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
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
I hate writing this. I hate talking about this. It's all too familiar and yet, here we are. Part 2 of 2020, or so it feels. These times are just as uncertain and uncomfortable as they were in 2020. Nothing has changed, and in so many places, like here in Niagara, the COVID-19 virus is … Continue reading Is it time to postpone your 2021 wedding?
When I first met Jill and Nick, we instantly clicked. I liked them immediately. It felt like I knew them my whole life. We talked, over coffee, about what they were planning and they shared all sorts of fun details that I instantly knew was going to make for an awesome day. When their day … Continue reading Client Love: Jill & Nick
So the 2020 wedding season is not exactly the year everyone had planned and if you were planning your wedding this year, I doubt you expected this. At this point, you have likely postponed your wedding to 2021 or beyond. But what if your date was what was important? Are you now disappointed? Have you … Continue reading Tips for planning a micro-wedding
I love all the amazing talented vendors Niagara has to offer. Working with each of them is such a pleasure, and VonMar Floral Boutique is no exception. Their eye for design and creativity so refreshing. I always get so excited for design meetings with them and leave even more excited than I started. I trust … Continue reading Vendor Love: VonMar Floral Boutique
When it comes to your wedding day, there is so much to think about it's easy to forget a few things here and there. This post is about the things I often remind clients about as they are often the items people don't realize they need or simply forget altogether. There are a million checklists … Continue reading Wedding Details Many Couples Forget When Planning Their Wedding
After getting engaged, it's easy to start to fantasize about your wedding and the planning process. For many, the process is fun and creative and then for many it's more stressful then they ever imagined. It's not all rainbows and butterflies all the time, especially if planning and budgeting are not your forte. I don't … Continue reading Wedding Planning Expectations vs Reality
Now that we are at the point of this COVID-19 pandemic where the government is starting conversations about reopening. It's so easy right now to jump to conclusions and be overly hopeful regarding your wedding in 2020. I want to take this time to talk out what I really think your steps should be to … Continue reading Consider these options if you want to have your wedding in 2020.
I think I write about this at least once a year, but I feel really strongly about it. For the obvious reasons but also because it's so important when you are not an event planner by trade. There is so much a wedding planner can do for you, besides just setting up your wedding. Behind … Continue reading What A Wedding Planner Really Does For You