Eight years ago, I planned and coordinated my very first wedding and I did it all by myself. Although that first Inspired Occasions wedding was a great success, I knew by the end of the night that the job of a Wedding Planner is not meant to be done alone. I needed help! I started building
Holiday entertaining just got easier!  This time of year, we all love the idea of hosting a party for all of our friends with festive cocktails, scrumptious food and a cozy ambiance.  However, don’t you find that the reality of DIY entertaining is never quite as satisfying as your vision?  Often we spent the evening
I’ve been in Mexico for less than 24 hours and already I’ve done, seen and enjoyed so much.  My favorite time in this beautiful place is morning so despite the late nights, I’ve been up early to do a little bit of work and enjoy the ocean breeze.  So that brings me here to the
It was about a year ago that I discovered the beautiful beach town of Playa del Carmen Mexico.  About 45 minutes south of Cancun, this town has historically been sold to Cancun tourists as a great place to spend a day and shop.   With its perfect blend of metropolitan style, European charm and casual island

This is how I deck the halls!

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and for the first time in years, I’ve decided to host my own. One of my invited neighbors teased me when she RSVP’d saying she wouldn’t miss a party thrown by a professional which led me to wonder if all of my guests are expecting some over-the-top occasion. So,
I was in the studio today when 104.9 The Cat’s Ally Reid called Erin to give her the good news!  She and her fiance Matt won Bridal Idol and walked away with the grand prize all-inclusive wedding package provided by Inspired Occasions and The Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake.  It was very exciting but

Dream Wedding for a Deserving Couple

Big things are happening this spring for Inspired Occasions.  We are the proud sponsors of a major radio promotion on 104.9 The Cat called “Bridal Idol” that will give a well deserving couple the wedding of their dreams.  I dreamed up the idea of this promotion long ago and I’m thrilled that its finally materializing.
If you missed our most recent series of “How-to Tie the Knot” bride education seminars, here is your chance to attend for free.  On Saturday, March 19, 2011, we’ll be at the Troy Hilton Garden Inn Bridal Show and will offer any bride in attendance the opportunity to participate in this session of our popular planning seminar
Inspired Occasions has a very exciting announcement!  One well deserving couple is going to receive the wedding of their dreams – all expenses paid! We have teamed up with 104.9 The Cat, The Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake and an amazing team of talented vendors to put together an all inclusive wedding package to

Our Expertise . . . Your Destination

If I have any other passion besides planning events, its travel.  So it is only natural to meld my passions into a new line of business for Inspired Occasions.  In recent months, I have fast-tracked this initiative to offer comprehensive destination wedding planning services to all those couples who want to get married away from