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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2008: A look back

I've been thinking back on 2008 this past week and it's always so sad to see the year come to an end, but I'm so excited to see what 2009 holds.

Here's a quick look back at some of the highlights from the year.

I attended the Special Event show in Atlanta, GA. It was such a great learning experience and networking opportunity. I'm looking forward to January 2009 for TSE in San Diego!

Greg & Fefe tied the knot at Holy Cross and wowed their guests with a one of a kind reception on OSU's campus.

Our blog Bliss & That launches.

We spent this month gearing up for all of our May weddings...check our our schedule below!

We had 5 couples get married this month! It was such a whirlwind for us but totally worth it. Each wedding was so unique and different it kept us inspired all month!
Kathy & Cavett on May 3
Kim & Matt on May 10
Erin & Justin on May 17
Sarah & David on May 18
Aftyn & Stephen on May 24
The new and very beautiful Bliss Weddings & Events website launches!

Michelle & Vince were married on June 7 in Cleveland, OH
We created a Rockin Bar Mitzvah for Matt
Gena & Mike were married on June 21 at the Ohio Historical Society

We officially become the proud owners of 15 W 1st Ave
I had the pleasure of assisting Emilie with one of her weddings this year!

15 is officially open for business! We had a great opening night with our friends, families and clients to help us celebrate.
Kelsey joined the Bliss Weddings & Events staff!
Heather & Tom were married on August 31 and had the most gorgeous reception at the Columbus Museum of Art.

Darlene & Howie were married on September 3
Andrea & Robby were married on September 13
Carrie & Jacob were married on September 13
Kim & Derek were married on September 19
Jen & Brian were married on September 20. Side Note: I just received their Christmas card with their wedding picture on it and it is SO ADORABLE! I love getting things like that!!
We helped the Victorian Village Society with their 34th Home & Garden Tour Preview Event.

I attended Engage!08: the encore in Orlando Florida. I met some amazing and talented people there, including Liene from Blue Orchid Designs, Lara & her team from the Bliss Event Group and Southern Weddings, Ali Phillips from Engaging Events by Ali, and Isha from Isha Foss Events just to name a few!

Nykie & Joe were married on Halloween in a Nightmare Before Christmas inspired wedding

Lauren & Matt were married Nov 8 at St Josephs Cathedral.

We helped plan an Association of Bridal Consultants Vendor Appreciation Party. Thank you to Creekside for sponsoring our event. I can't wait to post the pictures from Amy at C Studios sometime in January! It was a great night to thank our vendors for everything they have done for us this past year.

We wanted to say thank you to everyone - our wonderful clients, our amazing vendors, our supportive friends and family and to YOU our wonderful and loyal readers! We had a GREAT 08 and we are going to run full speed into 2009! First up is Erica & Nate's wedding in Cleveland at the end of January. We have so many exciting things planned for 09 so stay tuned!

Happy New Year!

Kasey & Kelsey

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