Carrie Vargas of Peoria, the daughter of Frank Vargas and Lark Vargas and stepdaughter of Annie Vargas, and Benjamin Bernes of Phoenix, the son of Sandy Bernes and Jane Bernes, were married Dec. 30, 2017, at the Urban Desert Bungalow in Phoenix.

The bride is a registered nurse. She received her degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

The bridegroom is a firefighter. He also received his degree from NAU.

Bridesmaids were Jami Vargas of Phoenix and Amanda Vargas of Anaheim, Calif. Jay Vargas of Anaheim was the bridal attendant. Lark and Pippin Vargas, both of Phoenix, served as flower girls. Paul and Grant Vargas, both of Anaheim, were ring bearers. Sarah Bernes of Washington, D.C., was the groom’s attendant.

Michael Vargas of Phoenix officiated.

The groom wore a blue suit and his grandfather’s watch. The bride wore cream and lace and her great-great-grandmother’s diamond star pin in her hair.

The couple honeymooned in Lake Tahoe, Nev. They live in Phoenix.