Happy Real Wedding Wednesday, everyone. We’re excited to welcome you into the New Year with an elegant ballroom wedding! Today, we’re celebrating Alyssa + Bret’s wedding filled with lots of roses and lots of love. With gorgeous photography done by the talented Kaybebe Photography, an absolutely divine cake courtesy of Above & Beyond Cakes, and so much more, you won’t want to miss out on today’s blog post. Happy Wednesday, happy New Year, and happy reading!

Bride to be getting ready with her bridal party and smiling at the camera.

Groom and groomsmen posing for a photo.

Tell us a little about you and your beloved.

Bret and I met in the police academy. We remained friends after the academy and started hanging out with the same group of friends so that’s really when we noticed each other and started to go on dates. Bret proposed at a beautiful resort called Triple Creek Ranch in Montana. He proposed in our cabin at the beginning of the trip and we enjoyed the rest of the trip with fine dining, horseback riding, hiking and archery. It was the perfect winter wonderland!

Photo of dimly lit walkway down the aisle. Father walking his daughter down the aisle. The back of a father walking his daughter down the aisle.

Bride and groom holding hands at the altar.

Bride and groom kissing at the altar.

What was the best part of your wedding day?

Exchanging our vows was such a surreal and beautiful moment. We also enjoyed celebrating and dancing with friends and family at the reception!

Newlyweds holding hands and looking opposite directions.

Groom holding his wife's face as she smiles.

Groom about to kiss his bride by a lake.

What else would you like to share about your big day?

Our DJ really got the crowd involved and it was such a fun party! We have so many great photos from the reception.

The Willow Ballroom neon sign.

Couple sitting at their wedding table and smiling.

What advice would you give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now?

Take your time planning. There is no need to rush it. Enjoy every moment along the way!

Bride and groom having their first dance

Anything that you would have done differently if you were given the chance?


Photos courtesy of and copyright Kaybebe Photography used with permission.

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