Five Steps To Start Planning Your Wedding

2020-11-24T08:42:18-05:00November 20, 2020|

OMG You’re engaged!!!!! Take a breath and let that set in... (This is exciting - remember to breathe!) Ok, now what? Once you’ve told everyone who matters, whether it’s just a phone call to Dad or posting the ultimate ring selfie… it’s time to take a deep breath and dip your toe into the planning w [...]

Saucon Valley Country Club Wedding: Maggie and Josh’s Microwedding

2020-10-15T08:53:12-04:00October 28, 2020|

Maggie and Josh's Saucon Valley Country Club wedding was a beautiful and intentional micro-celebration to kick off the Fall season and the start of their marriage. I've had the pleasure of working with Maggie, Josh, and their families since 2019. What started as a beautiful Spring wedding set to ha [...]

Nine Common Wedding Planning Regrets

2020-09-17T14:12:09-04:00September 18, 2020|

As a wedding planner, it’s my job (my super awesome job that I love) to be aware of the common regrets of our time, and make you aware of them. I don’t necessarily believe in “regrets”, but weddings are often once-in-a-lifetime events. The more we can learn from what others have learned – why not h [...]

Need to purchase alcohol for your wedding? Start here.

2020-10-19T23:57:16-04:00August 14, 2020|

Planning the alcohol for your wedding may feel like a big deal. No one wants to run out of alcohol, but you also don’t want to spend a ton of extra money either. You want to respect the budget, but you also want to have a good time. Feel like you can’t have your wedding cake and eat it too? With a [...]

Going Small: Elopements, Mini-monies, and Microweddings

2020-07-18T10:58:11-04:00July 18, 2020|

So COVID-19 has really turned your wedding (and your life!) upside down. I am right there with you. We’ve all had to adjust and rethink so many things. Our brains are tired, and it’s ok to be upset about all that’s changing. When things get turned over and shaken up a bit, we have a unique opportuni [...]

Thinking about having a friend officiate your wedding?

2020-08-08T15:51:49-04:00May 1, 2020|

You make a LOT of decisions as a couple when you're planning your wedding. One of those decisions is WHO gets the honor of officiating your ceremony. If you're reading this and thinking:"We already know. We're asking a friend or family member to do it."... Well, I'm BEYOND happy that you've stumbled [...]

COVID-19: Should we send our wedding invitations or Save The Dates right now?

2020-05-07T11:41:56-04:00April 25, 2020|

Let me start by saying how incredibly sorry I am. This incredibly joyous time of your life is being affected by COVID-19. Yes, it's undeniably true that "it could always be worse". But it does not take away from the fact that this is a very difficult time to be planning a large-scale event (as if it [...]

When To Order Your Wedding Invitations (And Other Helpful Tips)

2020-04-25T08:38:42-04:00January 11, 2020|

"When should we order our wedding invitations?" is a question I often hear being asked as couples go through the planning process. Truth be told, there are a few variables that will affect when YOU specifically should start the process. Hopefully, I can walk you through it and make things as easy as [...]

Lessons of a Wedding Planner: 10 Key Things I Learned In The Last Decade

2020-09-03T15:15:19-04:00January 1, 2020|

I recently (and quietly) celebrated my ten-year journey of being a wedding planner. *Cue the confetti canons* While I've probably learned roughly 1,502,439 lessons along the way, I thought it would be a good opportunity to pick out the ten KEY lessons that truly helped me personally and professional [...]

Can I Afford To Hire A Wedding Planner?

2020-10-03T13:25:52-04:00May 24, 2019|

Having a wedding planner  used to be looked at as something that was only for celebrities and luxury weddings. If you were spending six or seven figures on your wedding, then yes, of course, it made sense that you would be investing in wedding planning services. Photo by Nina Lily Photography of Liz [...]

Refine Workshop: Continuing Education in Fredericksburg, Virginia

2019-03-01T13:59:18-05:00March 1, 2019|

For a few years now, I've been part of REFINE which is an educational resource for wedding planners and truly a great community. This past February, REFINE hosted an intimate workshop in Fredericksburg, Virginia and I was so honored to not only attend but also be a guest speaker for the event. As so [...]

Microweddings – What they are and Why I love them

2019-02-15T13:38:22-05:00February 15, 2019|

Microweddings are one of the newer trends we're seeing hit the wedding industry and I have to tell you, I am so excited for them. By definition, "microweddings" are intimate weddings with roughly two to 30-or-so guests in attendance. Microweddings are the perfect hybrid between having a full-blown, [...]

Keeping a Healthy Wedding Mindset

2019-01-18T11:11:53-05:00January 18, 2019|

Since January is a big month for self-care and setting new goals for ourselves, I wanted to take a moment to remind you, dear reader, that wedding planning can be HARD. (Wait, did you need that reminder?) Ok, I mean wedding planning can be a lot of hard work and it's important to take care of yourse [...]

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