Couple celebrating back down the aisle after ceremony

Wedding planning isn’t for the faint of heart. To be a wedding planner, you have to be strong but gentle at the same time. You must know how to work with people, keep things organized, bring people’s visions to life, and leap tall buildings. Okay, not that last one – at least not yet! I […]

3 Secret Powers of a Wedding Planner

Wedding Planning


A Planner With Priorities A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WEDDING PLANNER  “What do you even DO?” As a wedding planner, this is a question I hear a lot. I often feel like I’m this mythical creature who does things. But couples aren’t quite sure what those things are, or what my job entails.  […]

A Day in the Life of a Wedding Planner

Wedding Planning

Bride and Bouquet

A WEDDING PLANNER’S PERSPECTIVEWhy Are Weddings So Expensive?PART ONE Oh, budget. Pretty much everyone’s least favorite topic. But, pretty much one of the most important foundations to planning a wedding. The problem is, you probably don’t understand: a.) Precisely what goes into a wedding budget. And  b.) The actual reasons why weddings are so expensive. […]

Why Are Weddings So Expensive?

Wedding Planning Advice


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


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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