Ramblings of a planner

Getting organised for your upcoming wedding

wedding couple

If you are getting married within the next 6-8 weeks then this blog post is for you. As a wedding planner the lead up is so busy with last minute organisation that I’m invariably incredibly busy. I often think how this time must be for couples organising their own wedding, dealing with last minute planning as well…

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Wedding Planning Resolutions for 2017

It’s a new magical year, especially exciting if this is the year you’re getting married. If you are getting married in 2017 have you set yourself some New Year resolutions to ensure the wedding is planned and executed beautifully? If not here are my suggestions: Start fantasising about your wedding. What would your dream wedding look…

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Wedding Planner Internship Opportunity

If you’re interested in learning more about the life of a wedding planner then an internship or work experience could be just what you’re looking for. And I just so happen to be looking for a new one to start October 2016. Dream Occasions interns shadow me whilst I organise client events, but also gain an…

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Planning the perfect Disney holiday (Part 2)

How do I conduct my research? Continuing our report on planning the perfect Disney holiday. The worst thing you can do with a holiday to Orlando is just arrive with no plan. Once you have booked your flights and accommodation you should start researching. You’re wondering why you would need to research a holiday? Because…

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A Guide to Dress Codes 

So, you have received an invitation to a wedding or an event where the host has stipulated a dress code – but what does it actually mean? Dress code:  Black Tie Typically requested for an evening or afternoon event, Black Tie is the most formal of dress codes. For men, it is probably the most…

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How to plan the perfect proposal

The timing is right, you’ve bagged yourself the perfect ring, now it’s time to plan the perfect proposal. With so many different ways to pop the question, it can be overwhelming – not to mention nerve-wracking! Follow our tips for that all important question to make sure you propose like a boss! Location, Location, Location…

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