California and Colorado Elopements

Elopement Tipping Guide for 2023

How much do I tip my elopement wedding vendors? That's a question we get all the time. If you're working with an experienced elopement wedding planner or coordinator, they should be advising you on this. But if you're going it alone, it's hard to know who to tip and how…

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Ideas to Entertain your Guests for your Destination Micro-Wedding

[caption id="attachment_21049" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] You'll have a stress-free experience if you know your friends and family are enjoying themselves.[/caption] A destination micro-wedding means you'll have guests traveling from out of the area The concept of a micro-wedding is to keep things simple and to have an intimate celebration focused on…

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Danny and Julian’s Elopement on the Cliffs of Big Sur

There's nothing quite like Big Sur For an elopement wedding, nothing rivals the jagged cliffs overlooking Big Sur's rocky coastline. It was in this place of natural beauty that Julian and Danny chose to exchange their vows and commit themselves to one another as a married couple this past April.…

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How to apply for a wedding permit in California

Do you need a permit to get married on the beach in California? In most cases, yes you do. Most beaches in California are under state governance and require a permit for weddings of any size. Ditto the situation for California state parks--almost all of which do require a permit…

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What to Wear for a Winter Elopement in Colorado

Everything you need to know about what to wear for an outdoor elopement in the Colorado snow Full disclosure if I sound a little whiny with this post. Here's the thing: I've lived in Colorado since 1995 and prior to that, I lived in Vermont. So, I know snow. I…

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