two brides at a sweetheart table

I firmly believe that if you work in an industry that is entirely centered around love, you should be accepting and affirming of all love. I wish being LGBTQIA+ affirming was a requirement for working in the wedding industry. Until then, engaged couples have to navigate the process of finding and booking vendors who love […]

Finding LGBTQ+ Affirming Wedding Pros: Your Guide for Inclusive and Joyful Celebrations

Kansas City wedding planner at work

Planning a wedding can be such an exciting journey, but as you start thinking about all the details, decisions, and research involved, you can quickly go from having fun to feeling frazzled. With a full-time job, volunteering, and spending time with loved ones, finding the time and energy to plan can be a challenge, even […]

What Does a Wedding Planner Actually Do?

sustainable seed paper wedding invitations

Happy (almost) Earth Day, and welcome to our blog on how to have a sustainable wedding in Kansas City! Weddings are fun, magical occasions, but they can also have a significant impact on the environment. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to help you plan a sustainable wedding that aligns with […]

How to Have a Sustainable Wedding in Kansas City

Alright, y’all, this Thompson Barn wedding is near and dear to my heart. Nicolette and I first met when she photographed Shea & Daniel’s wedding at Hotel Kansas City. Since then, she’s shot my maternity photos and our family/newborn photos after my daughter was born. Coordinating her wedding at the Thompson Barn was genuinely such […]

Thompson Barn Wedding | Nicolette & Jacob

It may be a bit out-of-season, but I couldn’t wait any longer to share this Wicked-themed black and white wedding shoot. As a wedding planner, I love styled shoots. They let me be more creative than a typical wedding, connect me with other Kansas City wedding vendors I haven’t had a chance to work with […]

Black & White Wicked Wedding Inspiration

This dreamy, pastel, springtime wedding inspiration shoot at Eighteen Ninety Event Space is one of my favorite shoots I’ve done so far. I had a vision of a soft, candy-shop-inspired wedding, and this vendor team absolutely delivered. From the sweet, springy invitation suite to the soft wash of color on the model’s eyes, Mary Frances […]

Pastel Dreams | Eighteen Ninety Wedding Inspiration

Obviously, a key part of planning a wedding is figuring out the logistics of how you’ll actually get married. Along with the flowers and the food and the fun, you also have to navigate finding and choosing a wedding officiant. And while I love Kansas City, there’s an added layer of complexity when you’re getting […]

Wedding Officiants: Who Can Marry You in Kansas City?

Kansas City Chiefs fans, get ready to obsess over this wedding at Arrowhead Stadium. Dana & Joel are huge football fans, so Dana knew she had to get married at their favorite place in Chiefs Kingdom: Arrowhead Stadium. Take a look at the details of their wedding day, and then scroll a little bit further […]

Arrowhead Stadium Wedding | Dana & Joel

outdoor wedding reception or welcome party

Real talk: COVID threw a wrench in wedding trends for way too long. Everyone who got engaged in 2019 had to push their weddings to 2021, and there weren’t many new weddings with fresh ideas happening for a couple of years. Now, heading into 2023, we finally have some new trends to pull inspiration from! […]

2023 Wedding Trends I Love (+ 3 I’m Already Over)

Kansas City wedding planner with her work at 1890 event space

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… I have a bit more of a fun blog for you today. I’m a YouTube girly who loves watching favorites video, so I figured I’d try my hand at the text version! Without further ado, here are some of my favorite things as a Kansas City wedding planner […]

My Favorite Things of 2022