Miranda and Steven
October 9th, 2021
How did he or she propose?
He planned a surprise trip to Pismo Beach for our anniversary!
Top 3 tips for future brides:
1: Enjoy your day and keep smiling. It goes by fast like they say.
2: Don’t be a bridezilla be kind to your vendors and have lots of patience
3: Don’t sweat the small things, everything will come together in the end.
Describe any personal or special touches that helped make your wedding memorable:
I had 3 charms (my tio, papa, and grandpa) with their pictures tied to my bouquet in remembrance of them. We also got married on our anniversary date.
The best thing about the day:
Wearing my sparkly gorgeous dress, being with family/friends and marrying my high school sweetheart
Did anything go wrong?
Not that I was aware of.
Section 2: Tell us about… (All fields are optional)
(Why did you select this location?)
Limited availability due to the pandemic at the time and they provided decorations, set up and clean up.
(How long did you have? Any help? What resources did you use?)
One year to plan, with the help of family. Lots of Pinterest, The Knot, and Miss to Mrs box subscription.
(What were the challenges of planning from a distance?)
Did you have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue? If so, what were they?
Old/Borrowed: My papa’s (grandpa) handkerchief
New: Gold diamond necklace my husband gave to me the morning of the wedding
Blue: The bottom of my Betsey Johnson heels
Theme: Burgundy, Gold, Blush and everything sparkly
Flowers: Roses mixed with and assortment of flowers
Menu: Chicken Marsala, rice pilaf, scalloped potatoes & a dinner roll
Cake: A two tier Nightmare before Christmas cake with cupcakes, cake pops & mini strawberry pizzas
Favors: Hershey’s Kisses in a gold treat box
Honeymoon Location: Pismo Beach
Section 3: Vendors Used (All fields are optional).
Photographer: Imagen Foto y Video
Ceremony Location: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
Reception Location: The Golden Palace
Florist: Thistle & Thorn Floral
Caterer: Recommend by Araceli’s Elegant Bride & Formal Wear
Cake/Baker: Frosted Cakery
DJ/Music/Entertainment: DJ Frank Chavez
Gown: Maggie Sottero Taylor Lynette (Premier Bride)
Alterations: Alterations by Mary
Tuxedos/Formalwear: Men’s Wearhouse
Transportation: Magic World Limousine
Party Supplies/Rentals: The Golden Palace
Decorator: The Golden Palace
Jeweler: Kay Jewelers
Registry: Target & Bed Bath & Beyond
Honeymoon: A week in Pismo Beach at Inn at the Pier
(For example – Your Town Photography)
(For example – Photography, Cakes, Flowers, etc)