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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

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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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

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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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

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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Preparing the perfect wedding weekend welcome bags for your wedding in Carmel, Pebble Beach and Monterey

Wedding Welcome Bags – Dos and Don’ts!

Wedding Advice

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Places and tips for planning a minion or honeymoon in Carmel, Big Sur or Monterey.

Planning a Mini-Moon in Carmel or Big Sur

Monterey Weddings

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Couple celebrating back down the aisle after ceremony

Wedding planning isn’t for the faint of heart. To be a wedding planner, you have to be strong but gentle at the same time. You must know how to work with people, keep things organized, bring people’s visions to life, and leap tall buildings. Okay, not that last one – at least not yet! I […]

3 Secret Powers of a Wedding Planner

Wedding Planning

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If you’ve strolled around the Pocketful of Plans blog for a minute, then you may have read about some of the many beautiful wedding venues Monterey has to offer. Beach resorts, Victorian homes, modern cafes – you name it, Monterey has it.  And a lot more! Which is why I’ve put together this post today. […]

A Local’s Guide to Monterey

Cocktail Hour set up at Corral de Tierra Country Club

Weddings in Monterey

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Bouquets, floral arches, centerpieces, reception décor – there is no doubt that flowers play a huge role at weddings. And even if you keep your big-day blooms simple and only purchase a few bouquets and boutonnieres, you’ll likely have a bit of a sticker shock once you see the price tags. Especially if you compare […]

A Wedding Planner’s Perspective: Why Are Wedding Flowers so Expensive?

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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This editorial styled shoot was inspired by the vision of a really modern couple that wanted an intimate wedding celebration that felt timeless but also was inspired by monotone modern art. The shoot was designed around an ode to the color blue and clean lines to feel classic and timeless but also luxurious and modern. […]

Modern Art Wedding Shoot in Every Shade of Blue

Weddings in Monterey

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