Best Time To Start Planning a Yosemite Wedding

Couples always ask when is the best time to start planning their Yosemite wedding (even Elopements).  The short answer;  Now.  If you are reading this that means you are engaged and interested in a Yosemite Wedding or your about to be engaged “wink”.  Yosemite is a tourist destination and a popular one at that.  Many of […]

Yosemite Name Changes

This year has been a year of many changes for Yosemite National Park.  One of the biggest is the name changes of some of the iconic and historical places. How does this impact you?  For those of you that have Yosemite as part of their lives know intimately these locations and it is difficult to reconcile […]

2015 Yosemite Elopement Packages

We are excited for a new year full of Lovely couples wanting to elope in Yosemite!  AddyRose Design has their new 2015 packages ready to make the experience simple and memorable!       Packages Includes Planning assistance, online wedding planning site, vendor booking* and elopement day schedule creation Photography Officiant Hair & Makeup Bridal […]

Small Wedding Packages

AddyRose Design is now offering an all Inclusive Small Wedding Package.  This package is perfect for those of you wanting to plan a Yosemite Wedding for 20-40 guests. (Mural Room at the Ahwahnee Hotel, decor by AddyRose Design, photography by Patrick Pike Studios) With everything you will need to have an Amazing Experience and Beautiful […]

2014 Yosemite Elopement Packages

Engaged?  Do you want a memorable, simple and Gorgeous wedding day? AddyRose Design has their 2014 Yosemite Elopement Packages all ready!  It has never been easier to plan an elopement in Yosemite. We can help you plan, answer all of your destination wedding questions, get all of your vendors booked, and create your Wedding Day […]

Gorgeous Wedding Photos

Yosemite is such an easy place to take gorgeous photos.  Wherever you turn there is another opportunity to capture something spectacular.  The trick is having enough time in your wedding day schedule to take those photos. Here are some tips to make sure that you have enough time to take the photos your longing for. […]

Pet’s And Your Yosemite Wedding

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There are some of us that have pets that are as close as family! So of course you want them as part of your Special Day! Since Yosemite is a large wild life area we want to give you tips to keep your pets safe and comfortable. First you need a pet friendly location to […]

Confirm It In Writing

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  Get everything in writing! When planning a destination wedding most communication with vendors and venues, is either done by email or phone.  There are many times that a phone call is much easier then trying to explain things by email.  In these situations you will want a pad of paper with you so that […]

Never go without these

Last time I told you about hand warmers, which are precious little packets that keep you warm when out in the cool weather.  Another item that is equally invaluable are a good pair of shoes.  If you plan on traipsing through the Valley to get some gorgeous pics, then good shoes are necessary!  I know you will have […]

Sweet Little Warmers

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The weather is cold here in the Mountains.  Which encourages snuggling (my favorite) and warm clothes.  It is however, not fun, to stand in your wedding dress and take photos. So today’s tip is…… hand warmers.   They are handy little things you can stick in your pocket, or between your hands and your bouquet.  They […]