Denise headshot by LexieI’m Denise, owner of Windermere Elegant Wedding & Events.  Glad you stopped by for a visit.  Wanted to share a little bit about me.  I’ve been a wedding planner now for over  15 years.  It’s a privilege to be a part of my bride & groom’s special day.  I believe LOVE is DANCE, it’s so romantic. Weddings are my passion and helping that bride down the aisle still gives me goose bumps even after all these years.

I put my heart and soul into every event I plan.  It’s a journey, one we will share together.  And at the end of the day, I sit back and see all the smiles, laughter, and tears (that’s the best part of my job).  I don’t even consider my business a job; it’s who I am, it’s what I know, but more importantly it’s my passion (and I have to say I’m pretty darn good it, so I’ve been told).  More importantly, I believe in love (always have) as I’m in love with my adoring husband Ty of 35 years. I have three beautiful daughters – Octavia Bonds, Ashley Bonds (soon to be Shillingford) and JonTaye` Bonds.  I’m a loving mother and so proud of my family.

My favorite pastime is watching old mystery movies with a little cowboy action now and then.  “Murder She Wrote” is my all-time favorite.  I could curl up with a cozy blanket and a cup of coffee, or a glass of wine and watch episode after episode on a rainy day.  I enjoy an occasional movie every now and then, but Ty doesn’t like to sit with me.  I’m known for my laughter, and boy when I see a funny movie you better believe I can belly laugh with the best of them.  The kids say I’m embarrassing, I say it’s the entertainment.  Laughter is the heart and soul of life.  If you can’t laugh at yourself who can you laugh at?

Let’s see…what else? Well, I’m super organized, love planning weddings & events, addicted to check lists (I know, I’m crazy), and love to work out first thing in the morning to get my energy flowing for the day.  The sunshine gets me out of bed ready to tackle the day.  

Enough about me, I want to visit with you.  It’s important you are comfortable, and we make a good team.  So let’s get together, grab a cup of coffee, and dream about the biggest day of your life.  After all, LOVE is a DANCE; I just want to help you choreograph it.


Sunshine & Laughs,