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How to Plan a No-Stress Destination Wedding

Believe it or not, you can choose not to stress about destination wedding planning. At least, that’s what Erin Aschow’s opting to do. Here, the bride behind the viral blog, Ice Cream & Neon Dreams, dishes on staying calm and collected ahead …
Lindsay and Jeff Rancho Santa Fe Wedding

Rancho Santa Fe Real Wedding: Lindsay and Jeff

San Diego’s Cucina Urbana restaurant is now Jeff Swain and Lindsay Cross’s favorite spot; it’s where the 29-year-olds met on their first date, having been introduced by mutual friends. Jeff and Lindsay designed her engagement ring together before Jeff proposed on their …
Roselyn and Neil San Diego Wedding

Downtown San Diego Real Wedding: Roselyn and Neil

Neil Alhambra, 33, proposed to his high school sweetheart, Roselyn Aquino, 31, after a beachside candlelit dinner during a trip to Cabo San Lucas. The San Diego natives got married on their 15-year anniversary, saying “I do” at Founders Chapel at USD …
Exquisite Weddings' Krissy Walsh and now-husband Nick

Advice: Real Bride, Real Talk

Exquisite Weddings’ own Krissy Walsh (and her now-husband Nick) tied the knot this May with a garden-party-chic event in her parents’ backyard. Here, our account manager dishes about her wedding deets and finding the perfect dress. How did you pick your dress? …
Molly and Robert Ramona Wedding

Ramona Real Wedding: Molly and Robert

They only got married in April 2016, but 26-year-old Molly DeCerbo and 27-year-old Robert Boyles have known each other since middle school. Their romance began during their freshman year of college, and on their sixth anniversary, Robert popped the question while the …
Ashley and Patrick Wedding Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe Wedding: Ashley and Patrick

Connecticut residents Ashley Geier, 29, and Patrick Kennedy, 31, have been together since their first date three years ago, at a little West Village wine bar in NYC, where they were both living at the time. After a romantic candlelit engagement during …
Brittany and Jake Santaluz wedding

San Diego Real Wedding: Brittany and Jake

San Diego natives Brittany Fischer and Jake Brenner, both 29, had graduated in the same Torrey Pines High School class without ever knowing each other. But when a mutual friend introduced them during a summer home from college, the two became friends, …
Hayley and Jeff La Mesa Real Wedding

La Mesa Real Wedding: Hayley and Jeff

Twenty-six-year-old Hayley Beason and 27-year-old Jeff Taylor are both from La Mesa and work in real estate, so it’s not surprising that they made a love connection. The couple said “I do” in the backyard of Hayley’s parents’ La Mesa home, under …
La Jolla Brittany and Alex

La Jolla Real Wedding: Alex & Brittany

Former Phoenix resident Alex Skinner and San Diego–raised Brittany Chin-Lee, both 28, met as students at Pepperdine University, where Brittany is now the director of student activities. She got a surprise proposal from Alex, an actor, on the couple’s six-year anniversary while …