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Weddings in Monterey

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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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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Do you need a wedding planner? The answer is probably yes, but more importantly the question is, what type of wedding planner do you need?

Full planning versus Partial Planning: What’s the Difference

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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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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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

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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

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Small weddings have always been a great option, but COVID restrictions have forced many couples to re-examine their guest list and think small. Every year I have several clients that choose a more intimate celebration over a large bash and I always love them. So for all of you thinking of planning a smaller wedding […]

Small Wedding Venues in Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach and Big Sur

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COVID has wreaked havoc on so many couples in 2020 and by the looks of it is continuing to do so into 2021. While so many couples have had to adjust, replan, pivot, and compromise on what they originally envisioned their wedding to be there have been many silver linings to be found. So many […]

COVID Backyard Micro Wedding Pivot

Weddings in Monterey

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Monterey Peninsula may be famous for its natural beauty and world class golfing, but it also happens to be home to many incredible wedding venues. This combination makes weddings in the Monterey area truly unique and special. One of the many wonderful things about planning a wedding in Monterey, Carmel and Pebble Beach is there […]

Incredible Hidden Gem Wedding Venues in Monterey, Carmel, and Pebble Beach

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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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

Weddings in Pebble Beach

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