About Us: "If I could rearrange the alphabet, I'd put U and I together."

Love Affair has multiple packages available. From simple consultations and bespoke vendor recommendations to event design, coordination and planning. We have a package and budget range for every affair.
Originally The Wedding Belle, focused all of their attention on wedding planning. Now we have joined forces, Love Affair has the capability to customize planning packages for all events. We want you to Fall in Love with your Affair.

  • Who Are We?
    Owner, Leslie Wiseman

    Leslie founded The Wedding Belle in 2005, and has been planning weddings and events for 13 seasons!
    Leslie is loud and loves to dance!
    Leslie is proud to be a designer, coordinator and event consultant, but also being an advocate for her clients!
    Leslie is a distinguished graduate of the Association of Bridal Consultants development program - the only program dedicated exclusively to serving wedding professionals and brides worldwide, since 1955.
    Leslie and her wife Jenny are the proud mommies of Isabella and Luciano, and their puppy Maddy - all who can be found regularly in the Love Affair office, learning the ropes!

    Senior Planner & Marketing Manager, Elise Parham

    Elise has planned well over 200 weddings!
    Elise is quiet and loves to laugh!
    Elise lived in London, England for 5 years, where she planned & executed weddings and events for prestigious caterers and venues- including the Royal Albert Hall!
    Elise has her Masters Degree in Event Marketing Management, she graduated with honors.
    Elise and her husband moved back to New England from Old England, in April 2015, with their British kitty, Vinny!
    Elise's son Riley was born on the 4th of July, 2016!

    Lead Wedding Coordinator & Director of Seacoast Hitched Heroes, Hannah Switzer

    Hannah grew up in Lee, NH and loves the Seacoast!
    Hannah was an intern at Love Affair for two years while finishing her degree in Hospitality Management at the University of New Hampshire.
    Hannah starts all her days at the office with a smile... once she's had at least one cup of coffee!
    Hannah loves the final execution of an event. It makes her very proud to know that all her hard work made the event a success!
    In her free time, Hannah enjoys working out, playing with her pup Bentley, and trying new and delicious foods.

    Lead Wedding Coordinator, Emily Beals


    Emily recently received her Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management at Endicott College. She is working towards her Master's Degree in Management from Lasell College, graduating in 2019.
    Emily grew up in Gorham, NH and loves going to the beach, especially in Maine!
    Emily has always had a passion for weddings, her dream job is to be a wedding planner!
    Emily enjoys hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and hiking in her free time.
    Emily is caring and friendly! And fun fact: she has an identical twin sister!

We're proud to be featured in the following publications Vogue, WellWed, Seacoast Weddings, Love and Lobster, The Venue Report and Borrowed and Blue.
Wedding Wire Bride's Choice 2009-2018

Although our office is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we're willing to travel throughout all of New England to ensure your wedding is the day you always dreamed about!