A couple of college sweethearts took over a California farm for a wedding that mixed romance (flowers galore) with whimsy (their very own Ferris wheel!)

Mary Anderson vividly remembers her surprise engagement to Mark Cuen. "Mark completely shocked me with his proposal, 10 months after we started dating. We were celebrating his 30th birthday in Las Vegas with friends and family. One minute he was thanking everyone; the next, he was on bended knee. I didn't see it coming!"

On September 22, 2012, Mary and Mark married at Bear Flag Farm in Winters, California. Bear Flag Farm's vineyards, lavender fields, and citrus orchard made it a "photo-op bonanza," says Mary.

Photo: Carrie Patterson

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