Maresa and Nick | The Homestead Wedding | Oak Glen Wedding Photographer
“Out there somewhere there is a love who will never dream of calling you too much, who runs outside on stormy nights to howl at the moon…and they will say yes. Yes, you. I will go there with you. I have been waiting for this.”
I know of only one love that cannot be contained – a love as wild as horses, fed by wine and craft beer, with only raw, true heart.
That love is Maresa’s and Nick’s.
Just like with their engagement photos, The Homestead in Oak Glen was the perfect mountain backdrop for this couple and the tribe that stands behind them. The fall chill had nothing on these two whenever they were in the same room. Despite busting out, singing “Roses really smell like poo-poo-oooh,” a minute into seeing each other for the first time, Maresa and Nick set eyes on each other and kissed like no one was watching.
Like many aspects of the entire day, uniqueness and sentiment was so key in their ceremony. They had their rings passed down from each person to person, getting warmed with everyone’s well wishes. Afterwards, Maresa surprised Nick with a shot of Jack he had to finally drink, because, years ago when they’d first met at a party, Nick pretended to drink that same shot in front of Maresa. When they spoke their vows, everyone around them laughed and cried.
They are so unabashedly and wildly in love, it’s almost a crime to pay witness to any moments they’d share with each other.
And so when time came for their romantic photos, we went further into the The Homestead’s backyard and I followed them as they ran with and held each other in the bushes and trees. Come reception time, they danced, and drank, and so selflessly made sure every guest was taken care of, from the dinner table to the cigar bar, with drinks in their hands and smiles that just screamed, “We did the damn thing.”
So here’s to these two, who showed me a love like this can exist. #loveyouMAS cause MAS means more in Spanish!
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These awesome people and vendors came together to help make this happen!
Venue: The Homestead at Oak Glen | Instagram
Photographer: Sessions by Anne Salas | Instagram
Caterer: Fire A Pizza Co | Instagram
Cocktail Hour Apps: Creative Catering Temecula | Instagram
Cake & Dessert: Nothing Bundt Cakes | Instagram
Cake & Dessert: Snowline Orchard Donuts | Instagram
Florist: Nadine Waters at The Homestead | Instagram
DJ: DJ Milo at the Homestead
Hair: Nicolette La Franchi | Instagram
Makeup: Rhapsody Artajo: Instagram
Wedding Dress Designer: Pronovia’s at Mon Amie | Instagram
Suit Designer: Groom’s Grotto | Instagram
Rentals: Touched by Time Vintage Rentals | Instagram
Invitation Suite Designer: Minted | Instagram