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The Magic of Mock Ups

The Magic of Mock Ups

One of the biggest parts of my creative process includes orchestrating a floral and design mock up for clients. A mock up is essentially an opportunity to set up a complete tablescape for my clients so they can see their flowers, stationery, rentals, linens, candles, and other miscellaneous details all together in advance of the […]

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Small Is The New Big

Small Is The New Big

When I first started HGE, I had some pretty big and scary aspirations brewing in my heart. As a young, fresh out of college woman, with her second degree and a zero percent success rate at finding her dream job, I felt beyond vulnerable in starting a business. I felt pretty unequipped actually. And while […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Client Experience Matters

3 Reasons Why Your Client Experience Matters

If you’re a wedding planner and you’re not familiar with Aisle Planner, you need to be. It’s an incredible online wedding planning tool with ALL the bells and whistles to keep you, your team, and your clients on track throughout the planning process. I’ve been using my account since last summer and while I love […]

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Why I Only Use iPhone Photos on Instagram

Why I Only Use iPhone Photos on Instagram

Happy Monday, blogettes! Many people have asked me before why there aren’t any professional photos used in my instagram feed. While I must add there ARE a few professional images in the over 1300 I’ve shared as of today, I’ve always felt strongly about mostly using iPhone photos that I took myself. Below are three reasons […]

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How I Prepared for My Maternity Leave

How I Prepared for My Maternity Leave

Happy Monday, friends! I have officially been back to work for a week now and I’m feeling really great about it! While it feels like my 10 weeks of set maternity leave just flew by, I wanted to share five things that helped me prepare as intentionally as possible for both those weeks and beyond. […]

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Au Revoir 2015

Au Revoir 2015

2015. You were a whirlwind of a year. My goodness. It’s hard to believe I have been recapping my life for the past five years at the end of every December but here we are on the verge of another new year and with it lessons learned and blessings to look forward to. This year […]

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My Morning Routine

My Morning Routine

A few weeks ago I posted on Instagram about my morning routine and how much joy it brings me. I am absolutely 100 times over not a morning person so I do need to make that clear. I also need to let you know my routine took a lot of trial and error to create […]

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Why A Full Service Wedding Planner Is An Investment

Why A Full Service Wedding Planner Is An Investment

Happy Monday, friends! I’ve been promising a post on this subject for a while and can finally share a bit more on why wedding planners cost what they do. I’ve been reading so much on the subject as of late, I thought I’d share my own thoughts here! When you’re a newly engaged bride and […]

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The Hey Gorgeous Events Studio

The Hey Gorgeous Events Studio

Welcome to the Hey Gorgeous Events studio my friends! I’m so happy to be able to show you around a little at long last. The basement has been an absolute labor of love to bring to life and while it’s very far from finished (as is everything right?) it’s imperfectly perfect. I have about 650 […]

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Finding Social Media Boundaries That Work

Finding Social Media Boundaries That Work

Happy Monday, friends! Today I’m dishing on one topic that totally fires me! In a past blog post about limiting my social media use to better make use of my time and stop scrolling through my various feeds like a zombie, a sweet gal named Jo had a left an awesome and insightful comment that […]

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The Year of Content Week 6

The Year of Content Week 6

Happy Friday, friends! If you’re just joining us in this series you can go here first and here second. In my quest to find contentment in 2015 with my work I actually had a bit of a self discovery and it’s that guys, I really love my work. I enjoy working! I feel like I inherited […]

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Au Revoir 2014

Au Revoir 2014

Friends, join me for a little recap of the most jam packed year of my life would ya? Here we go :) In January, I took a trip down to Atlanta to attend a styling and floral workshop hosted by the one and only Joy Thigpen. Not only was I able to spend a few […]

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