Planning a Birthday Party in 48 Hours

Planning a Birthday Party in 48 Hours

Birthday Party

A client sent me a text at 8:15 on Monday night asking if I could perform a miracle. His wife’s birthday was coming up on Wednesday, and he wanted to surprise her by doing something different this year. He wanted to create an elegant outdoor dining experience at his home. And of course, I said … Read More

Tips for Hosting a Dry Wedding

Tips for Hosting a Dry Wedding

Budget, Reception, Wedding Planning

Drinking alcohol has become such an accepted, and ubiquitous, social activity, some couples wouldn’t even think of having a dry wedding. But for some couples a dry wedding is exactly what they want. It may be for religious reasons, but it also might be that they are in recovery, don’t want the drama associated with … Read More

Katy’s Planning Perspective

Katy’s Planning Perspective

Wedding Planners, Wedding Planning

I am the first to admit that I am not the planner for everyone. Just like any relationship, sometimes it isn’t meant to be. And that is okay. Your day is a once-in-a-lifetime event and you should feel completely at ease with the person who is going to see you through to the end. I … Read More

My Social Media Game Sucks!

My Social Media Game Sucks!

Personal, Wedding Planners

And I know it. I’m a planner. I’m really good at planning. I love to plan. Which is probably why I am terrible at social media. Being good at social media requires a degree of spontaneity. Being good at my job requires an abundance of preparation. I am usually thinking about the next problem to … Read More

Introducing… Elopements!

Introducing… Elopements!

Elopement, Marriage, Trends, Wedding

Whether it’s due to Covid 19 or the idea of a big wedding is just plain intimidating, couples are now embracing elopements. And I couldn’t be happier. I have always loved the idea of intimate weddings and putting together this package with my favorite wedding professionals was such a joy. With this package, couples pick … Read More

Stay Calm and Plan On

Stay Calm and Plan On

Budget, Reception, Trends, Vendors, Venues, Wedding

We are now 30 days into the Covid-19 crisis and it seems that the whole world is on pause. Weddings and events have been cancelled, postponed or altered. And we all look forward to when we can get together again with our friends and families. As the government starts to decide on how the economy … Read More

Planning My Own Wedding

Planning My Own Wedding

Marriage, Reception, Wedding, Wedding Planners

My wedding is on May 2, 2020. And guess what? I haven’t even gotten my dress yet. I know, I’m a planner. I should have this down. I should have gotten everything done months ago. Nope. My clients, I’m totally on top of everything. I know the ins and outs of every detail of their … Read More