Monthly Archives: February 2016

Romantic Films

10 reasons to stay in for Valentine’s Day BY: EMILY KLINEFELTER AND JENNIFER BARNETT With Valentine’s Day near and love being in the air and on the shelves of every large corporate business for the past 2 months. We have decided

Bringing Back Date Night

Add more sparks to your relationship! STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN In my dreams about romance and love, I used to visualize special Valentine’s Day dinners with the love of my life complete with champagne and roses. I have

Let The One Who Drinks This Wine,

Shower me with love divine… BY: JENNIFER BARNETT When someone says love potion many images come to mind; bubbles shaped like hearts floating around the spinning head of a seemingly drunk person, swooning and pie eyed over someone they don’t really

A Small Home With Flair

A Place To Live, Laugh And Love “STORY BY: KATHLEEN MCGOWAN PHOTOS BY: GRAY WELLS It is cliché to say we’d like our guest to feel comfortable when visiting our home but that really is our goal. The house has stood

Joseph’s Italian Bistro

  A pairing of elegance and warmth tucked away in South Harbor. STORY BY: REBECCA JONES At Joseph’s Italian Bistro the menu matches the breathtaking views of the harbor. It is the baby of husband and wife team, Joe and Debra


  Mother-daughter duo make promises they can keep!   STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER PICTURE BY: WENDY HILLIARD When “everything matters” this mother-daughter team has both the experience, talent and desire to make a couple’s wedding day dreams a reality. Since

Vance Gilbert

OFF-THE-CUFF, FOR A CAUSE STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES Vance Gilbert’s upcoming visit to Brunswick County is in support of his just-released album of sublime jazz standards, but don’t think that that alone tells you who he is or what to expect.

A LOVE STORY: Bill and Debe McCartney

NAME OF COUPLE: Bill and Debe McCartney DATE OF WEDDING: June 27, 1970 WEDDING BUDGET: About $900.00, Made my wedding gown for $25.00 in Home Economics class. NUMBER OF GUESTS: 80 WEDDING VENUE: Shiloh Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Dover, PA RECEPTION


NAME OF COUPLE: Derek & Emily Klinefelter DATE OF WEDDING: November 11, 2011 WEDDING BUDGET: $2000.00 NUMBER OF GUEST: 40 WEDDING VENUE: Fort Fisher Beach off of the Rec Center RECEPTION VENUE: Hugh McRae Park Pavilion 5 CATERER: Anne Apparu-Hall (NY


NAME OF COUPLE: Zach & Kim Sirkin DATE OF WEDDING: October 4, 2015 WEDDING BUDGET: $12000 NUMBER OF GUESTS: 125 WEDDING VENUE: Ocean View United Methodist Church RECEPTION VENUE: 801 Ocean CATERER: The Confectionary – Bobbie Blackmon FLORIST: DIY – Bride

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