Wednesday, September 30, 2009

My new AD for Pacific Weddings Magazine

Corporate Crisis

There's no room on the stage for the awards show! Oh no, what to do...

Sweet talk the sound company to put their thinking caps on...in the meantime:

1. Order a satellite stage from hotel/venue
2. Call spot operators in and have them hit the "new stage" with a wash
3. Make friends with the gardener/housekeeper and ask him to decorate with existing plants.
4. Use palms for a quick make shift backdrop
5. Act like it's all in the plan
6. Pray that you have favor with the sound company and they move their stuff & make it work.
7. Cancel all your favors because the sound company IS OUR HERO!

Have a great show, get promoted and tour with them for the next 2 years!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Giving Back!


In this slow season I've decide to work like I'm getting paid! Considering my gifts and talents of planning & organizing I've planned a community day.

I partnered up with Habitat For Humanity www.honoluluhabitat.org, sent out an evite, facebook invitation, email invitation, twitter invite and now blog (all FREE tools) and invited all my friends. As of now we have 50 people signed up, food donated, sound system, rentals and smiling volunteers. It feels good and it was soo easy since I did what I do best - PLAN!

Next month, I've partnered with my local church, Hope Chapel Kailua (www.myspace.com/hopechapelkailua) and Samaritan's Purse (www.samaritanspurse.org) and joined OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. We collect shoe boxes, wrap them, fill them with gifts & goodies, raise $7 (yes, $7) and send to a child in need. Stay tuned, I'll post pictures.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Rebekah and Jared's Wedding Video Mid Pac Hawaii

http://averyjweddings.com/cinematic/01.html

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Cake Cutting


My sister just got married and since both parents are still married we surprised them and displayed their cake cutting photos at the cake table. It was great seeing "old school" pictures of our parents cutting their cake...my have times changed. She married a fireman and I guess they have this thing where they destroy the wedding cake (hence the hole in the cake). The guests loved it! It made the cake table a very interactive piece of display.

Last weekend I assisted my friend Nichole Shinn who is a fabulous wedding planner. Her bride & grooms parents were both celebrating their 45 th wedding anniversary. The bride surprised both sets of parents with their own tiered wedding cake and called them up to "cut the cake". It was a very special moment!