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A Planner With Priorities A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WEDDING PLANNER  “What do you even DO?” As a wedding planner, this is a question I hear a lot. I often feel like I’m this mythical creature who does things. But couples aren’t quite sure what those things are, or what my job entails.  […]

A Day in the Life of a Wedding Planner

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A WEDDING PLANNER’S PERSPECTIVEWhy Are Weddings So Expensive?PART ONE Oh, budget. Pretty much everyone’s least favorite topic. But, pretty much one of the most important foundations to planning a wedding. The problem is, you probably don’t understand: a.) Precisely what goes into a wedding budget. And  b.) The actual reasons why weddings are so expensive. […]

Why Are Weddings So Expensive?

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blue wedding shoes

The minute you get engaged, social media inundates you with images of weddings and what you “should” strive to create. And while looking at all of the pretty pictures on Instagram and Pinterest can be fun and inspiring, it can also be overwhelming and downright frustrating at times.  What are you supposed to do with […]

3 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding

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One of the beautiful things about planning a wedding in the modern age is so many possibilities. In the past, most couples stuck with a traditional wedding style. Everything was planned just so-so and had to fit into a template. And while traditional elements can be gorgeous (and necessary at times), I believe a healthy […]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Host A Retreat Style Wedding

Weddings in Carmel Valley

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Feeling the desire to travel and get away lately? I know I have, and since we couldn’t travel in 2020 leaving the country for a Mexico Destination Wedding wasn’t an options so we decided to bring a little bit of the beauty and feel of a Mexican destination wedding to Monterey, CA. While we were […]

Desert Hacienda Wedding Inspiration at De Tierra Vineyards in Monterey

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This stunning Gay wedding set at a sprawling vineyard in Monterey is reminiscent of Tuscany and the dream destination weddings that have not been able to happen in 2020 because of COVID. An intimate dinner in the vineyard surrounded by the fall grapevines and decked out with twinkle lights is the best alternative to an […]

LGBTQ Micro Wedding at Eden Rift Vineyard

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This editorial styled shoot was inspired by the vision of a really modern couple that wanted an intimate wedding celebration that felt timeless but also was inspired by monotone modern art. The shoot was designed around an ode to the color blue and clean lines to feel classic and timeless but also luxurious and modern. […]

Modern Art Wedding Shoot in Every Shade of Blue

Weddings in Monterey

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So you are thinking about hiring a wedding planner? I am guessing you landed here either 1. Because your my mom (thanks for reading mom!) OR 2. Because you have very little clue as to what the heck a wedding planner does and whether you really need one. Good news, I am here to tell you […]

Do I need a wedding planner?

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5 topics to discuss when you are just starting to plan your wedding!   First of all, if you’re here and recently engaged, let me say, congratulations! You did it, you are now officially engaged and planning a wedding!    The engagement period is amazing, everyone is excited and congratulating you but then…BOOM,  questions come […]

Five topics to discuss when you get started planning your wedding

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Cocktail Kits for Virtual Wedding Guests with Four Roses Bourbon With large gatherings on hold for the moment, many couples are opting to live-stream their small at-home wedding ceremonies to remote guests. This is an excellent opportunity to include people that may not have been able to travel or would have put the guest list […]

Cocktail Kits for Virtual Wedding Guests with Four Roses Bourbon

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