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The Ultimate Guide to Beach Weddings in Michigan

By Stellaluna Events / January 16, 2019 /

So many people dream of getting married on the sandy beaches in the Mitten State, but very few actually execute due to the many challenges that come with planning beach weddings in Michigan.  As a Michigan wedding planner with a special love for beach weddings, I know all about navigating the ins and outs of…

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5 Tips For Dealing With Family While Wedding Planning

By Stellaluna Events / December 19, 2018 /

Dealing with family while wedding planning can be one of the most challenging aspects of the wedding planning process. Most people have heard the expression “weddings bring out the ugly colors in people” and it is true. Weddings bring up a lot of emotions and feelings. It’s a new beginning, a closed chapter, merging of…

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My Favorite Social Media Scheduling Tool: CoSchedule

By Stellaluna Events / November 14, 2018 /

I feel like on a daily basis I am pitched a new social media scheduling tool that I “have to have” but do you ever wonder how many of them are actually worth the money? In my almost three years of business I have tried numerous different social media scheduling tool. Some worth every penny…

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Top 5 Hosting Tips for a Fulfilling Holiday

By Stellaluna Events / November 14, 2018 /

The holidays are here again, which means we all will be hosting family and friends. I know hosting can be super stressful and not everyones favorite thing, but today I wanted to share some of my favorite hosting tips! Make It Simple The first of my hosting tips is to make it simple. I know…

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A Lake Michigan Engagement

By Stellaluna Events / October 24, 2018 /

One of the fun parts of the wedding planning process for me is seeing my clients get their engagement photos. So when it came time to finally get my own done I was beyond excited! I knew right away I wanted to have a Lake Michigan engagement shoot. The reason I was so drawn to…

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Man and woman standing on beach of Lake Michigan talking about the post-wedding blues

How to Fight the Post-Wedding Blues

By Stellaluna Events / October 17, 2018 /

Today’s post all about the post-wedding blues – we have a guest blogger! Stellaluna Events intern, event planning enthusiast, Kelly Saroff Allen. Kelly is sharing a little wisdom today on how to fight the post-wedding blues and enjoy this new season of life.    You had the perfect wedding surrounded by friends and family. You…

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Being the First of Your Friends to Get Married

By Stellaluna Events / October 9, 2018 /

Today’s post all about being the first of your friends to get married. Yet again we have a guest blogger! Stellaluna Events intern, event planning enthusiast, Kelly Saroff Allen.   Being the first of your friends to get married can be so fun but also comes with common challenges. If your friends haven’t been an…

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The Final Stretch: All The Things The Month Before Your Wedding

By Stellaluna Events / September 6, 2018 /

Today’s post all about the month before your wedding – we have a guest blogger! Stellaluna Events intern, event planning enthusiast, Kelly Saroff Allen. Being recently married herself, Kelly is sharing a little wisdom today on how to get organized and stay in control the month before your wedding.  The month before your wedding becomes…

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Who Do I Give Vendor Tips To At My Wedding?

By Stellaluna Events / August 30, 2018 /

Vendor tips can be hard and one of the last things you want to worry about on your wedding day. The truth is that there is no real rule when it comes to vendor tips at weddings. Most wedding vendors do not expect a tip, but it is a nice surprise. However, there are a…

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How To Create A Wedding Transportation Timeline

By Stellaluna Events / August 22, 2018 /

Providing wedding transportation for your guests is a thoughtful way to show how much you appreciate them attending, as well as a helpful tool to make sure everyone arrives to the correct location on time! Figuring out your wedding transportation timeline is an essential part of this process but can be stressful. Follow these tips…

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