Posts Categorized: Tips and tricks

Dec 10,2015

Holiday Hostess Magic

Christmas is in 14 days… that’s just two weeks… or one pay check… Have you finished your Christmas shopping?! I know I haven’t… (Yikes!) With kids, a job, holiday get togethers, shopping and mailing out gifts, this month is extra topsy-turvy for most people. Especially the people who try to wear one-to-many hats – cook, maid,… Read more »

Nov 17,2015

Tips for the most beautiful… skin.

Ladies, today we have a treat… Make-up professional Christa Ohia of Blush Hawaii is guest blogging for us an exclusive topic – how to treat yourself to radiant and supple skin!  From brides to mama’s, I’m sure all of you will find something to take away… like her best kept secrets for skin care AND… Read more »

Sep 16,2015

The one question I get asked the most…

“Your job is so stressful!  You really like it?!” YES. I do. And to be fair, being a wedding planner doesn’t need to be as stressful as it sounds.  It’s all in the planning. My labor of love is to help my clients have a rockin’ good time.  But I understand that not everyone can… Read more »

Sep 2,2015

Tips to avoid disasters outdoors!

Outdoor weddings have a ton of character and ambiance and are becoming increasingly popular in the islands.  Imagine a luscious green lawn decorated with cafe lights and farm tables… Beautiful, right?! Weather As much as I’d like to promise it won’t rain on your wedding, I can’t. Simply because I don’t control Mother Nature. Crazy,… Read more »

Aug 18,2015

Prevent burn-out…

It’s amazing what we can accomplish as human beings. How we can give so much and need do little. Until one day… Your body says… No more. Because you’ve given all you could and have nothing left. A bad bout of headaches, fatigue, irritability, chronic sinus infection, and even minor depression is how your body… Read more »

Aug 5,2015

The light at the end of the tunnel…

I miss my mom. I lost her almost nine years ago to cancer. I never knew how much she really gave, sacrificed, and struggled until I became a mother myself. And I wish everyday I could show her how much I truly appreciate what she did for us. She was a beautiful cheerful woman who… Read more »

Jul 28,2015

Food Porn: The Prettiest Cocktail Ever

Is it Friday yet?! I’m dreaming of Friday and this pretty little cocktail is definitely on my mind.  On these hot summer days, this cold, light, sweet, and refreshing beverage is perfection. At your wedding, having a signature cocktail is EVERYTHING!  Okay, not everything, but is seriously adds to the ambiance when you can touch on… Read more »

Jul 21,2015

The best thank you for Out-of-town guests

“It is not happy people who are thankful.  It is thankful people who are happy.” And what better way to show your out-of-town guests how grateful you are that they cleared their schedules and spent extra money to help you celebrate one of the biggest moments in your entire life?! A thoughtful and welcoming basket… Read more »

Jul 14,2015

Master the DIY Pedicure

Did you ever have the feeling that everyone would see your chipping polish and cracked skin in your feet and think… Eww… (Raises hand) yup. I know I did. i love pedicures. Nothing makes me happier than having a pretty set of toesies when I go out. Whether your a bride-to-be, mother of three, or… Read more »

Jul 7,2015

Wedding Day Family Photo List – easy peasy.

You’ve only got about a half hour to an hour to get all the family pictures after your ceremony and before you need to enjoy your fabulous and fun cocktail – and trust me, you want to enjoy this.  You also get fabulous pictures you’ll actually want to use in the future in this casual… Read more »