UNcurated: the evolution of a wedding planner

I wrote this love letter, of sorts, to my career, in the wake of the impact of COVID-19 on the event industry. With the realization that things will look very different on the other side of this crisis, I felt the need to grieve what has been a cornerstone of my identity. So I wrote.Continue reading “UNcurated: the evolution of a wedding planner”

epic deviled eggs, mimosa punch & traditions

Our first formal hosting of Easter festivities was brought to you by family traditions, Costco and Target. I love hosting family occasions. I mean, I love love love it. I get excited about building new traditions, revisiting some of my favorites from childhood, breaking out pretty dinnerware, menu planning and just the general warm andContinue reading “epic deviled eggs, mimosa punch & traditions”

trains, balloons & sugar: a simple birthday

I can’t tell you how freeing it felt to take it easy on the birthday thing this year. Hopefully, we started some traditions that will be great memories, but this year, I took the stress of a huge party out of the equation. We kept it relatively simple and this 4-year-old was probably more excited than heContinue reading “trains, balloons & sugar: a simple birthday”

chill with the birthday madness

My sweet preemie is turning four tomorrow. It’s hard to process how quickly he’s gone from teeny baby to 89th percentile toddler to full fledged little boy, who is definitely not a baby anymore. For Henry’s first birthday, we had a huge party at our house with 50 people. I was so excited to celebrateContinue reading “chill with the birthday madness”