5 Fabulous Wedding Planning Essentials For the Newly Engaged

You’re engaged! You’ve been asked that “oh so special” question, you’ve said “yes” and you’re ready to start planning… but you have NO idea where to begin. Well, you’re in luck! I’m going to let you in on the 5 most important things you need to be considering when beginning to plan your wedding. Planning a wedding is so much more than just throwing a … Continue reading 5 Fabulous Wedding Planning Essentials For the Newly Engaged

Dances With Wolves | Engagement Session | Forest Falls

With a little over a month to go until OUR wedding day, I am beginning to understand the stresses my brides go through! It has been such an interesting journey  – planning my OWN wedding, but it is one journey I have enjoyed thanks to this awesome man! Here are some images from our recent engagement session with Laarne. Enjoy! I can’t wait to marry … Continue reading Dances With Wolves | Engagement Session | Forest Falls

Go Green | Styled Session | Rancho Cucamonga Wedding Coordinator

Many of you might be wondering what it means to do a “styled session.” For those of you who could care less, bear with me. Before I go on to explain what a styled session is, let me explain my role in design as a coordinator. When a client books me, they generally have an idea of what they want their wedding vision to look … Continue reading Go Green | Styled Session | Rancho Cucamonga Wedding Coordinator

The Vest is Yet to Come | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

“A heart that loves is always young.” -Greek Proverb Patty and Jason… Where do I begin! These two are a ball of energy every step of the way – laughing, giggling, cracking jokes… Planning a wedding and coordinating all of the juicy details can be tiresome, even WITH a wedding planner. But these two let nothing get in the way of their bliss – not … Continue reading The Vest is Yet to Come | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

Moves Like Jager | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

“When you meet the one who changes the way your heart beats, dance with them to that rhythm for as long as the song lasts.” -Kirk Diedrich Matt and Beth were a joy to work with. From the beginning, they exuded nothing but joy and love for one another, and happiness for the journey ahead! Dive in and enjoy a little journey of their wedding day, … Continue reading Moves Like Jager | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

Afternoon Delight | Styled Session | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

Back in the nineteenth century, it was normal for people to take only two meals a day – breakfast in the morning and dinner around 8 o’clock. (WHAT?!?!) Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, would get a little “hangry” in the late afternoon while waiting for dinner. I mean, who wouldn’t?!? Her solution was a pot of tea and a light snack taken privately in … Continue reading Afternoon Delight | Styled Session | Redlands Wedding Coordinator

Southern California Wedding Planner

Last November I had the pleasure of working with the talented Nicole Martinez of YWCountdown to put together a benefit for breast cancer. We invited many talented wedding professionals from all over Southern California to come together for what we called a Bridal Gala, hosted at the beautiful Bella Gardens Estates in Murrieta , California. We had several brides-to-be come visit us and shop for goods and services … Continue reading Southern California Wedding 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

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

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