Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bang for Your Buck Mobile DJ


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Bang for your Buck Mobile DJ provides the best options when choosing DJ services or Event Lighting.  They have been entertaining at all type of events since 2010.  They provide an expansive offering for every event type from corporate events, weddings, retirement parties, holiday parties or religious events.  Chris and Katie who own the company strive to exceed your expectations for your music and lighting needs.

The DJ’s are experienced, courteous professionals who will make your event come alive with music, lighting and dance.  The event planners and DJ’s have the experience to walk you through the formalities of coordinating of a variety of events and they are there to assist you throughout the evening to make sure all is running smoothly.

Bang for your Buck Mobile DJ’s delivers a premium level of service and aims to make your event THE VERY BEST.  To ensure your event is managed to perfection, they have a manger on duty for the full day of your event and we ensure our staff will arrive early at your event with plenty of time for setup before your first guest arrives.

All the systems feature the latest in professional sound and lighting equipment and come neatly enclosed in custom cases, hiding unsightly wires.  And as an important measure, all of the systems have backup to correct any unforeseeable problems that may occur.

The showroom is located in Affton, MO and is available for visual and presentations and lighting demos.  Contact on of the event planners to schedule an appointment to discuss package options or if you simply have a questions, just give us a call and one of our staff will be glad to help.

Please feel free to call Katie at 314-630-9301 or check out the website at http://www.bangforyourbuckmobiledj.com

I have worked with Bang for Your Buck DJ’s several times and I have always enjoyed working with Katie and Chris.  They arrive early, are very professional and all the couples just love how great the reception was.  If you do not have a great DJ, your reception will suffer.  You will NOT be disappointed with Bang for your Buck DJs  image 3index 2

 

 

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Rick and Stephanie Wedding Hendels in Florissant


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Rick and Stephanie were married at Hendels in Florissant.  What a great surprise in Florissant for an outdoor or indoor wedding.  Hendels is located at 599 St. Denis, Florissant MO 63031, 314-837-2304.  www.hendelsrestaurant.com

Casey with Perfect View Photography took wonderful pictures last April.  You can contact Casey at 636-696-5616 or on Facebook at Perfect View Photography in Wentzville MO.

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony on Patio

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony on Patio

Enjoying lunch inside in the piano bar.  Great food at Hendels

Enjoying lunch inside in the piano bar. Great food at Hendels

Great outdoor picture opportunities at Hendels in the garden and on the patio

Great outdoor picture opportunities at Hendels in the garden and on the patio

Great full service bar at Hendels

Great full service bar at Hendels

 

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Conservatory Wedding 10/31/15


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Andy and Tricia were married at the Conservatory in St. Charles on 10/31/15.  Call Gary or Holly at the Conservatory at 636-947-0414.  The Conservatory is located at 1001 South Main Street, St. Charles MO, gardenwedding.com.  I have had the honor to work with Casey at Perfect View Photography on many occasions.  She is a great photographer and the couples love her. Contact Casey with Perfect View Photography at 636-696-5616 find on Facebook at perfect view photography.

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Conservatory St. Charles MO

Conservatory St. Charles MO

beautiful garden outside at the Conservatory

beautiful garden outside at the Conservatory

great picture from the balcony above the Conservatory

great picture from the balcony above the Conservatory

outside the Conservatory

outside the Conservatory

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2016 Missouri-Illinois Marriage License Information


This is the information for getting a marriage license in St. Charles County, St Louis City, St Louis County, Jefferson County and Warren County. You both have to be present to apply for the license, you have to be at least 18 years of age or have a parent with you. Every county is different so please make sure to read the information for the county you will be applying in. The license is good for 30 days from the date you get the license with no waiting period. You do not need to get the license in the county you are getting married in. Just in the state of Missouri

St. Charles: Office of Barbara J. Hall, Recorder of Deeds, St. Charles County Administration Building, 201 North Second Street, Suite 338, St. Charles, Mo 63301 636-949-7506. Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday except legal holidays. Arrive no later than 4:00 pm. 48.00 cash. They do accept Visa/Mastercard but a service fee will be added. You can pre-pay for a certified copy at time of application for $9.50 In the county of St. Charles you do have to be divorced for 40 days and know the date the divorce was finalized You MUST have a social security card and drivers license or visa or passport to get your marriage license in the county of st charles, no exceptions.

St. Louis City: $48.00 cash Visa or Mastercard. Certified copy is $12.00. City Hall, Room 127 phone number 314-622-3257. City Hall is on the corner of 12th and Market located downtown St. Louis. Office hours are 8:00am to 4:45 pm Monday-Friday except legal holidays. Arrive no later than 4:30pm. Divorce has to be final within 30 days of marriage know date finalized bring two forms of ID, visa passport, drivers license social security card.

St. Louis County: $48.00 cash only, certified copy is $9.00. 41 S. Central Ave. 4th Floor in Clayton Missouri, phone number 314-615-7102. Office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm on M-W-F and 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on T-Th except legal holidays. Divorce finalized for 31 days will need one of the follow: drivers license, state id or passport, ss card or original w2 or tax return.

Jefferson County: $51.00 cash only, certified copy is $9.00. Picture ID only and you just need to know your SS#. Divorce or death they need to know the date. 729 Maple Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050. Office hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm. Phone number 636-797-5414.

Warren County: 636-456-9800 $52.00 cash only, certified copy 9.00 cash or check. County Administration Building 101 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 303 Warrenton Mo 63383 Office hours 8:00am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. Picture ID needed drivers license or state ID, know ss number don’t need card, if divorced or widowed, need to know date of divorce or death. Dont need papers.
There is a 1 day waiting period in the state of Illinois. The license is good for 60 days the day you pick up the license. You must get the license in the county the ceremony is taking place in. In Illinois, no witnesses are required.

Madison County: 618-692-6290/ Office of Mark Von Nida Madison County Clerk Administration Bldg, 157 North Main, Suite 109, Edwardsville, Il 62025. Office Hours 8:30-4:30pm Monday-Friday except holidays, license is $35.00 cash certified copy $20.00 cash for the first certified copy and $8.00 for each additional one,, you will need your drivers license or state ID, know your social security #, if divorced need to know date divorce was finalized you do not need papers.
St. Clair County: 618-277-6600 #5/ 10 Public Square, Belleville, IL 62220. Office hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday and the 1st Saturday of the month 8:30am to 12:00pm. License fee is $32.00 cash if writing check, check needs to be over #300 and banking in St. Clair County, certified copy is $13.50 each additional certified copy is $8.00 per copy. 2 forms of ID valid drivers license or state ID,or passport, if divorced within 1 year you must bring divorce papers, after 1 year need to know date and county the divorce was finalized in.
Jersey County: 618-498-5571#6/ 200 North Lafayette, Jerseyville, Il 62052, office hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm and Friday 8:00am to noon. $35.00 cash, check or cc there is a $2.00 fee for using credit or debit card. Please visit the website jerseycountyclerk-il.com to pre-apply on line before going to the court house.
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Clinton County: 618-594-2464 ext 630 Mary Rakers County clerk 850 Fairfax Street, Carlyle, IL 62231, Office hours 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday, license is $21.00 cash or check, certified copy is $13.00. each additional copy is $4.00. Valid drivers license needed state ID or passport, , if divorced need to know date and county divorce was final.

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Kirkwood Train Station for Weddings


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1914201_980320095339735_641503603589710492_n1505348_980320465339698_1702953002875405393_n10492050_980320352006376_3384792434673364208_n10176040_980320002006411_3424724373297406351_n1935831_980319782006433_8736295819442582615_n1236214_980320932006318_2447381380688629199_n1546417_980321108672967_8062433096373234660_nGlenn and Sandy were married at the Kirkwood Train Station on  12-23-15.  The address is  110 West Argonne Drive Kirkwood MO 63122.  Great place for a wedding and pictures can be taken inside and outside.  Located in Downtown Kirkwood, the train station is a perfect venue for a small wedding.

Pictures by Pixel Perfect Photography https://www.facebook.com/PixelPerfect224

Call Dani at 314-856-3405 for more information.

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Short n Sweet 3 Ceremony


TODAY IS A CELEBRATION. A CELEBRATION OF LOVE, OF COMMITMENT, OF FRIENDSHIP, OF FAMILY, AND OF TWO PEOPLE WHO ARE IN IT FOREVER.
THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY HAS BEEN AN IMPORTANT FEATURE ACROSS NEARLY EVERY CULTURE, RELIGION, GENERATION, AND SOCIETY. WE HAVE THOUSANDS OF IMPORTANT MOMENTS THAT HAPPEN THROUGHOUT OUR LIVES, BUT THIS ONE IS REGARDED AS ONE SO CRITICAL, WE ACKNOWLEDGE ITS SPECIAL STATUS BY SHARING IT WITH OTHERS.
LOVE IS WHAT WE ALL SHARE. IT’S THE GREAT UNIFIER – OUR ONE UNIVERSAL TRUTH. THAT NO MATTER WHO WE ARE, WHERE WE’VE COME FROM, WHAT WE BELIEVE, WE KNOW THIS ONE THING: LOVE IS WHAT WE’RE DOING RIGHT. THAT’S WHY YOU BOTH ARE STANDING HERE. THAT’S WHY YOU ARE ALL HERE TO WATCH THEM STAND UP HERE.
WE’RE HERE TO HOPE WITH YOU, TO SUPPORT YOU, TO BE PROUD OF YOU, AND TO REMIND YOU THAT LOVE ISN’T HAPPILY EVER AFTER, LOVE IS THE EXPERIENCE OF WRITING YOUR STORY. IT’S NOT ONE MOMENT. IT’S EVERY MOMENT.

BEFORE YOU ARE JOINED IN MARRIAGE IN MY PRESENCE AND THE PRESENCE OF THESE, YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, I AM TO REMIND YOU OF THE SOLEMN AND ENDURING NATURE OF THE RELATIONSHIP INTO WHICH YOU ARE ABOUT TO ENTER.

PLEASE ANSWER WITH I DO
WILL YOU , KEEP AS YOUR FAVORITE PERSON – TO LAUGH WITH HER, GO ON ADVENTURES WITH HER, SUPPORT HER THROUGH LIFE’S TOUGH MOMENTS, BE PROUD OF HER, GROW OLD WITH HER, AND FIND NEW REASONS TO LOVE HER EVERY DAY?

PLEASE ANSWER WITH I DO
WILL YOU, KEEP AS YOUR FAVORITE PERSON – TO LAUGH WITH HIM, GO ON ADVENTURES WITH HIM, SUPPORT HIM THROUGH LIFE’S TOUGH MOMENTS, BE PROUD OF HIM, GROW OLD WITH HM AND FIND NEW REASONS TO LOVE HIM EVERY DAY?
MAY THESE RINGS BE BLESSED AS THE SYMBOL OF THIS AFFECTIONATE UNION. THESE TWO LIVES ARE NOW JOINED IN AN UNBROKEN CIRCLE. MAY THESE RINGS ON THEIR FINGERS SYMBOLIZE THE TOUCH OF THE SPIRIT OF LOVE IN THEIR HEARTS:

IN PLACING THIS RING ON FINGER, PLEASE REPEAT AFTER ME:
I GIVE YOU THIS RING AS THE PLEDGE OF MY LOVE AND AS THE SYMBOL OF OUR UNITY.

IN PLACING THIS RING ON CHE FINGER PLEASE REPEAT AFTER ME
I GIVE YOU THIS RING, AS THE PLEDGE OF MY LOVE AND AS THE SYMBOL OF OUR UNITY

BY THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN ME BY THE STATE OF MO, I PRONOUNCE THAT THEY ARE UNITED IN MARRIAGE.
YOU MAY KISS YOUR BRIDE.
IT IS NOW MY GREAT HONOR TO BE THE FIRST TO PRESENT:

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