Category Archives for "California Beach Wedding"

Dec 24

Married on the Cliffs of Big Sur – Julie and Zach’s Elopement

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

Finding a spot to be married on the cliffs in Big Sur isn’t as easy as it sounds. First we want one that is somewhat accessible (i.e. we’re not having our couples rappel down a cliff!) yet is not too close to Highway One’s traffic noise. Throw in the bureaucratic-hoop-jumping that the state of California […]

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Nov 15

Grace and Peter Get Married Near Berkeley

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Grace and Peter met 9 years ago on their college track team.  After they met for that first time, Grace knew the two of them were meant to be together.  Following a long engagement and trying to avoid a big wedding, Grace and Peter contacted me to plan their intimate California elopement. They wanted their […]

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Oct 15

A Horseback Wedding on the Beach for Lori and Peter

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

Peter and Lori contacted me for help planning a small, very short notice wedding with two important requests: they wanted a specific, rapidly-approaching date, and they wanted horses.. I took on the challenge and the result was gorgeous!Peter and Lori decided to plan a last minute, late-August wedding that so Lori’s beloved father would be […]

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Aug 18

A Wedding on Horseback on the Beach for Wendy & Lori

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

Although I wasn’t at this wedding in person, I can tell you I love absolutely everything about Lori and Wendy’s elopement. I love the intimacy of just the two of them and their son. I love their matching outfits–and the coordinating one for Jaden. And check out the sneakers. I love that they got married in jeans…on […]

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Aug 14

Alice and Mark Get Married on the Beach in San Francisco

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Alice and Mark are California locals whose “dream wedding” was to have an intimate wedding for two. They wanted everything to be as simple as possible. All they needed help with was finding the perfect-for-them beach venue, an officiant and a photographer.When we talked about a backup plan in case of bad weather, Alice’s response was, “We’ll […]

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