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Real Weddings: Fall 2017

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Erin & Matthew’s Jewel-Toned Garden Ceremony

Jewelry designer Erin Fader and real estate developer Matthew McDaniel met in line late one Taco Tuesday at El Pueblo restaurant in Cardiff, where they both live. They exchanged numbers that day—in fact, he’s still listed as “Mr. Taco” in Erin’s phone! …
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Adriana & Carlos’s Black-Tie Ensenada Wedding

Adriana Novelo, 28, and Carlos Morachis, 31, have known each other since they were little kids, but they didn’t start dating until after college in 2012, when they were both back in their Baja California hometown of Ensenada. Adriana says Carlos proposed …

Katie & Kevin’s Country Club Real Wedding

Katie Schaa, an event coordinator for Sensational Treats, and Kevin King, an insurance underwriter, met in the summer of 2011 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and as the bride says, “the rest is fate!” Kevin proposed on a surprise weekend trip …
bride with bridesmaids in dusty blue dresses

Natalie & Tyler’s Rustic Temecula Nuptials

California girl Natalie O’Toole and Massachusetts native Tyler VandenAkker met through a mutual friend in college at California Baptist University, after having their eyes on each other the whole first semester. Tyler surprised Natalie with a proposal on a Thanksgiving trip to …