While planning the wedding, was there anything in particular you knew you wanted for the day?
I knew I wanted to have amazing photographers and videographers there to capture it and have a great team of vendors to help me! Coming from the wedding industry as a vendor myself, I put a lot of thought into my team and how I set up my day.
First Dance Song
“Perfect” by Ed Sheeran combined with “Mango Tree” by Zac Brown Band
Father/Daughter Dance Song
“You’ll Be in My Heart” by Phil Collins
Mother/Son Dance Song
“Child of Mine” by Carole King and “In My Life” by The Beatles
Last Dance Song
“Kiss the Girl” by Brent Morgan
Any vendor(s) you'd like to rave about?
All of them!!! Couldn’t have done it without them! An amazing team makes an amazing day!
How would you describe the ceremony?
My favorite part was walking down the aisle and ugly crying the whole way! As soon as the music started I had tunnel vision and only saw Chris. I loved that our pastor made our ceremony unique to us because he knows us so well and that we wrote our own vows to each other.
Any memorable moments from your reception?
My favorite part was being on the dance floor with all of our friends and family. The one time in our lives that we will be fully surrounded by all the people we love in one room!
What was the best part of your day?
Bride: Seeing Chris’ face as I walked down the aisle!
Groom: Seeing Kate at the first look; walking down the aisle; and riding in the back of the truck with our friends. I couldn’t pick just one!
Advice from the Couple
Pick the right vendors! And splurge on photo and video! You will be looking at them for the rest of your life. Make sure you pick a photographer who will not only capture the beauty of the day, but will also add to the joy and experience of the day.
Historic Oakdale Ranch Officiant:
Pastor Carl Rettinger Photographer:
Morgan Alanna Photography Videographer:
InFocus Love Studio Month-of Wedding Planner:
Haley Nyal Events DJ:
For the Love Entertainment Floral Designer:
Strelitzia Flower Company Desserts:
Rich's Ice Cream Catering Bride's Attire:
Miosa Bride Caterer:
Locos Tacos Bride's Hair + Makeup Artist:
Beauty by Katie C Bridesmaids' Makeup Artist:
MBK Makeup Artistry Bridesmaids' Hair Artist:
Hair by Kourtney Bridesmaids' Attire:
Lulu's Groom's + Groomsmen's Attire:
Macy's Select Rentals:
Celebrations! Party Rentals and Tents Paperie + Signage:
BLouise Designs, Minted and Fig & Olive Designs Photo Booth:
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