Why You Should Consider Full Planning

Here at Happily Ever After, we specialize our packages to your needs; meaning we offer a variety of packages ranging from Wedding Coordination to Full Service/Full Planning (there is a middle tier package we call “Partial Planning” – another post on that later!). Most people have a general idea of what Day Of Coordination is read more »

Danielle and Michael//October 26, 2016//Wake Forest

When a photographer contacts you to help plan her wedding day you know you’re in for a treat because of their creativity, style and sense of knowing exactly what they do and do not want. I met Danielle, or Elle as everyone calls her, for coffee back in February to hear all about her vision. read more »

Heather and Kyle//September 25, 2016//The Bradford

When I first met Heather for coffee back in February I was immediately taken back by her soft spoken manner and was drawn in when she smiled and spoke sweetly about her relationship with Kyle. We soon found out we attended the same church and as our conversation continued we made a connection and that followed us through read more »

Erica and Andrew // June 26, 2016 // The Carolina Inn

When I first met Erica and Andrew at a coffee shop in Chapel Hill back in July of 2015 I was immediately drawn to her bubbly personality, their genuine love for one another and that smile of hers. From that day forward whenever I saw her that smile was always on her face and let read more »

Anna and Mark // September 4, 2016 // The Bradford

Anna and Mark’s BEAUTIFUL wedding at The Bradford was a day to remember, and we can’t wait to tell you about it! Anna reached out to us about 3 months before her wedding realizing she needed help, and fast! She had so many ideas she wanted to bring to life, but was stuck on how read more »

Shane and Allie//June 18th, 2016//The Cookery

Shane and Allie were married this past June on a gorgeous Spring day surrounded by their family and friends. We had blue skies and perfect temperatures for their ceremony which was held in the courtyard at the Cookery in Downtown Durham. With the brick walls, steel grey doors and perfectly placed wreathes you could not read more »

April and Phil // May 7th, 2016//Mims House

Some of you may not know this, but May 7th holds a special place in our hearts (more specifically Lynn’s heart). This is because it is her very own wedding anniversary! This year she celebrated 20 (!!!) years. So when April and Phil reached out to us asking to help with their May 7th wedding, read more »

Hillary and Landon//May 14, 2016//Portofino

I still remember the first time I met Hillary. Her laugh, her smile and how she lovingly spoke of her fiance couldn’t help but make you fall in love with this sweet southern belle. She met Landon in the hospital where he was her grandmother’s nurse. It truly is one of THOSE love stories. And read more »

The Blushing Bride (Post 3)

We’re quite sure that many of you have friends, sisters, sister-in-laws or even cousins who have gotten married recently. They are a great source to turn to for advice and would probably love to tell you what worked or didn’t work on their big day. Here is what one of our recent brides had to read more »

Jaime and Alan // November 22, 2015 // Rand Bryan House

I met Jaime and her mom at the wedding show back in January of 2015 and a month later I officially became their planner after we met for coffee to discuss their big day. Jaime told me the story of how her and Alan met in Spain and from that day forward I was continually read more »