Author Archives: Melissa Ergo

California Redwood Forest Elopement

From the woods to the beach / Jenna & Kristen’s California Redwood Forest Elopement In California, a redwood forest elopement is one of the most peaceful and inspiring ways to get married. Jenna and Kristen traveled from Los Angeles to Big Sur to do this on a beautiful fall day. After months of planning with...

Where and How to Elope in Big Sur

Where and How to Elope in Big Sur: A guide to ceremony locations, elopement advice, regional information and vendor recommendations (Updated for 2023) Why Elope in Big Sur? Welcome to my guide about where and how to elope in Big Sur! Big Sur is a jaw-droppingly gorgeous region of rugged coastline just south of Monterey,...

Evergreen Lodge Yosemite Fall Wedding

Evergreen Lodge Yosemite Fall Wedding Evergreen Lodge Yosemite comes alive with fall color in late October and early November. It is a dreamy setting for a fall wedding, made complete with crisp air and the piney scent of the mountains. And so, these two Alaska natives found their perfect wedding location in the wilder parts...

Glen Oaks Bridge House Wedding in Big Sur

Glen Oaks Bridge House Wedding in Big Sur Check out this Glen Oaks Bridge House wedding in Big Sur if you’re looking for a great venue to get married in the redwoods. Glen Oaks Big Sur is an incredible resort and lodge off of highway 1. They offer cabins and motor lodge style rooms. The...

INSIDER.COM’s Best Wedding Photos 2021

INSIDER.COM’s Best Wedding Photos 2021 I am feeling honored this week! This week I was named in Insider.com’s best wedding photos of 2021. You can see the full piece here: “The Most Beautiful Wedding Pictures Captured in 2021”. This unexpected feature marks the second year in a row that Insider has named me for the...

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