Category: event planner

My Big Indian Wedding

Wow, what fabulous memories of this wedding over 8 months ago. I got so much in meeting Neha and Dennis and hearing about the fabulous Indian traditions that they wanted incorporated in their big wedding. It was 3 days of  great events beginning with the Sangheet on the Thursday and then the big ceremony on Friday morning starting with the Baraat Ceremony  and ending … Read More My Big Indian Wedding

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Feathers and Fabulousness at the Roosevelt

Jasmine and Bernard came to me after being referred to me by the Roosevelt Hotel. I had done a fabulous Gatsby wedding there and it was featured in their catalogue. Jasmine saw the picture and said that is my wedding style. She called me up and that was it. Jasmine and Bernie had most of their vendors when they called so they hired me … Read More Feathers and Fabulousness at the Roosevelt

The Great Gatsby, the Video

  When my clients and I spoke to Cathy Steffan of Parallel Media, We knew she was the one to capture Sam and Ashan’s beautiful wedding. This was their one wedding and they wanted to experience every detail of the day, include the set up, every moment from beginning to end. We had a production meeting at the Hollywood Roosevelt a month before to go … Read More The Great Gatsby, the Video

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Andrea and Sindy, Same Sex Wedding at the Oviatt

Andrea and Sindy came to me last year knowing they would need a month of coordinator for their wedding at the Oviatt. They were delighted to hear that I had already planned a wedding at that location and knew the routine and the people very well. They were also especially happy to hear that I was an ally for the gay community. Since they … Read More Andrea and Sindy, Same Sex Wedding at the Oviatt

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Two Lovely UCLA Graduates Wed at their Alma Mata

Alex and Marlon came to me in June of last year as they needed a coordinator for their September wedding at their Alma Mata UCLA. They met in the Public Affairs building while they both attended UCLA so it was fitting they would get married right outside in the beautiful Sculpture Garden, with their reception at Kerckhoff Hall. Alex was incredibly creative and chose … Read More Two Lovely UCLA Graduates Wed at their Alma Mata

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Holiday Toy Drive

On December 5th, Sam Leslie and Ashan Leslie hosted their 27th Annual Toy Drive. This year it was to benefit the Laurel Foundation.  Each guest brought bags of toys to be distributed to the boys and girls of the Laurel Foundation which makes an impact to families affected with HIV Aids. This was my second year producing this event and we chose to have … Read More Holiday Toy Drive

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Kristin and Dan at Carondelet

  I met Kristin and Dan at a wedding show last year.  I connected with them right away and met for coffee to discuss their wedding plans. Kristin is very pro active and had many details already planned out. I gave her a few wedding referrals and gave her my month of planning package.  We checked in periodically along the way, but I knew … Read More Kristin and Dan at Carondelet

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Darryl and Juan Carlos 17 Years together

When Darryl wrote me letting me know that he and his partner of 17 years needed a wedding planner, I was over the moon. Number 1 was that I get the privilege of planning yet another same sex wedding and number 2 it was yet another step for same sex marriages around the country – another couple would join the statistics of being allowed … Read More Darryl and Juan Carlos 17 Years together

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Summer Toga Party

My amazing clients Sam and Ashan always put on fabulous events and parties. When they do they always put a suggested dress code on the invitation. Their guests always follow the code and have a blast dressing up. For Sam’s sister Summer’s 50th, the theme was a toga party and everyone got into the spirit whether it was buying or renting togas or putting … Read More Summer Toga Party

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A Beautiful Vineyard Wedding in Malibu

I met Katie and Ralph in 2013 when they were planning their wedding celebration for Summer 2014. A fabulous thing happened 2 months into the process. They found out they were expecting a little one right when the celebration was supposed to happen so the pushed their summer wedding to this year. We began planning again in January. Fortunately Saddlerock Ranch let them push back … Read More A Beautiful Vineyard Wedding in Malibu

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Holiday Party to Benefit the Laurel Foundation

On December 6th, My very special clients had their Annual Holiday Toy Drive to benefit The Laurel Foundation. The Laurel Foundation has been around since 1992 supporting children and families that are affected with HIV/AIDS. They put on programs and camps to give the kids a better quality of life and giving them a chance to belong. The Sunday after the party, my clients … Read More Holiday Party to Benefit the Laurel Foundation