Tasting Advice: How to have the most successful experience with your caterer

The tasting with your caterer and your baker might be the most enjoyable moments of wedding and event planning.  What’s not to love? You get to stuff your face with lots of yummy food and be the “Chopped” competition judge you’ve always dreamed of being!  However, it might be surprising to some of you that […]

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Negotiating – When It’s Appropriate and When It’s Offensive

In the service industry, particularly with events, we deal a lot with negotiating rates.  Some vendors I know refuse to negotiate, and I can’t blame them.  They know what they’re worth, and that’s what they charge.  Period.  I even know of one event planner who won’t negotiate on behalf of her clients with other vendors, […]

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How to Include People Who Can’t Attend Your Wedding

As we plan special events, particularly weddings, we often have our guests in mind.  Does anyone have special needs for access?  Are there dietary restrictions that need to be considered?  But we also think about the loved ones who aren’t able to attend.  And it can be just as important to some people to make […]

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Katie and Andrew’s Rainbow Wedding

I want to talk to you guys about Katie & Andrew’s rainbow wedding. I know what you’re thinking. It must have looked a bit like a Mitzvah. Not at all! It was fabulous, and you have to see it. First, I want to tell you a little bit about Katie. She is brilliant. She’s remarkably […]

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Nazi-Chic weddings are a Thing in Asia

So I want to talk with you about these Nazi-chic weddings in East Asia.  (I say that casually, like it’s a normal discussion that we’re having at my coffee table.) I try to make all my blog posts relevant to Plan It Perfect’s work, or at least to events in general.  This topic grabbed my […]

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Enough with the degrading cake toppers

Stop with the kitschy cake toppers We’ve had plenty of weddings with quirky cake toppers. In fact, quirk is what we do best! Not one, but TWO of our clients have had dinosaurs as their cake toppers.   One couple had hippos (adorable!) and a few others had likenesses of themselves. In fact, our first […]

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