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The young bride-to-be knew she wanted to wear her mother’s dress, but desired a more modern design. She approached Phenix City dress designer Loren Corcoran to transform the 80s gown to a modern day wedding dress. “We’ve been able to do just that!” says Corocoran, 27, owner of Loren Elizabeth Designs. “We wanted to keep the sentimental value so we’ve been able to take this
Eleve spa sits in the clouds adjacent to Auburn Dental Spa or at least you feel as if you’re floating on air. The soft-toned walls, the relaxing scents, the “greige” wood flooring all combine to lighten any load by taking away all stress. From the apple cinnamon water in the relaxation room to the warm towel wraps during a massage, from the plush bath robes
While newly married couples dream of happily ever after, some find a lifetime of bliss, as others fall apart under the strain of life’s struggles. Several East Alabama couples, who have been married 50 years or longer, share their thoughts and secrets of having a lasting, happy marriage. Shirley and Henry Helmke March 24, 1957 Shirley and Henry Helmke met while in college and dated