Dogilosophy is much like marriage philosophy…listen more then you speak, act like you have a purpose, appreciate a simple life, give more then you receive, be happy with what you have.  Be a best friend. 

Lauren and Thomas will have a constant reminder of these important words and viewpoints because they not only included but embraced the spirit of this fine friend on their wedding day at Lake Oak Meadows.

Everything about this wedding was perfect and perfectly captured by Photographer Kristin Smetona of Smetona photography. ...


Lush greenery, vintage accents, a modern “old” barn and a beautiful bride and groom were on the menu at Owl Creek Farms in Temecula for Shayli and Davis’ springtime wedding.  This rustic style, outdoor, tree abundant location provided the luxuriant backdrop for a very organic yet elegant wedding.  Sometimes it is all in the details to create a stunning look, some were personalized like the favor glassware for guests to sip the families own winery libations from Vitagliano Vineyards

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Happily ever after starts here at Lake Oak Meadows; where every couple is special to us and every wedding is a dream come true. Alvina and Jennifer were a dream to work with and her choice of White, rose gold and gold were so elegant. The horse and carriage never gets old and always brings a tear to my eye. Jennifer and her dad had the best ride on their way to the ceremony site and Anthony David Photography captured that beautifully. I loved all the black and white photography because it shows so much detail without color distracting the eye. The property was in full bloom for this June 1st wedding and we hope that this couple’s love continues to bloom and grow and that they will live as happy every day as they did today.

Only the brave of heart plan a winter wedding and Tina and Eric Cui were the bravest of heroes this day, with help from their wedding planner and coordinator Hayley Radford of Celebrations by Di & Co. they pulled off the winter magic displayed here. This elegant wedding at Lake Oak Meadows had it all; grand whitewashed doors to enter through after arriving by a beautiful horse-drawn carriage by Tucker Carriages, a unique birch arch decorated with soft pastel flowers and grandma as their flower girl it was all too precious for words. Though it was a chilly day the rain was nowhere in sight as they took their vows; still all the guests were happy to get into the clear wall and ceiling dramatic tent with 7’ crystal chandeliers and elegant space heaters to add ambiance.

Inspired by the Mediterranean coastline and  Madam Palooza’s gorgeous blue settee we created a styled shoot filmed on location at Vitagliano Vineyards in Temecula by the always amazing L Parker Photography; we felt a sense of calm and serenity caress our senses.  By adding soft tones of mocha, pale pink and soft peach to the cornflower blue bouquets and dresses we felt the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun reflected on the scene.  The surrounding natural landscape lends itself to romance while reclining on the sofa enjoying this beautiful day.   Top it all off with bubbly and scented candles and it was a sensational day!  Consider this very popular color scheme for your wedding and experience the beauty of blue.

Whether you thought the movie by the same name was controversial or you loved it; you can’t deny the sophistication of the beautiful shades of gray in these bridesmaids dresses this past October when Kelly and Matt were married at The Temecula Creek Inn, Temecula Ca

Couples doing a reveal or fist look tell me all the time how happy they were that they listened to sage advice (usually my powers of persuasion and the photographers gentle nudging ha-ha) and took a few moments to escape before the ceremony and all the hoopla began to spend quality time alone together before hosting a lavish event such as a wedding can be. 

The Newest, Hippest private party location in town.

Bo Cakes Bakery has now is opened her newest operation...Bo Cakes 49 in the uptown arts district. This private banquet room seating up 49 guests is DARLING! Brides and grooms, clients of all ages can celebrate rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, wedding showers and baby showers or any other celebration you can imagine. 

Our recent bride and groom Heather and Terry sent all of our hearts aflutter with their adoring gazes and their charming dispositions. Throughout the entire planning, they were happy and lighthearted and so sweet to each other. The Temecula Creek Inn lends itself to being any style and theme a girl could want from elegant and dazzling to intimate and rustic.  

Heather chose to use the colorful bursts of nature to inspire her. The organic ceremony site and modern simple centerpieces provided and designed by Soiree Designs and Events were perfect for this space.

It is said that in the search for love; one may have to kiss a lot of frogs before discovering “the one”. In the case of Joanne and Joel, married this past August in Temecula wine country this couple found their bliss in each other's kindness right away. The bride Joanne was a pleasure to work with from the start, as lovely inside as she is beautiful on the outside.  And after meeting Joel I understood instantly why she fell for him. 

The wedding was planned to include a colorful yet vintage winery look set around the backdrop Vitagliano Vineyards @ Lake Oak Meadows  gorgeous grounds on the lake of fire and water

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