winner winner!

I wouldn’t be a good business owner if I didn’t have goals. Goals push you forward and force you to grow. I’ve had a running list of business/career goals scribbled on my favorite work notebook for years now and I keep adding to it and thankfully crossing items off of the list as I celebrate…

real wedding: alex & shah 5/9/2014

One of my favorite venues is the Nixon Library. There is just something so classic and timeless about the space- it takes so little to make it look stunning! I was so excited to work with Alex and Shah, as they were a referral from a past bride of mine. It was also a huge…

new office/re-launch party!

We entered 2015 with a new studio, a new business name, & a new associate coordinator….all great reasons to celebrate!¬†We got together with Lily Stein, our suite-mate, and planned a little office party in March. We were so excited to invite some of our closest vendor friends down for some champagne and for a toast…

real wedding: sanam & abel 9/1/2013

Sometimes things just all come together perfectly. I meet a bride and right then I know we are going to make magic together. From my first meeting with Sanam I knew her and I were not only meant to work together, but meant to be friends long after her wedding as well! Working with the…

feature in the celebrations section: hailey & ryan

So much fun to see Hailey & Ryan’s wedding featured today in the Celebrations Section! I haven’t yet blogged this stunning event that took place last September, but here is a sneak peek ūüôā Thank you to my amazing team who worked so hard on this event: Lavenders¬†Flowers, Plug Video, Moondance¬†Entertainment, Fusion Linen, Mike Arick¬†Photography,…

real wedding: jamie & dj 7/12/2013

I am very lucky that over the years I have spent nearly nothing on advertising. All of my business comes from referrals, which is so personal to me. When a past couple refers me to another couple, it is a huge compliment!¬†Jamie and DJ were given my name by Branden (a past groom from 2011)…

real wedding: heather & mike 4/21/13

I simply cant believe it is the end of July! The wedding season is in full swing and it’s been an amazing season thus far! I promised myself I’d get caught up this week, I have some more beautiful weddings to share ūüôā Heather and Mike live in Seattle and were thrilled to be planning…

kim + steve wedding trailer!

Take a look at this beautiful wedding video from our wedding on May 3rd at The Villa! http://www.thevillasjc.com . Jenna, Julie & I had a wonderful day executing the perfect wedding for this amazing couple! Lisa Hadley Studios handled our video, and she did an amazing job! Lisa, I cant wait to work together again…

sneak peek: hailey & ryan

Hailey & Ryan’s wedding is coming up in September and I simply cannot wait! This one is so close to my heart….. Hailey walked into my life when she interviewed years ago for a part-time¬†position in my wedding department at the NB Marriott. Bright eyed, spirited, and sweet, my colleague¬†Michele and I loved her right…

2012 ABC-OC Holiday Gala!

Rancho Las Lomas, great food, fun music and the best company….. this years Association of Bridal Consultants Holiday Gala & Trendsetter Awards was nothing short of amazing! I wanted to post a short blog with some of the amazing photos from this spectacular holiday event that took place on December 11th, 2012. Found Furniture Rentals…

9/1/2012: tiffany and tim’s wedding day!

A perfect summer day, a beautiful view, and a great couple! Tiffany and Tim’s wedding day at the Hyatt Huntington Beach was simply perfect! I actually met with Tiffany and Tim long before they had even chosen a wedding date. We kept in touch for months before I got the email saying they were set,…