My Top Wedding Prep Tips

Worried your wedding will end up in a disaster? It won’t! and I’m going to tell you a secret: in all my years of both planning and attending events, there is not a single event that has gone 100% to plan but rarely a disaster. I have learned how to be prepared for the majority…

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My Top Tips on How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Dress

After the moment you become engaged, choosing your perfect wedding dress often ranks pretty high up there in a bride’s most memorable moments en route to their wedding day. But with so many designers, styles and price points, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices available. “Do I want tulle or taffeta”? Are…

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A French Country Wedding

Like many people who had to cancel their wedding due to Covid, after two years my clients were ready to celebrate in style.  They first married one year ago under confinement in England with a small ceremony with only family in attendance. And so, we thought why not have a public ceremony and party on the…

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Wedding Trends for 2022 in a Post-Pandemic World – PART Three

Keeping an eye on 2022 wedding trends we know big changes are on the rise for both event structure and locations (and we’ve talked about them here and here). Today, we get to talk about one of my favorite topics -fashion! I love a good excuse to get dressed up and as a seasoned wedding…

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Wedding Trends for 2022 in a Post-Pandemic World – Part Two

In part one, we looked at how a change in structure, or rethinking your event format will be one of the major callouts for event trends in 2022. Today, it’s all about location, location, location. We’re going to look at what’s hot in event spaces, and how to deck them out in style.  Embracing the…

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A Languedocien Jewel, Domaine de Verchant

Continuing my series on the best wedding venues in the Occitanie region, my next fabulous place is Domaine de Verchant.  Located just on the outskirts of Montpellier, Domaine de Verchant is a Hotel, a Spa, a Winery and an event space for milestone events like weddings or anniversaries. In 1582, Pierre Verchant was given an…

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Napkins, Welcome to the Fold

I’ve spent years decorating and designing beautiful tables for dinners not just in our home, but also for grand events and galas.   A properly folded napkin can be one of the most important things on a table and a harbinger of great things to come!  Aside from the obvious reasons folded napkins help finish the…

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Wine 1.0 A Beginners Lesson

I took to wine later in life (pun intended) but up until that time, it just seemed like strong grape juice to me.   It was after my days in politics, once I started working as an event planner that my mind really opened up to one of the oldest and greatest drinks on the planet. The…

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