Planning a wedding is a complex journey that often requires more time and effort than you might expect. That’s where a wedding planner comes in handy. Your wedding planner acts as your guide, making sure your vision becomes a reality by simplifying the process and helping you navigate countless choices and decisions. Asking a potential […]

7 Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner

bride and groom at Unity Village

Your wedding day – You’ve probably been dreaming about this day for ages, and now it’s finally here. You’ve got a stash of magazine cutouts, a Pinterest board bursting with ideas, and you’re ready to kickstart the planning process. From the music to the food, the attire to the decor, you’ve certainly thought it all […]

What is the Average Cost of a Wedding in Kansas City?

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?

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

Today I want to share all about my favorite tool that I use in my wedding planning business: a wedding planning software called Aisle Planner! This all-in-one resource helps keep myself and my clients organized all while streamlining the behind the scenes of my business. PLUS they have their own wedding blog!

Aisle Planner: How a Wedding Planner Stays Organized

wedding planner working at Rochester in Kansas City

If you’ve taken a peek around my website/social media at all (or you’ve talked to me IRL), you might have noticed that I don’t offer “Day of Coordination,” and you might be wondering why. The reality is that I am absolutely not a day of coordinator.

Why I Don’t Offer Day of Coordination

“I don’t need a wedding planner because our venue includes a coordinator” is a sentence that will make any wedding planner’s eye twitch. We LOVE venue coordinators. They are absolutely essential to making sure that an event runs smoothly. But so. are. planners. (or wedding coordinators or wedding managers; whatever you actually end up hiring)

Venue Coordinators and Wedding Coordinators: What’s the Difference?