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The WELLNESS REMODEL

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You're going to love this bright brand session focused on holistic wellness: food, exercise, and spirituality.

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alice & Steven

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Browse this recent wedding with gorgeous florals and a stunning European-inspired venue: The Olana.

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A ‘frequently asked questioned’ we receive from our brides… “We are having a plated entrée for dinner and the venue is requesting us to have ‘meal indications’ displayed on the table to state what guests previously ordered and will be eating… what should we do?” Listen closely because WE GOT YOU!  Meal indicators are a […]

Wedding Talk + Tips: The Importance of Meal Indicators

Tips

October 13, 2021

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With all the uncertainties of COVID-19, I had the absolute honor of coordinating an intimate, safe gathering back in 2020 for Aly and Dom to get married while taking a pause on the big celebration. Fast forward 2021, the venue, the vendors, the couple, and I were all ready to plan a party of a […]

“Couple so good, to get celebrated twice”

Weddings & Events

October 6, 2021

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Many, who know me, always knew this would be the fate of my career – being my own boss. I too, would rave about this “later plan” with honestly no real mentality on how, when, what, where — how this would come to be. It was definitely verbally my plan but internally, it was such […]

built on passion with a side of anxiety

Personal

August 4, 2021

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The wedding industry has come a long way from when our parents were getting hitched. The common concept of taking 17 items home with you from a wedding is no more. Are favors an essential item to your guests enjoying your wedding? No. We live in a world with enough junk and clutter – we […]

Wedding Talk + Tips: Are wedding favors necessary?

Tips

July 15, 2021

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How to decide between a sweetheart table vs a head table? When considering everything else that comes with a wedding, solidifying where you sit and who you sit with, feels a lot more daunting than it should. To be proper with the lingo, a sweetheart table is for just the newlyweds. A special spot in […]

Wedding Talk + Tips: Sweetheart Table or Head Table?

Tips

July 15, 2021

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Do you really need a wedding coordinator? The short answer? Well, YES. Absolutely.  The longer answer? This is a topic that should not be sugarcoated. A wedding coordinator is a crucial and essential part of not only the wedding day but the entire wedding process. So no, we’re not talking about just a “day of” […]

Wedding Talk + Tips: Do I really need a coordinator?

Tips

July 15, 2021

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There are so many questions that need to be answered around RSVPs. “When do I collect them?” “How do I collect them?” “How do I stay organized?” “Do I really have to collect each guests meal if I want a plated meal?” “When do I need all my guests answered by?” “Can I do a […]

RSVPS: HELP

Weddings & Events

May 11, 2021

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Venue: @belairbayclub
Planner: @alwaysallegra_
Photographer: @jennyquicksall
Florals and Design: @desertroseflorals
Hair and Makeup: @cheektocheekartistry
Vow Books: @ciarraclaire
Stationery/signage: @beau.paperie
Lighting/Photobooth: @dashing_events
DJ/Entertainment: @kriegerstyle
Guitarist: @voodookyle
Rentals: @partypleasers
Videography: @luxurylifestylestudiosllc
Wedding Cake: @ktcakesbakeshop
White grid backdrop: @willowandtala
Dress: @davidsbridal
Tux: @theblacktux

Angelica + Rick

Weddings & Events

May 7, 2021

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Coordinator: Always Allegra Events @alwaysallegra_
Photographer: Astray Photo @astrayphoto
Florals: Shine and Co @shineandcofloral
Videographer: Half Full Media @halffullmedia
Venue: Private in San Clemente, CA

Aly + Dominick

Weddings & Events

February 20, 2021

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I am a curator of experiences. It’s my job, but it’s also my passion. So, when the pandemic hit and I was stuck within the walls of my home during quarantine, my creative wheels, naturally, started turning. In April 2020, my dear friend Sherene Hulugalle (of Wisteria Lane), and I put our brains together to create […]

Talk About a Party

Picnics, Weddings & Events

January 13, 2021