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Wedding Checklist

There are so many big and little things to think about before your wedding that it can feel overwhelming and small details can be forgotten. From wedding morning meals to a new perfume to wear, we have you covered on all the things to think about before your wedding day. Photo by Kelley William Photography […]

Things To Think About Before Your Wedding Day

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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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Sticking to a budget isn’t the most glamorous part of wedding planning. And it can certainly be tricky. But it’s a building block of the process. And one that deserves to be understood. This is why, as a wedding planner, I love helping couples deep dive into all things budget-related. Because if you don’t have […]

A Wedding Planner’s Perspective: Common Hidden Costs

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Sarah and Kevin hired Pocketful of Plans to help them design their dream wedding day at the breathtaking Gardener Ranch in November.  When they came to us, they had never planned a large event before, so they had no idea where to start or what/how to prioritize. Aside from that, they were also extremely nervous […]

Gardener Ranch: A Case Study

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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?

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First things first: congrats on your engagement! You are about to embark on an incredible journey. While planning a wedding has its share of ups and downs, it is also amazing and should be full of fun and creativity. Sure, it can also be a huge point of stress and anxiety for many couples, but […]

How to plan a wedding like a Pro – Part One!

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To me, the most worrying trend in modern wedding planning is the confusion “day of coordination” services. Day of services have become quite popular, and at first glance it is easy to see why. What couple wouldn’t love a pro’s help for a significant discount? I love to save a buck as much as the […]

Day-of Coordination does not exist!

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Should I book an engagement session? The answer is, most definitely, Yes. In fact, I recommend all couples explore the idea of doing an engagement photo session because I believe the benefits easily outweigh any downside. So let’s go over some of the reasons you should seriously consider an engagement session, and I asked several […]

Should I take Engagement Photos?

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