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How to Plan a Wedding

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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Wonder what it is like to hire a wedding planner. Some of our past clients are shedding some light on their experience working with Pocketful of Plans.

A Client’s Perspective: What is it like to work with Pocketful Of Plans?

Couple Dancing at Gardener Ranch Clubhouse in Carmel Valley

Wedding Vendors

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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. […]

7 Ways I Help Couples Create a Beautiful Experience {And a Beautiful Wedding} 

How to Plan a Wedding

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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 Day in the Life of a Wedding Planner

Wedding Planning

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Couple in Vineyard in Carmel Valley

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 […]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Host A Retreat Style Wedding

Weddings in Carmel Valley

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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

Wedding Planning Advice

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How to Handle Save The Dates and Invitations for 2021 Weddings That May Be Affected by COVID.  While so many couples had to deal with the uncertainty of how COVID would effect their weddings in 2020 the disappointing news for couples planning a wedding (or postponed to) 2021 is that COVID is still affecting the […]

How to handle Save The Dates and Invitations for 2021 weddings that may be affected by COVID

Wedding Advice

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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

Wedding Planning Advice

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