Sunset Wedding in Lakeland | Shanda and Bo

Bride cries during wedding reception.
Smooth cobbled stone surrounded the lake. The water was still. The sun glimmered as it crept lower in the sky. A hush fell over the crowd. Bo could see Shanda. His bride. His best friend.


Their eyes met for the first time that day. Tears filled both of their eyes. Today, the day of their sunset wedding in Lakeland, had finally come. The moment they had dreamed of. The moment they had prayed for. And they were more than ready.


“The moment they had dreamed of. The moment they had prayed for.”


Shanda and Bo,

From the moment we met, one thing stood out about you two. Marriage was real to you. It wasn’t something flippant. It wasn’t something temporary.

Marriage was a lifelong commitment to your best friend. And, over the months, I have continually been amazed by your excitement and preparation to start life together. And to start it right.

Between full time jobs, gym time, social lives, and a Master’s degree, you two were there for each other. You prayed for each other. You uplifted each other. And you cheered for each other. Every. Single. Day.

I cannot count the times I’ve teared up when looking at your posts. Because you made it known to the world that you adore each other. And you will fight for each other.

And, as you start your marriage, I want you to remember those two things. Those two things that you already profess on a daily basis. Adore each other. And fight for each other. Always.

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Daniels! I pray blessings and happiness for your sweet marriage!



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Bride and groom dance at wedding reception.

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Bride and groom laugh during toasts.

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Fabulous Vendor Team for Shanda & Bobby’s Sunset Wedding in Lakeland

Wedding Planner: Blown Away Events

Venue: The Magnolia Building

Wedding Gown: CC’s Bridal Boutique

Bridesmaid’s Dresses: David’s Bridal & Honey Qiao

Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse

Makeup Artist: Nicki Mac Brides

Hair Artist: Brandi Frye-Odom

Florist: Events in Bloom

Videographer: Hanna Lynn Films

Catering: L&L Events

Cake Artist: Trudy Melissa Cakes

Entertainment: DJ Florida Player

Jeweler: Kay’s & SuperJeweler

Invitations: Truly Engaging by MagnetStreet



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