¡Feliz Aniversario Tara & Spencer!


Wishing a MOST happy First Anniversary to the Fabulous and Wonderful Tara & Spencer, who wed at Villa del Oso one year ago on Nov. 18, 2016.  It is always extra special when I get to meet clients face-to-face in the early stages of planning, even more so when their family is along for the ride - it creates a connection that binds us through the roller coaster of wedding planning and then the perfect execution of that most special day, planned for so long and carrying so many expectations - of which I try my hardest to not only meet but exceed.  Tara & Spencer are one of those TRUE BLUE couples, so in love, been around the block, been together for a while, been through so much of life together already, that their wedding takes on that much more meaning.  They chose the date of Nov. 18 as a commemoration of Tara's beloved father's passing a few years prior on the same date, honoring her intensely close relationship with her Dad and infusing new, celebratory, family-building memories into this date.  It was such a joyous and special celebration and and one of my most favorite setups at the oh-so-gorgeous Villa del Oso venue. T+S guestbookT+SloungeTarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-174TarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-164T+S ceremonyTarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-183T+S kiss mariachiT+S mirror swingTarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-286T+S table settingTarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-374T+S dinner dancingTarynBaxterPhotographer_Tara+Spencer_Wedding-553

Many thanks to the SDW Dream Team of Sheryl Orr & Ale Galvan, Taryn Baxter for the gorgeous photos, Toma Dos Video for capturing the magic on video, Don Pedro's Catering & Bar (applauded by this wine country crowd as some of the best wedding food/drinks/service they had experienced!) for feeding and quenching this discerning group without missing a beat, Marjie of Funky Diva for making all the ladies gorgeous, Flor Mimo for making the scene sparkle with your beautiful floral scapes, Unique Rentals for the chandelier over the dance floor and other special touches, Trendy for the tables, chairs, and epic bar, DJ Jess for rockin' in out like no one else can, Martin for his hand-rolled cigars, Joanna & Daniel for the best churros, and the Villa del Oso staff for always ensuring a well-run event, sin problemas!!!  Tara & Spencer, we love you and can't wait to see you again in Sayulita!!!!  Happy Anniversary, Loves!!!  Wishing you a lifetime of happiness, passion, and above all - LOVE!!

xo, SDW