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I had met Bao and Kato this past February before allll the things went down. It was a cold winter day and I just remember seeing Bao walk into Philz for the first time and just absolutely feeling instant warmth from her bubbly personality and big smile, along with Kato following shortly behind her, tall, […]

Weddings

Grandview Wedding | Bao + Kato

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Talk about making lemonade out of lemons. Kim + Earth, like so many 2020 couples, had to scrap their original wedding plans this year. It’s been a rough year for couples thus far; filled with anxiety, uncertainty, and confusion. But the glimmer of beauty in all of this, is that couples like Kim + Earth […]

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Land’s End Elopement | Kim + Earth

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Irene and Wilson’s half moon bay engagement was the perfect way to round out their proposal story. When I asked Irene how she first met Wilson, she told me that they had met at a club. She told me, like most girls, (myself included), that she had her reservations about actually meeting a genuinely nice […]

Engagements

Half Moon Bay Engagement | Irene + Wilson

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Hey folks! Happy Wednesday! Meet our latest guest of 22 questions – the wonderfully talented pastry chef/cake designer, badass boss lady, our most recent east-to-west coast transplant, and one of the sweetest gals I know, Samantha Mayfair of Samantha Wayfair Cakes! If you’re about to read this blog post, I must warn you: you will […]

Wedding Planning

22 Questions: Vendor Interview with Samantha Mayfair

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Have you ever taken a stroll around San Francisco and stopped suddenly to breathe in its beauty? To admire the ornate and colorful Victorian buildings, to notice the iconic way the Transamerica building pierces the sky, to observe how the fog looms over the west side of the city, or the joyful pops of bougainvillea […]

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Ina Coolbrith Park Wedding | Danielle + Brian

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I take a look up at the sky. Not a cloud in sight, mostly sunny with highs in the 80s. Around the time of July in SF, I usually expected Karl the Fog’s friendly, yet pesky overbearing presence to be looming over the west side of the city. Karl had effectively photobombed a few portrait […]

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Golden Gate Park Wedding | Katherine + Norman

golden gate park elopement
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Hello friends! It’s the start of another week and I can’t tell you how excited I am to introduce to you our next guest for 22 questions, our weekly vendor interview series! She is the co-founder of our accountability group family, incredibly talented floral designer, and stylish boss babe Anastasia Andenmatten! Anastasia aka Stacie and […]

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22 Questions: Vendor Interview with Anastasia Andenmatten

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Once upon a time, there was discussion around the dinner table about what hobby or passion would make you spring out of bed early in the morning. For my brother in law, it was fishing. Getting up before the crack of dawn, driving out to the lake, all in the vain hope that today will […]

Portraits

Laurelwood Park family session | Murphy Family

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