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With all of the events I've had the pleasure of being a part of for over a decade...I have so many experiences to share with you! While here, you may find inspiration for your wedding day, corporate function or the things I like to get into when I'm not planning like a BOSS!

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SwaLaRue Events Houston

Look Ma! We made it through 2020!! And I think more than any other time in my lifetime, that is a BIG DEAL. I made it, my dear immediate family made it, my wedding couples made it! There is MUCH to celebrate!! Especially, if you Postponed the Date or Saved the Date for a 2021 […]

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Last week we talked about factors to consider when choosing a wedding planner. Today, we’re continuing the conversation by addressing the number one question planners get asked in HTX, how much is a wedding planner in Houston, TX? Asking about price isn’t a bad thing, but you have to understand that when you approach a […]

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SwaLaRue Events Houston

Today I’m here to set the record straight. It’s time to understand how much do weddings cost before you start creating a wedding budget. All weddings are not created equal…and neither are the budgets that fund said weddings. You can also check out this calculator from The Knot to get you started. Let’s breakdown the […]

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SwaLaRue Events Texas

And here are 3 reasons why. You need a wedding planner. And not in a shameless plug for my event planning business kind of way. Weddings are expensive, they bring about a lot of emotion and it’s really important to understand the logistics and associated fees with pulling it off right. A wedding planner can […]

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Wedding Planner Texas

I’ve been a Houston Wedding Planner for over 7yrs and time sure is flying by. I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting lately. And also a lot of home remodeling, artwork, cooking from scratch, playing outside with kids and working out with my new bestie, the Peloton. And I realized as I help one of […]

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2020 completely changed the virtual conference space and forced it to increase and grow a decade in the virtual event space in just 1 year.  As we are all learning more and more about the art of producing a virtual conference, today I want to share with you 5 unexpected virtual conference costs you forgot […]

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Wedding Planner Houston

2020 completely changed the virtual conference space and forced it to increase and grow a decade in the virtual event space in just 1 year. With the increase in non-physical events, virtual conference costs have become a real consideration in event planning space. As we are all learning more and more about the art of producing […]

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Wedding Planner Houston

Hey Boss!  I’ve really enjoyed sharing my favorites with you all month long. As we’re celebrating love this month, I thought it only fitting that I share some venues that I LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! I love them all for various reasons and I completed a lot of blog posts in 2020 about Houston Wedding Venues […]

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Wedding Planner Houston

Hey Boss! I hope you are still on a high from those photographer recommendations I sent your way last week! They are all really phenomenal and I certainly have some more out there that I love so be on the lookout for a Pt II. And as promised, I want to continue dropping some gems […]

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Houston Wedding Planner

Hey Boss Bride! I hope you’ve set your goals and intentions for the year already because wow, we are already one month in! And I don’t know about you but for me, the older I get…the quicker the years start to fly by. Just remember to stay the course, we’re human so don’t set the […]

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SwaLaRue Events Houston

2020 completely rocked the boat in every way imaginable. And it is going to take years for the dust to settle and for everyone to understand the true impact of the past 10+months of Pandemic-stricken, socially distanced living we’re all still experiencing. Wedding Planning won’t be the same after the Pandemic. In fact, I don’t […]

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Houston Wedding Planner

Happy New Year Boss Bride! If you’re planning to get married in Houston, you’ll need a wedding planner. We’re kicking this month off with tips to get your 2021 Wedding Planning off to a great start. Today let’s talk about how to choose the best Wedding Planner in Houston for you. Things you should consider […]

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Houston Wedding Planner

It’s about that time ya’ll….we are saying goodbye to this Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year! And the sad part is, some of the pain and anxiety and frustration of 2020 IS going to bleed over into 2021. The more honest conversation we can have about THAT, the better we’ll be able to set our […]

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