Poconos Wedding Planner specializing in day-of coordination and wedding consulting.

What Is Wedding Management?

2021-07-21T17:35:38-04:00July 21, 2021|

You’re in the thick of wedding planning, and realizing you need some help. You and your partner want to be more involved in your planning process, but who is going to make sure all of the pieces of the puzzle come together? On your wedding day, while getting ready to marry your person, you definitel [...]

Common Questions about Hotel Room Blocks

2021-06-14T14:55:11-04:00June 16, 2021|

When the task of “secure hotel room blocks” pops up on your wedding planning checklist, it can feel like an incredibly daunting task. You want your guests to be able to comfortably celebrate with you, knowing that they have somewhere to get ready (if needed) and somewhere to sleep after the party – [...]

DPNAK Receives Two More Wedding Planning Awards!

2018-01-12T14:14:37-05:00January 12, 2018|

Since 2009, I've been working hard in the wedding industry to achieve the best-of-the-best results for my clients. With over 76 five-star reviews from past couples, I'm honored to announce that DPNAK Weddings has recently received more two wedding planning awards from big names like The Knot and Wed [...]

Wedding Planning Books: My Favorites for 2017

2016-12-27T12:37:01-05:00January 25, 2017|

As we head into 2017, I wanted to share some of my favorite wedding planning books and workbooks with you. These are not your average wedding planning books full of $100,000 budget weddings. They show you how to break the "rules", have a little fun and help make the planning process more enjoyable. [...]

Wedding Votives: The best votives on Amazon

2021-04-29T11:32:12-04:00January 11, 2017|

When you're searching for wedding votives to place on your tables and throughout your space, it can be tough to know which ones to go with. Over the years, I've seen and tried MANY, but these votives and votive holders are -- BY FAR -- the best I've found on Amazon. What size wedding votives will I [...]

Erin and Mike’s Highlight Wedding Video by Kevin Fonash Studios

2020-08-23T20:02:39-04:00December 28, 2016|

This past July, Erin and Mike said their "I Do's" at their backyard wedding on Erin's family property in Thompson, Pennsylvania. The property was gorgeous and anything you could ever wish for when you think of a "backyard wedding". Their ceremony would take place next to a beautiful lake and Erin, a [...]

What I’m Loving: First Looks with Dad

2018-10-04T11:34:17-04:00November 30, 2016|

"First Looks" is a term in the wedding industry when you see and take photos with your partner before your ceremony on the wedding day. Many couples opt to do this to shake out some nerves, spend more time together, and maximize photo time. Whether or not you plan on doing this, I'd HIGHLY recommend [...]

A Gender Reveal Wedding Cake: It’s A….

2016-12-14T21:26:02-05:00November 14, 2016|

On the final weekend of August in the summer of 2016, Ariel and Dray said their "I Do's" and opened their hearts at their beautiful wedding at Friedman Farms in Dallas, PA. Some of my favorite pros came together to make the day not only enjoyable but positively stunning. (However, in all truths, the [...]

Getting Ready On Your Wedding Day: 6 Things To Remember

2017-11-09T10:57:06-05:00August 2, 2016|

photo by With Love and Embers at Loriann and John's Scranton Wedding As you approach your wedding day, I bet that you're putting a LOT of planning efforts into the details of your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. From place cards to favors, ceremony programs to flowers, you've got it covered, [...]

Pick Your Wedding Colors with Coolors.co

2016-12-14T21:26:03-05:00July 12, 2016|

While I might not be color blind, I am absolutely DREADFUL at putting together colors. Most of my wardrobe is black and neutrals mainly because of this problem. I currently moan and groan about the color I chose to recently paint our living and dining rooms because of this problem. And for the love [...]

How to be a Great Host: 4 Ways to Knock Your Wedding Guests Socks Off

2021-04-29T11:15:54-04:00March 23, 2016|

You will always hear me say that your wedding is the first time you officially host an event as "husband and wife" or "official partners". So it's important to keep your guests in mind when you are planning your wedding weekend events. photo by Daniel Moyer Photography from Vicki and Dave's wedding [...]

My Top 5 Favorite Pennsylvania Wedding Venues from 2015

2021-04-05T15:34:19-04:00February 23, 2016|

Each year, our couples take me and the DPNAK crew along with them on some amazing journeys to such BEAUTIFUL Phoenix wedding venues. I can't help but think how lucky we are every single time we get to be a part of such stunning wedding days. That being said, we had the pleasure of working at some aw [...]

Some Updates: Podcast Co-Hosting, Bridal Shows and Award Season

2021-04-07T10:24:49-04:00January 12, 2016|

Hey guys! You may have heard, but with the launch of newest project, Put A Ring On It Podcast (more on that in a second), I've changed the regular schedule of the blog from every Wednesday at 8am to... when I have something worth writing about. My hope is to keep it around 1-2 times per month. For t [...]

Something new for 2016: Put A Ring On It Podcast

2016-12-14T21:26:03-05:00December 16, 2015|

Ohhhhhh my goodness. I've been hinting at a top-secret, behind-the-scenes project for a while now and I'm so happy to be (finally) sharing more details with you! If you follow me on Insta, Facebook or Twitter (eh-hem), you may have seen this amazing and stellar announcement already. If you don't, wh [...]

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