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Tyler and Kaylie are two people with hearts bigger than Texas, and oddly enough, Texas is the place where their love story first started to be written and the place where Tyler asked her to be his wife. These are the kind of people that you meet and cannot help but love. Genuine, funny, caring, […]

Real Weddings

February 15, 2018

Kaylie + Tyler Elegant Landmark Center Wedding | Saint Paul, MN

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Some people may think that choosing a word of the year is dumb. I get it. I truly do. Does it really matter if you chose a word of the year? Does it really change your path? Mold your thoughts and actions? Create a magical path towards happiness and contentment?  I don’t know.  But I […]

Business

January 30, 2018

2018 Word of the Year.

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Rebecca and Clinton’s love story is a classic.  Country girl meets city boy.  They fall in love. The new Mr. and Mrs. held their ceremony at Minneopa State Park on a perfect July day, and by that I mean we weren’t all sweltering in 100+ degree temps, there was a light breeze, and NO MOSQUITOS…that […]

Real Weddings

January 24, 2018

Rebecca + Clinton Country Chic Wedding | Mankato, MN

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Many people think they know exactly what a wedding planner does. A wedding planner just charges a bunch of money to do things you can do yourself…right?  RIGHT?!!!!  see below…. via GIPHY Here are 4 things a wedding planner (like me) ACTUALLY does… 1) A WEDDING PLANNER WILL HELP YOU STICK TO YOUR BUDGET– it […]

For Brides

January 18, 2018

4 Things a Wedding Planner Actually Does.

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Ok…I know this is two weeks late, but I’ve been out of the office and so even though it’s late I still think it’s important. They say you should never look back, but I think sometimes it is necessary, to learn and to set our sights on the year ahead.  2017 was another year of […]

Real Weddings

January 12, 2018

Looking Back at 2017.

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Engagement Season is upon us! Traditionally the majority of engagements occur in the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, with a large portion of those occurring between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. When someone I know and love (or even just like a lot) gets engaged, I love to give a little gift to […]

For Clients

December 19, 2017

Tis the Season! Engagement Season Gifts!

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Despite what some people may say…  Size. Does. Matter.  Are you planning your wedding for 350-450 people and can’t believe how expensive the quotes your getting are? Especially for items like wedding decor, cupcakes, catering, and bar service? I’ve seen and heard several reactions but most come in the form of- “that is bullsh*t”, “she’s just up […]

For Brides

December 5, 2017

Size Matters.

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Some people enter your life and change your whole direction.  Though we never know when true love will find us, occasionally if we are open, that love is given a chance to find us. Like an arrow finding it’s target. On a sunny day in June, Nicole and Danny promised to love each other forever. […]

Real Weddings

November 8, 2017

Nicole + Danny: Elegant Golf Club Wedding | Mankato, MN

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Who actually needs a Wedding Planner? Certainly not you when you have Wi-Fi and all these handy websites right? You’re looking for your wedding vendors on a website like The Knot or WeddingWire…because after all, these sites claim to be the only resource you need to plan a wedding… Cool. All seems to be going […]

For Brides

November 2, 2017

So You’re Planning A Wedding on the Internet…

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When Kamra Joosten Photography asked me to help her with a styled shoot, I of course said YES! I immediately jumped into planning a simple, thoughtful, and beautiful styled shoot. I wanted to feature some vendors that we don’t get the chance to work with as often and most importantly, I wanted to shoot at […]

For Brides

September 14, 2017

Rustic Glam Fall Inspired Styled Shoot | Waldorf, MN