It was such a pleasure to be the Day-of Coordinator for this super sweet couple, Jackie & Mike. They were such a joy to work with: authentic, humble, and full of genuine love for one another. I really appreciated their energy and small, sweet gestures to each other throughout the day.
The Ralston White Retreat in Mill Valley was a classic and quaint venue. A crazy, narrow, windy road (that seems like a one-way but is actually a two-way), leads you to the peak of the mountain. There, at the top of a heart shaped lawn (no, seriously it’s shaped like a heart), you find a beautiful, unassuming private estate with a classic porch reminiscent of Forrest Gump.
This was also my first time setting up lighting at a wedding myself. It ended up turning out beautiful and provided that little extra something the reception room needed.
Oh yea and, best #dadspeeches ever!
Photography by Karen Santos Photography
Day-of Coordination, Timeline/Layout consultation by Make it Mariko
Venue: Ralston White Retreat
Florals: Mill Valley Flowers
Catering: Delicious Catering
Cake: Branching Out Cakes
Photographer: Karen Santos Photography
DJ: Golden State Productions
Makeup: Dreamcatcher Artistry
Videography: IQ Videography
Officiant: Laura Morgan (groom’s sister)
My favorite shot.They liked it, too.The epic kicks from mother & son. True story: A month before his wedding, Mike broke his foot attending another friend’s wedding while running to the dance floor to do “Shout”. Thankfully his foot healed and he was able to walk down the aisle, but as a joke the DJ played ‘Shout’ and Mike was delighted.
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