A Very Special Destination Wedding
Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes (Iran Ramirez photography)

A Very Special Destination Wedding

Like one in four American couples getting married this year, according to research by TheKnot.com, my daughter, Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes, opted for a destination wedding

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Half Moon Bay, CA, gets ready for families with lots of pumpkins
Farmer John and one of his chickens

Half Moon Bay, CA, gets ready for families with lots of pumpkins

Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer, is also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, which bills itself as the World’s Pumpkin Capital. The coastal climate here, with warm days and cool nights, is perfect for growing pumpkins.

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Fish right out of the water, strawberries, goat cheese and more
Fresh crabs at Princeton Seafood

Fish right out of the water, strawberries, goat cheese and more

At Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay near, where we were staying at the Beach House, locals either have downloaded the free FishLine App or call 650-726-8724 to see what fresh-caught fish commercial fishermen are selling “off the boat.”

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Half Moon Bay, CA — no crowds or rush yet near San Francisco
View from Beach House

Half Moon Bay, CA — no crowds or rush yet near San Francisco

My daughter is planning her wedding near Half Moon Bay. I can see why she loves this area -- between the mountains to the East and the Pacific to the west. The best part—it’s not busy or crowded, though we’re less than hour’s drive from San Francisco.

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