As part of the wedding planning job, I meet with and get to know a variety of local vendors that my brides will be working with and that I will recommend in the future. This is an incredible part of the job as it allows me to meet other creatives and get to see exactly what they do and the kind of vendors they are. January’s styled shoot for example brings me together with two local photographers, a new venue, a baker, photo booth, hair stylist, and florist. These relationships are important as the kinds of vendors I refer my brides to need to be high quality and have a warm and friendly attitude.
Today I was fortunate to meet a new vendor who was all of those things and more! Mondrick and Jennifer King run “Mr. and That Dang Woman Catering” which specializes in fresh BBQ which comes from slow cooking their locally raised, organic hogs. The process has been handed down through generations and is a family effort which is evident in all the care they put into making the food. They are kind-hearted and genuine people who live by the motto “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and therefore go above and beyond for their clients which makes them exactly the kind of vendors we want to work with! Here are some pictures from the day including the amazing food, bridal couple and amazing cooks themselves!
To view their catering visit https://www.misterandthatdangwomanscatering.com/ !
As a newer planner, I still work full time during the week and therefore have devoted my night and weekends to the pursuit that I love: weddings! I have spent the last two weekends getting to meet and work with 5 of my now 12 2016/2017 brides. These women have blown me away with their excitement, energy, and warmth. I could not be more excited to make their day as special as possible! I feel so lucky to have a job where I literally glow with happiness at each bridal meeting as opposed to the stress and discontent so many Americans feel in their own jobs. I am convinced that nothing is as heartwarming as births and weddings so being a part of such a joyous life moment is both an honor and a privilege.
I have begun the “Meet the Couples” page as a preview for the portfolio soon to come and will add brides as they send in their information. I respect that not all my brides wish to be featured publicly and am honored for the ones who choose to be! My current and future brides deserve for the world to see just how special their relationships are.
I am also excited to announce that along with my upcoming November 2016 bride, my own wedding in December will be featured in my portfolio (Since I planned it!!). I am putting together a special surprise for January’s addition so keep your eyes out! This spring will have lots of additions as May is all booked up 🙂