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Sherley+Jose | Carneros Inn Elopement

Elopements here in the Napa Valley are really everything that weddings are – all the beauty, details, and traditions, only with far fewer guests. Sherley & Jose’s elopement at The Carneros Inn is the perfect example of this. They travelled here to the Napa Valley from their home in Puerto Rico, bringing with them just their two children, […]

August 8, 2016

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Kelly+Hank | Napa Elopement

There’s something extra-special about a quiet, private-garden elopement, no matter what. Add in a couple who are genuinely, absolutely and completely head-over-heals for each other, and you have perfection. After that kiss, and Hank and Kelly sipped some Mumm Napa Cuvee sparkling, fed each other a bit of Kara’s cupcakes, hugged their new friends – their officiant Kimberly Thompson, and their […]

July 27, 2016

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Thoughts on Flowers

Have you noticed that flowers have a larger role in weddings than they do in almost anything else in life? (Besides Valentine’s and Mother’s Days, perhaps!) It’s true. No matter what the size and style of a wedding day, flowers are there. This is a tradition that we’ve held onto in our modern weddings, and rightfully so. A […]

May 5, 2016

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Elopements, Life

Whetstone Wine Cellars Wedding | Christy+Richie

If I was one of Christy and Richie’s dozen or so family members invited to join them for a wedding week here in the Napa Valley, I would have counted myself as a lucky gal. That’s because these two planned a tour, not a wedding. Their actual wedding ceremony was a few hours at the […]

November 5, 2015

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Elopements, Weddings

A Carneros Inn Elopement | Megan+Kerry

I love to talk a little about my couples and their weddings when I blog post about them, and there’s so many wonderful things to say about Meghan and Kerry’s private elopement at The Carneros Inn I could go on for sure. These are two sweet, beautiful, giggly women who love each other and their life […]

September 21, 2015

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