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Kimberly + Corey: Memories at Maison Lafitte

Kimberly Babin and Corey Burlette

“An Intimate Affair” | November 3, 2018

Written by Marielle Songy and Jessica Burke
Photography by Sandra O’Claire, Eau Claire Photographics

Kimberly recalls the moment that would change her life forever – the moment that her husband Corey proposed. For months, Corey had planned a vacation to Cabo and coordinated an elaborate proposal. The itinerary included sailing aboard a yacht that would take the couple to Lover’s Beach and the Arch of San Lucas with a photographer aboard to capture portraits “for Christmas cards.”  As they posed on the bow of the boat, Corey dropped to one knee and presented her with a ring.  Of course, Kimberly said “Yes!”

The historic Maison Lafitte in Mandeville features a beautiful wrap around porch | PHOTOGRAPHER: Eau Claire Photographics

Kimberly and Corey were married at Maison Lafitte in Mandeville where they also celebrated their reception.

Guests enjoyed mini King Cakes from Randazzo’s | PHOTOGRAPHER: Eau Claire Photographics

Kimberly describes standing at the altar with Corey as her favorite part of the day. “Looking into the eyes of the man I have loved for over six years and feeling such happiness and love – I just cannot describe that type of feeling!” she shares.

After the ceremony, Kimberly and Corey were ready to celebrate with friends and family and dance the night away. They treated their guests to a Champagne bubbly bar, mini king cakes and they orchestrated a sparkler exit before heading to a cozy after-party at The Barley Oak with close family and friends.

A Champagne Bubbly Bar | PHOTOGRAPHER: Eau Claire Photographics

“It was so fun to continue the party and have those we cherish most with us!” Kimberly shares.

Vendor Credits;

PHOTOGRAPHY: Eau Claire Photographics | BRIDE’S GOWN: Town & Country Bridal | GETTING READY LOCATIONS: Airbnb in Covington & Cressy House | CEREMONY + RECEPTION LOCATION: Maison Lafitte-Mandeville | OFFICIANT: Eddie Swan | REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION: The Lakehouse- Mandeville | BRIDESMAIDS’ GOWNS: Bella Bridesmaids | GROOM/GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Tuxedos to Geaux | VIDEOGRAPHER: Mary M. Cinema | FLORIST: The Plant Gallery | BAKERY: Nonna Randazzos | CEREMONY MUSIC: Fine Arts Ensemble | RECEPTION ENTERTAINMENT: Larry Dewit- Music Source Media | TRANSPORTATION: Marcel’s Limousines | HAIR & MAKEUP: Hair- Nicole Pigeon; Makeup-Megan Marks | HONEYMOON: St. Lucia | WEDDING PLANNER/DESIGNER: Chloe Henderson- Glo Event Decor | CATERER: Maison Lafitte/The Lakehouse | FAVORS: Etsy |  INVITATIONS: Scriptura

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