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James + Stacy’s Highland Brewing Wedding in Asheville, NC

Stacy & James were married at Highland Brewing in Asheville, NC in a beautiful roof top ceremony followed by a joyful reception in the brewery.

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Christine + Conor’s Mountain Wedding at Claxton Farm in Asheville, NC

May 2018 | Claxton Farms – Asheville, NC Coordination Team – Erica + Kaitlin Photography – We are the Parsons | Videography – Carolina Story Film Co. | Catering – Claxton Farms | Dessert – Old Europe Bakery | Hair & Makeup – Powder Me Pretty | DJ – Sound Extreme Entertainment | Transportation – […]

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Shake it up: Ideas for a Non-Traditional Wedding

So you want to have a Non-Traditional Wedding… Who says a wedding has to be a ceremony followed by a cocktail hour and reception? Well it honestly isn’t always set up that way today or historically. There are lots of ways to shake up the format of your wedding. Whether you intent is to reframe […]

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Day-of Coordination – It’s never just one day!

If you are newly engaged and starting to plan a wedding, you have most like heard the term Day-of Coordination. The idea that there is this magical unicorn of a person who will show up on the day of your wedding, make sure it all runs according to plan, make all your DIY projects look […]

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Alec & Andrew’s Outdoor Festival Wedding at Het Landhuis – Pittsboro, NC

Alec & Andrew celebrated their marriage in Sept 2017 with a chill, nature-inspired, outdoor festival wedding at Het Landhuis in Pittsboro, NC. First of all, I just need to say that Alec and Andrew are such wonderful human beings. They are legit the sweetest couple and working with them never felt like work. Alec and […]

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April & Matt’s Rustic Soiree at The Rickhouse – Durham, NC

April and Matt tied the knot last May in a fun and easy going rustic soiree at The Rickhouse in Durham, NC.They are such a down to earth couple and I really enjoyed getting to know them and their family and friends at the wedding. Their priority was to have a wedding that felt authentic […]

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Well Kept Chaos – Your Virtual Party Planner

Before I got my start in wedding planning, I threw over-the-top theme parties for birthdays, Halloween, New Year’s Eve, and sometimes just for the hell of it! I would find basically any excuse for a celebration. The thing is, these parties take time to conceptualize and plan. A well executed theme party, even for a […]

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Why you need a Wedding Photographer

Because you definitely need a Wedding Photographer… As a wedding planner, I often meet with couples who are surprised and discouraged by the cost of a professional wedding photographer. The fact is that for most people, a wedding is the first time they have ever had a reason to hire a professional photographer at all! Having […]

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Modern Wedding Etiquette for Rebel Couples

From the very moment you get engaged, questions of wedding etiquette start popping up. Should you announce your engagement online or wait until after you see your families in person? Who are you supposed to invite? What is up with all the different pieces of invitation stationary? Why does it matter how I address the […]

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Taking back the Wedding Industry

The revolution begins with you. Being a wedding planner, I get so bummed out when I see people trashing the wedding industry online. But hear me out, because I also totally get it. The industry as a whole has a lot to answer for. Over the last 30 years, the expectations around weddings have skyrocketed, […]