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HMM Wins 2014 WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award!

February 3rd, 2014

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Note from Paula and Martin- Today, we’re thrilled to share some exciting news- hot off the presses! We’re incredibly thankful to our wonderful couples who helped make this happen!

WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named Historic Mankin Mansion as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 for wedding venue category in Richmond!

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The esteemed awards are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year.

While many industry award winners are selected by the host organization, the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Historic Mankin Mansion. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“There’s no better way to start the year than by honoring the hard work, commitment and success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “It is exciting to celebrate a sixth year recognizing businesses whose clients believe they are committed to quality, professionalism and all around top-notch service. We are honored to recognize Historic Mankin Mansion for their impressive achievements within the wedding industry.”

As a Couples’ Choice Awards™ winner, Historic Mankin Mansion is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout North America and abroad.

To learn more about the Couple’s Choice Awards™, please visit www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards.

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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Richmond Weddings: Sarah and Justin

January 27th, 2014

Everyone here at Historic Mankin Mansion is just swooning over Sarah and Justin’s gorgeous wedding! We are delighted to share a few of our favorite photos, which we know you’ll adore:

From the bridesmaids dresses to the programs, we love how Sarah and Justin chose to incorporate soft touches of blush throughout their Big Day. Congratulations and best wishes for the future to this lovely couple!

A big thank you to  Mike Miriello Photography for helping us share Sarah and Justin’s “I do’s” today!

See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding venue & resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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HMM in the News: Richmond Weddings Magazine!

January 21st, 2014

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It is that time again. Richmond Weddings Magazine is here and  we are thrilled to say that we were able to share our expertise in several different articles!

Unique Ceremony Rituals- Page 18

Entertaining n the River City- Page 26

Here Comes the Bride: Creative Ways to Make an Entrance- Page 34

Following the Dress Code- Page 40

A Glimpse of RVA in your Wedding- Page 60

Showing your Wedding Party Appreciation: Have Fun with It!- Page 162

Keep Calm and Plan On- Page 194

We hope you’ll also enjoy the lovely winter wedding inspiration shoot featured on pages 90-91, which we were honored to host!

Click HERE to find out where to pick up your latest copy. Our sincerest thanks to our friends at Richmond Weddings Magazine for the opportunity to contribute!

See you soon,
~Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding venue & resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

 

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Richmond Wedding: Lauren and Justin

January 20th, 2014

We love an enthusiastic, fun-loving bridal party and everyone in Lauren and Justin’s wedding was just that! This happy couple’s wedding day was simply beautiful from beginning to end, which is exactly why we are excited to share a few of our favorite photos from their big day!

Thanks to McCool Portrait Design for perfectly capturing Lauren and Justin’s “I do’s”  and for sharing these photos!

See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding venue/resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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Richmond Wedding: Megan and Kit

January 13th, 2014

We are thrilled to share the wedding of Megan and Kit with you today as captured by Mykkah Photography. Megan and Kit’s wedding was absolutely beautiful and we love their attention to detail. From the map and key place cards to the bride and groom silhouette cake topper, they did a perfect job showcasing their personality throughout their Big Day.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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See you at the Richmond Wedding Expo this Sunday!

January 8th, 2014

The Richmond Wedding Expo organized by Richmond Weddings Magazine is this coming Sunday, January 12,  at the Downtown Marriott and we here at  Historic Mankin Mansion are excited to be a part of the day once again!

Doors open at 12pm and we cannot wait to talk to all of the eager brides about their Big Day. Don’t miss out on the fun and be sure to register for the exciting door prizes that are up for grabs. Click HERE for more information.

We hope to see you there! Be sure to stop by, say hi and find out all that Historic Mankin Mansion has to offer you for your wedding!

See you soon,
~Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

Photo Credit: http://www.richmondweddings.com

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HMM in the News: Virginia Living!

January 7th, 2014

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We wanted to take a moment to share the great news that Historic Mankin Mansion has once again been selected by Virginia Living Magazine as one of the top Wedding Vendors of 2014!

You can find us in the latest issue under the Central Virginia category of “Venues: Weekend Destinations.” A special congratulations to our fellow wedding professionals who were also included in this honor.

We’d also like to extend our thanks to not only Virginia Living, but to our friends, colleagues and brides who support us every day. We sincerely could not do it without you.

See you soon,
~Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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Richmond Wedding: Renee and Lloyd

January 6th, 2014

Today we are very excited to share the wedding of Renee and Lloyd! The newlyweds had a stunning autumn wedding and incorporated seasonal florals to accompany their lush purple color palette. We love their attention to detail, especially the groom and groomsmen shotgun shell boutonnieres! While it was hard to choose, here are a few of our favorite photos from Renee and Lloyd’s wedding day! Enjoy!

Congratulations to Renee and Lloyd and our thanks to Arli Quinn Photography for the images!

See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2013

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We guess it’s true what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!”

It is incredibly hard to believe that once the clock strikes midnight tonight we are in a brand new year. We owe a huge thank you to our brides, friends, employees and colleagues who made 2013 the successful and wonderful year that it was!

We here at Historic Mankin Mansion wish you the very best as we usher in 2014.

See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2013

It’s officially the most wonderful time of the year! We wanted to take the opportunity today to wish all of our fantastic employees, past and future brides and grooms, colleagues, friends and family a Merry Christmas. May your day be filled with memories you’ll cherish all year long!

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See you soon,
Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.

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