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Love Story: Jenny & Aaron

jenny and aaron weddingImages courtesy of Stephanie Cristalli

About the Bride: Jennifer Jones

  • Grew up on Mercer Island -- attended Mercer Island High School
  • 30 years old
  • Strategic Director at a Research / Consulting firm (Cheskin)
  • Returned to Seattle in 2005 after spending 10 years down in CA
About the Groom: Aaron Branstetter
  • Grew up in Bellevue, attended Bellevue Christian High School
  • 32 years old
  • Business Owner
  • Returned to Seattle in 2006 after spending 10 years all over the place -- CA and Hawaii (most recently)
How they met:
Believe it or not, match.com! Jenny & Aaron met in July of 2007, went on 3 dates in the first week and never stopped seeing each other.

The Engagement:
When: 12/21/08 (Jenny's birthday!)
Where: Leavenworth, WA
Details: Aaron planned a surprise weekend for Jenny's 30th Birthday. She had no idea what was coming. He took her to Leavenworth, wined and dined her with horse-drawn sleigh rides, the tree lighting, a romantic B&B, and a limousine wine tour.

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The Upcoming Wedding:
Date: October 24, 2009
Where: Seattle -- Ceremony is at Epiphany Parish; Reception is at The Rainier Club.
Theme: Simple, Elegant, Romance
Colors: Black, Ivory, Green

Engagement Session Photographer: Stephanie Cristalli (above images)
Northern Lights
Florist: Laurel's Floral Decor
Band: Michael Benson Band
Transportation: Starline (for wedding party); BMC (for bride/groom)
Dress: Pronovias from L'Belle Elaines
Hair/Make-up: Salon Maison
Guys Attire: TBD
Invitations: Rae Friis
Bridesmaid Dresses: Voletta Couture -- Badgley Mischka