A Salute to You.....


I just wanted to post a short blurb this morning and give a shout out to all those enlisted in the military, the spouses of our service women and men, and the families of those serving and have served. Everyday life is run completely different than a normal civilian….the stresses, the worries etc. For those of you who don’t know…..it’s incredibly tough.

……..now try planning a wedding on top of that.

As a former marine wife (my first marriage), and my Dad in the air force….I can relate to all of you out there. Now, I was still a kid when my dad was still serving…..but my Mom would tell me countless stories of planning the wedding, getting married, then raising us kids while my Dad was serving. These stories soothed my anxiety when I got married for the first time at the young age of 22. We were young and in love, and as a marine whose M.O. was infantry, we knew a deployment was coming.

…..and it did.

So we did what most others do….had a small civil ceremony and then planned on having the big wedding after he returned. However, even planning a civil ceremony was tough because he was out of town so much, and I was rarely able to speak with him. I know many who can vouch for me…..but planning anything when your spouse or significant other is in the military is futile. Plans are non-existent, because your time really isn’t yours.

Now, my marriage only lasted a year, and years later here I am married to a fabulous man and am over the moon. He grew up with both parents in the military, so even though he never was in the service himself, he has a special place in his heart for all those who have served as well. While my marriage was a short one; my respect for military wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends etc. grew even more (on top of the respect that I already had). It takes a lot of strength and patience…..and for that I tip my hat to you.

All that being said…..in honor of Veteran’s day this Friday, I wanted to post up a coupon code for 15% off your purchase with us. In addition of course, we are available to help you in whatever way possible, because we understand that you have a lot on your plate. From attire to décor, we can help make sure everything is in order and is of top quality. Having just planned a wedding myself, I can definitely relate to all the chaos and stress that you are feeling……and as corny as it sounds, I want to help you have the wedding of your dreams with minimal stress. You deal with more than enough the other 364 days….you deserve at least ONE day where you do nothing but enjoy your significant other.

The coupon code VETERAN15 is running all this week and ends at midnight on Friday the 11th. Just type that code in at checkout to receive your discount. If you have any questions, please let us know! The best way to reach us is info@rdevine.com.

……we are only an email away. 

A big thank you to those who have served, are serving, and continue to serve. We salute you!


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