How to Include Loved Ones in Your Elopement Who Have Passed Away
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How to Include Loved Ones in Your Elopement Who Have Passed Away

How to Include Loved Ones in Your Elopement Who Have Passed Away Your elopement is one of the most memorable days of your life. Whether you choose to have a few close friends and family in attendance or decide to have an intimate day for just the two of you, your thoughts may still be…

How to Pack Your Wedding Dress for Your Elopement
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How to Pack Your Wedding Dress for Your Elopement

How to Pack Your Wedding Dress for Your Elopement Yay! You and your partner are heading off on your adventure elopement, and from the license to the officiant, everything is all set. But then you think about your dress. It fits perfectly and is absolutely beautiful, but HOW do you get it safely to your…

How to Have Your Friend Officiate Your Elopement Ceremony
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How to Have Your Friend Officiate Your Elopement Ceremony

How to Have Your Friend Officiate Your Elopement Ceremony An elopement is filled with intimate moments—after all, it’s designed with the two of you in mind. When planning a more private ceremony, many folks choose to have someone close to them officiate. Whether it’s a cherished friend or family member, the task of marrying a…

Elope in the Redwoods: Your Complete Guide
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Elope in the Redwoods: Your Complete Guide

ELOPE IN THE REDWOODS: Your Complete Guide Your ultimate guide to elope in the redwoods, including locations, permit info, leave no trace practices, vendor recommendations, and more. Don’t elope in the Redwoods without reading below… Woodland weddings are quite popular nowadays, and it’s no wonder. Being able to sneak away with your love and head…

Include Your Kids in Your Elopement – A “How To”
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Include Your Kids in Your Elopement – A “How To”

Include Your Kids in Your Elopement – A “How To” You want to elope—I fully support that! You’ve scouted locations, read up on how to pick a dress, and have the perfect day in mind. However, heading off somewhere affects more than you and your partner if you have little ones. They’re probably just as…

5 Things to Know Before Proposing to Your Partner
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5 Things to Know Before Proposing to Your Partner

5 Things to Know Before Proposing to Your Partner If you’ve been dating a while, there eventually comes a time when you talk about getting married. But before you say “I do,” there are a few essential steps. Between dating and planning your wedding comes—the proposal! It is such an exciting time as you prepare…

The Truth About How Long Hair and Makeup Takes
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The Truth About How Long Hair and Makeup Takes

The Truth About How Long Hair and Makeup Takes How long does hair and makeup really take on your wedding or elopement day? Ok, it’s time to have a talk. Like a serious, pretend I’m your BFF chat revealing the cold, hard truth about how long it takes to do hair and makeup. All joking…

What if it Rains* on Your Elopement Day
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What if it Rains* on Your Elopement Day

What to Expect if Rains on Your Elopement Day What if it Rains* on Your Elopement Day When planning an outdoor wedding, many couples are concerned about the weather – I get asked “what if it rains on your elopement day” fairly frequently. The old adage says that rain on your big day is supposed…

What is a First Look? And Should You Have One?
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What is a First Look? And Should You Have One?

What is a First Look? And Should You Have One? When I chat with couples about their wedding day timeline, the question will inevitably arise about whether they want a first look, but what exactly is that? Instead of seeing each other in their wedding garb for the first time at the ceremony, a couple…