Mar 27

A Monterey Beach Elopement for Michelle and Brent

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Elopement , California Elopement , Uncategorized

They weren’t supposed to elope on the beach in Monterey They were supposed to get married at an intimate B & B in Rhode Island–which is where Michelle was to graduate from Johnson and Wales University. But then… you know… Covid. First the graduation was postponed. Then cancelled altogether.  Okay… now what? Unflappable, Michelle and Brent decided […]

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Feb 26

Rick and Haley’s Santa Cruz Cliff Overlook Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Elopement , California Elopement , Santa Cruz Elopement

At first, it was all about the redwoods… For Haley and Rick, the plan was to have a redwood wedding. They were envisioning tall trees, lots of green, ferns, moss. The quintessential California redwood wedding experience. So, that’s what we gave them… or so we thought. We started out just fine–connecting them with our favorite private redwood site […]

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Feb 09

A Romantic Big Sur Elopement for Madeline and Chelsea

By Maureen Thomson | Big Sur Elopement , California Beach Elopement , California Elopement , California Redwood Elopement

When your original wedding plans get derailed…. …resilient couples simply go to Plan B. (or C, D or in the pandemic year of 2020, sometimes Plan Z!). Madeline and Chelsea had planned their big wedding celebration for the end of March, but Covid had other plans. Having to cancel their original event gave them the opportunity […]

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Dec 18

A Joy-filled Muir Woods Elopement for Kelsey and Jacob

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Elopement , California Elopement , California Redwood Elopement

Why Kelsey and Jacob Chose to Elope Five years after Jacob and Kelsey met on Tinder, he popped the question and–as for so many couples–the question of how and where to tie the knot became front and center. According to Kelsey: “Once we got engaged, we quickly realized that we had no desire to plan or […]

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