WEDDING & EVENTS
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Planning a wedding is exciting, but at times it can start to feel a little overwhelming. Even if you hired a wedding planner, you still have contracts to sign, bridal party members and family to keep up to date, and choices to make, and it can be hard to keep it all organized. The good […]

5 Tools To Help You Organize Your Wedding

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There’s nothing a wedding planner loves more than a good checklist. Between last minute details and tons of excitement and emotions, it can be easy for you to forget to pack something on your wedding day, so we’ve created this quick little checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything you need!   For the […]

Packing For Your Wedding Day

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The majority of newly engaged couples have never planned a wedding before. Even if you have, every wedding is different, and sometimes it’s hard to know what questions to ask and expectations to have when you’re out of your element. Many vendors will schedule consultations or phone calls with you prior to you booking them, […]

Questions To Ask Before Choosing Your Wedding Vendors

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Teryn and David Folktale Winery Carmel Valley July 2018   Teryn and David had a whirlwind romance, they met online and knew they were the perfect match within months. I have to agree, the minute that I met them I felt like they were made for each other.   Teryn grew up not far from […]

T + D at Folktale Winery in Carmel Valley

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The weather is the one thing that you can’t control when planning your wedding. You can make a rain plan and create alternative setups in advance, but sometimes weddings get hit by bigger things than rain. It’s never easy to consider that your wedding may be affected by a natural disaster, but being prepared and […]

How To Handle Natural Disasters That Impact Your Wedding

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Austin and Ali Gardener Ranch Carmel Valley, California May 2018 Ali and Austin got married at Gardener Ranch and this couple was seriously the most fun ever. When I first spoke with them and they told me about all the special touches that they wanted to include in their wedding weekend at Gardener Ranch – […]

A+A at Gardener Ranch in Carmel Valley

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Congratulations, you’re engaged! It’s an exciting time and you know you’re getting ready to plan for an incredible day, but now the questions begin. What do you do first? What order do you book the vendors in? How do you kick off the planning process? Wedding planning doesn’t have to be stressful or overwhelming, especially […]

The First 5 Things You Should Do After Getting Engaged

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We love when our couples plan for welcome bags! These small gifts go such a long way with your guests, and it’s a nice gesture to help them kick off your wedding weekend the right way. You usually won’t be able to greet every out-of-town guest once they arrive, so welcome bags at their hotel […]

Welcome Bags – Why We Love Them And What To Put Inside

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I’ve already talked about how to set your budget, but now I want to talk about how to cut costs and make room in your budget. You’ve figured out your budget with your sweetheart and family, and you’ve got a rough draft of the guest list, so what happens when you realize that you don’t […]

The Best Way To Cut Costs From Your Wedding Budget

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Weddings are stressful. As much fun as they are and even though it’s an incredibly happy day, there’s no denying that they bring on a little anxiety. Between all the planning, large amounts of family coming together, and plenty of money put toward the day, it’s easy for tensions to run high. Taking the stress […]

How To Manage The Stress On Your Wedding Day

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