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Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

Trusting the recommendations of friends and family, Tom and Christina Oakley met for drinks at Gecko’s Bar & Grille one night in August 2013. That evening went so well the couple decided to rendezvous again just a week later at Mothers Restaurant for dinner. Fast forward a few years: Tom popped the question while in Disney World in June, 2017. “We had dinner at the …

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Christina and Tom — who first met over drinks at Gecko's Bar & Grille in 2013 — married on a perfectly snowy January day. Ceremony: St. Michael Church, Buffalo. Reception: Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Photographer: Alexandra Piotrowski, Expressions Studio of Photography.

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

Alix and Scott, the brains and brawn behind inadcminute.com, married on August 19, 2017 near the pond on their property in Medina, NY, which was actually Alix’s childhood home. Tying in the past suits them perfectly because their story dates all the way back to 6th grade dance denials and Christmas dates. Food and drink: FarmHouse Table Food. Invites: Pretty Sugar Co. Hair…

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Both Erin and Ryan were born and raised in Buffalo — the northtown southtown debate happens so often in their household, it's a longstanding inside joke. The two married February 17, 2018 at Erin’s childhood parish, St. Teresa’s Roman Catholic Church in South Buffalo, then headed to The Tonawanda Castle to celebrate. Photography: Kaz Photography.

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

Before she left to create Step Out Buffalo with her father, Emily met Paul at work, their passion for food binding them together. Over the years, their friendship grew into a strong relationship — and the two married on July 22, 2017, a day they created to be uniquely them. Ceremony: Five Hundred Seneca atrium. Reception: Hotel Henry. Dress: M.A. Carr. Hair/Makeup: Elle Ai…

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Kristin and Greg married at St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church — then celebrated at Park Country Club. Event planner: Gabrielle Pagano, After 5 Events. Dress: Bliss Bridal. Hair: Jocelyn Carpenter, The Makeup and Beauty Parlour Inc. Make-up: Nicole Morris, The Beauty Atelier. Flowers: Maureen's Buffalo Wholesale Flower Market. Photographer: Shaw Photography Co.

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

As Frank Sinatra once crooned, “Love is lovelier the second time around.” This certainly seems to be the case for newlyweds Sue and Mike Lasky of Amherst, who exchanged vows in September after 20 years of dating. Each married once before, the happy couple appears to have uncovered the secret formula for bliss. “We don’t want our lives to overlap 100 percent,” explained …

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

Maybe it’s all the photos that will be taken and framed forever. Maybe it’s the honeymoon bathing suit. Or maybe it’s the idea that a wedding day marks the start of a new chapter in life, and being the best version of you is the most valuable gift you can give yourself and your partner as you walk forward together. Whatever the reason, after the date is set and details …

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Jessica Mazur and Kyle Decker’s wedding is a testament to the healing power of love. The high-school sweethearts, who met at Iroquois High School and started dating in 2008, got engaged in 2015 — shortly after Jessica’s father passed away suddenly. “The proposal definitely turned things around for me and my family,” Jessica said. “I was excited to marry the love of my l…

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

Anyone can stand to have a few drinks and let her hair down once in awhile, but the typical bachelorette party of cocktails and club-hopping isn’t for everyone. Here are a few suggestions for the girl – or group – who loves to work out and be active. 1. Sign up for a fun race Love horror movies? Brave the Buffalo Zombie Mud Run this September at the Great Pumpkin Farm in…

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Trends in home décor come and go, but there’s always been an interest in creating artful table settings. People are as invested in setting a beautiful table today as they were in the late 18th century when the aristocracy turned table-setting into a form of artistic expression. An eye-catching table adds to the ambiance of a gathering as much as the company and what’s serv…

Buffalo Magazine: Weddings

The devil is in the details, and anyone who’s ever been married knows the pressure to make every detail perfect. With so many elements to consider, couples can soon get overwhelmed; cue the behind-the-scenes experts who know exactly what it takes to create a perfect day – and a lasting impression. Recently, Buffalo Magazine sat down with three local wedding experts; eac…

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Sometimes you just know when you’ve met “the one.” That’s what Megan and Chris McCune thought when – after only six weeks into their courtship – they made the decision to seek pre-marital counseling. While their just-dating peers were making decisions about what movies to see, Megan and Chris were building their communication skills and examining trust issues guided by …