Intentional wedding planning and design
company that specializes in weddings
that prioritize connection over perfection.

Intentional wedding planning and design company that specializes in weddings that prioritize connection over perfection.


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Wedding Welcome Party with Pacific Ocean Views in San Diego, California

March 21, 2023

Jeannene and Michael’s wedding celebration kicked off with an unforgettable rooftop cocktail-style gathering at the La Jolla Cove Suites, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the breathtaking La Jolla coastline. The stunning views of Torrey Pines and sea lions, combined with the salty breeze, created a magical atmosphere that set the tone for the rest of the wedding weekend.

The guests were treated to an array of delicious interactive food stations that included everything from sushi and seafood to tacos and other tasty treats. But the real showstopper was the bicycle cooler filled with ice cream tacos for dessert! It was a unique and delicious way to cool off from the warm evening breeze.

To encourage guests to mingle and make new connections, an icebreaker game was organized with the help of their name tags. It was a fun way to break the ice and get to know each other better, especially for those who were meeting for the first time.

Adding to the already festive atmosphere was the beautiful saxophone notes that danced on the salty breeze. The live music had everyone enjoying a little dancing as the sun began to set over the Pacific Ocean, creating a sky filled with stunning purple and pink hues.

As the evening drew to a close, guests were treated to a group shot-taking experience. The candles illuminated the salty night sky, and the sound of the waves crashing in the distance made for a perfect end to a memorable evening.

Overall, the wedding welcome party was an incredible way to kick off Jeannene and Michael’s wedding weekend. The stunning location, delectable food, fun icebreaker games, and lively music made for a night that guests will cherish forever. It set the stage for a beautiful wedding celebration that was filled with love, laughter, and cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Published in Style Me Pretty

Vendor Team:
Planning/Design: Jeannene Lillie Events | Coordination/Styling: Amorology | Photography: Marina Claire Photography | Venue: La Cove Hotel + Suites | Stationary Design: Lavender + Sea | Catering: Wild Thyme | Desserts: Little Fox Cups and Cones | Live Music: Joe Cardillo

Jeannene Lillie is a Michigan Wedding Planner and Michigan Event Planner serving clients in Michigan, Pittsburgh, Ohio, San Diego, and Worldwide Destinations. The JLE Team is committed to coordinating and designing inclusive and intentional events that celebrate the romantic and modern couple. Inquire with us today and stop by the JLE Instagram to get a peek into our beautiful events and get to know us better!

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MEET jeannene

Romantic, passionate hostess, wife, sentimentalist, inspired by connection, and your love story.

Jeannene is the owner and creative director of JLE. For as long as she can remember, Jeannene has always been the friend bringing her people together to celebrate life's little and big moments.

It is a deep belief of hers that gathering is one of the most sacred things we do as a culture and she brings that energy towards every celebration and environment that she is called to create.

Intentionally bringing people together in a one of a kind atmosphere is her passion, and she cannot wait to share that with you on your wedding day. 


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