Their relationship began a decade ago when these two met in college, but it wasn't until some years later that they reconnected and fell in love. Through life-changes and state-hopping, their relationships was made stronger. To seal his commitment, Aaron converted to Judaism before meeting her at the end of the candlelit ceremony aisle.
From beginning to end, their wedding was FLAWLESS. Nicole's two sisters wore white, but it was very clear no one could one-up this bride! Nicole made sure of it when she changed into a stunning gold gown with gold-leaf crown for the second half of the reception.
Guests were ushered into the "Red Room" where they were welcomed by a belly dancer. Everyone was in awe of the amazing performance! The dance floor was packed as every last guest danced the night away, celebrating this beautiful new marriage.
Venue: Calistoga Ranch, Calistoga, CA
Planner: Cole Drake Events
Cinematography: Casey McCauley
Floral: M Design
Music: Wine Country Entertainment
Dessert: Krumbs Cakes
Hair and Makeup: The Glamour Room
Cigar Bar: Nestor Castillo
Devan never expected to find her future husband when she inquired into the availability of a house Alex was renting out. Nor could anyone else have expected a relationship to form after Alex leased the unit to someone else! Something was there and the Universe was working.
Alex offered to help Devan find the perfect unit, and they spent the day looking around along with Devan's mother. Alex had nothing to gain, and his generosity may have had Devan's mother falling in love with him first! In the end, Alex finally did find Devan a new place to call home... his home!
Courtney has always been telling stories, ever since she can remember. Whether it be crayola doodles, painting on a canvas, traveling the country with fellow actors, running her own jewelry business, or living abroad, she has been sharing the narratives of her life and of those around her. As a devoted artist and on the adventure of life that is motherhood, photography has become her medium of choice…and the rest is history.
+ I've been to every continental US state, lived in six states and two countries, and have visited eight other countries. I sort of like/love to travel and take every opportunity possible to experience the world.
+ I have pumped my own gas just a handful of times (once a Jersey girl, always a Jersey girl.)
+ After working at Starbucks for seven years, I believe I have created the most high-maintenance drink. Thankfully, this is the only place my inner diva comes out.
+ I've had my work published seven times and been named one of the 100 photographers to watch in 2016.
+ I am an ambassador for Canon USA.
He told me he was going to marry me the second time we ever met. He is spontaneous and creates adventure everywhere he walks. He feels deeply and forgives completely. When he proposed, I responded swiftly with "It would be my greatest honor." Not a day goes by when I don't feel completely blessed to be his wife, friend, confidant, spiritual warrior, and secret keeper.
I called him my Common Stranger after holding him for the first time. On one hand, I was just getting to know him, as I studied each little part of him. But, then my soul connected so deeply to him that it was as if I had always known him. He lines his cars up in a row and gives out 'I love you's at just the right time.
She arrived just 13 (too short) months after her brother and was born backwards. She has continued her journey of doing things her way and in her own time ever since. She has kept up with her brothers every move and then some. She will yell louder, run farther, or sleep harder than everyone around her.
She is strong and likes to speak her mind...and I am doing my best to remind myself that is a very good thing.
Story Mae is our newest little girl joining all the chaos in September 2015. She was 6 days late and came quick and fiercely. Britain lovingly refers to her as "my baby" and summarizes just how deeply we all have taken to her. We are so thankful to have her here.