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Beautiful Sunstone Villa Rehearsal Dinner Featured on Corbin Gurkin Blog!

An Autumn Rehearsal Dinner {Sunstone Winery} Thatcher and I are a bit off the grid right now – traveling around Thailand for a wedding and some post wedding-season vacation time – but I wanted to blog this charming rehearsal dinner at The Villa at¬ Sunstone Winery before we’re well into our trip! The florals were by [...]
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Destinations I Love: Cuixmala Mexico

This gorgeous resort, tucked away on 25,000-acre ecological reserve,¬ Cuixmala, Mexico, was once home to Sir James Goldsmith. Now open to guest and travelers, this is a perfect backdrop for a destination wedding. Nestled amid lush greenery, with panoramic views of the hills and golden beaches, the La Loma is in the main house on [...]
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Destinations I Love: San Ysidro Ranch

One of my all time favorite locations for an intimate Santa Barbara wedding is San Ysidro Ranch. Nesteled in the foothills in the Santa Ynez Mountains, in Montectio, this 500 acre property,  is a perfect location for a small wedding. My favorite ceremony location is The Gardens. With beautiful mountain views this is a perfect [...]
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Jose Villa’s Mexico Workshop

The “J’s” (Jose Villa and Joel Serrato)…. love them! Jose in action… I can’t wait to show you the photos these photographers took of these incredibly beautiful models (people should not be this beautiful!!) One of the models… just kidding-it’s me! Jessica just made me look great here. Thanks, Jessica! My son, the aspiring film [...]
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Mexican Hacienda Wedding

The Agave plant…this is where tequila comes from! Me…my son said this dress makes me look old! I liked it! My wonderful husband…I made him pose here! The ceremony site being set up. I loved the Mexican leather chairs! So authentic! The spa…the treatments are amazing, and the setting incredible! There is horseback riding on [...]
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Ojai Valley Inn & Spa Holiday Party

My husband and I just attended his company holiday party this past weekend at the beautiful Ojai Valley Inn & Spa The party was a buffet luncheon and the food, service and ambiance were just fabulous. My favorite is their warm apple crumble..really just the best in the world I think! I just wanted [...]
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