The Couple: Kim & Chris Williams
Wedding Date: April 18, 2009
Tell us a little about you and your beloved:
Chris and I have known each other since we were little kids. We got reconnected three years ago, when I was in college and he was in the U.S. Navy. We began dating and got married two years later. Chris deployed a few weeks after our wedding and just returned in early December. We are beginning this new year together, in a new home, and finally unpacking all of our amazing wedding gifts.
What was the most amazing part of your day?
My favorite part of our day was after the ceremony as we made our way to the reception area. Our wedding ceremony took place on top of a hill and instead of walking down, we chose to get a ride in the back of my dad’s 1949 Chevy pickup. We sat on the tailgate as my dad drove slowly down the hill. I remember this time distinctly because it was just the two of us, and we were able to have some “alone” time before the festivities started.
My husband’s favorite part of the day was when he saw me for the first time. My dad drove me to the top of the hill, for our ceremony, in his old pickup truck. I stepped out of the truck and walked down the aisle with my dad.
Reception Venue: RH Phillips Winery, Esparto, CA (no longer in business)
Photographer: Travis Hoehne Photography
Cake: Timothy’s Bakery
Flowers: K&M Floral
Favors: We made a monetary donation to Camp Barnabas, a summer camp for people with disabilities, to help a camper go to camp. I have spent 2 summers working at Camp Barnabas and wanted to have their organization be a part of our wedding day.
Wedding Dress: Allure
Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff
Hair and Make-up: Melissa Dyk, Ahshe Salon
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas
DJ/Entertainment: The Entertainment Team
Honeymoon location: Timber Tops Luxury Log Cabins, Gatlinburg, TN
Any other vendor(s) you’d like to call out?
Ceremony Music: Elizabeth Busch, classical guitarist
Videographer: Grape Video Productions
First Dance Song: “Soulmate” by Josh Turner
Photos courtesy of Travis Hoehne Photography.
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