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Wedding Couple in the Water

If you’re considering the Monterey or Carmel area for your wedding, I think you’ve made a fabulous choice! And I should know – I live in and plan weddings on the Monterey Peninsula full time!  It’s a beautiful wedding destination with lots to offer local couples and visitors alike, from great weather to gorgeous venues. […]

Planning a Wedding on the Monterey Peninsula

Weddings in Monterey

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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 […]

A Local’s Guide to Carmel and Planning a Wedding

Weddings in Carmel Valley

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Bride and Bouquet

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?

Wedding Planning Advice

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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?

Wedding To Do List

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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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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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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

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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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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 make me cringe. I thought I would share a little helpful information for those giving the toasts because I know from experience how hard it is to give a […]

Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Toasts

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