Ask a Pro: Wedding Planner

Denise Kennedy-Brown, owner of Special Occasions by Denise Kennedy-Brown, has been in the wedding industry for about 15 years, and took her business to full-time seven years ago. Her business does anywhere from 25-45 weddings a year, along with other happenings like corporate events.


COVID Weddings: The Dietels

Brittney McCoy-Dietel and David Dietel went to the same high school in Center Grove Indiana, where they both grew up, but they never met each other.

“Although he played football and I cheered, our paths just never crossed,” she said.

David graduated first and went off to Indiana State University, and Brittney “packed my bags” and went to the University of Mississippi.


COVID Weddings: The Sanders

McCarthy and Drake Sanders knew each other going back to middle school. In high school, they were friends, but when Drake graduated two years earlier than she did and joined the Army, they lost touch. One day, McCarthy bumped into Drake’s mom, and the two caught up; his mom told Drake about running into McCarthy, and the two rekindled their friendship and started dating.


DIY Balloon Mosaic Letter

This giant letter filled with fun balloons is the perfect back drop to any bachelorette party, bridal shower or rehearsal dinner (and it’s a fun photo area, too!).


DIY: Bridesmaid Proposal Box

The proposal is big, but so is the bridesmaid proposal: asking the galpals to stand with you on your big day. Here’s a box to give you inspo for how you should ask