The weather has been so chilly here in Santa Barbara as we watch the rest of the nation under a freeze, as well. This warm, cozy and comforting holiday beverage is delightfully Read more »
We were so excited to learn that one of our favorite Santa Barbara wine country wedding locations has re-opened one of their prime destination special event venues: Read more »
A Full Service Caterer’s job is more than just providing exceptionally fantastic food and service the day of the event. A well-established caterer in their hometown knows and has worked at nearly every type of Read more »
We have scouted the events world and found some of our favorite autumnal wedding and event inspirations below. Enjoy.
Engagement season begins Thanksgiving through Valentine’s Day and we, along with wedding planners all over often field the question “What’s next?” from newly-engaged brides-to-be. For those planning this lifetime, landmark event for the first time, all the tasks can feel overwhelming. Here is a list of some of the top recommendations on the most crucial initial steps necessary for couples planning their dream Santa Barbara destination wedding: Read more »
Whether you are entertaining in your home or hosting a posh soiree at a resort special event venue, the theory behind what makes a great holiday party is the same: it boils down to gracious comfort blended with “wow” for your guests. How intense this “comfort” and “wow” look will largely depend on Read more »
Whether you are entertaining this Thursday evening for Halloween or you are preparing for Thanksgiving, this autumnal beverage is a favorite for entertaining. Don’t forget, presentation is everything, so make sure the glass you choose showcases your beautiful beverage. Skoal! Read more »
Jess and Sean were full of fun and when our couple’s primary goal is to infuse some “fun” for their guests so their wedding is a memorable “experience” for them, we are especially delighted. In addition to a giant outdoor chess set at their Santa Barbara Woman’s Club (Rockwood) Wedding, this couple had a darling variation on the traditional guest book. They did a Dictionary Guest Book. They encouraged guests to find Read more »
When planning a major event, everyone is on a budget. Or as Wedding Planner Kerry Lee Dickey calls it, a “spending plan“. And really, that’s all it is. A way to spend the money you have to work with. Some have millions. Some have tens of thousands while others have hundreds. And one can celebrate with almost any dollar amount, but it’s about how creative you get with your money and the choices that you make with the funding you do have.
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While our new offices have been in place for awhile now, nothing truly warms a new space like that of friends and people you love. And it was exactly this way at the recent NACE monthly mixer when we hosted some of the best in the events industry from Central and Southern California at our new Laguna location.
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