Catherine & Ricky’s Quintessential Wedding Journey: From Childhood Home to Majestic Hotel Elegance

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Wedding vendors often share tales of the intricate logistics that come with orchestrating a wedding day. The simplicity of having all festivities in one location is tempting, yet it’s the diversity of settings that can elevate a wedding from memorable to unforgettable. Catherine and Ricky embraced this philosophy wholeheartedly for their special day, choosing not one but four distinct locations to celebrate their union. Each location, from a childhood home brimming with memories to the grandeur of the majestic Hotel Dupont, contributed to the rich tapestry of their wedding day, ensuring a variety of backdrops for what would become stunning film and photo memories.

The journey began at Catherine’s childhood home, a space filled with nostalgia and personal history, setting the tone for the day with warmth and intimacy. The familiarity of a cherished church added a spiritual dimension to their celebration, grounding the festivities in tradition and communal joy. The inclusion of Longwood Gardens as a venue offered a visual feast, its renowned beauty and sprawling landscapes providing a natural canvas for breathtaking photography. The culmination of their day at the majestic Hotel Dupont brought an air of sophistication and timeless elegance, perfectly encapsulating the essence of their celebration.

Catherine and Ricky’s decision to incorporate these varied locations into their wedding day was a testament to their vision and meticulous planning. Each setting offered its unique charm and ambiance, contributing to a richer, more diverse narrative of their love story. This approach not only challenged the norm but also highlighted the beauty in complexity, proving that the effort to integrate multiple venues can result in a more impactful and memorable wedding experience.

Returning to Longwood Gardens and the Hotel Dupont after some time, and seeing Catherine’s family again, especially after filming her sister’s wedding, was a delightful experience. The warmth and kindness of their family added another layer of joy to the occasion, making the day not just a celebration of Catherine and Ricky’s love, but also a reunion of hearts and histories.



Christopher lives in Vermont with his wife, twin boys, corgi. He has owned a film production company, sold slot machines, and worked for Tony Robbins. He writes in his magical tiny house and sometimes writes in his blog at