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OMG, am I crazy, or what? The darling florist from Bonnie and Doug’s amazing wedding at the Viceroy in Palm Springs just called me and was like, I can’t find the wedding picks on your blog. I was like, um, duh, I like forgot to blog the wedding! Which reminds me, we still have 2 more 2008ers coming up (sweet). Thankfully, all of them have all of their proofs, etc. At this point, it is just Adi and I blagging.
Blagging = Blog Lagging. Note: I coined the phrase, you heard it here first.
Back to Bonnie and Doug.
Their wedding was perfect. The kind of perfect that only two people in the event/restaurant industry could pull off. The food, the décor, the ambiance, the details, the elegance = amazing.
Bonnie is the Senior Director of Special Events at The Patina Restaurant Group and basically, the entire Patina Co. was in attendance! Um, no pressure!!!

Here are a few of the peeps that contributed to their day: The Viceroy Hotel
Nina Bracker Events
: event design, candy bar & the printed stuff
Corinne Sponagle, Day-Of Coordinator
Mary Anne Reilly, Wildflower Linen
Jackie Korman, The Korman Group, rentals and lighting
Claudia Rovner, Dave’s Flowers
KC Campbell, Vox DJ’s

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I was so truly honored to be a part of a Wedding Bee GTG last Sunday with a bunch of Bees, Bride2bes, readers and the creator, owner, main blogger, wedding star, wedding guru…(should I continue? I could go on all day) of the Wedding Bee site.

I feel completely embarrassed because I had sent Bee the images straight out of my camera with no processing, retouching or love and with a dinky copyright line that my image viewer does in pink. Adi was like, “How could you!”
So, when I saw the images posted on her blog, I was like, uh oh. So, here are a few of them with a little Next Exit love and cuddle.

Also, I need to add that Bee and Miss Glitter went to the same high school as me!!! Weird small world!

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Lauren and Moz live in London, England and traveled all the way to Southern California to celebrate their vows. The wedding was just before the Christmas holidays (hence the xmas trees and holiday decor). They had a two-day extravaganza which Adi covered in photographic style. The wedding ceremony was performed on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Montage Hotel followed by a delish chef’s table supper. The next day, the guests celebrated on the beach at the beautiful Jonathan Club in Santa Monica.
The amazing families were so full of love for these 2. Moz is an awesome musician and he wooed his beautiful wife while playing a rocking Ray Charles tune on the keyboard at the brunch reception.
We hope that Zac (their munchkin) and Clara will be BFFs.

Wedding Site (Ceremony and Dinner Party): Montage Laguna Beach
Ceremony/Dinner Party Florals: Square Root
Brunch Reception Site: The Jonathan Beach Club
Brunch Florals: Empty Vase
Yummy Cupcakes
Music: Bruce Garnitz Music and Entertainment

Day #2

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  • Erik Miguel - What great life in these images. Great job at capturing their personalities and joy on these days!

  • Laurie Easton - Made me cry…what a beautiful day. So classy…

  • Susie Bishop - I felt like I was there! Great pictures. My favorite is on the beach, Moz in the background, hands in pockets, Lauren reflective. Your beautiful dress is gently caught by the wind. Fabulous!

  • Abla Toubassyc - Truly magnificent!! Hope God bless the three of you and and for ever.
    Abla Toubassy

  • lindsey - Cat & Adi, I LOVE these photos! So crisp and full of life! I can feel their joy.

  • Cat - Thanks, Lindsey!!

  • Jonnie Dorman - Dear Cat and Adi,

    We are absolutely delighted with the photographs of our daughter’s wedding. You captured the joy, love and happiness we all shared, and played such an important part in such a memorable and special occasion. Living in England and planning a wedding in California was never going to be easy, but we were fortunate in making the perfect choice in the photographer! We will now have this event captured forever – thanks to you!

  • Paulette Roberts - Oh my…how very special to see Lauren and Moz’s unforgettable day…your photos are beautiful and truly captured the love and happiness they share. Thank you!!

I thought that I would post these two images that our friend and fellow photog Britney shot of us last week. We promise to post more of Clara as soon as we catch up!

Feel free to tell me how skinny I look. 😉
BTW, is Clara a photographer’s daughter, or what!

  • Danny - So cute! Britney did a great job!

    Cat – You really look skinny!!!

  • Cat - Danny, have I told you lately that I love you…

  • AliCherri1 - Clara is beautiful! and you looked pretty skinny when I saw you yesterday 🙂

  • Jennifer (Soo) Wong - Cat – Remember me? 🙂 I think I was one of your first weddings. You guys are doing INCREDIBLE work. Congrats and kudos.

    And…you look gorgeous. 🙂

    And…your daughter is gorgeous! From whence come those heartbreaking blue eyes?

    Give my best to Adi!

Bree and David live on the Sunset Strip in…wait for it…Errol Flynn’s old pad. They are Super cool. Super fun. Their wedding is going to knock your socks this May at the uberchic Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles, wedding coordination by, wait for it….Rebecca Stone from Duet Weddings! Check out the first image that Adi whipped up for their save the date cards. Um, America? Somebody’s got talent!

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  • serena - Adi, great pics and photoshop on the marquis! A friend of mine is a friend of the bride. Small world.

  • Ami @ Elizabeth Anne - these shots are amazing and you can tell that this couple’s wedding is going to be equally as hot!

  • Cat - Thanks, Ami! Aren’t they delish?

  • LoLoSupDoss - YEAH for BT and DC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And of course for Newtie and Pinkey!!!! The pictures are AMAZING! Can’t wait for the big day!

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