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Is He The One For You? 5 Questions to know for sure
Is He The One For You? 5 Questions to know for sure
Is He The One For You? 5 Questions to know for sure
Advice from Megan Smith How do you know for sure that the man you are about to marry is “the one”?   Personally, I don’t believe in “the one”. There are simply too many crazy circumst... Read More
How To Decide What Time of Year To Get Married
How To Decide What Time of Year To Get Married
How To Decide What Time of Year To Get Married
Advice from Satan's Mistress Lyles Everyone will have that time soon after getting engaged when someone sees you and says “When’s the big day?!”. Though you might have dreamt of your fairy tail wedding f... Read More
Big Vs. Small: Your Big Day's Invite List
Big Vs. Small: Your Big Day's Invite List
Big Vs. Small: Your Big Day's Invite List
Advice from Planner Hayley Aiono One of the first orders of business that you have to decide when planning your wedding is how many people are you going to invite. How big does your venue need to be? How much food will you have... Read More
You're Engaged! Now who pays for what?
You're Engaged! Now who pays for what?
You're Engaged! Now who pays for what?
Advice from Planner Hayley Aiono As a wedding planner, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is who should pay for what. Some people think the responsibility falls completely on the bride. Others argue that ... Read More
Ceremony Backdrops
Ceremony Backdrops
Ceremony Backdrops
Advice from Planner Timber Manning Your ceremony backdrop can be an amazing focal point for your ceremony and can make for some pretty amazing photos. At Hoopes Events, we specialize in making your wedding unforgettable. We hav... Read More
6 Tips for choosing your bridesmaids
6 Tips for choosing your bridesmaids
6 Tips for choosing your bridesmaids
Advice from Planner Hayley Aiono “I’ve found my perfect guy, but I still need my girls by my side.” Some of the most frequent questions I am asked as a wedding planner are regarding the wedding line. “Ho... Read More
10 Must-Have 2017 Trends
10 Must-Have 2017 Trends
10 Must-Have 2017 Trends
Advice from planner Jamie Cheney 1.Sage. Sage. Sage. Every bride has to decide on her color scheme, and this year we are seeing a minimalist side of brides that we love. This year's big color is Sage. A light green de... Read More
Invitation tips
Invitation tips
Invitation tips
Advice from planner Timber Manning I really liked how everything turned out for my wedding except for 1 thing. My invitations. Although I’ve gotten over it, at the time I wasn’t really thrilled about how they looked... Read More
Should I have a DJ, band, or solo musician for my reception?
Should I have a DJ, band, or solo musician for my reception?
Should I have a DJ, band, or solo musician for my reception?
Advice from planner Timber Manning Music is crucial to create atmosphere for your reception. No one wants a dead silent reception. Thankfully, you have options when it comes to music. There are advantages and disadvantages to D... Read More
Why you NEED a wedding planner on-site
Why you NEED a wedding planner on-site
Why you NEED a wedding planner on-site
Advice from Planner Shauna Young While some overly-organized brides can get by without a wedding planner for the pre-wedding business, it is still always vital to have one on-site the day of the wedding. Even if the venue offer... Read More
Why you need a backup plan for weather when planning an outdoor event
Why you need a backup plan for weather when planning an outdoor event
Why you need a backup plan for weather when planning an outdoor event
Advice from Planner Timber Manning It’s not uncommon for a couple to say: “We’re having our wedding outside during the summer in Utah so the weather should be perfect, right?” We’ve heard the same ... Read More
How to have a secular or nondenominational wedding ceremony
How to have a secular or nondenominational wedding ceremony
How to have a secular or nondenominational wedding ceremony
Advice from Planner Timber Manning Do you want a wedding ceremony without a specific religious influence? It’s your day and you deserve to have the wedding ceremony that you want. So how do you feel completely comfortable... Read More
10 Ways to cut alcohol costs at weddings
10 Ways to cut alcohol costs at weddings
10 Ways to cut alcohol costs at weddings
Advice from Planner Timber Manning Alcohol can make your wedding a lot of fun but it can also make your wedding extremely costly. This article has a lot of great money saving tips if you want to include drinks without breaking ... Read More
What time of day should you have your reception?
What time of day should you have your reception?
What time of day should you have your reception?
Advice from Planner Timber Manning When people think about wedding receptions, they typically think of an elegant evening affair complete with dinner and dancing.  However, the dinner reception may not fit everyone’s... Read More
Maid of Honor musts!
Maid of Honor musts!
Maid of Honor musts!
Advice from Planner Shauna Young “Maid of Honor” can be a tricky title. While some brides are very forthcoming about the responsibilities they hope their bestie will handle, others are too afraid to ask. It is up to... Read More
How to eliminate drama when choosing your wedding party
How to eliminate drama when choosing your wedding party
How to eliminate drama when choosing your wedding party
Advice from Planner Shauna Holdaway Face it—most of us were not blessed with one solid group of friends that stuck by our side from kindergarten through college. As much as we all loved “The Sisterhood of the Travel... Read More
Why you deserve and need a wedding planner
Why you deserve and need a wedding planner
Why you deserve and need a wedding planner
Advice from Planner Hayley Aiono Not only do you need a wedding planner, you deserve one. As an event planner myself, I know how overwhelmingly, unbelievably stressful planning a wedding can be. You are getting ready to make th... Read More
Choosing the right hairstyle for you
Choosing the right hairstyle for you
Choosing the right hairstyle for you
Advice from Planner Timber Manning Choosing a wedding hairstyle is probably one of the most difficult decisions for a bride. I had a hard time with choosing a wedding hairstyle and even second-guessed myself after the wedding. ... Read More
The First 5 steps to picking your wedding color scheme
The First 5 steps to picking your wedding color scheme
The First 5 steps to picking your wedding color scheme
Advice from Planner Timber Manning Don’t be afraid to incorporate colors into your wedding. Colors make everyone feel like they have transformed into a totally different world. If everything is all white or cream, it will... Read More
Difference between wedding coordinators and planners?
Difference between wedding coordinators and planners?
Difference between wedding coordinators and planners?
Should you hire a wedding planner or a wedding coordinator and what is the difference? Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life!! You want the day to be perfect, you want your family and friends to enjoy the da... Read More
Sundance Resort Mountain Wedding
Sundance Resort Mountain Wedding
Sundance Resort Mountain Wedding
This lovely couple couldn't have picked a more beautiful day, luck was on their side as the sun shined bright on this stunning mountain side wedding. With a backdrop like the Wasatch Mountain Range its hard not to capture the ... Read More
Whale inspired boy's 1st birthday party
Whale inspired boy's 1st birthday party
Whale inspired boy's 1st birthday party
We recently planned an adorable first birthday party inspired by Mommy Blogger, Emily Klaparda. The bright blue and green color scheme set the mood for a day of fun, and the mini cake was perfect for the baby to dive into. Stay tu... Read More
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