About Amanda

Where I'm From: Los Angeles, CA

Marital Status: In a relationship.

Day Career: Passionate full-time event planner.

More About Me: I am a proud co-founder of Fresh Events Company, a planning and design firm located in Southern California. My mission is simply to not only meet, but exceed each client's goals. I've been told that my witty personality and positive attitude help my clients relax as I create fresh events that wows. Fresh Events Company has been featured in WE Channel's Wedding Central, Life & Style Magazine, In Touch Magazine, theknot Magazine, Your Wedding Day Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, Chinese Daily News/World Journal, Channel 18, Bizbash Magazine, Wine Simplified, Catering Magazine, and The Special Events Magazine. And now I'm bringing it all to you! Check back regularly for tips and ideas for throwing a great and fun wedding!

Holiday-Themed Ideas for Your Wedding

Since the holidays is a season for celebration and sharing good memories with friends and family, why not throw a holiday themed soiree for your wedding, bridal shower, engagement party, or other wedding-related parties? Some bridal couples or their friends may want … Continue reading »


Cake Collage

In the spirit of “Big Fat Cake,” here are some ideas to consider:


Invitations with Style

Whether you are a bride who is simple, modern, extravagant, or elegant, there is an invitation design that is perfectly customizable and suited for you and the vision of your wedding!  Your wedding invitations are your guests’ first glimpse into your wedding … Continue reading »


Deputy Commissioner for a Day Program

Why hire just anyone to perform your marriage ceremony when you can have a close family or friend do it?  Many California counties now allow couples to just do that.  The Registrar/Recorder-County Clerk has a program that allows individuals to be deputized … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Paulette Macarons

More Macarons Please!

While driving through the lovely streets of Beverly Hills last weekend, I finally had the chance to try out Paulette’s, a delightful little macaron shop just past all of the ritzy shops.  The vivid hues of their unique macarons are not only … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Fresh Events Company and Serendipity

Bride and Groom’s Best Friend

When it comes to your special day, you want to include your closest friends and family, so why not get Fido involved as well?  Add your furry best friend to your processional and the festivities of the day is fun, personal, and … Continue reading »

Words of Wisdom from the Father of the Groom

At the wedding at Terranea, Rancho Palos Verdes last Saturday, the Groom’s father passed down some Words of Wisdom during his welcome speech that I think all future wedding clients can benefit from. He reviewed his speech with me prior to the … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Johnny Miller

Beautiful Table Inspiration

I recently came across Johnny Miller’s website as I was looking at photographers during my free time.  I ventured into non-wedding photographers and came across this!  I was so pleasantly surprised when I loaded his website and I was treated to these … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Forage

Tying the Knot – Forage Bowties!

Two things I love: colorful-modern and diagonal stripes. I’ve found a little bit of both in these adorable bow ties hand crafted by Shauna and Stephen of Something’s Hiding in Here.  These would be adorable on your groom and groomsmen for a … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Wedding Chicks

Great gift ideas from Wedding Chicks

Show your bridesmaids how much you love and appreciate them by giving them one of these adorable customizable totes!  When I came across this website I couldn’t wait to have my own bridesmaids to shower them with these gifts.  All the totes, … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Martha Stewart

Pretty Up Your Drinks!

If you’re like me, you like to think of all the pretty details of your wedding or event…all the way down to the color of the straws!  This is a simple and inexpensive way to incorporate some design, color, and flavor to … Continue reading »

Photo Source: 100 Layer Cake

Mobile Food!

Mobile food trucks are a fun and creative way to keep your guests’ stomachs full and their feet dancing well into the night as they are energized and well-fed!   You can opt to have several trucks come for the main course in … Continue reading »