DC, VA, MD Wedding & Event Planner  |  Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of our Heroes
May 22, 2015 | Destination Weddings, Event Planner, Groom, Holiday Weddings, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Weddings, Uncategorized, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
DC, VA, MD Wedding & Event Planner | Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of our Heroes

This Memorial Day Holiday is a time of celebrating and having backyard barbecues.  Most importantly, this special Holiday is to pay tribute for those that have fallen and those that continue to serve in our U.S Armed Forces.  This is our true reason to celebrate! Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have

April 14, 2015 | Bridal Bouquets, Bridal Shows, Brides, Celebrations, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Event Planner, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Weddings, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Weddings
DC Wedding and Event Planner | The Valentine Cuff Event at House of Jonlei Atelier

Last month I had the opportunity to host an event for celebrity designer and event planner, Diann Valentine, to showcase her signature bridal collection of The Valentine Cuff.  Diann Valentine is a visionary and a true trailblazer.  Her client list consists of a celebrated A-list such as Usher, Martin Lawrence, Tony Braxton, Lela Rochon, Boyz II Men, Evelyn Lozada, and

February 4, 2015 | Barn Style Weddings, Brides, Celebrations, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Event Planner, Groom, Groomsmen, Holiday Weddings, LGBT Weddings, Marriage Equality, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Photographer, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Pink Weddings, Red Weddings, Rustic Weddings, Valentine Weddings, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
Washington, DC Metro Area Wedding Planner | Valentine's Day Weddings

What day of the year is more romantic than Valentine’s Day? In 2015 and 2016, Valentine’s Day falls over the weekend so we will be sure to see many weddings on The Feast of Saint Valentine. The Effects of Cupid’s Arrow: In preparation for Cupid’s arrow of love, The Alameda County, California Clerk’s office has already announced that they will

February 3, 2015 | Birthday Celebrations, Celebrations, Event Planner, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Uncategorized
Virginia Event Planner | Real Events by Perfect Planning Events | Tracy's 50th Birthday Celebration

Working with our Birthday client was so rewarding and inspiring.  Her youthful spirit and beauty always wrapped around you during every encounter.  Ms. Tracy, wanted to celebrate her 50th Birthday in grand style and that was big enough to fit her  personality!  She had a few simple directives – she wanted it elegant, she wanted to dance,  she wanted awesome

DC Wedding Planner  |  Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events  |  Anthony and David
January 23, 2015 | DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, LGBT Weddings, Marriage Equality, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Weddings, United With Love, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
DC Wedding Planner | Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events | Anthony and David

“A Marbled Wedding in the City” was the theme and inspiration for the wedding of Anthony Sims and David Butler.  My first encounter with this vibrant couple was one that was of pure exhilaration!  David and Tony were both eager to embrace a new chapter in their life and wanted to celebrate it with their friends in grand style.  Although

R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 2…6 Rules of Thumb as a WEDDING PROFESSIONAL
January 20, 2015 | Brides, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Groom, Groomsmen, Invitation Etiquette, Invitations, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Weddings, R.S.V.P., Uncategorized, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 2…6 Rules of Thumb as a WEDDING PROFESSIONAL

In part one of our three part series on R.S.V.P Etiquette, we discussed 10 rules of thumb as a Wedding Guest.  Today, we address the “6 Rules of Thumb as the Wedding Professional” – yes, wedding professionals have an obligation to R.S.V.P to their client(s). As Wedding Professionals, we are so engaged with performing our duties and making sure that

R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 1...10 Rules of Thumb as a Guest
January 5, 2015 | Bridal Shows, Brides, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Invitation Etiquette, Invitations, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Weddings, R.S.V.P., Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
R.S.V.P Etiquette Series Part 1…10 Rules of Thumb as a Guest

Many of us receive formal invitations in the mail to attend weddings, formal celebrations, retirement banquets, galas, etc.  However, when we receive the invitation do we really pay close attention to whom the invitation is addressed to and all of the fine points?  If not, we need to slow down and pay close attention to the particulars of this special delivery.  Proper

Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events...Keenon & Lauren
December 30, 2014 | Bridal Shows, Brides, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Groom, Groomsmen, Historic Wedding Venues, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, New Years Eve Weddings, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Venues, Northern Virginia Weddings, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events…Keenon & Lauren

It makes our heart do a dance when we have the opportunity to encounter wonderful couples such as Keenon and Lauren, now Mr. & Mrs. Keenon Vaughan.  Lauren, a busy career girl, reached out to us to help coordinate her special – the one in which she would be saying “I Do” to her love, Keenon.  She elected to utilize

December 29, 2014 | Brides, DC Wedding Planner, DC Weddings, Destination Weddings, Groom, Groomsmen, Historic Wedding Venues, Holiday Weddings, Maryland Wedding Planners, Maryland Weddings, MD Event Planner, New Years Eve Weddings, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Planner, Northern Virginia Wedding Venues, Northern Virginia Weddings, Washington DC Wedding Planner, Washington DC Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Weddings
4 Tips to Ringing in the New Year and Saying "I Do"!

New Year’s Eve is such a great time of year. It’s the time of year full of renewed hopes, resolutions, and new beginnings. So, why not choose New Year’s Eve to get married? Starting a new year with your new companion surrounded by all of your loved ones and friends at a fabulous party – sounds absolutely perfect! Most New

December 22, 2014 | Charity Balls, Charity Organizations, Final Salute Inc, Fundraisers, MD Event Planner, Northern Virginia Event Planner, Uncategorized
Real Events by Perfect Planning Events…"Ms. Veteran America 2014 – The Woman Beyond the Uniform"

For the second year, we had the honor of planning Ms. Veteran America competition at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia.  Ms. Veteran America is an extraordinary event that celebrates the strength, courage, and inner beauty of women in uniform, and providing financial support for the foundation, Final Salute Inc.  Final Salute Inc. and Ms. Veteran America are the

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