Marissa is a member of our Brides Club for Jewish and Jew-ish brides.
Inside Brides Club, I personally help you to minimize wedstress and overwhelm, and maximize your wedding budget. Oh – and every Brides Club member gets a free smash glass pouch (designed by me) for under the chuppah posted out to them too. Mazal Tov!
Come and join Brides Club too – for advice, discounts, community, sisterhood… and your sanity!
Where are you from? Clifton, Virginia
What do you do for a living? Project Administrator
How did you meet your partner? Match.com
When did you first know you were in love? I knew about two months after we started dating – we went to the symphony and they had a guest violin soloist. We both disliked it so much, Mark turned to me and asked if we could leave and I was so relieved he felt the same way!
ABOUT YOUR WEDDING
When and where did you get married? We got married in France in 2016
What was your wedding song for walking down the aisle? ‘Sky full of stars’ by Coldplay – performed by a string trio
How many guests did you invite to your wedding? About 150
What was your favorite part of/thing about your wedding day?The food! It was all so yummy
Best wedding planning tip? Make sure you trust your wedding planner
Wedding vendors you would recommend? Marry Me in France
Where did you go on honeymoon? The south of France
What does marriage mean to you? Having a partner in life. Someone to be with you through all of the ups and downs.
Has your relationship with your partner changed since you got married? I think it’s continued to get stronger. We’ve had a lot of hardships in the last two years and I think being there for each other through it all has made us appreciate each other more.
Secret to a happy relationship? Try to have patience with each other. Remember that you’re on the same team.
ABOUT YOUR JEWISH LIFE
Fave meal to eat together on Friday night? Duck, potatoes, red wine! Yum ????
Fave Jewish festival Purim – I love dressing up + hamantaschen
Fave piece of Judaica in your home The mezuzah I purchased in Jerusalem
Fave Jewish food Challah!
Fave Jewish tradition Lighting candles on Shabbat. I also love tashlich
What did you love most about being a SMASHING LIFE member?
I love being a smashing life member because of the community and support!
Top of your Bucket List: Travel as much as possible to as many places as possible!
Perfect weekend is…Snuggling up at home watching movies with my hubby + daughter and/or going out to dinner on Saturday night 🙂
Happiness is… Being with my family ♥️
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