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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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Celebrating your wedding is such an exciting time, it is filled with emotions and feelings. But it can come with even more emotions when someone you love isn’t present on that special day. No matter how long it has been since a loved one has passed, when your wedding draws nearer, you can feel the […]

Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones At Your Wedding

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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

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J and C met in college and after being together for 8 years, J proposed on a cross country road trip to New York. While stopping for a visit in Montauk, J set up dinner at a restaurant and while sitting on the beach, surrounded by rose petals and champagne, J proposed to C with […]

A Private Estate Surprise Wedding

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Your wedding morning is finally here, but you are feeling more than just excited. Your wedding day can feel overwhelming and stressful between the mix of nerves, emotions and excitement.  Here are 5 tips to help you have a stress free wedding morning. Photo: Jenni Chapman Photography So this really starts the night before, but […]

5 Tips For A Stress Free Wedding Morning

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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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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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Planning a wedding is a lot of work, did you know it takes the average couple over 500 hours to plan a wedding? Yikes, that is a lot of time! And it’s easy to overlook small details, which can turn into big disasters. When planning your wedding, there are several things you don’t want to […]

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Planning A Wedding

Wedding Planning Advice

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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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