Feb 19

Jocelyn and Garrett’s San Francisco Bay Area Destination Wedding

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

When Jocelyn contacted me in September of last year to talk about her vision of a San Francisco Bay Area destination wedding, she indicated she and Garrett were seeking a dramatic cliff overlook. “No toes in the sand,” she directed me. We connected them with the location that fulfilled their every desire just north of San […]

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Jan 29

Cassie and Seth’s Destination Wedding at San Francisco City Hall

By Maureen Thomson | California Destination Wedding , California wedding , San Francisco elopement

Cassie and Seth wanted more than something run of the mill for their  destination wedding at San Francisco City Hall. As if eloping to the city by the bay isn’t offbeat enough! So, after their laughter-and-tears-filled ceremony at city hall, they arranged for a local ice cream shop (Thanks, Ice Cream Bar!) to open up just […]

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Jan 05

A California Redwood Elopement for Shane and Jamie

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

I hear a variety of interesting “how we met” stories from my couples, but Shane and Jamie’s is one of my favorites.  And it’s so simple! I don’t know why more single parents don’t use their kids as matchmakers. It’s genius, really. Not that the two actively set out to use their teen aged sons to facilitate […]

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Nov 29

An Intimate San Francisco destination Wedding for Kari and Corey

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

It was a Friday afternoon intimate San Francisco destination wedding for Kari and Corey at the Palace of Fine Arts in the heart of the city. These two are at the age where they’re attending lots of weddings and although they acknowledge larger weddings are “fun for the guests,” they wanted something with less fuss, more […]

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Nov 05

Melody & Mark’s Colorado Destination Mountain Wedding

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , Telluride Elopement

Riding their motorcycles from Arizona for their Colorado mountain destination wedding is just one of many adventures shared by Melody and Mark over the past 19 years. Wanting something nature-based and intimate (our specialities!), and with a love for the Ouray/Telluride part of the state, they chose a state park in nearby Ridgway for their wedding […]

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Oct 31

Taylor and Rodney – Married in a Little White Chapel in Colorado

By Maureen Thomson | Colorado elopement , Colorado Springs Elopement

Having become engaged in Colorado Springs, Taylor and Rodney wanted to return here to–in her words–“seal the deal.” So, in September, they made the trip from Missouri with 15 of their loved ones to be married in a little white chapel in the heart of Colorado Springs.After the wedding in the chapel, we spilled outside for […]

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