The difference 24 hours can make.

The Hair Cut

Some people do weight loss “before and after” photo shots. Here is our wedding before and after pics as expressed by Elizabeth’s hair. As the newly weds prepared to fly out to their honeymoon in tropical Costa Rica, there was one glaring challenge: an overabundance of hair. Thus, as their first official act as a married couple, Jerram cut Elizabeth’s… Read more →



With ceremony, dinner, and cocktails over, all that was left was to party. The Golden Hour At a moment when the lighting was too perfect, Elizabeth and Jerram were whisked away to take a few final pictures. The First Dance Some people put a lot of thought and work into the first dance. They go to dance lessons and carefully… Read more →

Elizabeth and Jerram cheer on Glen.

Dinner & Toasts

After the cocktail hour, everyone took their seats. Dinner Jerram and Elizabeth had a sweetheart table to themselves from which they could take a breather between all the day’s activities. Father of the Bride’s Speech Glen, the father of the bride, kicks off the speeches with a rousing tale of the rambunctious Elizabeth growing up and gushing about his exciting… Read more →

All the wedding guests in front of the Hollins House.

Cocktail Hour

After the ceremony, the wedding party retired to a side room to sign the wedding certificate and take a breather before joining the rest of the guests for the post ceremony cocktail hour. Leaving the ceremony After the ceremony recessional, the wedding party gathers and proceeds indoors. Signing the Marriage Certificate Elizabeth, Jerram, and the wedding party enjoy a drink… Read more →

The moment we (at least, the bride and groom) have all been waiting for.

The Ceremony

We chose to have a small, outdoor ceremony. The Hollins House is perched over Santa Cruz and the ocean. While it was a cool June afternoon, it was beautiful. The Processional The Hand Off The Ceremony Begins The Reading Jerram’s good friend, August, setups up to read a passage. These are the hands that will work alongside yours as you… Read more →

Jerram & Elizabeth

The Wedding Party

Rather than missing out on socializing during cocktail hour, we had our photo shoot before the ceremony. The Goom’s Side First Look While tradition has it that the groom shouldn’t see the bride before the wedding, we tried to preserve the magic and excitement by performing a “first look.” The groom looks away while the bride approaches to create a… Read more →

Elizabeth finishing Jerram's ring

Forging the Rings

Yes,that’s right, we made our own rings. Well, Elizabeth made Jerram’s ring and Jerram made Elizabeth’s ring. It was one of the most enjoyable parts of preparing for the wedding. While it was a full day of hard work, it was so very gratifying. Thank you Adam for a wonderful workshop and great instruction. Read more →

For those who can’t be with us

We understand that, for those who cannot join us, your absence can be a point of distress. For those who do have the time but not the location, we will be streaming the wedding through Google Hangout. For those unfamiliar: Google Hangout is a live streaming service that allows us to take video of the event as it’s happening and… Read more →