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As a wedding planner in Carmel, I know a lot about this beautiful area in Northern California. And I love passing along this information to readers and couples alike. Because whether you’re planning a wedding, honeymoon, or weekend getaway, it’s always great to have a little local knowledge. So I’ve put together this blog post […]
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If I were to ask you to describe a beautiful wedding, how would you answer? Like most people, you might talk about the decorations, the delicious food, and the thrilling entertainment. And while all of those elements do make up a beautiful wedding, there’s something else that I find makes a wedding even more beautiful. […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]