You can take a girl out of Latin America, but if Eve is any indication, you can't take Latin America out of the girl. The daughter of a diplomat, Eve grew up in Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Columbia, and eventually came to know a particularly charming little corner of Mexico: San Miguel de Allende, a storied artists' colony filled with romantic plazas and ornate churches.

When she became engaged to Kurt (they met on a blind date), deciding where to wed was easy. And once Eve discovered a hilltop hacienda opposite an old stone church, the rest of the details fell into place. A graphic designer, Eve created her own invitations in mustard yellow and brick red—"the colors of Mexico," she says. After a spicy dinner, guests danced the night away as pom-poms, balloons, and glow sticks were thrown to the crowd. ¡Viva el amor!

This latin-flavored romance culminated at a hilltop fiesta

You can take a girl out of Latin America, but if Eve is any indication, you can't take Latin America out of the girl. The daughter of a diplomat, Eve grew up in Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Columbia, and eventually came to know a particularly charming little corner of Mexico: San Miguel de Allende, a storied artists' colony filled with romantic plazas and ornate churches.

When she became engaged to Kurt (they met on a blind date), deciding where to wed was easy. And once Eve discovered a hilltop hacienda opposite an old stone church, the rest of the details fell into place. A graphic designer, Eve created her own invitations in mustard yellow and brick red—"the colors of Mexico," she says. After a spicy dinner, guests danced the night away as pom-poms, balloons, and glow sticks were thrown to the crowd. ¡Viva el amor!

Because the terrain surrounding Casa Chorro, the site of the reception, was so hilly, two tents were set up for the alfresco dinner; each glowed romantically with lanterns and votives as guests dined on mango-based gazpacho, spicy beef fillet, chicken adobe, and chili ancho, followed by ice cream cones—Kurt's favorite dessert—handed out from colorful carts.

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