Scranton Wedding Planner specializing in day-of coordination and wedding consulting.

Dear Client: You are NEVER bothering us (An open letter to our current and future clients)

2018-10-04T10:41:27-04:00July 8, 2015|

photo by With Love & Embers Earlier this week, we were checking in with one of our couple's getting married in just three short months (October!!). They've been uncharacteristically quiet the past few months and we understand that sometimes life takes over and wedding tasks tend to hit the back [...]

Wedding Planning Questionnaires: What they are, Why we send them, and What do to with them

2018-10-04T10:38:31-04:00July 1, 2015|

A few weekends ago, as we were getting ready to start a wedding rehearsal at one of our couple's venues, the on-site coordinator walked up to our client with a clipboard and piece of paper. We knew in a heartbeat that it was a "dreaded" questionnaire. Now, we're really not fans when venues and vendo [...]

Scranton Cultural Center Wedding | Couple Review

2016-12-14T21:26:06-05:00June 24, 2015|

It's always a good day when we receive positive feedback from our clients. This week, on Monday none-the-less, we received another five-star review from Maura and Rob, our Scranton Cultural Center wedding couple who tied the knot earlier this month.   photo by Leah Daniels Photography Maura and [...]

The Sweetheart Cake Trend of 2015

2018-10-04T09:50:37-04:00April 29, 2015|

With the start of each new wedding season, it's easy to see what trends will be more popular in our Eastern Pennsylvania area. This year is definitely the year of the "Sweetheart Cake". A sweetheart cake is more of a "catchy" term, but it's basically a smaller cake that is just shared between the co [...]

Top 5 Reasons Not To Use An Aisle Runner – Unless You Have To

2017-01-11T16:59:31-05:00April 15, 2015|

Anyone who's a client of DPNAK has heard me firmly state how much I do not like an aisle runner. They are beautiful, but a logistical nightmare and often not one I can help much with. So, today, I want to talk FIRST about why I don't recommend them and SECOND talk about some tips if you DO plan on u [...]

Dinner by Design 2015: DPNAK Weddings snagged Third Place

2017-01-11T18:41:54-05:00March 4, 2015|

At the end very of January of this year, I received an email from an old high-school friend inviting me to take part in this year's Dinner By Design event. Dinner By Design is an annual event held in the northeastern Pennsylvania to raise money for the Lackawanna Historical Society. This year would [...]

Real Wedding: Chelsey and Brian’s Wilkes Barre Wedding

2016-12-14T21:26:22-05:00November 19, 2014|

There's such a fulfilling feeling that first time you sit down with a bride (and her mama) to talk about her wedding. Their ideas, their fears, their concerns, their excitement, their nerves - deciding to work together means that you, as the coordinator, are ready and waiting to take on those feelin [...]

DPNAK chosen as Top 26 Most Influential Wedding Planner in U.S. on Facebook – #13

2018-07-11T08:05:14-04:00November 12, 2014|

When I was younger, I had a quote that hung above my bed that read "Every once in a while in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale". I can't help but amend that thought now to say "Every once in a while in the middle of an ordinary life, some one puts us on a Top 26 Most Influen [...]

Lauren and Sean – Friedman Farms Wedding Recap

2018-07-09T10:05:08-04:00May 28, 2014|

Lauren and Sean's Friedman Farms wedding just happened this past weekend and I'm so excited to share their story. The email came through on October 7, 2013: "...Originally, we didn't think we needed a planner/coordinator." Followed by: "We are getting married on a Sunday, so normally, the wedding co [...]

Clothing store to wedding reception in just three hours….

2018-07-03T11:33:16-04:00September 23, 2013|

A few months ago, I sat down in a pizza shop with the most adorable bride and her sweet but overall concerned mom. They were planning the wedding of a lifetime but were concerned about how they were actually going to execute it all. Like most brides, Jamie wanted to enjoy her wedding day. Like most [...]

Real Wedding: Christina and Nick’s Friedman Farms Wedding

2018-07-03T11:29:44-04:00September 10, 2013|

To say that receiving a review from a past client makes my day is a TOTAL understatement. Especially when it's a review like this one from Christina and Nick from their Friedman Farms wedding on August 10, 2013. photo by Krista Leigh Hurst Photography Christina said... "My heart swoons when I talk a [...]

Real Wedding: Jen and Ryan’s Westmoreland Club Wedding

2018-07-03T11:22:49-04:00August 2, 2013|

One of my favorite things after a wedding is receiving some blog-worthy images from the photographers we've worked with. It's a perfect way to relive the day and see all the moments that truly made the day AH-MAZING! Daniel Moyer did a bomb-diggity job of capturing all of the details and special mom [...]

Real Wedding: Sarah & Bart’s Lake Paupac Wedding

2018-07-03T11:17:57-04:00July 17, 2013|

Working with couples like Sarah and Bart and their Lake Paupac wedding is EXACTLY why I love doing what I do. Sarah and Bart, an incredibly talented duo from San Francisco, came to me looking for some help with details, logistics and overall coordination of their Lake Paupac wedding in NEPA. They ti [...]

Real Wedding: Pocono Wedding Coordinator Review

2018-07-03T11:15:58-04:00July 15, 2013|

As a Pocono wedding coordinator, I have the opportunity to work with amazing couples who value family, togetherness and often some rustic/camp vibes. killer photo by Joe Craig Photography A few weeks ago, I had the chance to head back to Pocono Lake Preserve and coordinate Becky and Penn's wedding d [...]

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