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MONTEREY | CARMEL | PEBBLE BEACH

Engagement season is just around the corner, and if you are one of the lucky people planning to propose to the love of your life then I have some tips for your success! These tips are designed to help you pull off the most memorable surprise proposal ever!  Obviously, the proposal is the first pivotal […]

Planning the perfect Proposal!

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Unpopular opinions from a seasoned wedding planner You haven’t planned a wedding before. Chances are you probably haven’t planned any big parties before where there were a lot of emotions, opinions, and investments of large chucks of money. For many couples the expense of a wedding is the first time they have ever spent a […]

Unpopular Opinions about Planning a Wedding

Wedding To Do List

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Yes, the future is uncertain. But it’s okay to still want to plan your wedding!  If you’re newly engaged and feeling a deep sense of disappointment or despair due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I want you to know that you are certainly not alone and I understand. Like everyone in the event industry since the […]

Planning a 2021 wedding during COVID

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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A classic rustic elegance wedding in the fall at Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley This beautiful fall wedding took place in late October at the iconic Carmel Valley wedding venue Holman Ranch. Holman Ranch sits high above the beautiful Carmel Valley featuring beautiful views of rolling hills, vineyards, and golden sunsets perfect for a sunset […]

Fall Rustic Elegance Wedding at Holman Ranch

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A budget is fundamental to successfully planning a wedding, here are some tips to get a clear budget established and on the path to happily married!   Hi there, it is time to continue with part two of our short blog series on planning a wedding by discussing everyone’s least favorite part of any event […]

Plan a Wedding like a Pro Part 2 – Creating a Stellar Budget

Wedding Planning Advice

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 7 Myths about Wedding Planning Okay I am going to say it – The entire wedding industry is surrounded by myths, half truths, and misconceptions. Yes, while planning a wedding you have a ton of important decisions to make and plenty of people offering unsolicited advice. But as a whole, the planning process and the […]

7 Myths about planning a wedding

Wedding To Do List

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I absolutely love escort card displays, its a great opportunity to do something fun, memorable and a chance to really give guests a taste of your personality and interests. Escort cards are used to tell guests what tables they are sitting at. They can also double as place cards that have the guests’ meal choice […]

My Top 3 Escort Card Displays from 2019

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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With the threat of  COVID-19 present in everyone’s lives,  there has understandably been a lot of talk about SMALL Weddings. While small weddings have always been popular,  they have become more important than ever due to social distancing and restrictions on the size of public gatherings.  If you are considering a smaller wedding celebration then […]

Elopements, Micro Weddings, and Intimate Weddings – What is the difference?

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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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 of their vendors booked already but were looking for guidance on wedding design and pulling all of their plans together to make the wedding a success.  Their biggest struggle […]

Beautiful Hanging Florals for a Wedding

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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 me, Motherhood. Becoming a mom in 2017 was the most life-altering event but also the absolute best. Becoming a mother is scary, while it’s full of happiness and joy […]

Motherhood and Business

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