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Goals for December 2017

By Brooke Dumas / December 1, 2017 /

December, the last month of 2017 – what in the world?! Thinking about how the year is almost over makes me a little emotional. 2017 was a BIG year not only for Stellaluna Events but for my life – but that is for another post (stay tuned!). Today I am sharing how I did with…

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New changes and offerings to Stellaluna Events

By Brooke Dumas / November 29, 2017 /

When I started Stellaluna Events 20 months ago I had a vision to solely focus on planning and coordinating weddings and nothing would pull me from that vision. But sometimes life has a different plan for you. So today I am so excited to officially announce..   I am now offering ‘stand alone’ floral design services!   I…

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Sincerely: How do I break the news I’m having an adult only wedding?

By Brooke Dumas / November 16, 2017 /

If you saw this instagram post last week, you know I am asking for all your wedding related and small business questions. Today I am introducing my new SINCERELY blog series sharing my first question I received from a engaged friend of mine. Scroll below to give it a read.   Hey Brooke, My fiance and…

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Gull Lake Country Club Wedding | Zach + Maggie

By Brooke Dumas / November 7, 2017 /

I often say I get to work with the best clients but words cannot describe how truly kind and thoughtful Zach and Maggie are. When I first received the inquiry from Maggie’s sweet mama to assist them in planning this Gull Lake Country Club wedding, I regret to say I did not know a lot…

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3 Tips For Finding the Perfect Wedding Vendors

By Brooke Dumas / October 30, 2017 /

One of the biggest wedding planning stressors if finding the perfect wedding vendors for your day.  Today I am sharing 3 key tips to make sure you find the best vendors for your big day!   UNDERSTAND VALUE Before deciding anything about vendors, you need to understand your budget and how much are you willing…

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Goals for October 2017

By Brooke Dumas / October 11, 2017 /

Last month I decided I wanted to set goals for myself to make sure I didn’t let the end of summer/ beginning of fall slip away from me because it was so full of weddings. You can catch my September 2017 Goals here, but today I am sharing what I accomplished of those goals last…

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Goals for September 2017

By Brooke Dumas / August 29, 2017 /

September is going to be an insanely packed month of me and I’ve known this a long time now. With four Stellaluna Events weddings and a personal wedding at the end of the month there is not a whole lot of time (especially during the weekends) to spare.   I’ve had the mindset for some…

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The Story of Stellaluna Events

By Brooke Dumas / August 22, 2017 /

I often receive questions about where the name of my business, Stellaluna Events, came from and I often reply with a short answer. But the truth is selecting the name for my business was no simple task. In fact it was a long and thought-out process and means more to me than a couple cute…

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Why Taking Time Off Helps Grow Your Business

By Brooke Dumas / August 8, 2017 /

Have you ever felt uninspired, unmotivated and just down right tired of doing what you’re doing? Have you ever felt guilty because you are doing your dream job and don’t feel you deserve a break because there are other people who have more stresses than you?   I have.   Far too often we run…

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Garden Themed Bridal Shower Florals

By Brooke Dumas / May 1, 2017 /

I love doing floral projects outside of wedding days and having the opportunity to experiment with new designs. So when a mother of bride asked if I would create some florals for her daughter’s bridal shower (who also happens to be one of my July brides) I couldn’t resist! Especially once I learned it was a…

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