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Wedding Planning Santa Barbara
Richard, on November 28, 2022 at 10:13 AM

I and my fiancé have decided to get married in February 2023 at Santa Barbara. Any one please suggest of places that do small weddings of about 15-20 guests. Good places to stay? Good event rental...

Richard, Dec 1, 2022 2 16 1
Wedding Planners
Cynthia, on November 18, 2022 at 5:11 PM

Any wedding planners in socal

Amandine, Dec 1, 2022 4 61 1
Name Change
Karrena, on November 25, 2022 at 11:17 AM

Hi everyone! Okay so here’s my question, I live In the state of California and I’m trying to fill out my marriage certificate. I’m planning on changing my first name as well. My question is, can I...

Michael, Nov 27, 2022 3 20
Looking for a fair priced wedding venue or all inclusive venue in Socal
Joey, on November 11, 2022 at 11:36 AM

Hello I am looking to have my wedding sometime next year in the summer time preferable but having trouble finding a venue I like that fits my budget. I want to try to spend 30K or less for a 100-150...

Joey, Nov 11, 2022 13
Food Trucks!!
Angela, on August 3, 2022 at 11:22 PM

Is anyone having food trucks at their wedding? If so how is the pricing compared to having a sit down dinner or buffet?

Kendra, Nov 10, 2022 9 171
oc brides- Hair & Makeup suggestions
ashley, on October 31, 2022 at 2:04 AM

Hi Brides to be! I am having a hard time finding the right glam squad for my wedding in April 2023. Any suggestions of a company or solo artists that do wedding in Orange County, CA?? I am looking...

Michael, Nov 1, 2022 1 20
Month for outdoor wedding in Northern California?
Michelle, on October 31, 2022 at 5:28 PM

Hi there! I’m planning on getting married in Novato, California and would like advice on picking a date. We are thinking 2024 but are deciding between June, august, and September. I’m worried it’ll be...

Michelle, Oct 31, 2022 20
Santa Barbara or Paso Robles
Lauren, on October 21, 2022 at 5:46 PM

Hi there! Just curious if there are any brides who have done or considered a June wedding in Paso Robles CA? I am wondering what your thoughts were as far as weather and if it was too hot. We are...

MOB So Cal, Oct 24, 2022 5 64
Is May a good month for Socal wedding?
Anita, on October 9, 2022 at 2:56 PM

Hello, Is there anyone who got married in May in Southern California? Or attended a wedding in May? What was the weather like on your wedding day? Our venue would be 15-20mins from the beach in Orange...

Michael, Oct 14, 2022 2 22
Casa Las Palmas, Santa Barbara; Has anyone gotten married at or attended a wedding here??
Monique, on October 13, 2022 at 1:41 AM

I realize that this is very specific, but I'm having a hard time finding any additional information on this recreation center. I reached out to local a rental company about lighting and they don't...

Monique, Oct 13, 2022 6
Sonoma Vendors
Britney, on September 17, 2022 at 2:53 PM

Looking for suggestions/referrals for Sonoma vendors: VideographerFloristHair stylistMakeup artistWedding entertainment

Lynnie, Sep 19, 2022 1 11
Child Last Name Change in California
Krystal, on September 7, 2022 at 6:22 PM

Hi - I live in California and my husband and I are having trouble finding out how to change my daughter’s last name as my last name was changed after we got married last October. The issue is that I...

Michael, Sep 8, 2022 3 55 1
Jillian, on August 31, 2022 at 12:25 PM

Hi everyone! We're getting married August 12, 2023 outside San Diego, CA. I'm struggling to find a videographer that I like. Has anyone had a videographer they would recommend? Happy to look at people...

Gillian, Sep 5, 2022 3 34
All Inclusive wedding in California on a budget?
Phuong, on August 18, 2022 at 11:04 AM

I am newly engaged and already stressed about the finances/planning of a wedding. I've been hearing about all inclusive weddings and wanted to hear from those who've had them done before. Are they...

Lynnie, Aug 31, 2022 1 67
Photographer down payment
Margaret, on August 20, 2022 at 12:07 PM

Does anyone know what is a customary amount for a down payment for a photographer? Are there any state laws that put limitations of what they can ask for? My photographer cost $4,000 & he...

Carol, Aug 29, 2022 2 39
Wedding Cost
Jessica, on August 9, 2022 at 3:47 PM

Me and my finance just recently got engaged and I started looking at prices for things and I am in complete shock. I thought 10 to 15K is a realistic price for a wedding, but I am seeing 25 to 30K. No...

Gillian, Aug 19, 2022 3 82
Affordable Wedding Venues in Southern ca
Eliza, on August 7, 2022 at 12:19 PM

Hello! My fiancé and I are struggling to find an affordable wedding venue in SoCal (preferably Orange County or LA). We really want to keep our wedding budget to be $20k at most for a wedding...

Gillian, Aug 19, 2022 4 98
Santa Barbara court house walk in Tips?
Tiffany, on August 18, 2022 at 12:04 PM

Hi! We are planning to walk into the Santa Barbara express courthouse wedding tomorrow -- there's no appointment necessary. Has anyone done this and how long does it take? Thanks any help would be...

Tiffany, Aug 18, 2022 39
Help!!! Bilingual Everything
Cynthia, on August 9, 2022 at 11:37 PM

Hello, I’m planning my wedding somewhere in Southern California. Is there any Bilingual Church Ceremonies or MC’s that you’ve came across??? Thank you in advance!

Michael, Aug 10, 2022 2 29
Hair and Makeup in oc
Michael, on August 6, 2022 at 9:41 PM

Does anyone have great success stories with their makeup artist and hair stylists for their wedding or engagement photos in the OC area? Just bridal though. I thought it best to first hear it from...

Michael, Aug 6, 2022 20
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