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June 1, 2020
Bride and Bridesmaids holding bouquets at Carmel Mission Ranch
Beautiful Hanging Florals for a Wedding
A beautiful barn wedding at the Carmel Mission Inn I started working with this couple about 10 months in advance of their wedding. They had most […]
May 7, 2020
Motherhood and Business
In honor of Mother’s Day, I am taking a break from my typical wedding and event-related blogs to talk about something that is so important to […]
April 8, 2020
Couple standing in front of wedding guests with arms around each other giving a short toast.
Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Toasts
Wedding Toasts Dos and Don’ts! I have seen a lot of different wedding toasts, some are good, some are bad, some bring me to tears, others […]
April 3, 2020
Kaitlin Ford lead planner of pocketful of plans working at a brightly lit desk on a computer
Embracing Uncertainty and Wedding Planning during COVID-19
I think we all know that the global pandemic is unprecedented, it’s scary and it’s uncertain. As a wedding planner I like having plans, back up […]
March 17, 2020
How to plan a wedding like a Pro – Part One!
First things first: congrats on your engagement! You are about to embark on an incredible journey. While planning a wedding has its share of ups and […]
February 26, 2020
Day-of Coordination does not exist!
To me, the most worrying trend in modern wedding planning is the confusion “day of coordination” services. Day of services have become quite popular, and at […]
February 13, 2020
Should I take Engagement Photos?
Should I book an engagement session? The answer is, most definitely, Yes. In fact, I recommend all couples explore the idea of doing an engagement photo […]
December 30, 2019
2019 A Year in Review!
Holy Crap, it’s the end of a decade. That came and went fast, at least for me. Did it for you? In the last decade I […]
November 21, 2019
Modern Indian wedding in Monterey
Every couple wants a unique, memorable wedding. No one wants boring and vanilla! However, it can be difficult to break from convention when planning a wedding, […]
November 12, 2019
Fall Table setting
Wedding Planner vs a Venue Coordinator
  Is there really a difference between a wedding planner and a venue coordinator? I have a venue coordinator, so do I need a wedding planner? Yes […]
June 30, 2019
L & M At Folktale Winery in Carmel
L and M at Folktale winery   This amazing wedding had the absolute coolest, laid-back, effortless vibe to it and it was such a dream day. […]
May 29, 2019
Wedding Planning Tools to Get You Organized and Then Married!
We are all busy these days, it seems everyone I speak to is drained at the end of each day and the constant struggle to find […]