Leanna & Zach

Saturday, March 25, 2016

Ceremony & Reception: Prairie Production


Our Story — When Couple + Planner Meet

When Leanna and Zach contacted me last summer, they were curious to learn more about my coordination services and how I could help them with their wedding day. They were definitely a bit skeptical about the need to hire a coordinator, but they had heard from married friends that it was worth exploring. Really, they just weren’t entirely sure what we wedding planners do.

It wasn’t long into our meeting before I had won them over with my charm and quick wit. OK, that, or maybe it was my knowledge, expertise and the sense of comfort I provided that made them realize what a great addition to their “power women vendor team” I would be. They knew that their wedding day—the day they’d spent so much time and consideration planning—would be in the very best hands and that they would be able to simply enjoy every once-in-a-lifetime moment. They were now converted believers!

Leanna and Zach are such a fun couple with a great sense of humor, and they did an excellent job of planning their wedding day so that it truly reflected who they are. The menu featured their favorite foods — burgers and lasagna — and dinner ended with (only the best cake in the world) Portillo’s famous chocolate cake. The bride wore blue Keds so that her feet would be ready to dance the night away to Toast & Jam’s impressive set. And, the night concluded with the Donut Vault’s food truck pulling into the courtyard with doughnuts for everyone!

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Floral by Fab Flora Photo by Alla B Photography

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Leanna’s “something blue” – Photo by Alla B Photography

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The World Famous Portillo’s Chocolate Cake – Photo by Alla B Photography

From the Leanna & Zach

Jen is seriously one of the best people I’ve ever met in my life. My husband and I were unsure whether we needed a coordinator for our wedding as we began the planning process and looking back now we are SO LUCKY that we did and that we found Jen. She has such a great personality, makes everyone so calm, is so organized, and honestly, I want to be her best friend forever after everything she did for us. She made the months leading up to our wedding so stress-free and helped to make our wedding day absolutely perfect. Jen helped us to think of even the smallest little things that would have fallen through the cracks on the big day but really made all the difference. Jen is so awesome, I swear she can even control the weather and made it stop raining just long enough for me to get inside and not ruin my hair, makeup, or dress on our wedding day. THANK YOU SOOO MUCH for everything, Jen. You’re the best!”

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Late night snack provided by Donut Vault – Photo by Alla B Photography

Congratulations to Leanna & Zach and thank you, again, for letting A Fresh Event coordinate your wedding day!

The Dream Team

Catering: Unforgettable Edibles
Photographer: Alla B Photography
DJ: Toast & Jam
Florist: Fab Flora
Hair & Makeup: Salon Cienna
Lake Night Snack: Donut Vault
Bar/Liquor: Grand & Western

To learn more about working with A Fresh Event for your day, head here and we’ll setup a time to chat!