“I think you two were married in spirit in High School and we’re just celebrating it today,”

Paul Trabulsy

Their love is timeless. Every once in a while, you come across a couple you know has been together across lifetimes. I usually see this in older couples, in their 90’s, sharing coffee at their favorite diner every Sunday on the hour. I know someone else is going to see that in Alex and Maria 60 years from now and know exactly what I’m talking about.

They’ve always been each other’s plan. Alex laughed once, telling me that they each have a veto should the other suddenly want to leave one day. In the many years they’ve been together, they both still have their vetos.

In March 2019 we met at their wedding day reception venue. We sat and recorded messages and strolled around the grounds, imagining what it would all look like on the big day. See their epic Engagement film. They were so excited, just knowing all the people they love would all come together just to celebrate them on January 18th, 2020.

And Celebrate they did.

The party was massive, the weather was perfect, the emotions were heavy. We had been planning for over a year and the day had arrived within the blink of an eye. Through laughs, tears, and nerves they felt it all–took it all in–every beautiful second.

Here it is: a small glimpse of Maria and Alex, because capturing their complete essence just isn’t possible in one 7.5 minute film. I hope their story inspires you to remember that dreams can be found in the most unlikely of situations, like coming in late to English class with a coffee in hand making one boy in the room’s head turn just enough to change both their lives.

Special thanks to the vendors who helped make their day perfect:

Film | Pear & Thorn Productions
Photo | Kristen Weaver Photography – Stephanie
Ceremony Venue | Saint Anastasia Catholic Church
Reception Venue | Bellewood Plantation, Vero Beach
Event Planning | Fresch PerspectiveLindsay Parkin
Hair Artist | Meraki Hair Artistry
Makeup | Sanctuary Spa
Florist | Sarandipity Floral
Rentals | Island Party Rentals
DJ: | Traxx Entertainment
Dessert | Dixie Cream Donuts and Classy Cupcakes
Catering | Bonner Mobile Bar
Catering | Zapatas Mexican Grill
Transportation | Legendary Limo
Bridal Salon | Boca Raton Bridal
Photo Booth | Flash by KWP