Category Archives: Wedding Planning & Advice

You can plan a wedding without a wedding planner.  You can even do it without a designer or day of coordinator.  As someone who does this for a living, I will tell you that you don’t have to hire someone like myself to have an amazing wedding experience.  But until your wedding day actually approaches, […]

Last month I had the opportunity to visit Hotel Walloon for the first time.  I’ve heard whispers about this magical little village, nestled between Petoskey and Boyne City, it’s a destination for summer dreams.  We were greeted with snow squalls.  But the charm and hospitality that waited just beyond the front door instantly warmed us. […]

I’ve had dreams of many creative ventures.  Some of them are fleeting, romantic notions and others have lead me to where I am today.  Often I like to bite off more than I can chew, telling myself that I am more creatively adept than my natural abilities truly reflect. It came to my attention that […]

Greenery, calligraphy, winery.  The three key words that best describe the wedding day of Jarvie and Hank – which will be in my journal tomorrow.  But before I share the wedding in its entirety, I’d like to give a little behind the scenes of what went into the planning and design of the day. Photography: […]

I’m having flashbacks to the time that was a wedding planner, floral designer, did 4 heads of hair and was the matron of honor all on the same day.  That’s multitasking at its finest. As someone who has the professional abilities to do all of these things – even professionally style hair – I can’t […]