The Couple:  Courtney and Matthew Hebert
Wedding Date:  September 18, 2011
Photography by Sharpe Photographers
Tell us a little about you and your beloved:  Matt and I met through a business venture. I was raising my daughter who was seven months old at the time, all by myself and going through a difficult custody situation. My daughter and I had an instant connection with Matt and after a year and half of dating we moved in together….five years later, almost to the date, we got married, he was able to adopt my daughter and as they say the rest is history.
What was the most amazing part of your day?  Everything was about the three of us and our new life together.

Ceremony & Reception Site, and Caterer:  Catta Verdera Country Club
Photographer:  Sharpe Photographers
Videographer:  XSiGHT Photography & Video
Wedding Planner:  Circle the Day
Cake:  For pictures, a small sized cake from Freeport Bakery, guests had Chocolate Bread Pudding from Disneyland restaurant.
Flowers:  Bella Bloom Flowers
Favors:  Silhouettes cut out for our guest book also became a copy for guests to take home.
Wedding Dress:  Bridal Gallery
Bridesmaid Dresses:  Miosa Bride
Hair & Makeup:  Nicole Oneta (Bridesmaid)
Invitations:  Sarah-fina Custom Designs & Invitations
DJ/Entertainment/Band:  Exquisite Events & Entertainment
Photo Booth:  We had a “Future Telling Tree” to tell where we will be in five and 10 years along with the silhouettes.
Honeymoon location:  We wanted to extend our family right away and are now expecting in July so we held off on a honeymoon until the beginning of next year.
Any other of your wedding vendor(s) you’d like to call out?  Celebrations! Event Rentals & Tents for our linens.
First Dance Song:  “God Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts
Any advice you’d give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now?  Have your wedding be the wedding of your dreams and no one else’s. Take your time making decisions and always create a binder with sections for each vendor and aspect of your big day.
Anything that you would have done differently if you were given the chance?  Everything was perfect until the bride realized she left the groom’s ring at home and had to use a stand in, but all in all the day was amazing.

Photos courtesy of Sharpe Photographers.

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