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We’d like to formally introduce you to Basic Invite, a fantastic online option for couples seeking an easy way to secure their save the dates, invitations, and even their wedding website. Their save the date wedding line includes gorgeous options, including this lovely vintage botanical set – so dreamy! And it’s so customizable, making it […]

Stephanie and Lino have been together since they were 16 years old and nothing was going to stop them from getting married this year! Their kindness, humor, and love for one another shone strongly throughout the planning process. They definitely had a solid foundation for what was to come! A month and a half before […]

Hey Everyone! Rachel checking in to make sure you know about this absolutely gorgeous 2020 wedding. Jackie & Matt were married at St. Thomas More church in a small COVID friendly ceremony before heading to their beautiful reception at the Woodway Beach Club in Stamford CT. Jackie was fantastic at taking protocols seriously so that […]

Xandi and Brian were married on September 5, 2020 at the charming Lake House Guest Cottages set in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. While it wasn’t their original plan to host a microwedding, we know 2020 had other plans for all of our couples! Xandi and I (Lauren) connected from the start over our […]

Hey everyone! Rachel checking in with a sweet love story for you! So a Gemini and a Scorpio walked into a .. dating app, the stars aligned and the rest is history. Vanessa was really over the dating app scene because who doesn’t get sick of answering the same questions over and over again ? One […]

Hello out there world! It’s Rachel checking in to chat about our elopement giveaway winners! For those of you that are just tuning in, we partnered with a handful of vendors to give an elopement away to a Healthcare Hero. Danielle and Geoff were chosen because Danni is a nurse that instead of being with […]

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LAUREN + RACHEL

Today I wanted to share some wedding hair and makeup advice from Pam, owner and makeup artist of KiSSandMaKeUp. I have had the pleasure of working with Pam over the year’s and think it is important to share advice from my industry friends for all your brides-to-be! I also had the pleasure of helping Pam […]

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If you follow us on social media then you have seen your fair share of, ‘Hi, I am Lisa’. Now that 2018 is in full swing I wanted to re-introduce myself here on the blog. I am Lisa DiBenedetto, the owner and creative director of Nightingale Events. I started my business over 5 ½ years […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It’s engagement season! If you are newly engaged congratulations! You might be wondering whether to hire a wedding planner or not at this stage. Are you looking to create a day that is unique to you and your fiance? Would you love to have an experienced and knowledgeable partner to manage it all so you get […]

This past August myself along with some of Connecticut’s finest put together a dream shoot at The Goodwin Hotel in Hartford, CT.  It’s a stunning boutique hotel complete with vibrant colors and stylish furniture. It was the perfect backdrop for a styled shoot. We spent countless hours planning every detail and the end result had […]

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In early April I received a phone call from Crate & Barrel about participating in a private wedding registry event at their local West Hartford Store. They had been searching for a Connecticut wedding Planner and I was over the moon for the opportunity. I immediately setup a call to learn more and was instantly […]

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October 7th, 2015 I married this man.. I felt it was only fitting on the week of my two year wedding anniversary to share the details of my Hartford City Hall elopement.  That is right, you read that correctly, this wedding planner eloped! Anthony and I were planning our wedding for October 7th, 2016 which […]

You know when they say, ‘love at first sight’, that is exactly what happened on my first meeting with Anne Marie and Andre. We arranged to meet at a Panera and by chance I sat at the very table where they had their first date! It was meant to be and the connection was instant […]

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This month Nightingale Events celebrated turning five! In honor of this milestone, I paired up with Erica Powell to help me transform our website and show how our brand has evolved. Erica really took the time to learn about Nightingale Events to create a site that truly reflects us and beautifully showcases our work. Erica also […]

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Lynman and Jonathan had a beautiful oceanside ceremony and reception at Light House Point Park. This day was a mix of relaxed, serene vibes and a lot of love. Lynman was one gorgeous beach bride with hair and makeup by Naomi’s Studio and Salon complete with the prettiest flower crown by the Branford Flower Shop who also did […]

Nori and Tim’s Cape Cod wedding is perfect to share on this beautiful seventy degree New England day. Wedding season is about to kick off and there is nothing better than being reminded that summer days, and more importantly, summer weddings are coming. Nori and Tim had an intimate celebration at the Southwest at Little […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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