Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jan 24

A San Francisco City Hall Elopement for Chris and Rob

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , elopement ceremony , San Francisco City Hall Wedding

We had such fun putting together together a San Francisco City Hall Elopement Package for Rob & Chris. The evening before their elopement, we received a phone call from the assigned photographer…who was sick…like 103 temp can’t get out of bed sick…Uh oh–time to launch into crisis prevention. As it turned out, it was a […]

Continue reading
Jan 22

Afraid to Elope

By Maureen Thomson | Elopement Tips & Advice

Excellent advice for those feeling hemmed in with big-wedding planning I saw this photo on my Facebook feed this morning and it really resonated with me. The first thing I thought of was all the couples that call or email me, telling me how they’ve had it with planning their Wed-a-Palooza. The money, the stress, […]

Continue reading
Jan 16

Intimate California Wedding for Jennifer and Michael

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , elopement ceremony

Jennifer and Michael met two years ago and enjoyed many adventures (they still do!) before deciding to say I do. As Jennifer points out, “Why wait?”We couldn’t agree more!Loving the ocean and with a desire to combine their wedding with a vacation getaway and time spent with family, they chose green and lush Berwick Park in […]

Continue reading
Jan 10

Michael and Lori’s Intimate Redwood Forest Wedding

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California wedding , Redwoods Weddings

Michael and Lori’s Intimate Redwood Forest WeddingMichael and Lori traveled from Florida to the San Francisco Bay Area to get married among California’s giant redwood trees. They have always shared a love for outdoor adventure, and had never seen the redwoods of Northern California, so we found them the perfect redwood location in the east bay.  With […]

Continue reading
Jan 03

Erin and Jason’s Romantic Seabright Beach Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , elopement ceremony

Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz, California is one of our favorite small wedding locations. Erin and Jason chose this beautiful location to celebrate their union with their closest friends and family.  The ceremony was truly intimate and powerful, and brought most of the guests to tears. Erin and Jason met back in high school and had […]

Continue reading