Extol Weddings

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Embracing Adversity

Southern Indiana Attorney Larry Wilder opens up about love and life-defining moments BY RICK REDDING | PHOTO OF LARRY WILDER BY CHRISTIAN WATSON WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY BY JESS AND GENIE VOGELSANG OF BIRDSONG WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY When Larry Wilder and his now-wife Teresa were dating, she once shared an embarrassing personal story and then asked if he…Read More

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An Experience To Last A Lifetime

Welcome to En-joy The Venue at Flat Rock Estates. We are a new upscale outdoor wedding and event venue in southern Indiana. The ceremony space at En-joy is one of a kind with breathtaking views of Sydney lake and stadium style seating so every view is unobstructed. En-joy The Pavilion is an outdoor Amish built…Read More

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SINGLED OUT

Photos and Q&A by Jennifer McNelly Attending a wedding minus a plus 1 can be daunting. Then again, it can also be an enjoyable evening. We asked a few single Southern Indiana residents to share their thoughts. WHAT DO YOU DISLIKE THE MOST ABOUT GOING TO A WEDDING AS A SINGLE? “When you go by…Read More

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HAPPY HONEYMOONING 101

WANT TO FIND YOUR BLISS AND EMBARK ON THE HONEYMOON OF YOUR DREAMS? HERE ARE A FEW TIPS TO MAKE THE MOST MEMORABLE VACATION OF YOUR LIFE SEAMLESS. Consider a travel agency “Our services don’t cost anything,” says Mark Bliss of Bliss Travel. “There’s no added cost. You can get the same price by calling…Read More

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Heather Asari Watson & Rodney Alen Haynes

1.13.18 Photography by Meredith Morrison of Meredith Morrison Photography OUR STORY How we met. We met at a church where Rodney was a deacon serving communion. I asked him for two servings of wine/grape juice because I had, had a really bad week. He said, “Take what you need sister.” Our first date. It was…Read More

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John & Emily Goldman

12.30.17 Photography by Tony and Mandy Bennett of Tony Bennett Photography OUR STORY How we met. We met through mutual friends, Bobby and Sara Hughes. Our first date. John took me to Jeff Ruby’s. Our engagement story. It was the Sunday before my birthday and we went to brunch at Rivue. John wasn’t eating much,…Read More

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Phil & Allie MacDonald

4.20.18 Photography by Lauren Morris of Photography & Design by Lauren OUR STORY How we met. We met at a bar called Uptown Larry’s in Fort Myers, Florida. Phil was born and raised in Fort Myers, and I lived there while attending Florida Gulf Coast University and for a few years afterward. We were each…Read More

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A Bridal Wonderland

Because wedding season is always magical, we revisited the classic fairytale of Alice in Wonderland to showcase this season’s bridal offerings. All you need is a touch of lace, some embellished accents and the simple use of your imagination to join Alice and the Mad Hatter at their tea party in Wonderland. Photography by Gretchen…Read More

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A Dream Do-Over

BY LAURIE HAAG | PHOTOS BY NATALIE SPAULDING PHOTOGRAPHY AND ASHLEY WALTS PHOTOGRAPHY Wedding planner Laurie Haag and her husband experience the wedding of their dreams May 7, 1988, is one of my favorite days ever. It’s the day I married my husband. Fast-forward to May 2018, and I can’t believe 30 years have gone…Read More

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Jessica + Russel Clark

Nov. 4, 2017 Montgomery Farms Photos by Trina Whalin of Photo Lulu Russell and I wed at Montgomery Farms in Scottsburg on Nov. 4, 2017. Mandi Bieda and Dallas Montgomery Jr. of Montgomery Farms went above and beyond to make our day so special. Dallas Montgomery Sr. even officiated our wedding for us, while Samantha…Read More