A Week Long Cabo Celebration with a Triple Vow Renewal and a Birthday Fiesta

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David and Dana came to Los Cabos to celebrate their wedding anniversary and renew their vows together with their extended family, and we can assure you that their week-long celebrations in Los Cabos will be remembered forever!

Not only did David and Dana have a special 10th wedding anniversary, they also celebrated Dana’s twin sister Dione and her husband Justin’s 15th wedding anniversary, and the twins’ sister Jane 20th wedding anniversary of marriage to her husband Roger.

Approximately 50 friends and family members joined the festivities at Esperanza Resort in Los Cabos. The couples renewed their vows on a beach at the resort, where the backdrop was the Sea of Cortez and the view of the Arch in the distance.

The Curtis’s Cabo celebrations were happening with daily fun activities. Every day the Lazy Gourmet Catering team created brunch for the group. We organized their welcome party at El Toro restaurant, dinner at Hacienda Cocina & Cantina, a day at the pool at the Resort at Pedregal, which included lunch at the Beach Club, pool activities, spa treatments, and dinner at beautiful cliffside restaurant El Farallon. Kids enjoyed movie night with popcorn and pizza.

One of the children had a birthday during their stay in Los Cabos, so we organized a birthday party at the villas at Punta Ballena with games, piñata, and cake, followed by a farm-to-table dinner at the Flora Farms.

On the vow renewal day, the ladies opted for a pampering spa day, and men went zip lining. The ceremony was at the beach of Esperanza hotel, and it was very special. Not just because of the renewal of vows for the three couples, but also because David organized a big surprise for Dana: he invited Grammy Award-winning musician, Chris Tomlin, to sing and play during and after the ceremony. Dana and all the attendees were in awe! The day culminated with joy and beautiful fireworks.

The next day the group enjoyed a Mexican style dinner at Esperanza Resort, and they said farewell to Los Cabos with a fun day snorkeling, kayaking, and stand up paddling.

These seven days were so much fun, and full of unforgettable memories for all 18 adults and 23 children. We will cherish them forever, and look forward to renewing their vows again in 5 years!

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Wedding anniversary planning: Fatima, Momentos Weddings and Events, Los Cabos
Photography: Chris Cook
DJ: DJ Mijares
Florals: Let It Be
Wedding Location: Esperanza Resort
Vacation Homes: Inspirato

Katelyn & Stephen’s Magical Destination Wedding in Los Cabos

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Cabo San Lucas holds a special place in the hearts of Katelyn and Stephen. Not only did they celebrate their wedding vows here, Cabo is also the first place they traveled to as a couple, and the first place where they first said “I love you.”

They met in early summer of 2012 through their mutual good friends that wanted them to meet. Nothing came about until almost two months later when they saw each other again, and that day, it was like a lighting! They instantly connected, and Katelyn felt like she knew Stephen her entire life.

“We laugh about it every time we tell the story.  That morning of the 28th, I was supposed to be on a boat party with some girlfriends and I slept in.  And thank god I did!!  Little did I know, that same morning I would start to fall in love with the man of my dreams.  I had a ton of missed calls from my sister that morning.  I immediately thought something was wrong and was already in a panic!  I broke out in tears talking to her, but she quickly turned the conversation into how she just got engaged!  I threw myself together as quickly as possible and decided it was necessary to meet my friends at our favorite Mexican bar for celebratory cocktails for my sister and partly for me, to make myself feel better for missing the boat!

I was still happy crying over my sister and telling the story when I arrived and honestly, it felt like Stephen was the only person in the bar.  He was listening ever so intently at me across the table and our eyes locked.  We talked and laughed together as we were lost in the world.  We shared our first kiss that day.  We describe it as our “kazaam”, like a lighting bolt of chemistry was forever made.  It was pure fate that I was there that day. Our love story began and is truly only the beginning.  After that day, we were inseparable.”

They found out they were pregnant on December 15th, 2015! Steve made moves quickly and proposed on the 23rd at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, over holiday tea time as the carolers sang, “Joy to the world!” (Joy is Kathelyn’s middle name!). And ever since, they try to enjoy every moment together. They got officially married on the 31st in a ceremony with their parents only. Their most precious gift is now their lovely son Hudson, who is their little miracle! But, Katelyn and Stephen wanted to do the wedding their way and “remarry” in front of their closest friends and family members in their favorite and special place – Cabo.

We started working on their wedding together 13 months before the wedding day, and from the first moment we started talking, I felt we had an amazing connection. The planning went smoothly, even with the change of the wedding ceremony location within the resort, which at the end proved beneficial to the wedding logistics. We organized a rehearsal dinner on a catamaran at sunset, and the wedding day went on beautifully, just as planned. Katelyn was worried that she’ll be too nervous on her wedding day, but at the end she was able to relax and enjoy her beautiful Cabo wedding. She, Stephen, Hudson, and all their family and friends enjoyed the wedding enormously, and danced late into the night. It was truly a magical day, making Cabo even more special in the hearts of Katelyn and Stephen, as well as mine; being happy and grateful to have been able to make magical memories to my lovely newlyweds and dear friends.

Katelyn’s review: “One major thing that sticks out with Fatima is the kindness and willingness to go above and beyond. We were traveling with our 15 month old, she picked us up from our hotel and drove us back and forth to the site visits our of her way to make sure we were comfortable. She came highly prepared with our agenda when we first met, and had plenty of notes that we had previously planned together for months. Fatima has a big heart and the instant I hugged her to thank her for all the efforts, I knew that we were instant friends. She was like a family friend of ours, that we had known for years! She genuinely cared about making sure the wedding day was perfect. I could not say enough great qualities about her as a person, planner, and now a friend of ours in Cabo!”

– See Katelyn’s full review on WeddingWire here.

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Katelyn and Stephen’s Cabo San Lucas destination wedding at Hacienda Resort & Residences wouldn’t be the same without this amazing team:
Wedding Planner: Fatima Falcon, Momentos Los Cabos
Flowers and rentals: Let it Bloom / Let It Be Events
Hair and Makeup: Blanc Salon
Photos: Dino Gomez
DJ: Ricardo Patiño
Trio: Los Mosquitos
Location: Hacienda Cocina & Cantina
Hotel: Hacienda Beach Club & Residences