Santa Cruz Intimate Rainy Redwood Elopement

 

Tia and Reid flew to Santa Cruz, CA from Oklahoma to elope below the giant redwoods. Their two kids and a few family members tagged along. I love elopements so much because the day really revolves around what is important. While we were walking to the ceremony site their daughter Ricky wouldn't stop crying. She cried the whole walk and into the start of the ceremony so Reid had to hold her. Tia's friend ran back to the car to get Ricky's stroller and snacks and he RAN to the ceremony site and saved the day. Ricky really just wanted her snacks! After the ceremony I adventured through the redwoods and in an open field with Tia + Reid and then dropped them off for a small reception lunch at a local restaurant. It was a beuaitufl day, crying and all.