Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Essence Atkins Says I Do


On Saturday, September 26, 2009 Essence Atkins of Half & Half married Jamie Mendez in Pasadena, California at the beautiful Ambassador Mansion & Gardens.  Essence met Jamie through on valentine’s day last year.  The bride wore a Stephen Yearnick Dress for the ceremony and an Angela Rivera (Jamie’s cousin) dress for the reception.  Essence walked down the aisle by herself and the couple opted not to have a bridal party.

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The menu was prepared by G. Garvin, which included Puerto Rican and traditional soul food such as macaroni & cheese, roasted pork, peach cobbler, plaintains, red velvet cupcakes, and arroz con dulce.

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The guests received match books and travel size candles.  The single guests were given a six month membership to  

Source: People, Essence