September 1, 2017. The best day of my life. The day I married my best friend. Zach and I have been together for 8 years, but have known each other for over 14 years.
The wedding was an absolute dream come true. It was everything that I wanted and so much more. We had a little over 3 months to plan it. Zach and I decided right away the most important aspects of the wedding for us were the DJ and the photographer. The photographer was really good friend of ours Summer Lambert. I have known Summer since kindergarten and Zach has known her since 6th grade. Once you see the pictures you will understand why we wanted her to shoot our wedding! As for the DJ, we did a little research online and asked around. There was one name that kept jumping out at us: Active DJ Entertainment. Jason was the DJ and he is actually the owner. I met with him at his office to go over our song list, and knew right away that we made a good choice going with Active DJ Entertainment. During the reception Zach and I kept telling each other how great Jason was, and guests were even telling us how great the DJ was. If you are getting married in the Wilmington area then I highly recommend Active DJ Entertainment.
My bridesmaids and I got ready at The Graystone Inn, while the Zach and his groomsmen got ready next door at St. Thomas Preservation Hall. It took me far less time to get ready than I originally thought it would. After my hair and makeup was done, it felt as though I had to wait hours to actually put my dress on. Summer was there early to snap picture of me, my mom, and my bridesmaids getting ready, then she ran next door and snagged some pictures of the Zach and his guys.
Zach and I decided to do a first look. We went back and forth on this decision during the entire wedding planning process. Zach originally wanted to wait to see me for the firsttime when I walked down the aisle. A week before the wedding we both changed our minds.