Aug 30, 2008
Chrissy O Designs
Chrissy O's was great to work with! We got our bridesmaid dresses there (Alfred Angelo) and saved each girl about $50 from what they would have payed in the store! I felt comfortable ordering from them because they were an actual store! All of the dresses arrived in perfect condition and right on time! I highly recommend them!
Services used: Dress & Attire
John did a great job! I booked him based on the great experience a friend of mine had at her wedding. I had no doubt he would do an awesome job with our video! I have not received the video back yet so I can't comment on that, but I completely forgot John was there. He was never in the way! From the work I've seen, I'm sure the video will turn out fabulous!
Services used: Videography
Maya was great to work with. I booked her based on reviews and had no doubt that the would do a wonderful job. Everything was set up when I arrived at the hall 4 hours before our reception! The chair covers really tied the whole room together! Some people complain about the payment process, but she instructed me to mail her a check so I never had to drive out to meet her. The service is great and the price can't be beat! I would definitely recommend her!
Services used: Rentals & Photobooths
The home bakery made a delicious and beautiful cake for our wedding! It was exactly what I dreamed of, was delivered on time, and was delicious! Tiffany is in charge of the wedding cake orders and she is great to work with! I can't wait to eat the top layer for our 1 year anniversary!
Services used: Wedding Cake
The ladies at Bella Bridal were awesome to work with! I ended up buying my dress, veil, shoes, and jewelry there because they made it so easy. They altered my dress and kept it there until the day before the wedding so I never had to worry about it. Everything came in on time and in perfect condition. They are a bit pricey, but in my opinion, I would rather pay more and not have to worry about a thing than cut corners and save a few bucks.
Services used: Dress & Attire
Rochester Mills Beer Company
Rochester Mills did a great job with our rehearsal dinner! We booked the back room which is private and can fit about 40 people for a seated dinner. We choose 5 items off of their menu that our guests could pick from and we had beer and wine covered until 10pm, but no one really stayed after that anyway. We brought in our own desserts which they cut and served for us. We also had our own bar and bar tender for the evening. Overall it was a great time, very laid back and casual, just the way we wanted it!
Services used: Unique Services
Oak Management Corporation - Addison Oaks
Addison Oaks did everything possible to make the day go smooth. My husband got there early to help set up but they had everything under control. Mike helped coordinate the outdoor ceremony which was wonderful! After the ceremony, the waitstaff had cocktails and h'ordorves waiting for us! The food there was amazing! We did the 4 course buffet and it seemed like the buffet went on for miles! Everything I tried was wonderful, I just wish I had more time to eat more! Someone from Addison Oaks was there are the end of the night with us to help pack up cars with decorations and left over liquor. From the beginning to the end, working with Addison Oaks was awesome!
Services used: Wedding Venue
Rent-A-DJ, Professional Mobile Music Entertainers, Inc.
Overall, Kevin and Kelly were good to work with! There were a few things that bothered me during the reception. Kelly was insistent about bustling my dress herself. She bombarded me right after we finished taking photos and started digging in the back of my dress to figure out the bustle. This was also in front of half of our guests! I actually had to tell her to step back and let my bridesmaid do it because she was at the dress shop when the people told us how to do it. It was a nice gesture, but it would have been nice if she asked if I needed her help instead of her just butting in. Also, Kevin messed up the anniversary dance. We had 3 couples married in the same year and he claimed the winner was the couple married in June, not the one married in April. Everyone was trying to tell him he was wrong and he didn't listen. Not really the biggest deal, but still kind of annoying. He was also very cheesy during the parent dances ("just remember, you're not loosing a son, you're gaining a daughter, congrats you two!"). One last thing, my DH had 1 song he really wanted played, his college fight song. They played it when he was in the hall taking pictures. He had no idea it was played until I told him the next day. He was so bummed out! On the positive side, we did have a power mishap which Kevin took care of without anyone even noticing, good thing they bring back up cds! Overall I would recommend them, but maybe tell Kevin to lay off the cheesiness.
Services used: DJ
Jared - Gallery of Jewelry
Jared was good to work with. They are super annoying any time you go in there. I can't take my husband in there anyone because he gets really mad at them! They follow you around and try to tell you how great everything you're looking at would look on you, even when you're just waiting for your rings to get cleaned or something! Our rings look great and they will cover repairs for as long as I have the ring so I really can't complain! I just have to deal with the annoying-ness every 6 months when I need to get them checked!
Services used: Jewelry