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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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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

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I was absolutely overjoyed when Kori had asked me to be her wedding planner! I met Kori in my college days at California State University Northridge. We were a part of the same sorority, Delta Zeta, but we really connected and clicked when we started a bi-weekly coffee date where we would catch up and […]

Kori + Jhauvy

Uncategorized

April 30, 2020

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La Jolla, California I had a blast coordinating Chelsea and Brian’s beautiful winter wedding in La Jolla, CA. Chelsea and Brian were referred to me by my previous clients – Lauren and Patrick. Brian was a baseball player throughout college, and he and Patrick played together both at UCLA and in the Major Leagues, too. […]

Chelsea + Brian

Weddings & Events

April 15, 2020