3 Reasons why you should not hire a Wedding Planner

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1. You enjoy control.   Let’s be honest, some people truly enjoy being in control of everything. Often times they excel at it. Controlling everything well can be rewarding and is impressive. However, trying to take on too many tasks at once is extremely stressful. Sadly, stress negatively affects our mental and physical well being. Stress boosts […] Read more…

Christmas Day Surprise Monterey Beach Engagement

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Christmas Day – Surprise Monterey Beach Engagement Her Perspective      You have been together 2 years now. Things are going great between you. You find yourself together, in love, in Monterey. You are enjoying a romantic weekend by the ocean. He takes you down to the beach for the sunset. As you walk down the path […] Read more…

Rainy Wedding – Holman Ranch – Carmel Valley – March 2016

Rainy Wedding – Holman Ranch – Carmel Valley – March 2016     Carmel Valley, CA is a magically diverse wedding region. With the narrow river valley, the forced perspective of the towering Santa Lucia Mountains is bold and impressive. On a drive through the valley you’ll find winding switchback roads, canyons and ravines, local wine vineyards, […] Read more…

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Wedding Valentine’s Day 2016

Carmel Highlands Wedding Valentine’s Day 2016       No other day celebrates love and romance as universally as Valentine’s Day. And there are few places on earth with views as romantic as the Panoramic Coastal glory Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers. The quaint Garden Ceremony site overlooks breathtaking forest and oceanic backdrops. The fireside lounge […] Read more…

Meet Emily

        Hi, I am Emily Lazzerini, an Associate Planner at A Sparkling Event. I graduated CSUMB with a degree in Business Administration. I had no idea how much time and energy was put into planning a wedding until I started planning my own. Mandi was a close friend so I hired her […] Read more…

Meet Sam

  Hello, my name is Sam Silva, I am an Associate Planner at A Sparkling Event. Since I was a young girl, I have always been in love with love. My parents have been married 32 years and my grandparents 60, I grew up listening to their stories of life and love. As a wedding […] Read more…

Meet Janeen

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Meet Janeen – A Sparkling Event – Monterey Bay Santa Cruz Wedding Planning My name is Janeen Bond and I am an associate wedding planner for A Sparkling Event. I am honored to be a part of the magic our team creates. I, like so many young girls, started planning my wedding in middle school.  […] Read more…

Meet Micaela

Meet Micaela - A Sparkling Event - Monterey Carmel Wedding Planning

Meet Micaela – A Sparkling Event – Monterey Carmel Wedding Planning      Welcome to our “Meet the Team” Series at A Sparkling Event. We are elated to be sharing a seven week series all about each team member and what they do within our company. We had so much fun spending a Wednesday together […] Read more…

Nicklaus Club Wedding Planner

Tucked away in the rolling hills of the Monterey – Salinas Highway State Route 68 lays a timeless gem of a wedding and event venue. Surrounded by a world class golf course the Nicklaus Club bears the name of Jack Nicklaus himself. This gorgeous wedding location is sure to please the eyes of the couple searching for […] Read more…

LET THEM EAT CAKE – 10 WEDDING CAKE DOS AND DONT’S

“Let them eat cake” 10 Wedding Cake Do’s and Don’ts  As the late Marie Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake”. While this famous line seems like a no brainer during the wedding planning process, there are some important aspects that should be thought through before finalizing with a baker. As a professional and experienced […] Read more…

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