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
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
As a Wedding Planner, I am naturally obsessed with details.  When I meet a couple who is as detail oriented as I am, it’s a match made in heaven.  Megan and Adam were like my planning soulmates.  When they hired Inspired Occasions for full service planning of their Capital District destination wedding, their vision was
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
Now that the holidays are over and Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, many lucky couples out there will find themselves celebrating an engagement!  If you’ve always dreamed of planning your wedding, it is tempting to get right online in search of great ideas and start shopping for all the fun stuff . . . dresses,
When Bride Kate contacted me six months before her wedding looking for help with planning, she had two things; a guest list and a venue.  She and her fiancé Gordon were expecting approximately 90 guests for a June wedding at The Hall of Springs in Saratoga, New York; a venue with soaring ceilings that can
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The wedding day is one of the most memorable days in a couples’ lives. However, it also has potential to become one of the most stressful.  In today’s technology based world, there are countless resources available to creative couples who have the time and inspiration to plan all the details of the big day, but
Do a quick google search and you’ll find plenty of articles, blogs and social media posts with some variation of the title “Top Wedding Trends of . . .”  Got me to thinking; if I were to take a look at the details of Inspired Occasions’ 2016 weddings, could I, as a Wedding Planner, identify certain