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Memorable Stock’s Manor Wedding

Apr 6, 2022

It may have been the day after April 1st, but there were definitely no jokes to be found! Samantha and Brad’s Stock’s Manor Wedding will be one to remember! From stunning details and never-ending smiles to an ice cream truck as the final treat, this day perfectly captured their love!

And to have the honor to photograph it is something I will never take lightly!

As Brad stood at the front of the aisle at the stunning Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, the guests, in unison, came to a silence. He stood with the biggest smile I had ever seen. Almost jumping out of his shoes with so much excitement!

The whole morning, all he could say was how excited he was to see her!

Bridesmaids slowly started to descend down the aisle, one-by-one. Each giving him a quick smile to let him know they were so excited for the two of them to start this next chapter. It was a simple but special moment. As the music changed tune, the priest asked for all to rise. The moment was finally here. Around the corner came Samantha in her stunning Oleg Cassini dress. Her hand was clenched around her brother’s arm. His hand on top to let her know he was with her every step. Supporting her and showing her how much he loves her. Halfway down the aisle, Samantha looked over to her brother and smiled. The two of them knew exactly what it meant, and that was all that mattered!

It was such a special moment for the two siblings before she was given away.

Brad, waiting as she took each step, was fighting back tears. Tears of excitement. Tears of happiness. And tears because she was the most beautiful person he could have ever imagined. And in an hour, he was going to be able to call her his wife!

His emotions were the happiest they had ever been!

As the priest motioned Brad to come forward and meet Samantha, you could see the excitement exuding from him. He got there as soon as he could! Stopping to give her brother a hug, and then reaching for Samantha’s hand. As their two hands touched, they locked eyes. It was finally their wedding day! Let me tell you, it was one of the best wedding days as well. The people that surrounded these two were just the kindest! So sweet. So inviting. And a ton of fun! It instantly felt like I was seeing an old group of friends from high school!

Samantha and Brad truly have the best support system!

It makes complete sense because Samantha and Brad are the sweetest people as well. Always excited to meet new people, and when you are talking to them, it truly feels like they are fully engaged! That your conversation is the most important thing to them at that moment! No wonder everyone loves to be around them!

I didn’t want the day to end!

Looking back through all the photos as I put the blog together, I found myself smiling from ear-to-ear. There were just so many special moments to remember. I am so excited for them to have these memories forever! Below are some of my absolute favorites and just a snippet of what an incredible day it was! Enjoy!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

wedding invitation surrounded by mauve and white roses and wedding rings and bride's white high heels
close up photo of gold wedding rings resting inside one another atop couple's floral wedding invitation
bride and groom sharing their first kiss during wedding ceremony inside beautiful catholic church in central pennsylvania
bride wearing lacy wedding gown surrounded by her bridesmaids and flower girl wearing mauve gowns at stock's manor
couple surrounded by their bridal party on sunny spring day at stock's manor in mechanicsburg, pennsylvania
groom walking slightly ahead of his groomsmen in candid photo outside at stock's manor
groom looking at camera as his six groomsmen look to the sides at stock's manor
bride and groom standing close together on front porch of gorgeous historic stone home at stock's manor
bride and groom resting their foreheads together as bride holds her mauve and white bouquet outdoors at stock's manor
couple holding hands as bride looks down and groom rests his nose against her forehead at stock's manor
groom dancing with his mom during wedding reception at stock's manor
bride and groom holding hands and looking in opposite directions by stone wall in mechanicsburg, pennsylvania
groom dips his bride back as they kiss in front of old stone wall at stock's manor
groom leaning back against stone wall and smiling at camera as bride looks and smiles at him in central pennsylvania
groom behind the dj's table with this bride by his side as they select a song during their reception at stock's manor
bride and groom enjoying ice cream cones from sarah's creamery during wedding reception at stock's manor
bride and groom holding hands as they walk up stairs of porch to historic home at stock's manor in mechanicsburg, pennsylvania

The Amazing Vendor Team:

Wedding Planner | Stock’s Manor

Ice Cream Truck | Sarah’s Creamery

Wedding Dress | David’s Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer | Oleg Cassini

Bridesmaid’s Dress | David’s Bridal

Groom’s Attire | Express

Groomsmen’s Attire | Express

Flowers | Sola Wood Flowers and Michael’s

DJ | Ryan Miller Entertainment

Videographer | Shawn Fisher Productions

Hair Stylist | Studio 110

Makeup Artist | Makeup by Chelsea

Invitations | The Knot

Caterer | Stock’s Manor

Venue | Stock’s Manor

More HMP Weddings:
Winter Lititz Springs Inn & Spa Wedding

Rustic Walnut Grove Farms Wedding


  1. Abigail Howett says:

    Good afternoon,

    My fiancé (Austin Showe) and I are looking for a photographer for our wedding. We came across your account and fell in love with your work. I was hoping you are available on 9/23/22.

    • Heather says:

      Hi Abigail! First off, CONGRATS! So excited for you two! Secondly, I am so excited to you came across my work 🙂 I would love to chat more with you about your day. If you don’t mind filling out the contact form on my website, that will be a perfect place to start and for me to learn a little bit more about you!

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