Somewhere between nonstop texting in high school and moving in together, Hailey and Kimia fell in love. As lovers of the outdoors, the couple of over 10 years got engaged in Zion, laying in a hammock — “Kimia loves her hammock,” jokes Hailey — with a slide puzzle that Kimia had to solve. It […]
2021 seemed to be more of an extension of 2020 than any of us hoped. With all the reopenings and the subsequent closures happening almost weekly, the Event and Hospitality industries in Los Angeles were left feeling as if we were muddling through days, looking at life through a foggy windshield. Never knowing what tomorrow […]
Frank and Connor were engaged during an epic double surprise proposal weekend at a winery in Napa, California last year. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, they were not able to celebrate this special occasion with their friends and family as they would have liked. One of the most incredible things about celebrating and showcasing LGBTQ+ […]
Carly & Matt Carly and Matt wanted a vintage-inspired engagement shoot that reflected their style and creative personalities. A costume change or two (or three) never hurts either! Please enjoy this colorful and creative engagement shoot at The Ebell of Los Angeles planned and design by Anything But Gray Events with photos by Miki […]
Behind this grey and very unassuming airplane hanger, tucked in near the Van Nuys airport in Los Angeles, California, lies thousands of memories and hundreds of years of colorful San Fernando Valley buried treasure just waiting to be discovered by YOU! Welcome to the one and only, Valley Relics Museum. A very unique and one […]
There were so many high hopes. Full-bellied wishes, dreams, and expectations. 2020 was going to be the year. It was to be the roaring twenties incarnate. My events calendar was full, my clients were wonderful, and I was so excited about what was about the possibilities of the year. January was a bur of busy. […]
There are two things I love during the holidays. Cooking and Eating! I teamed up with Stephanie of SDK Photo & Design and veggies from Good Life Organics to share with you one of the best latke recipes I have ever had. It’s easy to make and even easier to gobble up! Created and enjoyed […]
Here are my 10 Not-So-Secret Vitamins for Wedding Planners. Let’s be real, as a wedding planner, the day AFTER the wedding day is the hardest. Armed with gallons of water bedside, a few Aleve extra strength on hand, and blackout curtains you will hear me utter these words in honor of the great, Leslie Knope, […]
If you are anything like me, your skin and skincare routine is important to you! While there are so many wonderful beauty products on that market, here are my top 20 Best Cheap & Cheerful Skincare Must-Haves for any skin type. All these products are currently sitting next to my bathroom sink and are my […]
Ever wonder what it’s like to walk through an empty museum? Join me and Aurelia D’Amore Photography as we take a behind the scenes look at the out of this world (and galaxy) event spaces at the California Science Center. The California Science Center, conveniently located in the heart of Exposition Park, just south of […]
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