Be a Certified Wedding Consultant

BE A CERTIFIED WEDDINGClasses are enrolling now for this season. Three separate classes that build on each other providing a more in depth training structure to prepare you for a successful career as a Wedding Consultant. After completing all three, you will receive a Certification from the College of Extended University at Cal Poly Pomona.


WC101 – So You Want to Be a Wedding Consultant

Sat Jan 9 @ 9am   OR  Sat Jan 16 @ 9am

This one day workshop provides students with an informative and realistic look at what it truly means to become a wedding consultant, skills to be successful, and the basics of planning a wedding. This course is a prerequisite to Wedding Consultant 201. ENROLL NOW


WC201 – Starting Your Business as a Wedding Consultant

Wed Jan 20 – Wed Feb 10 @ 6pm (every Wednesday)

This course will cover everything you need to do regarding establishing your business as a wedding consultant. Students will learn about startup costs, business legalities, payment considerations, contracts, negotiations, event logistics, vendor contracts, and marketing your business. WC101 is a prerequisite for this class. ENROLL NOW


WC301 – Running Your Wedding Consultant Business

Wed Feb 16 – Wed April 13 @ 6pm (every Wednesday)

This course teaches fundamentals of running your wedding conslutant business. Topics include vendor qualifications, project management tools, event logistics, designing a wedding, marriage requirements, successful marketing strategies, banquet event ordering, floorplans, wedding budget, event timelines, rehearsals, invitations, name change, and etiquette. WC201 & WC101 are prerequisites for this class. ENROLL NOW

Real Love | Chase & Claire (Video)

A special thank you to Brian Perry & Ryan Satterfield of Perryfield Films for helping me relive the breath-taking union of Chase & Claire. Enjoy.

Click here to see the Highlight Film (shorter version)

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Tuesday’s Table | Jolly Christmas

Starting the day after Thanksgiving, the holiday music begins and all the giddy childhood images of stockings, trees, candy canes, tinsel and ornaments begin calling my name. Maybe it’s a bit tacky to some, maybe even a bit childish, but I love it.

As we get things ready for our Ugly Sweater Party in the LOFT this week, I can’t help but to daydream. Enjoy!

TT 31 TuesdaysTable TACKY CHRISTMAS

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Tuesday’s Table | Day After

We started a tradition, nearly 10 years ago, saying Thank You to our parents and grandparents.  The day after Thanksgiving, we take a moment to breathe.  It’s just a little of something to show them how much they mean to us.  No football games, no rushing around to other houses, no kid’s table, just us and them enjoying a beautiful meal and great conversation.

This year, we invited them to our Loft gallery for an amazing Paleo approved meal I prepared (for some of the new dietary commitments). A slow cooked roast, homemade crancherry sauce, organic green beans and cashews, bacon wrapped dates (filled with almonds), persimmon salad, baked apples for dessert and more.

TuesdaysTable Day After

Below are some pictures from the dinner.

Tuesday’s Table | Orange & White

Around this time of year, we get pretty used to seeing the color orange. Orange has seemingly become synonymous with autumn, usually being coupled with browns, golden yellows and hints of mahogany. Today’s table is inspired by the season, but given a fresh perspective that is bright and modern.

TuesdaysTable ORANGE WHITE

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