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

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

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

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

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

Love is Sweet

We all know the infamous scripture read at weddings: “Love is patient, love is kind…” But we forget to think about is how SWEET love actually is. And when I talk about sweet, I literally mean SWEET! I find myself the happiest when my sweet tooth is satisfied. Don’t you? I see it at weddings all the time. Guests drooling over the dessert bar display, … Continue reading Love is Sweet

Sponsors

John and Laura’s wedding was in their backyard at their home in Perris, California. With the help of their “sponsors,” they were able to create something beautiful! When we talk about “sponsors” for a wedding, we mean friends or family member who donate money to cover wedding necessities. This can include any number of things – wedding cake, DJ, catering, etc. These friends or family … Continue reading Sponsors