I’m all about bringing more joy, and less stress, to your biggest (and smallest) occasions. Here, I curate inspiration and share original ideas related to parties, entertaining, weddings, and home life with a focus on practicality, authenticity, and sustainability (whenever possible.)

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a bird with a plan

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a bird with a plan

I’m all about bringing more joy, and less stress, to your biggest (and smallest) occasions. Here, I curate inspiration and share original ideas related to parties, entertaining, weddings, and home life with a focus on practicality, authenticity, and sustainability.

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SO…the love of your life just put a ring on it. (Can I get a woot woot!)  You and your partner can’t WAIT to take this next step in your relationship and spend the rest of your lives together.  The main thing standing in your way now is that little thing called a “wedding.”  But […]

Wedding Planning, Weddings

October 27, 2020

How to Start Planning your Wedding: The Big Questions to Answer First

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So you’ve decided to hold your wedding ceremony in a backyard.  Maybe it’s your backyard. Maybe it’s someone else’s backyard. (Presumably you know the person whose backyard it is…) Maybe you’ve always wanted to get married there. Or maybe you just got so sick of waiting on freakin’ COVID that you and your partner decided […]

Weddings

July 30, 2020

How to Host a Backyard Wedding Ceremony: 30+ Practical Questions to Consider

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As a planner and a bride-to-be, I would be THRILLED if I could just cancel COVID and the havoc it’s wreaking on weddings everywhere. It seems unlikely that I’ll ever achieve that particular goal…So instead I’m forced to think about what we can do despite COVID. Without a clear timeline for being able to safely […]

Quarantine, Weddings

June 23, 2020

14 Reasons to Consider a Smaller Wedding

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What can be said to all the couples out there who have had to postpone or rethink their weddings, or are currently facing that decision, other than I am so sorry you’re going through this.  And this isn’t coming from someone who is already married and got to experience their dream wedding exactly as planned. […]

Weddings

April 4, 2020

Postponing Your Wedding Due to COVID

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