Love & Las Vegas

By Something Social, Posted in Weddings

Meghan & Dan have an amazing love story! They met freshman year in high school in art class & found out years later that they even went to the same church when they were young! Is that destiny or what?They re-connected on Christmas day in 2011 and their love quickly bloomed. On May 23rd while Meghan & Dan were vacationing in Las Vegas they got engaged and married in the same night! How romantic?They wanted to share their love in front of their friends and family, so they quickly planned a recept... read more.

Windows & Garden Roses

By Something Social, Posted in Weddings

Chelsea & Jeff are one of those couples that when you see them together you know they were meant to find each other. And that's exactly what happened on a summer night in 2008 at the Princeton in Avalon. And the rest is as they say, History :)Their Wedding day was absolutely stunning. The venue was beautiful, the flowers were flawless & the bride was breathtaking. As all of these things came together, it made for an unforgettable night.Ceremony & Reception: Windows on the Water Photographer... read more.

Mason Jars & Paper Lanterns

By Something Social, Posted in Weddings

There's nothing I love more than a DIY wedding at a rustic venue, and hat's exactly what Karley & Dan's beautiful wedding was on June 1st!Their blue & black styled day consisted of painted blue mason jars, ceiling draping, succulent favors, paper lanterns, gorgeous flowers (arranged by yours truly) and lots of smiles!Wedding day vendor list:Venue: Alpine PavilionCatering: Miracle CateringPhotographer: Verga PhotographyEntertainment: DJ Mystical MichaelCake: Kakes by Krisota ... read more.

September Book & DIY Project

By Something Social, Posted in DIY Projects

Hey Folks,Book & DIY time!This month's book was a tough one. I was on a mystery kick lately because my boyfriend and I got into the show, The Killing which was unbelievably addicting. However, I learned maybe me and mystery books are not a match made in heaven. The books name was, Every Contact Leaves a Trace by Elanor Dymott. Centered around sex, love and betrayal, it was definitely an interesting story however a bit confusing at times. To be fair, I am easily confused :)Favorite line: "There is a... read more.

Cute & Affordable Hotel Welcome Bags

By Something Social, Posted in DIY Projects

Hello All!I hope everyone is enjoying this crisp air as we near toward the end of September!I've been working hard on putting together the welcome bags for our September 28th Wedding & thought I'd share a little how-to on putting together cute & budget friendly hotel welcome bags!First thing's first-You need to decide which kind of bag you'd like. My personal favorite are the classic kraft bags.After you've purchased your bags you need to decide what you'd like to put on them. You can go in a few di... read more.

August's Book & DIY Project

By Something Social, Posted in DIY Projects

Hello all!I hope you had a fantastic summer & aren't suffering from the end of summer blue's like I am :( It's always a sad day when I start to put away my sundresses and flip flops for another 9 months.Well enough about me, let's get to the good stuff!This month's book was All You could ask for by Mike Greenberg.Honestly, I had NO idea what this book was about when I bought it. It turned out to be a beautiful story of three women at different stages of cancer and how their lives became intertwined. Thi... read more.

Estate of Grace

By Something Social, Posted in Weddings

I clearly remember the day I met Kristen & PJ at Quay's in Hoboken. (It was so long ago that Quay's isn't even there anymore!) haha. The three of us chatted for a while about their engagement story, dreams of their wedding, budget and all the little details that were important to them.I was so excited when I got the email from them the week after confirming that they wanted to move forward with us as their planner.In the year that followed we sorted venues, vendors, life stories and many e-mails! The Na... read more.

July's Book & DIY Project

By Something Social, Posted in DIY Projects

Hellooo All,July has certainly been a busy month for us. 2 weddings & a 30th birthday. Yes it's true I'm officially old!This was also a huge month of reading! I finished four books! The Beach Club, The Botox Diaries, The Smart One & Night Road. Thank you Summit library! You're a gem!I'm going to focus on The Smart One. This was the first book I read by Jennifer Close and her second book. Her first book was Girls in White Dresses.The Smart One tells a story from 4 women's points of view thr... read more.

Summer Dessert Idea

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For my first blog, I decided to try out a classic summer dessert recipe with my younger sister, Anna. My two sisters and I have been baking since we were little girls - from chocolate chip cookies to Nutella-stuffed cinnamon sugar muffins. But, when we noticed fresh rhubarb in the kitchen, we could only think of one thing to make – Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. Anna and I looked through our mother’s flour stained old cookbook, The Silver Palate, for a good recipe and of course, we found homemade piecr... read more.

The Rules of Pinterest while Planning a Wedding

By Something Social, Posted in Weddings

The Pinterest world has surely been a whirlwind since it launched in 2010. It has developed into the go-to place when looking for a new recipe, the latest fashion trend and the most popular; planning a wedding! As a planner, I absolutely love using Pinterest to break out styles, colors & inspiration. Every day I discover something new. However, too much of a good thing isn’t always ideal when planning one of the most stressful days of your life. Below you’ll find a few helpful guidelines to... read more.