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: megan & chris 6/6/2015

Who doesn’t love a beautiful garden wedding? Overhead lights, lush greens, great music, flowing beverages…. perfection! Megan and Chris had a stunning wedding at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, one that I know their guests were gushing about for months after! This couple has such an adorable love story, they caught my heart from the first meeting….

real wedding: ashley & brett 5/1/2015

Planning from out of state? No problem here, we LOVE our destination couples! Ashley and Brett live in Texas, but wanted a California beach wedding- so we gave them just that! Looking for a laid back, beach front venue for their out-of-town guests to enjoy, we booked our event at Hotel Laguna and it was…

real wedding: jessica & luke 3/14/2015

Dream couple, dream family & dream wedding right here! From the moment I sat down with Jessica, Luke and her family I knew we were a match made in heaven! I fell in love with them from the start and I couldn’t wait to jump in as their full service wedding planner! Jessica was dreaming…

real wedding: tania & yaz 10/5/2014

My phone beeps in the middle of the night, signaling a work email has just come in. It’s a request for more information from Tania, a future bride hoping to help find someone to help her plan her OC destination wedding. She wasn’t up in the middle of the night, she was in India, 13…

real wedding: Jacqueline & derek 10/18/2014

Talk about an attractive couple…. Jacqueline and Derek were flawless on their wedding day. Marbella Country Club hosted their blush and ivory affair, where their guests enjoyed dancing under the stars on their stunning terrace. Take a look at Jacqueline’s shoes- hello red bottoms! The blue color was the perfect match to her stunning blue…

real wedding: stephanie & nick 9/27/2014

Dream client? Right here! Stephanie & Nick’s wedding was one I looked forward to for over a year! We had the best time planning their Ritz-Carlton affair and so much of the fun was getting to know both of their amazing families along the way! The design for this event was classic perfection! We used…

real wedding: kara & chris 9/12/2014

East coast couple Kara & Chris came to me looking for a full service planner for their Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel destination wedding. Explaining from the start that they were hoping for an intimate, understated event, I was excited to come on board to lead them through their entire planning journey! We planned over the phone and…

highlight video: jenny & kirk at the Nixon

It’s June! I can’t believe it is June! Wedding season is in full swing and we are working hard to not only manage flawless weddings every weekend, but also to plan our 2016 weddings and catch up on this here blog 🙂 In the next few weeks Jenna, Jen and myself will continue to share…

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…

sneak peek: jennifer & steve

Jennifer and Steve came to me with a dream of a summer time San Diego wedding- and we’ve had an amazing time thus far planning their labor day weekend event at The Del Coronado Hotel! I can’t wait to see all of the plans come together, and I am thrilled to see our bright &…

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…