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Monday, November 28, 2016

Angels With Us

My dear friend's daughter-in-law carried her special angels down the aisle with her on her beautiful wedding day. So special!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Gorgeous Intimate Wedding at San Ysidro Ranch

...When your dear friend who is an AMAZING floral designer gets married... with a dream team of La Fete Weddings coordinating, and lovingly photographed by Melissa Musgrove... such a beautiful evening! A sea of spectacular flowers everywhere...

Friday, October 28, 2016

Excited to be featured in The Knot magazine!

This gorgeous Montecito oceanfront wedding was so special and wonderful! Featured The Knot Winter 2016 :-)

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thank you Sweet Couple!

This is what makes my "work" so rewarding...so kind of couples to take the time to write a lovely card of gratitude!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Thumbtack Review

Thank you for the 5 star review KS! "After the wedding, so many of our friends asked us how we found our officiant. They were all so impressed with the way she captured our love. One friend mentioned that she goes to so many weddings and Barbra was the best she's ever seen. There were moments of laughter and moments of tears. It was truly a beautiful ceremony." It is my honor thank you!!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tuscany in California

Yay, I got to officiate another glorious wedding at Sunstone Villa. The flowers were once again over the top, super romantic setting by La Fete weddings with arbors filled with chandeliers and candles in the vineyard, and a very romantic groom's vows! More pix to come by Terri Smith! ...and this sweet message from the photographer! "I just wanted to say...You are not an officiant! You are a talented storyteller who painted their journey in finding each other and the huge love they share. You made it SO much more than two people getting married. Bravo! Applause, applause, Standing Ovation!" ...awww... it is my pleasure!

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Firestone Crossroads Estate + Wonderful Couple = I love my "job"!

Kasey & Lauren were the sweetest couple with a heartfelt story...it was such an honour to be a part of writing and performing their wedding at pretty much my favorite venue.  The former home of dear friends of mine, the estate includes a gorgeous rustic elegant barn for reception, lovely old oaks and sophisticated valley charm.  Here is their sweet note to me after their wonderful wedding:

" Barbra was an absolute joy to work with. From our very first meeting, it was clear that Barbra was intent on getting to know my husband & me on a very personal level in order to make our ceremony as authentically "us" as possible. She created a beautiful, emotional and moving ceremony that suited our family just perfectly. We wanted my husband's two children to serve an integral role in the ceremony, as it was extremely important the day signified all of us becoming a family. Barbra worked with us to find the perfect reading for the children to participate in and helped us to devise a beautiful "family tree" ceremony. Her pre-wedding questionnaire was extremely thought-provoking and helped us both write our own personal vows to each other. She helped us keep our non-religious ceremony short and sweet, but full of rich words, love and strong, spiritual content. Barbra took all the stress and worry out of planning our ceremony and helped us to channel our focus in the right places. We are forever grateful to Barbra for her contribution in making our wedding day the most lovely & joyous occasion filled with memories that will make us smile for all the years ahead!
Warmly,
Kasey & Lauren "


The appreciation is mine...








Thursday, February 25, 2016

San Ysidro Ranch Private Wedding


Just the two of you?  You can still have a romantic, glamorous wedding on a private suite garden with beautiful flowers, no stress.  Lovely!! 

Photo by Melissa Musgrove

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lovely Lincourt Wedding



"Barbra recently officiated our wedding and was wonderful. She was clear and concise, worked seamlessly with the photographers, and received many compliments from our guests.
Initially we had a skype session with her and really liked her easy demeanor and professionalism. We were asked to email her a bit about ourselves individually, which she ultimately worked into the ceremony, giving it a very personal touch.
We gave her a very broad vision of what we wanted the ceremony to encompass (we are not religious) and when the day came, it was spot on. She offered to let us read it before, but mentioned that it was sometimes fun and more spontaneous to let it be a surprise. We would recommend letting her surprise you."

Thank YOU Nic & Nate!  Such a fun wedding! 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Sexiest Wedding Dress Ever!

It was a cold and very windy day at the Four Seasons Biltmore resort, but Melissa Musgrove still was able to capture the fun and romance of this beautiful couple I had the privilege of marrying.  Oh Christine...that is the sexiest vintage dress I have ever seen!  But she pulled it off with style! 










Sweet Courthouse Couple






If it's unprofessional for me to be moved and a bit misty performing a wedding, that was me at the wedding of this beautiful couple.  This is what love looks like... they were so sweet!

Lovely photography by Melissa Musgrove