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Wedding Trends

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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The day after your wedding may be slower-paced and a time to wind down from the main event. But the celebration doesn’t have to end. A farewell brunch is the perfect way to extend the festivities and bask in a few extra moments of togetherness. Beyond bidding adieu to the wedding weekend, it gives you […]

Fun Options For A Farewell Brunch

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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?

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To give wedding favors, or not give wedding favors, that is the question. As a wedding planner this is one place where there is still a lot of tradition and conflicting information available. Personally, as a wedding planner that has seen 100s of weddings, I can tell you that traditional favors that are personalized with […]

Wedding Favors – Do you need them? 

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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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Yes, the future is uncertain. But it’s okay to still want to plan your wedding!  If you’re newly engaged and feeling a deep sense of disappointment or despair due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I want you to know that you are certainly not alone and I understand. Like everyone in the event industry since the […]

Planning a 2021 wedding during COVID

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I absolutely love escort card displays, its a great opportunity to do something fun, memorable and a chance to really give guests a taste of your personality and interests. Escort cards are used to tell guests what tables they are sitting at. They can also double as place cards that have the guests’ meal choice […]

My Top 3 Escort Card Displays from 2019

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With the threat of  COVID-19 present in everyone’s lives,  there has understandably been a lot of talk about SMALL Weddings. While small weddings have always been popular,  they have become more important than ever due to social distancing and restrictions on the size of public gatherings.  If you are considering a smaller wedding celebration then […]

Elopements, Micro Weddings, and Intimate Weddings – What is the difference?

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Holy Crap, it’s the end of a decade. That came and went fast, at least for me. Did it for you? In the last decade I grappled with being a recent college grad (in the midst of a recession), moving to another country, getting a master’s degree, finding my passion for events, returning to the […]

2019 A Year in Review!

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Every couple wants a unique, memorable wedding. No one wants boring and vanilla! However, it can be difficult to break from convention when planning a wedding, as taking chances can be intimidating.   If you want to have a fun, memorable wedding, use your unique personality, ideas, and background and for inspiration. This is a great […]

Modern Indian wedding in Monterey

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