Monthly Archives: December 2014

We’ve got the scoop on all things floral! HSE Coordinator and floral expert Dawn answers brides most asked questions! 31Dec

We’ve got the scoop on all things floral! HSE Coordinator and floral expert Dawn answers brides most asked questions!

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Floral Questionnaire We’ve interviewed HSE coordinator and floral expert Dawn Steel on bride’s most asked questions on wedding floral! Dawn not only coordinates various weddings a year with Hannah Smith Events, she also has her own separate clientele with her husband Johnny for their floral company, Gaslamp Floral.  Here is a little insight on wedding[…..]

Champagne Punch! The perfect NYE drink! {Get the recipe here!} 31Dec

Champagne Punch! The perfect NYE drink! {Get the recipe here!}

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Throwing a New Years Eve party?! Ring in the new year with this delicious Champagne Punch in hand! Why punch? Punches are easy to prepare, lighter on the pocketbook and let your guests know that you put some time and thought into their drinking selection. That you didn’t make that last minute rush to the[…..]

What’s Trending in 2015! {Wedding Inspiration and More!} 31Dec

What’s Trending in 2015! {Wedding Inspiration and More!}

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What’s trending for 2015 weddings? We’ve got the scoop! HSE has put together the most popular wedding trends to be expected in the coming year, we can’t wait to see more boho inspired floral headpieces, naked wedding cakes, glitter and gold, 1930’s inspired beaded wedding gowns and much more. Take a look at our gallery for[…..]

The awkward “who pays for what” wedding conversation… We’ve got the traditional breakdown for you! 31Dec

The awkward “who pays for what” wedding conversation… We’ve got the traditional breakdown for you!

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Congratulations you’re engaged! Now the not so pleasant conversation… who pays for what? It’s the side of weddings that no one really talks about. Everyone tries to keep the payment responsibilities hush-hush. It’s a conversation best had at the beginning of your wedding planning process, where both your families can come together and talk about[…..]

Engaged over the holidays? Here are 5 ways to announce the great news! 28Dec

Engaged over the holidays? Here are 5 ways to announce the great news!

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Newly engaged over the holidays? Congrats! Now it’s time to spread the word to your closest family and friends and let them share in your wonderful news! Here are some hot tips for making your special announcement: Call Your VIPs Right Away The question has been asked, you’ve said yes, the ring is firmly placed[…..]

We hit up beauty expert and planner Sarah Allen for wedding day tips and tricks! 13Dec

We hit up beauty expert and planner Sarah Allen for wedding day tips and tricks!

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Brides, we know you want to look your absolute best on your wedding day! So we’ve interviewed Sarah Allen, beauty expert and HSE planner! Bride pictured: Shelly Costanza / Photographer: Mike, Studio Purdy   Sarah answered the most common beauty questions brides ask:   Q: How do I get that perfect glow on my wedding day? What kind of[…..]

Courtney & Ivan 03Dec

Courtney & Ivan

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Courtney and Ivan put together a beautiful Bahia Resort wedding with the help of HSE planner, Dawn Steel, who also did the amazing floral design for the entire wedding! Here are some stunning photos by Amazonas Photography: — Vendors Bahia Resort Hotel www.bahiahotel.com Hannah Smith Events www.HannahSmithEvents.com SD Party Rentals www.sandiegopartyrentals.com Boothgeek info@boothgeek.com R3 Entertainment[…..]

Wedding Day Tunes! 02Dec

Wedding Day Tunes!

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What’s the perfect playlist to get you ready for the biggest day of your life? We’ve got all the right music for your getting-ready morning listed below: As you’re getting ready, you don’t want to hear complete silence… Or even worse off, you don’t want to listen to some sad break-up song on the radio![…..]