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Soiree in the Sun

Soiree in the Sun

You just got engaged and your childhood vision of looking out on your closest friends and family as twinkling market lights dance above your heads is that much closer to reality. Until you start planning your big day and realize that blissful evening fairy tale is more expensive than you thought! If you’re looking for […]

Add Your Beautiful Page to the History of Serra Hall

Add Your Beautiful Page to the History of Serra Hall

If you have ever visited the Santa Barbara Mission & Rose Gardens, chances are you have passed by the historic Serra Hall. It’s full of old world charm, history and if those walls could talk; we would get a thrilling glimpse into the early Santa Barbara lifestyle. Fast forward to today where we have become […]

Presqu’ile Winery – A Hilltop Oasis in Wine Country

Presqu’ile Winery – A Hilltop Oasis in Wine Country

With a secret garden, modern architecture and a manicured amphitheater at your fingertips, choosing Presqu’ile (press – KEEL) winery for your ideal event location is a no brainer. Perched atop an ideal peak in Santa Barbara County’s wine country, Presqu’ile – meaning ‘almost an island’ – surrounds you with idyllic rolling hills, 200 acres of […]

Introducing Heartstone Ranch in a Whole New Light

Introducing Heartstone Ranch in a Whole New Light

GUEST BLOG SPOTLIGHT! The HeartStone Ranch Wedding Venue Remains the Same but Our Website Now Has a Bit More Heart We’ve added a bit of love to our website by revamping it to give engaged couples out there a better look into what HeartStone Ranch has to offer. We’re now providing more information and inspiration […]

Taking Your Event by Land or by Sea

Taking Your Event by Land or by Sea

Two beautiful venues on the opposite sides of the spectrum – Whispering Rose Ranch in Santa Ynez Valley and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum downtown. These two exquisite locations are the epitome of what makes Santa Barbara and much of California so unique. To have the option of Land or Sea, in such close proximity […]

Flora Galora at the Historical

Flora Galora at the Historical

This wedding season you’re going to notice a variety of floral and other organic elements mixed in together for a stunningly natural and organic look. Brides are choosing loose and lovely elements such as feathers, agate, birch bark and more to pair with their chosen flowers. We fell in love with this particular wedding decor […]

Venture into La Arboleda on Valentines Day Weekend

Venture into La Arboleda on Valentines Day Weekend

The vibrant and verdant wedding venue, La Arboleda is opening their doors for your viewing pleasure. This Valentines Day weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to see this absolutely lovely wedding venue with a property tour and a vendor meet & greet. La Arboleda is one of the freshest venues in Santa Rita Hills and happens to […]

Wine Country Wedding at Lincourt Winery

Wine Country Wedding at Lincourt Winery

Love is in the air. Candace & Tom are celebrating their sweet nuptials at Lincourt Vineyards with a Family Style presented Pan Sautéed Halibut with Red Wine Butter Reduction and Bistecca Florentina. The meals are perfectly paired with the delicous wines of Lincourt. We love the rustic touch of the Pure Joy’s wooden cake pedestal; it’s so fitting for the rustic […]

Private Santa Ynez Wedding

Private Santa Ynez Wedding

A Note From the Brides! “We cannot say enough about how fabulous our Wedding Day was! Working with Pure Joy Catering was wonderful. Dennis and his amazing team skillfully and professionally made our vision a reality. The food was artistic, beautifully presented, and served family style, conveying a feeling of a large boisterous family dinner with flavors […]