From Bumble to Bend, for Reece and Katy the dating period was a whirlwind. Originally from Maryland, Katy was in Texas for a work assignment. She was only supposed to be in the state for 3-months but after meeting Reece, she knew it was forever. 

After the first date of paddleboarding, followed by food at The Backyard in Waco, the duo spent as much time together as possible. The pieces really started coming together when Reece let the L-word slip, and Katy was offered a full-time position to stay in Texas permanently.

A year later, they’d planned a trip to Bend to go hiking. Unfortunately the park was closed, but Reece had much bigger plans for the day! 

They found a pretty spot by the water and after asking Katy to get a good photo of the view, Reece got all set up and down on one knee. But Katy found a better vantage point for the photo and took off for a better view.

Reece got up, moved, set back up, and knelt back down, and that’s when Katy finally turned around. It was the perfect engagement.

Why the Silver Spur Resort?

The Silver Spur Resort was the first venue that Reece and Katy visited. When it came down to it the packages were perfect, the price was right, and the location was absolutely stunning. 

The ceremony area, the barn for the reception, and an amazing number of on-site rooms and cabins for out of town guests sealed the deal. Plus it was in a very convenient location for all of their local guests. 

Technology for the Win!

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Reece and Katy decided to go ahead with their special day. While it meant that not as many friends and family could attend, a remedy was available thanks to technology!  

They were able to live-stream all of the special moments from the first dance to the cake cutting and everything in between. Even though the room wasn’t as full, they know in their hearts that they were able to celebrate with everyone they love!

cake cutting at Katy & Reece's wedding at silver spur resort
first dance at the barn at the silver spur resort

Why Was Your Wedding Magical?

All of the vendors were a pleasure to work with and made it a breeze to have the day come together exactly as they envisioned. Plus the stress level was so low it seemed unreal they were planning a wedding day!

Their photographer, Kaitlyn with The Big and Bright was amazing and captured all of the moments they didn’t know they’d want to remember. The pictures were absolutely gorgeous and not a detail was missed. 

The DJ, Dave Smith, was the best. He was so fun to work with and kept the party going. Plus, the food. Oh, the amazing food! Q & Brew was insanely delicious and the desserts from Confection Connection were delectable!

What Advice Would You Give to Other Newlyweds? 

Enjoy it! Don’t sweat the small stuff and just stay in the moment. No matter what happens, the day is going to be absolutely beautiful because it’s your wedding day! 

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Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be riddled with stress. When you choose the right venue, with the perfect staff, and amazing vendor connections, planning is a breeze. So, come stay for the weekend to relax and get ready for your big day. Or, just show up the day of the ceremony with confidence that your wedding team has everything under control! 

Whatever you choose, just know that The Silver Spur Resort is here for you and we will do everything in our power to create the perfect wedding day for you!

The Aycock Wedding Vendor Team

Venue: The Barn at the Silver Spur Resort
Photography: The Big and Bright
Cakes: The Confection Connection
Catering: Q & Brew
Florist: Billie Rose Floral
DJ: Heart, Light, and Sound
Hair & Makeup: Tease to Please (Ashley Zwick)

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