That Time When… I Became an Event Planner

Event planning, specifically wedding planning, is one of those careers that a lot of people would like to try.  “That must be so fun!”  That’s what I hear a lot.  And it is fun.  It’s really fun. But it’s a lot of things. And that’s what I love about it.  It’s stressful, and I love […]

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Active Shooter: What’s in the back of every Event Planner’s mind, now?

On Sunday, October 1st, twenty-two thousand people attended a country music festival in Las Vegas. Most of us have enjoyed an event like that.  A concert in the city, walled in by temporary fencing to ensure that only ticketed concert-goers are able to access the field.  How safe everyone must feel?  Every person at the […]

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Friends Reunited by a Wedding

Valerie and I met when she was in second grade, and I was in third grade, on the playground at Broadneck Elementary.  We stayed high on the monkey bars, pretending that the ground was the Fire Swamp from The Princess Bride.  We became fast friends, and became incredibly close in high school when we did […]

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Love Is Blind

Cheryl and Beth were the first same-sex couple for Plan It Perfect since the legalization of these marriages in Maryland.  The couple had been together for ten years, and could not be legally united in any of the other states they had lived in during their relationship.  When Beth’s work brought her to Maryland just […]

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