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Weddings are rarely a one-day event. They’re often filled with pre-celebrations, like wedding showers, bachelor(ette) parties, and the rehearsal dinner.  The rehearsal dinner may be the most underestimated of all the pre-wedding events. But it’s so much more than a post-rehearsal feast.  So, let’s take a closer look at this essential event and explore why […]

The Importance of Wedding Rehearsal Dinners + Thoughtful Planning Tips

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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Part of the joy of working in the Monterey Peninsula is that it’s a small community made up of amazing professional wedding vendors that service so many different couples and venues. One of the best parts of working in the Carmel, Pebble Beach and Big Sur communities is that we have incredible professional vendors that […]

Why You Should Hire Local Vendors

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Celebrating your wedding is such an exciting time, it is filled with emotions and feelings. But it can come with even more emotions when someone you love isn’t present on that special day. No matter how long it has been since a loved one has passed, when your wedding draws nearer, you can feel the […]

Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones At Your Wedding

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Crafting the perfect wedding weekend is an art. Kind of like composing a symphony—every note (moments and events) should harmoniously blend to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. But how do you make this happen outside of a typical wedding-day timeline? By creating a wedding weekend itinerary! Because while a timeline is […]

5 Tips for Creating A Memorable Wedding Weekend

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Can you believe we are coming up on the year 2024? A lot has changed in how weddings look since 2020 when the pandemic hit. As a new wedding season approaches, let’s talk about some wedding trends we can expect to see this coming year. Couples are starting to do away with wedding parties, or […]

10 Wedding Trends of 2024

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Your wedding morning is finally here, but you are feeling more than just excited. Your wedding day can feel overwhelming and stressful between the mix of nerves, emotions and excitement.  Here are 5 tips to help you have a stress free wedding morning. Photo: Jenni Chapman Photography So this really starts the night before, but […]

5 Tips For A Stress Free Wedding Morning

Wedding To Do List

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People generally associate luxury with a higher price tag. And while this is often part of the package, what makes something luxurious goes beyond the dollar sign. Luxury is a feeling, an experience. Luxury weddings are no exception. But what actually makes a wedding luxurious? And how can you plan a luxury wedding? As a […]

The Elements Of A Luxury Wedding

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Planning a wedding is a lot of work, did you know it takes the average couple over 500 hours to plan a wedding? Yikes, that is a lot of time! And it’s easy to overlook small details, which can turn into big disasters. When planning your wedding, there are several things you don’t want to […]

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Planning A Wedding

Wedding Planning Advice

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Every aspect of your special day is important, including the events leading up to it.  Both the rehearsal dinner and the welcome party play significant roles in setting the tone for your celebration. And each event offers its own charm and purpose. Understanding the nuances can help you plan a memorable experience for you and […]

Rehearsal Dinner vs. Welcome Party: What’s the Difference?

Wedding Trends

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Have you been wondering if a first look is right for you and your wedding? Traditionally, the bride and groom didn’t see one another until walking down the aisle. However, in recent years, that has changed as first looks have become more popular. First, what is a first look? A first look is an intimate […]

Should You Do A First Look?

Photo by the Delauras at first look

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