Cassandra & William 8-3-13
Photos by Ryan Flynn Photography NAMES Cassandra Worthington William Barany THEY LIVE IN Seattle CEREMONY & RECEPTION William’s family home in Yakima Long before they were engaged, Will and Cassandra knew their wedding would be at his gorgeous childhood home in Yakima. As childhood friends, the couple and their closest pals grew up at his house — playing darts on the patio and picking grapes off the vine. Cassandra says that they wanted to keep everything as local to Yakima and as personal to them as possible. With a team made up of family and friends, Cassandra and Will created a stunning DIY wedding. Will’s mother is a master ...
Sahara & Christopher 9-14-13
Photos by Kira Baron Photography NAMES Sahara Valdez Christopher Gaytan THEY LIVE IN Yakima CEREMONY St. Paul Cathedral RECEPTION Selah Civic Center Sahara and Christopher planned their wedding in a mere five months, but she says you wouldn’t have known it. Hearing how much fun their guests had made them want to do it all over again. “Everything fell into place just the way we wanted,” says Sahara of their fall ceremony and reception. They went to great lengths to make their friends and family happy: since a pay-per-view boxing match was on the night of their wedding, the couple asked their DJ to live stream it during the reception. ...
Cynthia & Jeremy 5-3-14
Photos by Jennifer Noel Photography NAMES Cynthia Carlton Jeremy Kelley THEY LIVE IN Yakima CEREMONY & RECEPTION American Homestead The part of her wedding day that Cynthia was most nervous about was the first dance. She and her fiance, Jeremy, had been practicing the Viennese Waltz in secret for two months before the wedding. When the DJ announced them as husband and wife, they danced to David Gray’s “This Year’s Love.” It turned out to be a memory she’ll cherish forever. “I just remember everybody cheering us on and clapping while we did this choreographed dance,” says Cynthia. “It’s one of the most memorable moments of my life.” Another ...
Karli & Jonathan 7-18-13
Photos by Melissa Michelle Reflections NAMES Karli Crocker Jonathan Murphy THEY LIVE Yakima CEREMONY & RECEPTION Roche Harbor Resort, San Juan Islands When Karli was a little girl, her “papa” and “granny” would take her to the San Juan Islands to go boating and fishing. Those memories hold such a warm place in Karli’s heart that she and her fiance, Jonathan Murphy, chose to have their wedding in the ocean-side garden at San Juan’s Roche Harbor Resort. Karli’s grandfather passed away, and since he couldn’t be there in person, she saved him a seat next to her grandmother with a beautiful “Reserved” sign. The San Juan Islands were ...
On August 31st, Evan Harris and Mackenzie Wilson were married at Cascade Garden in Yakima. Evan is the son of Will and Julie Harris. He is a graduate of West Valley High School and Western Washington […]Cassandra & William 8-3-13
Photos by Ryan Flynn Photography NAMES Cassandra Worthington William Barany THEY LIVE IN Seattle CEREMONY & RECEPTION William’s family home in Yakima Long before they were engaged, Will and Cassandra knew their wedding would be at his gorgeous childhood home in Yakima. As childhood friends, the couple and their closest pals grew up at […]Click here for more wedding stories
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