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“Overpriced” Vendors

Dear Brides, Not long ago my husband took me out on a very fancy date to Donovan’s – one of the best restaurants in San Diego.  This is the kind of restaurant where the servers are in tuxedos and there

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Breaking Wedding Dress Tradition

Traditionally when a bride begins the journey to find her perfect wedding dress she calls upon her closest family and friends to support her in making such an important decision and the groom “typically”  does’t see the dress until the

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips

Its no secret that I’m a bit granola and I’m always thrilled when couples asks to incorporate organic elements into their wedding.  According to, “each one of the 2.5 million weddings this year in the United States will produce

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Friday Love

What a week.  Amongst more tragedy in our country this week I feel like we all have to deliberately notice and seek out the good, beautiful, and positive wherever/whenever you can.  Here are a few videos that majorly inspire me

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On Fear

Most people don’t know this about me but to some degree, I am literally afraid every single day.  My big dreams scare me. My goals scare me.  Being judged by people who think, “Who does she think she is?” scares

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Patrick & April // The Prado

Pat and April made an immediate impression on me that first time we met.  She was fiery and he was laid back.  She was vibrant and lively and when he looked at her you could see the adoration on his

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Today is my first wedding of the year. I woke up this morning fully knowing that my bride, Lauren, woke up with butterflies in her stomach.  I was a bride before I was a wedding planner, so I remember the

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Should You Have an Open Bar at Your Wedding or Not?

Hello all!  Its Wednesday and that means its time for another video Q&A! I was recently emailed by bride-to-be, Michelle, who was wondering if having a semi-open bar at her wedding would be perceived as rude by her guests.  In

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