The Rise Project | Southern California Event Planner

December 2016 – The Rise Project had it’s first ever event and it was AMAZING! What is the rise project? To put it plainly, it is a community of women who uplift and encourage each other to see the beauty within. These 30 strangers all came together and started what will continue to be a community of strong, confident women who can do ANYTHING. Our event … Continue reading The Rise Project | Southern California Event Planner

A King’s Celebration | Southern California Wedding Planner

One of the coolest parts of my job is being able to work with some of the most talented human beings in the history of talented human beings. I cannot stress to my clients enough HOW important it is to invest in a talented wedding professional. The quality of your product and the professionalism of the vendor is worth way more than saving a few … Continue reading A King’s Celebration | Southern California Wedding Planner

Bridesmaids | Southern California Wedding Planner

“Someday I hope to celebrate the most important day of your life in the worst dress I have ever worn.” -Bridesmaids Now, I have never seen first hand the dreaded bridesmaid dress from hell. I have considered many times what my bridesmaids will be wearing on MY special day… But this post isn’t about the dresses AT ALL! It’s about the importance of a bridesmaid and … Continue reading Bridesmaids | Southern California Wedding Planner

Something Blue | Southern California Wedding Planner

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something BLUE! This Old English rhyme is also a tradition that has been upheld for centuries, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a six pence in your shoe.” I have done a little digging and have learned the significance behind the “something blue” phrase. A blog post on The Knot‘s website says that the “something blue” represents purity, love … Continue reading Something Blue | Southern California Wedding Planner

Let Fate Decide | Southern California Wedding Planner

About a year and a half ago I was in the market for a new vehicle. I was looking for something that could accommodate my little family (my son, Kane and our Akita, Chief), while still being practical with my job (I am constantly carting around vases, crates, wedding decor and flowers to and from weddings). I got an email from Arrowhead Credit Union that … Continue reading Let Fate Decide | Southern California Wedding Planner

Sand Dunes Elopement | Southern California Wedding Planner

elope:  to run away with a lover, especially with the intention of getting married When I used to think “elopement,” I tended to think of a rebellious act. Running away with your forbidden lover, despite the wishes of your families. Well, with the average cost of today’s weddings rising, elopements are becoming more and more popular. Not because we are all living on the edge … Continue reading Sand Dunes Elopement | Southern California Wedding Planner

365 Days of Love | Southern California Wedding Planner

Happy 1 year anniversary to Frankie & Jessica! 365 days ago, they said “I do” in front of their closest friends and family. They laughed, they cried, and they danced ALL NIGHT LONG! Since then, they’ve welcomed another beautiful baby girl into their hearts. Congratulations, you two! Here’s to many more happy years together, and lots and LOTS more gorgeous babies! Photo Credit: Jenny Megenney Photography Continue reading 365 Days of Love | Southern California Wedding Planner

Citrus Bliss | Downtown Redlands | Penelope Pots Floral Design

Nine times out of ten, the flowers are everything to a bride. I mean, EVERYTHING! So finding a fabulous florist is KEY. An amazing florist is someone who can create something out of a simple thought. Someone who can envision a tablescape from a simple conversation.  Someone who will bring your dream wedding to LIFE. Penelope Pots Floral Design went above and beyond for this lovely … Continue reading Citrus Bliss | Downtown Redlands | Penelope Pots Floral Design

The Meiners | Backyard Wedding, Redlands | Southern California Wedding Planner

“Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions…” -John Denver To say that music brought these two together is probably an understatement. Kate and Austin have had the music in them since a young age. So it was only fitting for them to incorporate music into their wedding day. One of the sweetest moments of the entire day was their … Continue reading The Meiners | Backyard Wedding, Redlands | Southern California Wedding Planner

A Cake For A King | Owl Creek Farms | Temecula, California

More often than not, people who attend a wedding look forward to the wedding cake. Not only does it need to be delicious, it has to be a show stopper. Fortunately for Ashley and Joe King, their cake was top notch! Viki Kane, from Just a Little Dessert, sure knows how to make ’em. Amazed by the gorgeousness, I asked Viki how she narrowed in … Continue reading A Cake For A King | Owl Creek Farms | Temecula, California