Staff Spotlight | Melanie | Hidden Falls

Get to know all the staff of Walters Wedding Estates with our new Staff Spotlight!

Melanie Freund

1.How long have you worked at WWE? What’s your position?

I have worked at WWE since December 2016, so almost 9 months! I am an Assistant Venue Director at Hidden Falls.

  1. Why do you love your job? favorite part?

I love my job because of the people I get to work with. We have an amazing and close knit team that has become my second family. All of us go above and beyond to make each family feel so special and help them create their perfect day.

  1. What is your favorite wedding moment from working at WWE?

One of my favorite wedding moments is when you get to open the doors for the bride. On one side of the door you have the bride who is so nervous and excited and on the other you have the groom who is trying to hold back tears! Once you open the doors their reactions are so honest and pure and it makes working for a wedding venue ten times better! I also love getting to see every wedding come together because each one is different and special in its own way!

  1. What do you do when you’re not working? (hobbies)

When I am not working I am spending time with family, friends and my dog! I really like trying new places to eat and travelling to new cities.

  1. How often do you update your social media?

I probably do not update my social media as much as I should. Most of the time I just browse to see what other people are doing and my Snapchat consists only of my dog!

  1. Who would play you in a movie about your life?

If I had to pick an actress to play me in a movie I would choose Emma Watson. She had brown hair and brown eyes and I think it would be fun to have a British accent!

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  1. What song is your personal theme song?

My personal theme song is Castle on the Hill. I think this song is so fun and I love my family and hometown so this always reminds me of them.

  1. Which TV show will you never get tired of binge watching?

I love the TV show Big Brother! I like the competition and the psychological aspect of the show.

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  1. Where would you go for your dream vacation?

My dream vacation would be a cruise through the Greek Isles! I would fly into Rome and tour the city for a few days and then jump on a week cruise through the islands!

  1. What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?

If I won the lottery I would probably buy a house! I wish I could spend it on a new car or vacation, but I would really want to buy a house and be able to pay it all off!

  1. What is your all-time favorite restaurant?

My favorite restaurant is Whiskey Cake! I love the style of the restaurant and all of their food is unique and kinda weird but everything is so yummy!

​ 12. What’s your go-to drink, coffee, tea or coke?

My go-to drink is probably coffee but I do enjoy green tea!

  1. What is something people wouldn’t know about you? (hidden talent, nick name, etc…)

One thing some people do not know about me is that I love flowers and I hope to become a florist someday! Of course if you have talked to me for more than a hour I will probably end up telling you!

  1. Do you have any pets? Names? (Pictures)

I have one perfect pet, Eleanor, and she is a 6 month old golden Cocker Spaniel.

Well did you learn something that you didn’t know before?  Stay tuned as we feature more staff from the Walters family.  

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Where Are They Now?│The Two Taylors │ Newlyweds │Aristide Mansfield │Wedding │Married

We followed up with the two Taylors who got married February 13, 2016.  Taylor Hernandez became Taylor Cook, alongside her husband Taylor Nelson-Cook.  The two have accomplished a lot in the time they have been married. We partnered with them to ask a few questions to see how they are doing since their big day.

-My husband, Taylor, and I got married at Aristide on February 13, 2016.

  1.    Where did you go for your honeymoon?

Cancun Mexico

  1.   What is the biggest change you’ve had to make as a couple?

We moved from Tyler, TX to Fort Worth, TX in August 2016 WHILE I was 4 months pregnant.

  1.   What has been the happiest moment you’ve shared since the big day?

The day our son, Liam, was born, February 3, 2017

  1.   Have you gotten any household pets?

We have two dogs! Duke & London. We got Duke two months after we got married.

  1.    Have you moved to a new place? Bought a house? If so, where?

We moved to Fort Worth and just signed a contract to build a house in West Fort Worth!

  1.   What is the craziest adventure you’ve had together so far?

We went to England in May of 2016 after my father-in-law passed away to take his ashes back to his homeland and went to all of his favorite spots, saw where he grew up and went to school and found out that we were expecting our first child!

  1.   What did you do for your one-year anniversary?

We just had a simple dinner since our son was born 10 days before

  1.   Do you have any children?  If so how old and what are their names? Are you expecting?

We have one son, Liam Dean Nelson-Cook, who is almost 7 months old.

  1.   What was your favorite part of the wedding day?

Our ceremony was very special. Just sharing it with all of our friends and family, seeing everyone have so much fun. To this day, we constantly hear about how beautiful our wedding was and how much fun everyone had! That’s a huge testimony to how wonderful Aristide is.

  1. If you could have changed anything about your wedding day, what would it be?

To dance more

  1.  What is your favorite date night?

Getting really dressed up and going to our favorite dinner spot then snuggling and watching a movie at home.

  1. Do you have any advice for other couples’ first year of marriage?

Hang in there.  It’s a tough year and sometimes it’s not because of one another but because of life and how things change and challenge you – face them together. Choose to love every day, even when it’s the hardest, choose to love.

Wow! It sounds like they have been busy.  It was so great to hear from such a beautiful couple.  We wish Taylor and Taylor all the best as they continue their journey through marriage.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief | Donate Today | San Antonio Food Bank | Walters Wedding Estates | Texas Wedding Venues

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As you all know Hurricane Harvey has deeply impacted our state. We want to Make a Difference and assist in any way we can at Walters Wedding Estates. We are setting up drives at our venue the next few days for supplies needed during this time. We have partnered with San Antonio Food Bank to organize a drive at Hidden Falls.

Thank you so much for your generosity and support!

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Hurricane Harvey Relief | Donate Today | Trusted World | Walters Wedding Estates | Texas Wedding Venues

Harvey Flyer

As you all know Hurricane Harvey has deeply impacted our state. We want to Make a Difference and assist in any way we can at Walters Wedding Estates. We are setting up drives at our venues the next few days for supplies needed during this time. We have partnered with Trusted World to organize a drive at our venues. Trusted World is an organization that is based in Allen, TX, and they have drop-off sites set up in Dallas for supplies and items needed.

Thank you so much for your generosity and support!

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You’re Invited to the Aristide | Mansfield Open House! | Fort Worth Wedding Venues | DFW Wedding Venues | Texas Wedding Venues | Walters Wedding Estates

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You’re invited to join us at the Aristide | Mansfield Open House happening Wednesday, September 13th from 5:30 – 7:30PM. This is the perfect opportunity to see our beautiful Italian-inspired venue! Meet with incredibly talented vendors, find wedding inspiration, sample delicious food and meet our Aristide | Mansfield team! We are dedicated to transforming your wedding day dreams into a reality. We hope to see you there!

Remi’s Ridge at Hidden Falls | 570 N Walnut Drive, Mansfield, TX 76063

September 13th from 5:30 – 6:30PM (Come and Go!)

RSVP to Info@AristideEvents.com | Call 817.842.1212

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We are Hiring! | Wedding Dream Team | Apply Today | Open Positions | Walters Wedding Estates | Texas Wedding Venues

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The Wedding Dream Team is hiring! Visit our website to apply for these opportunities:

Full Time Event Coordinator – Denton & Mansfield

Part Time Event Coordinator – Denton

Part Time Operations Assistant – DFW

www.WaltersWeddingEstates.com/Careers

For Server & Bartender opportunities in DFW, please email Daniel@WaltersWeddingEstates.com.

For Server & Bartender opportunities in Austin & San Antonio, please email Carlos@WaltersWeddingEstates.com.

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You’re Invited to the Hidden Falls Open House! | Remi’s Ridge | Hayes Hollow | Walters Wedding Estates | Hill Country Venues | Texas Wedding Venues

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You’re invited to visit us at the Hidden Falls Open House happening Sunday, September 10th from 1:00 – 4:00PM. This is the perfect opportunity to see Remi’s Ridge and the newly opened Hayes Hollow! Meet with some incredibly talented vendors, find wedding inspiration, sample delicious food and meet our Hidden Falls team! We are dedicated to transforming your wedding day dreams into a reality. We hope to see you there!

Hayes Hollow at Hidden Falls | 2222 Bridal Veil, Spring Branch, TX 78070

Remi’s Ridge at Hidden Falls | 2225 Bridal Veil, Spring Branch, TX 78070

September 10th from 1:00 – 4:00PM (Come and Go!)

RSVP to Info@HiddenFallsEvents.com | Call 830.228.4880

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