An Extra Special Sweet 16!

As Owner and Lead Event Planner at Inspired Occasions, I spend the majority of my time planning special events for clients and organizations. Occasionally, I get to put my skills and my coordination team to work on an event closer to home. This past March, that event was my daughter Casey’s Sweet 16 party. As is always my
We all know that wedding day can be stressful, exciting, and overwhelming at the same time. Here are our top ten reasons the Inspired Occasions team can make a difference on your wedding day!    

TOASTING THE HAPPY COUPLE

There are those moments during a wedding; a few times during the day that everyone’s attention is one place while something truly special is happening.  Of course, the ceremony is one of these moments, but there is another one of these moments . . .  the toasts.  In nearly a decade of planning weddings with
We are excited to announce that this year we are working with Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York to plan their annual Cookies and Cocktails Event on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The event will be held at Brown’s Brewing Company at Revolution Hall in Troy, NY from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Don’t miss out on this amazing event! Buy
Once upon a time, a young woman named Darcy grew up believing in fairytales, pixie dust, and that someday her prince would come. For Darcy, Disney is the epitome of love, happiness, and where dreams come true. Little did she know that on her birthday her longtime boyfriend, Monte, truly would become her prince. Darcy fulfills
On the morning of her wedding, an Inspired Occasions Bride is joined by her personal Bridal Attendant and our “Colossal Wedding Day Survival Kit”. Filled with over 65 items, this exhaustive collection of remedies, toiletries, and problem solvers ensures that our Bridal Attendants can come to the rescue in a variety of wedding day emergencies.
We are so honored that our talented colleague Carrie Holligan Smith of CLH Images has chosen to spotlight Inspired Occasions Weddings & Events as her featured vendor of the month.  Check out her interview (link below) with our Owner and Master Wedding Planner, Taia Younis, to learn how Inspired Occasions got its start, what we care about and
As professional wedding planners, our Inspired Occasions team gets work in a variety of beautiful locations each year.  It is a special treat when we get to coordinate at a venue for the first time and even more special when the venue is incredibly unique like the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art aka Mass MoCA.
Jenn and Peter’s spring wedding at The Sagamore Resort is one of Inspired Occasions’ greatest triumphs in event design. Jenn and Peter had a clear vision of a black tie yet all white wedding filled with dramatic design details. It was our job to understand the vision, create a design plan and find a dream
As Planners and Coordinators, we attend a lot of weddings! However, we never fail to be delighted by the ways that our couples make their weddings unique to them. When we look back at each wedding Inspired Occasions has been lucky to be a part of, there is always one detail that stands out as