[Wedding] Elisa & Joe – The Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ

As if planning such a beautiful wedding while being parents to an energetic (and adorable!) 2 year old isn’t challenging enough, throw in a hurricane during the final weeks of their wedding planning and most folks would go crazy. Needless to say, this couple deserves a mountain of kudos for being able to pull off such an amazing feat with flying colors. Elisa and Joe celebrated their wedding day at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ.

Invitations to Elisa and Joe's wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Prep for a wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Prep for a wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bridesmaids take photos of themselves at a wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bride portraits at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bride portraits at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bride smiles on her wedding day at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Wedding rings at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bride looks at herself before her wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Groom gets ready for his wedding at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau. Groom buttons up his jacket at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

First look at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

First look at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Wedding portraits at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Wedding ceremony at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. Captured by NJ wedding photographer Ben Lau.

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Reception: The Crystal Plaza Gown: Enzoani Shoes: Enzo Angiolini Rings/Jewelry: Bernap’s Plaza Jewelers Hair: Cathy Baiunco Secondary Hair: Laura Greenstein Make-Up: Katia Hroncich Secondary Make-Up: Laura Greenstein Groom’s Attire: Biltmore Tuxedos Entertainment: The Rhythm Shop (HIGHLY RECOMMEND!) Cake: The Crystal Plaza Floral: Crest Florist Favors: Offbeatbride.com Stationary: The Write Occasion Elisa and Joe, thank you so much for sharing your day with us. We wish you two many, many years filled with love, laughter and happiness! It’s the final weekend before Christmas. The Mayan apocalypse has come and gone, and we still haven’t bought our Christmas presents yet! All the kiddos are getting bags of M&Ms on Christmas morning :). Hope you all have a great weekend! Ben & Karis  

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