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Weddings are rarely a one-day event. They’re often filled with pre-celebrations, like wedding showers, bachelor(ette) parties, and the rehearsal dinner. The rehearsal dinner may be the most underestimated of all the pre-wedding events. But it’s so much more than a post-rehearsal feast. So, let’s take a closer look at this essential event and explore why […]
Part of the joy of working in the Monterey Peninsula is that it’s a small community made up of amazing professional wedding vendors that service so many different couples and venues. One of the best parts of working in the Carmel, Pebble Beach and Big Sur communities is that we have incredible professional vendors that […]
Celebrating your wedding is such an exciting time, it is filled with emotions and feelings. But it can come with even more emotions when someone you love isn’t present on that special day. No matter how long it has been since a loved one has passed, when your wedding draws nearer, you can feel the […]
Crafting the perfect wedding weekend is an art. Kind of like composing a symphony—every note (moments and events) should harmoniously blend to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. But how do you make this happen outside of a typical wedding-day timeline? By creating a wedding weekend itinerary! Because while a timeline is […]
J and C met in college and after being together for 8 years, J proposed on a cross country road trip to New York. While stopping for a visit in Montauk, J set up dinner at a restaurant and while sitting on the beach, surrounded by rose petals and champagne, J proposed to C with […]
Can you believe we are coming up on the year 2024? A lot has changed in how weddings look since 2020 when the pandemic hit. As a new wedding season approaches, let’s talk about some wedding trends we can expect to see this coming year. Couples are starting to do away with wedding parties, or […]
Your wedding morning is finally here, but you are feeling more than just excited. Your wedding day can feel overwhelming and stressful between the mix of nerves, emotions and excitement. Here are 5 tips to help you have a stress free wedding morning. Photo: Jenni Chapman Photography So this really starts the night before, but […]
If “incredible views” and “convenient location” are on your list of wedding venue must-haves, put the Tehama Golf Club at the top of your list. The Tehama Golf Club offers a beautiful setting with some of the best views the area has to offer. The unique location makes it extremely accessible from both Monterey and […]
The day after your wedding may be slower-paced and a time to wind down from the main event. But the celebration doesn’t have to end. A farewell brunch is the perfect way to extend the festivities and bask in a few extra moments of togetherness. Beyond bidding adieu to the wedding weekend, it gives you […]
People generally associate luxury with a higher price tag. And while this is often part of the package, what makes something luxurious goes beyond the dollar sign. Luxury is a feeling, an experience. Luxury weddings are no exception. But what actually makes a wedding luxurious? And how can you plan a luxury wedding? As a […]