Couple's Name: Kellie and Travis Ptaschinski
Wedding Date: July 3, 2010
Wedding Location: Warren Taylor Memorial Flower Garden, Lincoln Park, Kenosha
ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: While browsing profiles on Yahoo, Travis came upon Kellie's profile and instant messaged her, "You seem cool, we should hang out sometime." After a couple of weeks of online chatting, and another couple of weeks of talking on the phone, they met in person on July 3, 2005, five years prior to their wedding date.
How he proposed: Traditionally. He got down on one knee in his kitchen and proposed, with their beloved boxer, Jax, watching.
Bride's occupation: administrative assistant
Groom's occupation: shipping/receiving
The ceremony: A 3 p.m. ceremony at the Warren Taylor Memorial Flower Garden in Lincoln Park in Kenosha. The weather was perfect and the flowers were gorgeous.
The gown: A custom-made Grecian, empire waist strapless gown with crystals.
The bouquet: Ivory roses with teal sprays and a black feather plume.
The theme: Colors were ivory, black, and teal.
THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Patti Scypta
Bridesmaid: Ashlyn Hunt
Best men: Dave Helding and Scott Pullen
Number of guests: 78
The reception: Casa Capri, Kenosha, WI
The cake: A four-tiered ivory and teal white cake with raspberry cream cheese filling with buttercream icing and covered in fondant.
First song: You Mean More to Me by Lionel Richie.
The menu: Roast beef, Italian chicken, and lasagna.
What made the day unique: The groom choreographed and performed a dance for his new wife, which is available for viewing on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yINp_vTqA4.
Most touching moment of the day: Watching the groom compose himself as he watched his bride walk down the aisle.
Honeymoon destination: Either Las Vegas or a cruise to the Caribbean in the fall.