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It’s Emily and Mike’s Wedding Day!!!

I’ve been working with Emily and Mike for the past year and a half to plan their big day.  The couple met by chance.  As neighbors in Sacramento, they met in the hallway of their building and soon began hanging out.  That blossomed into love and when Mike knew that Emily was the one, he flew to the Mid West to ask her family for permission to propose.

With the okay from her family, Mike came back to San Diego with a postcard from Kansas City explaining what he did.  He packed a picnic and took Emily up to Cabrillo National Park.  Overlooking the bay, Mike proposed and Emily said yes!

Today the happy couple will wed at El Cortez and will use neutral colors and succulents to tie in their romantic vintage feel.  Plus they have special touches like a mac and cheese bar and cheesecakes instead of a traditional wedding cake (yum!)

Congratulations Emily and Mike!!!  We wish you a lifetime of happiness together.

Thank you Love Art Photography for sharing their engagement photos!

It’s Aaliya and Joe’s Wedding Day!!!

Joe and Aaliya met under a totally unique circumstance.  You see, Joe had planned an epic date.  He was all ready to go and meet his potential beau when… he got stood up.

So, what to do?  He went to BJ’s Restaurant to sulk over a cold beer.  Enter BJ’s bartender Aaliya.  Seeing that Joe was a bit bummed, she struck up a conversation with him and boom – a romance was born!

Today, at the very cool El Cortez in downtown San Diego, the couple will tie the knot.  A huge congratulations to the happy couple and thank you so much for including First Comes Love in your big day!

Engagement photos by: Abbie Warnock Photography