Feb 03

Brittney and Jason’s Baker Beach Elopement

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

Baker Beach in San Francisco is my favorite beach wedding location with the Golden Gate Bridge backdrop.Brittney and Jason brought their closest friends and family together in October for their wedding here. When Brittney and Jason decided to elope, they knew they wanted San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge in the background, so I immediately knew Baker […]

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Feb 01

Lauren & Steve’s California Beach Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Beach Elopement , California Elopement

Buffalo, New York winters are cold and snowy. (Definitely not conducive to Lauren’s fabulous sleeveless wedding dress!) So a California beach elopement for just the two of them was the order of the day when they married in November. We pointed them in the direction of Carmel Beach–our favorite beach wedding venue in California due to its powdery […]

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Jan 24

A San Francisco City Hall Elopement for Chris and Rob

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Elopement , San Francisco City Hall Elopement

We had such fun putting 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 piece […]

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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, […]

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