Category: food

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Magic in Redondo Beach

  Kit and Nat got married exactly one year ago today so I wanted to post this blog in honor of their very first anniversary. Happy Anniversary to a fun loving couple. I met them over 20 months before their big day. They knew 7,1, 17 was their date and did a great job in hiring everyone so many months in advance. They booked … Read More Magic in Redondo Beach

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Creating a Holiday Table

  When Cindy Celis of Luxe Linens asked me to create a holiday table for her Beverly Hills Showroom, I knew I wanted to create something festive, dramatic and fit for a king and queen. Well I am British so I knew I had to add the dramatic flair to the table. There are so many choices for gorgeous linens at Luxe and so … Read More Creating a Holiday Table

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Indian Wedding at the Ebell of Long Beach

I just love planning an Indian Wedding as the music energy and passion from the families are expressed in color music and food. Swapna and Andrew’s wedding had all of these elements from when the guests were greeted for a pre ceremony cocktail hour to the fabulous energy of the Baraat Ceremony where the guests kept on dancing to the beat of the drums. … Read More Indian Wedding at the Ebell of Long Beach

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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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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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