Planning Tips

Infusing Disney’s 5 Key Service Standards for a Disney CEO’s Private Event

By |2023-08-31T17:35:25-07:00December 12th, 2021|Event Planning Advice, Real Weddings|

The Walt Disney Company knows that its mission must be actively practiced by every cast member (employee) at [...]

Infusing a Client’s Story Into Their Wedding Menu | 6 Inspired Prompts

By |2022-01-09T21:08:11-08:00October 28th, 2020|Blog, Event Planning Advice|

Arguably the most compelling component of a wedding celebration is the dining experience offered to guests.  Think about it: what does food actually [...]

How We Helped Predict (and Prevent) 4 Potential Wedding Disasters This Week

By |2021-09-09T20:08:13-07:00September 7th, 2018|Blog, Event Planning Advice, Rants|

Sometimes we have clients who contact us stating that they “just” need us to do what they “tell” us to do and all [...]

Wedding Planner Ethics: 3 Stand-Out Points of Excellence with Clients & Event Partners

By |2021-09-09T20:12:16-07:00May 24th, 2018|Blog, Event Industry Businesses & Professionals, Event Planning Advice, Our Events Industry Pros, Rants|

Whether you are a fellow event partner (vendor), or a wedding/event client, the ethics and integrity with which your chosen professional wedding consultant [...]

How Using An iPod Ruined One Wedding (And the Friendships That Went With It)

By |2021-09-10T11:46:37-07:00September 18th, 2017|Blog, Event Planning Advice, Rants|

At a recent wedding, the couple thought they would save money and ask a friend to “man” their iPod for ceremony, cocktail hour [...]

Why “Re-Using” Ceremony Chairs for The Reception Does Not Work (Or Save You Money)

By |2021-09-10T11:49:24-07:00September 18th, 2017|Blog, Event Planning Advice, Rants|

Photo Credit: WonderTribe I am continually asked by clients who are watching their spending plan if moving chairs from the ceremony [...]

Wedding Planner Newcomer Workshop | A Power Lunch Mentorship Experience

By |2021-09-11T16:05:30-07:00July 1st, 2017|Blog, Event Planning Advice, Industry Shenanigans|

Wedding Planner Newcomer Workshop “A Power-Lunch Mentorship Experience” Third-generation Santa Barbaran, Certified Wedding Professional, and founder of one of the area’s most successful [...]

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