MENIFEE-LAKE COUNTRY CLUB WEDDING ALEX & RAQUEL

filed under

7/26/18

MENIFEE-LAKE COUNTRY CLUB WEDDING

ALEX & RAQUEL

 

 Raquel was greeted by family and friends as she gracefully walked down the stairs of her parents family home. There must have been 50 people waiting to see her beauty and all the hard work she put into choosing every little detail of her wedding. There we lot’s of family hugs, pictures, and laughter as we were leaving to meet the groom over at at the venue.

 The Groom and groomsmen were waiting for us when we arrived. I happened to greet Alex at the reception entrance carrying boxes with the biggest bottles of Vodka I think I have ever seen in it! Needless to say, we skipped the handshake and let them get to where they needed to be! The couple had a beautiful toast by Alex’s mom with someone very in special in mind later on in the evening. Hence the amount of Vodka that needed to be carried in when we greeted them. 

 

The family decided to incorporate both families traditions for their wedding. Polish traditions alongside a cultural mix of Lebanese dancers for their grand entrance. It makes for such an inviting atmosphere when you combine two heritages on your wedding day. Everyone seems to be so comfortable and each family gets to really feel and know the other side, especially at the dinner tables!

I have to say, I fell in love with Raquel’s mom. She was so gracious and so sweet the entire day. Her mood, tone, and demeanor was so calming and refreshing.  The day was beautiful and filled with so much love from both sides of the family. 

Enjoy taking a peek into their beautiful day!

Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding

Raquel had SO many pretty things for me to photograph! The headpieces was so beautiful!

Menifee lakes wedding

Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding

Menifee lakes wedding

 These are so VERY proud parents! Seeing their baby girl for the first time together! PRICELESS!Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding

Very unique to Raquel is her love for books! I love how show incorporated them into her wedding details.

Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding

I LOVE when brides do the full spin!

Menifee lakes wedding first look Menifee lakes wedding couple portraits Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding

The emotion on Raquel’s brother’s face is such a heartfelt moment. It really shows the amount of love this family has for one another.

Menifee lakes wedding Menifee lakes wedding in front of the fountain

Menifee lakes wedding lebanese dancers

 Jodee's Bakery  wedding cake at wedgwood wedding venue

Menifee lakes wedding

 

 

 

 

Venue- Menifee Lakes Country Club

Florist- Events by Floral Sensations https://www.eventsbyfs.com/

Photographer- Carrie Mcguire Photography

Video-Ryan Films San Diego

Bakery- Jodee’s Bakery 

Hair and Makeup- Sandra Michelle Artistry

DJ- JC Entertainment

Catering- Wedgewood 

Bridesmaids Dresses- https://www.olegcassinistore.com/

Are you busy planning a wedding of your own? I would love to hear all about it! Let’s be friends! You can send me a note HERE.

 

7 Shares

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

here as a fellow creative or photographer?

check out my Shop page here ⟶

or grab my freebie below!

I've taken the guess work out of figuring out which Blogs you should submit your work to. Simply drop your email here, and I'll send you my favorite 15 blogs you can submit your work for features!

Join the cmp community

Work with me and my team, and join hundreds of other couples in an exclusive CMP family - plus, join an online community just for our past couples and connect with others that have enjoyed the CMP Wedding Experience!

• I'm ready to be a cmp bride! •

follow along on instagram

• carriemcguirephoto •

close menu

15 Blogs to Submit to Today

• the cmp experience •

• grab the freebie! •

for the bride

for the creative

planning a wedding?

Wedding planning is HARD work! I have so many tips to send your way! Join me for instant access to the CMP newsletter community and get some help planning your wedding day from someone who has been there with sweet brides like you over 70 times!

a freebie for you, brides!