|I'm sorry, have you been to California?|
In case you've never heard a rap song, California is the place to be. It's easily the most beautiful, laid back place either of us has visited. We both love southern California. We
|Santa Monica Pier Easter weekend.|
When we got engaged Ryan and I already knew we wanted a small, simple ceremony. We don't have a lot of money to throw around, and to be honest that's a cop out: even if we did have the money we'd want something small. It's important to us that the day reflects our tastes and story, and let's face it: We're weirdos. You're not going to get 150 people who are comfortable with wrestling entrance music going off during our ceremony and Ryan stage fighting one of our friends (I'm 100% serious, he wanted to do that if we had a big wedding).
Initially we planned to elope and knew we needed two witnesses. Los Angeles is not only home to the out-of-this-world-delicious Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles, it's also where Ryan's sister Megan and my best bud Preston live!
|Right now you need to stop reading this|
and drive to the nearest Roscoe's.
Nope! Luckily everyone has been pretty wonderful about it. Amazingly some close family and friends are even flying out to join us! And those that understandably can't make it have been supportive of our decision to have a small, simple ceremony somewhere gorgeous.
|I have to confess, I'd really love to go around|
on this at least once on our wedding day.
Photo credit: Cubagallery