Karl and Bridgette: Sweetly Married At The Willows Lodge…

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The Willows Lodge in Woodinville is one of my favorite venues for a an elopement or a small and intimate ceremony. Time and time again, couples check into the beautiful property and are married, either inside the Lodge or somewhere in the beautiful garden, surrounding the Lodge.Karl and Bridgette snuggled in for two days and…

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A Lovely Seattle Elopement in Seattle!

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It was happiness for me to share in Bill and Katy’s sweet, intimate and private wedding ceremony at a Seattle park!  We found a huge and beautiful tree and with a few logistics to find best lighting, we shared in a romantic and beautiful ceremony, with personalized vows.Joined by their photographer and another witness, we…

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A Lovely Ceremony For 2: Justin and Jamie

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While they could have technically and fully “eloped,” Jamie honored her parents request to be present at their wedding ceremony. So, yesterday, on the 4th of July – a day with great personal meaning ~ Jamie married the love of her life, Justin, in the backyard of her childhood home in Maple Valley.Surrounded by her parents,…

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Sometimes A Seattle Wedding Ceremony Is Truly Private…

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I married a sweet couple on Monday morning. A+M wanted their ceremony to be private, with only 2 witnesses.Simple.  Easy.  Elegant.  Just for them. So, we met at Alki Beach and I officiated their ceremony at one of my favorite places on Alki Beach – to the left of Salty’s Restaurant. This area offers a…

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A Sweet & Intimate Saturday Morning in Auburn, Washington…

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Cynthia + Nori.  Married at their home in Auburn on a crisp April Saturday morning, with Cynthia’s parents as witnesses.  When I arrived, Nori was looking handsome in his suit.  And Cynthia was absolutely gorgeous in her gown and accessories.We took time to sweetly celebrate their loving relationship and the anticipation they both share for…

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Seattle Elopement Planning: Navigating Summer Traffic & Events

If you are planning a summer elopement in Seattle, be “traffic savvy” to avoid traffic and/or timing issues that may create unexpected problems on your wedding day. Here is a “crash course” to help you navigate heavy summer car and ferry traffic in Seattle as you put together the time line for your wedding events…

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Celebrating Wonderful Holiday Weddings Seattle Style 2015!

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Usually the week between Christmas and New Year’s is a little quiet for weddings.Well, not this year!So much happiness and congratulations to wonderful couples who tied the knot during the holiday season – the one thing they all had in common was a small/intimate ceremony and/or a wedding that was put together in little time!…

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Mama Love! A Sweet & Intimate Wedding in Bellevue, Washington…

The sweetest thing. Love this.In record time, and from Texas, Scott and Victoria planned an intimate wedding ceremony and celebration for close family and friends at a retirement center in Bellevue on Saturday afternoon – insuring that Scott’s lovely Mother, Shirley, could attend! And this tiny wedding had all of the pomp of a more…

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Elope (Get Married!) on a Washington State Ferry!

One of the most favorite “elopement” venues in the Pacific Northwest is on a Washington State Ferry! Simply, some of my most precious and intimate ceremonies have been with couples who decided on getting married on a Washington State Ferry run, most likely from Seattle to Bainbridge Island or Seattle to Bremerton.   The best part…

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