Hotel Room Blocks

A How-To Guide If you are hosting a special event, like a wedding, chances are you have a line on your to-do list that includes booking hotel room blocks for out-of-town guests. Many of my clients express a little apprehension about dealing with hotel room blocks. Honestly, it’s not something that my clients deal with […]

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Engagement Photos

Are they worth it? The answer is YES! So now you don’t need to read the rest of the blog…But you should! Because there’s a lot of great insight here.  When I am beginning to plan a wedding with a couple, there are a handful of things that they are likely to be wishy-washy about: […]

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This year is weird. Most weddings got pushed to next year, or the one after that.  But the ones who stuck it out with 2020 had to pivot.  We’ve heard that word more this year than we’ve ever heard before. (With the exception of one hilarious scene of Friends.) How do you have a wedding […]

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How to Lose a Wedding Planner in 10 Days

The well-known Rom-Com, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” features an adorable Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) who is a columnist for a magazine and has the assignment to write about all the things you can possibly do wrong in the beginning of a relationship to make a man go running the other way.  […]

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When There’s No Party to Host…

…Do It Anyway! Wednesday night of last week (August 8, 2020) was the first night of Passover.  It was supposed to be my moment to shine. Last year, I hosted Passover Seder (the traditional dinner and service) at my home for the first time. I am now the one in the family with the largest dining […]

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COVID-19: How to Handle Rescheduling Your Event

Here in the greater-Baltimore area, we were one of the earlier areas to get hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Governor Hogan shut down all non-essential operations pretty quickly once the first death from the disease was reported in the state.  Fortunately, for my business, I only had one wedding on the horizon when the […]

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