This year more than any other I think couples need a wedding planner. Trying to navigate COVID's constantly changing restrictions and modifying seating plans, layouts and design plans is really hard. The process can leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. If you are experiencing any of the following, it's probably time to invest in … Continue reading Should You Hire A Wedding Planner?
After all the disappointment, frustration and confusion around COVID let's chat about something positive and happy. People still got married in 2020! People will still get married in 2021! Love is not cancelled. Weddings are not over. They just look different. They look like Nicole & Jordan's beautiful Honsberger Estate wedding in September 2020. That … Continue reading Real Love: Nicole & Jordan
UGH more COVID talk, I know but this post might help clarify what you can expect coming up. As Ontario is hopefully starting to slowly reopen, we are reentering the colour zones framework. This lays out the restrictions in each of the 5 colours. In terms of weddings, it helps us know what numbers we … Continue reading Wedding Expectations and Restrictions in Ontario’s Colour Zones- 2021 Edition
A few weeks I ago I shared my first ever pop up of April and Alan at Stonewall Estates. Following their time at Stonewall Estates, the lovely Carylyn Wayne arrived. They spent some extra time having first look photos with Muir Image Photography in the vineyard as I switched out the details and set up … Continue reading Stonewall Estates Pop Up Wedding: Carolyn & Wayne
2020 was the year of the pop up wedding wasn't it? It felt like every time you opened Instagram a new venue was hosting a pop up wedding day. I'm not exception. I was fortunate enough to coordinate 2 and they were lovely, exciting and fun. What's a pop up wedding you ask? A pop … Continue reading Benefits of a pop up wedding
2020 really put a damper on the wedding season. But despite all the ups and downs, we still managed to have some beautiful weddings. Here at Lasting Events, our season started in early September with a lovely pop up wedding day at Stonewall Estates Winery nestled in the heart of Niagara wine country. This hidden … Continue reading Stonewall Estates Pop up Wedding- April & Alan
Here we are again. Talking about downsizing your wedding. Or maybe not. Maybe you are just starting to plan and the thought of a small, intimate wedding is your jam! You! I could hug you! I love a small intimate wedding. I think these are actually the best weddings. They have more laughter. They are … Continue reading 3 tips to planning your micro-wedding
As a wedding planner, I depend and use my emergency kit so much on a wedding day. I am constantly going into it for a variety of things, such as scissors, tape, pins, pens, bandaids, zipties, hot glue gun, batteries- you name it, it's probably in my kit and I use it. Knowing that I … Continue reading Building your wedding day emergency kit
There is so much going on the week of your wedding that it is easy to forget some pretty important things for the actual morning of your big day. You obviously packed the big things, like your dress and shoes and veil but there are a few things that often get overlooked or forgotten about. … Continue reading 5 Things To Remember The Morning Of Your Wedding
Whenever I get the chance to spend time with Cathy Davis, it's a great day. Her positive attitude is contagious and she is a delight not only to work with but to know. These qualities make her such an outstanding officiant. Her loving and warm nature makes you feel like you have known her your … Continue reading Vendor Love: Cathy Davis & Co.