting to see each other for the first time when the bride walked down the aisle. We both wanted that 'special' moment to occur as part of the ceremony and all the emotions that come with it. Another tradition that was important to the bride was wearing 'something borrowed'. I wore my mom’s pearl necklace that she had worn at her wedding and carried my great-grandmother’s hankie with me."
"Another unique aspect of the ceremony was that our close friend performed the ceremony for us. Years ago he had joked about marrying us, however when the time came to find someone, we took him up on his offer! He got ordained just to conduct our wedding, which gave the overall ceremony a more personal feel."
Any special details that went into your day?
"First, the wine that was displayed, and then later served at the reception, was made by us. With the help of a local winery, we were able to create the exact flavors we wanted to pair with our dinner. Second, we both love lobster! It was very important to us that we have this as part of our special day, so our close friend caught all the lobsters fresh and they were served at dinner."
What was your favorite part of your day?
"We snuck away from the reception for a few minutes and went and stood by the lake. This was so great because the day had been so busy and emotional that in these few minutes we were finally able to stop and appreciate that we both just married the love of our life."