Planning Tools To Help You Get Organized for the Fall

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How has your summer been so far? For me, I have definitely taken a bit of time off this summer to rest & recharge – lakes, cabins, cottages, baseball games, friends and family pretty much sum it up. Now as I get back into the swing of things I’m planning for the Fall (can’t even believe it!) and using some tried and true planning tools.  Here are my top 3 planning tools I’ve created that I think you’ll love & …Read More

5 Questions You Should ALWAYS Ask Before Booking a Venue

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So here you are, you’ve narrowed down your venue choices for your upcoming event – it could be for a reunion, birthday, dinner, conference, dance, gala – any event. You’ve more than likely gathered the necessary details including whether the venue is available on your selected date, the cost for the venue and the deposit information. Now, how do you take the next step and make the decision? Before you make your final venue decision, here are some important questions …Read More

5 Questions to Help You Create Your Event Vision

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A great place to start in your event planning process is to begin with defining your event vision. Events can have many purposes – enhance an idea, help you reach a desired audience, aid in selling a new business feature, connecting people face to face. Sitting down and envisioning what you see for the event is the base for your event planning process. Why is this important?  The vision for your event will be there to guide you throughout your planning …Read More

How I like to plan – My 3-3-1 Planning Tool

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Sometimes I feel like there are 80 million things I need to get done every day, week or even month. Do you feel the same way? It can be overwhelming so this month I started creating my lists in a different way, keeping in mind less is more. The key is the number 7 – to me this felt like a manageable number and also not intimidating. So I choose 3 small tasks, 3 medium and 1 big task per …Read More

Where I find my Inspiration

Where do you find your inspiration? It’s a GREAT question. I want to share a few of my favourite places I draw inspiration from…perhaps one of them will inspire you on your next event adventure. Pinterest: I am a Pinterest addict.  Before Pinterest I used to tear out pages from magazines when I would find something that piqued my interest or a new idea.  (Sidebar – I still do this). However, I find that Pinterest gives me a much cleaner …Read More