Liz and Joe’s Wedding at the Aquarium of the Pacific!

Liz and Joe were married on May 5, 2013!

This “out of the box” wedding suited their lovely, quirky personalities to a tee:)

Their wedding took place at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach… Enjoy Victoria Grimsley and Justin Thatcher’s beautiful pictures!

dress

I loved that Liz dyed her hair to match her wedding colors! I met Liz through the choir we both are members of, and I’ve always known her to have ever-changing hair colors:)

liz hair

shoes

liz makeup

liz ready

How happy and relaxed does Liz look, and how cute are she and her mom?!

liz and mom

Over to Joe…

joe shoes

This hilarious photo resonates with Joe’s funny, wry personality…

joe funny

joe and bm

bouquets

Liz and Joe’s ceremony, which took place in front of the fish tank, was filled with personal touches that rang true to their “out of the box” personalities…

They had their officiant Erin Schlabach incorporate some humorous moments like asking for the rings and gigantic metal rings being handed over by the best man…

They even referenced Battlestar Galactica at the end: “So say we all!”

kiss

liz and casey

liz and bms

The ladies through the years… Beautiful!

hands

joe and mom

kisses

joe and grandma

rings

Emily’s Custom Bakeshop created a whimsical underwater cake for the couple, complete with Lego versions of Liz and Joe’s dogs!!

cake

cake toppers

Since it was Cinco de Mayo, Liz and Joe treated their guests to mini-cupcakes that were churro, dulce de leche, and chocolate-flavored… Mmmm!

cupcakes

snorkels

suck it

Congratulations, Liz and Joe (so say we all)!!

Liz and Joe’s Vendors:

Venue: The Aquarium of the Pacific, Tamera Schulz

Wedding Coordinator: Weddings With Insight by Jackie Murphy

Catering: Savor

Florist: SoCal Flowers

Photographers: Victoria Grimsley and Justin Thatcher

Videographers: Luis Valladares and brother!

Cake & Mini-Cupcakes: Emily’s Custom Bakeshop 

Officiant: Erin Schlabach

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