Wednesday, July 28, 2010

get your Do up! takes BEST 'DO FOR YOUR "I DO" Editors Pick San Francisco Bay Guardian

From the: Best of the Bay San Francisco Bay Guardian

Weddings: they're all fun and games and exorbitant expenses and heterosexual privilege — until the bride's hair falls. Then? Disaster! Avoid any potential Bridezilla moments by calling upon the wizardly hair (and makeup) skills of one Armando Sarabia. His mobile beauty service, Get Your Do Up, brings the look to you, with on-location consultations and makeovers sure to guarantee love, honor, and obedience. He'll take you through it all in style, from initial makeup color palette consultation to frisky honeymoon runway takeoff look. Sarabia's talents aren't just reserved for romantic matrimonials, either: girls' nights out, media appearances, boudoir photography sessions, holiday gatherings, and just general cuts, colors, and styling all benefit from a good dose of Get Your Do Up glamour.

get your Do up! takes
Editors Pick for BEST 'DO FOR YOUR "I DO" San Francisco Bay Guardian

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Your Wedding in a week

5 More Days to Enter
Star 101.3 and WeddingWire have teamed up to give one lucky Bay Area couple the wedding of their dreams BUT they only have one week to plan! If you're engaged, tell us in 101 words or less why you'd like to get married. Then upload your photos for your chance to win.

With the help of Jamie Chang of
Mango Muse Events and our team of professionals, the winning couple will get it all from the wedding dress to the cake and everything in between. The ceremony and the reception will take place at Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, where the wedding party and guests will enjoy an elegant menu provided by Blue Heron Catering

The bride and groom- to-be will need help with important wedding details- stay tuned to vote on the cake, honeymoon, flowers and more! Give us a week and we will give you the wedding of your dreams!

  • 07.06 - Registration begins
  • 07.16 - Registration ends @ 5pm
  • 07.19 - Phase 1 voting begins @6am
  • 07.30 - Phase 2 Voting ends @ 5pm
  • 08.02 - Phase 2 voting begins @ 6am
  • 08.02-08.05 - Wedding details voting
  • 08.05 - Phase 2 voting ends @ 5pm
  • 08.06 - Winning Couple Announced
  • 08.13 - Wedding Day!

get your Do up! heads to Chapel Hill, NC

Going to the Chapel, Chapel Hill that is.. For Lisa and Joshua's Wedding ..

While Lisa is sealing envelopes and interviewing photographers... Joshua is off in South Africa for the World Cup. He is promising to bring Lisa gifts from his trip..
(Better be more than a Vuvuzela Joshua.)

I first met Lisa and Joshua at Bay to Breakers a couple of years ago.

that's me when my hair was extremely long ;)

If you have ever participated in Bay to Breakers you know it really isn't a run, it's a party!

That's where I met Lisa and Joshua somewhere near the half-way point. That's where the party was and that's where I needed to stay.

I'm sure the wedding at Chapel Hill is going to be quite the party as well.
Most of the people I met at Bay to Breakers will be there. :)

The Wedding of Megan and Kevin, Solage Calistoga

Solage Calistoga from Thomas Hughes Films on Vimeo.


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