Getting Married in Monsoon Season in Colorado

Jason & Aneill - Firefighter wedding by April Marie Events and Amanda Matilda Photography

If you’re getting married in the summer in Colorado, you may or may not realize that you’re getting married in monsoon season in Colorado! What does that mean for planning your wedding? Here’s everything you need to know: What is Monsoon Season? While it can begin as early as June and go as late as…

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How to Combat Wedding Planning Fatigue

How to Combat Wedding Planning Fatigue

As we come into the summer months, plenty of you out there will begin to experience wedding planning fatigue. Maybe you got engaged at the holidays and are tired of still having so many things on your to-do list. Maybe you knocked out the major decisions at the beginning but now feel like there are…

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The Biggest Mistakes That Any Couple Makes

The Biggest Mistakes That Any Couple Makes

As soon as you say “yes!” to the proposal, a huge wedding planning journey lays before you. You might be feeling stressed, you might have been dreaming of this for years… you might have a team of family and friends to help you, or you might be feeling very alone on the path. If you’ve…

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The Ultimate Wedding Planning Guide: What to Book When

April Marie Events | T Lazy 7 Wedding

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Guide: What to Book When As you begin your wedding planning journey, your to-do lists will probably begin piling up. You may wonder what you should be doing when, what vendors to book first and what can wait, and how to do this whole wedding planning thing altogether. While we, of…

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Why do Wedding Coordinators Cost So Much?

Want to know a secret most couples don’t know? The “Day-of Coordinator” is actually a myth! Most couples who think to themselves, “Why do wedding coordinators cost so much?” just don’t realize what a wedding coordinator really is. Maybe you’re thinking a coordinator shows up on your wedding day and makes magic happen. That is…

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Top Five Tips To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed with Wedding Planning

Vista View Events | Kristine and Justin

If you’ve recently gotten engaged and started to think about your wedding planning journey, you’ve probably realized how quickly it can become overwhelming. The lists, the searches, the questions, the expenses, the inspiration…. It’s a lot! We’ve got some pro tips for you to keep from getting burnt out on wedding planning. Here are our…

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Wedding Planning Guide: Your Plan of Attack

Weddings at Restoration Vineyards

You’re engaged and excited and ready to start planning your wedding. But where do you start? Who do you call first? What is the process? We can get you organized and prepared to plan your wedding like a seasoned pro. As the new year starts and couples have just gotten engaged over the holidays, we…

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Why We Love Weekday Weddings

Why We Love Weekday Weddings

While we love weekday weddings in a normal year, there’s about to be a whole bunch of them in 2021! With so many couples rescheduling to next year, and a whole other set getting engaged through the holidays, dates next year are going to be at a premium. Considering a weekday wedding can save you…

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Planning a Winter Wedding

Planning a Winter Wedding by April Marie Events

Now that autumn is officially here and the temperatures in Western Colorado are finally starting to cool down, it’s a good time to start talking about our top tips for planning a winter wedding! Late fall and winter weddings in Grand Junction are beautiful, with backdrops of changing leaves, festive vibes, cider & hot cocoa,…

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Do I NEED a Trial Run Before the Wedding?

VanWinkle | Micro Wedding at Vista View Events

Look, I get it. Planning a wedding is hard work! (Hey, that’s why it’s my full-time job.) Even with a planner’s help, there are lots of steps leading up to the big day. You might be looking at a list of dates you need to schedule trial runs with your vendor team and thinking to…

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