by: Christie A. Brogan {9.8.17} After almost 8 years and hundreds (and hundreds) of weddings and events, one thing is for certain…tastings have become a trend.  When we opened in 2010, approximately 25-30% of our clients requested a tasting. Today, our tasting dates fill up as fast as we can get them on the calendar.… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {6.21.17} In an era of environmental deregulation and as an active participant in an industry (“wedding and events”) known for being a tad (sarcasm) wasteful, it seems ever important to consider some of the sustainable wedding options available to today’s modern couples. Certainly, there are many ways to reduce waste when… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {6.2.17} Why buy event insurance? This question comes up about once a year and (for us) is typically a topic of conversation in the aftermath of a tropical storm or hurricane sailing past our coastal community in Wilmington, NC. Considering yesterday marked the start of Hurricane Season 2017 (June 1st to… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {5.12.17} Some might argue the topic of “why hire a planner?” should have come up earlier in these discussions. The truth is…right about now…couples start to realize just how much they could use a little professional help. No mistaking brides plan their own weddings every day and the events are, by… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {4.20.17} At the end of the day, the goal is for it all to “gel”…the venue, the dress, the decor, the flowers, the cake, the food service style…everything.  We can warn you about the “rabbit hole” that Pinterest can become when wedding planning, but no one quite understands until they encounter… Read More