My Social Media Game Sucks!

June 30, 2020Personal, 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

All Weddings are Local – How weddings and events support small business

November 5, 2019Marriage, Personal, Reception, Vendors, Wedding, Wedding Planners

Every November we are encouraged to support local businesses on Small Business Saturday, which ironically, is a campaign created by one of America’s largest corporations. One of the wonderful things about being an event professional, is that with every wedding, party, and event, I get to work with other entrepreneurs who also took a chance … Read More

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

June 20, 2017Love, Marriage, Personal

June is LGBT Pride Month and a chance for us to appreciate diversity and practice acceptance. This is my “coming out” story. When I was 16, I came out as a mixed-race person. I know that it may not sound like a big deal these days, but this was the 1980’s. I went to a … Read More

Getting Personal – Engagement Season is Here!

November 15, 2016Engagement, Love, Marriage, Personal, Proposal, Wedding, Wedding Planners

This is an exciting time of year for everyone, especially wedding professionals. The holidays are a time of joy and they also mark the beginning of engagement season. Facebook analyzed posts and found that “1/3 of people get engaged between November and December.” With wedding season over, wedding planners look forward with excitement to working … Read More