Whites, Creams and Greens: A Neutral Color Palette

by Craig Chapman, photography by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter

Flowers are one of the most important, yet often overlooked, elements in a wedding. They can add touches of elegance and emotion to a wedding, but picking the right color palette and style can be a daunting decision. Pulling your floral components together into one beautiful […]

Bring It Home

By Craig Chapman, Photos by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter

At home weddings are one of the biggest trends this year; they are also one of the most intimate ways you can share your special day with friends, family, and guests. Whether it’s your own home, a family home, or a rental property, the home setting […]

Saying Their ‘I Do’s’

The Journey of Marriage is Sweeter in the Florida Tropics

by Jamie Field

Whether as a bridesmaid, a parent, or just a friend, being part of a young couple’s nuptials, as they officially begin a life together, is an emotional affair filled with hope, joy, and optimism. Throw in a beautiful Florida setting and you can appreciate […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Space Coast

Here at SpaceCoast Living we love celebrating love. This February we will be celebrating you, our readers and fans, by having a month of giveaways on our Facebook page.

Love In Bloom on the Space Coast

First crush to old flame, friendship to fix up, people meet their mates in a variety of ways. But it takes a special pair to see a quality marriage endure over time and through obstacles. In honor of the month devoted to love, chocolates and hearts, SpaceCoast Living takes a look at five remarkable couples who share their unique and heartfelt stories.

Day In the Life: Penny Flaherty

Penny Flaherty runs a tight ship. She has many titles, but she is best known as, “The Boat Lady.” As founder of both Island Boat Lines and the Indian River Queen, Penny handles all of the sales and marketing, as well as the Queen’s events and onsite weddings.

Time to Celebrate

When it comes to special occasions, the Thornado Hospitality Group has not one but two top tier choices to consider - River Rocks, directly on the Indian River, and Calilou, in the heart of Downtown Melbourne.

Timeless Love, Space Coast Style

By: Suzanne Fox Sevel

Happy couples can be drawn together by fate, friendship, a car ride, a glance across a crowded dance floor, or because each one thought the other was cute. Whether it is love at first sight or a friendship that blossoms into something more, great couples have more than one thing in common. […]

Couple Connection

Dynamic duos, perfect pairs, contented couples. Whatever they’re called these twosomes are committed to staying strong throughout the years. Read on to learn how these couples balance everyday pressures with making their love last.

In Sickness and In Health


When Theresa Williams was diagnosed with breast cancer the week of her 50th birthday, husband Mike’s initial reaction was anger.

“Of course you wonder-why her?” Mike remembers. “I was angry, how could this happen to my lovely wife, someone who eats well and takes care of herself?

But eventually I came to realize everyone in their life […]

Two Become One: SpaceCoast Living Weddings…

Planning your dream wedding? Look no further than the exquisite wedding vendors we have right here on the Space Coast… Click the links below to explore different vendors for your perfect day.
Settings and Stones: Jon’s Fine Jewelry
Idyllis Elegance: Hilton Rialto
Beautiful Bridal Blossoms: Suntree Florist and Gifts
Picture Perfect: Tradewinds Restaurant at Duran Golf
All Dressed in White: […]

An Affair to Remember: Holiday Inn – Viera


No doubt, planning a wedding is stressful. Selecting the reception venue is one of the biggest decisions a bride must make, but it’s only the start of the decision-making process. From linens and lighting, to flowers and food and everything in between, sorting the details of your big day can prove to […]

The Marriage Celebration of Aleshia Panbamrung and Capt. Paul Hayes Jr., USAF

The Marriage Celebration of Aleshia Panbamrung and Capt. Paul Hayes Jr., USAF to kickoff the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida Destination wedding website. Febuary 29, 2012. Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront

Making it “Work” as Husband and Wife

Working together for the first time has brought about a whole new dynamic in the lives of Burton and Jennifer Toole, owners of Amovius LLC, a software solutions company in Melbourne.  “You really don’t ever take a break from it,” Jennifer said.  “One minute, we’re talking about the kids, the next minute we’re talking about, […]

Happily Ever After

Happily ever after isn’t just for fairy tales. Just ask these Space Coast couples who’ve shared decades of love and togetherness long after they first said, “I do.”

Married 21 years
Dr. Cedric and Katia Chenet
Childhood friendship grows into a lifetime commitment

They’ve known each other almost all their lives

“My first memories of Cedric are him playing with […]

Romantic Destination Weddings

A destination wedding doesn’t always mean getting on a plane and traveling to an exotic destination far from home. Brides and grooms can stay close avoiding additional costs and hassle and still “get away” by choosing one of these beautiful spots not too far from the Space Coast.

Tavern and Chapel in the Garden

This unique and […]

Stepping Out with Space Coast Singles

Historic Downtown Melbourne nightspots provide the perfect backdrop for some of the area’s most eligible Space Coast singles.

Dream Weddings on the Space Coast

When it comes to planning gorgeous dream weddings on the Space Coast, Brevard County offers some unique locations in addition to the more traditional options.