The Couple: Shandra & Zachary
Wedding Date: November 3
Photography by Stimulate Photography
Tell us a little about you and your beloved: We grew up next door to each other, and it took ten years for the timing to be right. He is my best friend and I love him very much.
What was the most amazing part of your day? Marrying my best friend!!!
What else would you like to share about your big day? Everything was perfect besides the music. We should have hired a professional rather then have a family friend do it!!
Ceremony Site: Emmanuel Church
Reception Venue: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Photographer: Stimulate Photography
Hair: Shear Excellence
Bridal Attire: Renfros Bridal Shop
Bridesmaids’ Attire: JenClothing
Flowers: Placerville Flowers on Main
Caterer: My mom and church friends
Cake: Kaely Cakes — her carrot cake in to die for!!!
Favors: Homemade apple sauce made by me
Honeymoon Location: Kauai, HI
First Dance Song: “When I Say I Do” by Clint Black and Lisa Hartman
Any advice you’d give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now? Don’t stress — it all works out in the end, and all that really matters is the person you are going to spend forever with.
Anything that you would have done differently if you were given the chance? Just the music!
Photos courtesy of and copyright Stimulate Photography.
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