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Welcome to the Happy to Be Events Blog! This is where we showcase our weddings, talk about planning, and examine various mischief. 

Learn tips and tricks about how to plan your wedding day, view our recent work, find inspiration for your wedding day, and more!

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Serenity Blue Styled Shoot at the Sweeney Barn Oh my gosh, you guys! I am so excited to share with you this gorgeous gallery from Rebecca Dotson Photography. We worked with the most amazing creative partners for this photo shoot at the Sweeney Barn. I can’t wait to highlight them for you! The elements of […]

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What Time Should You Have Your Wedding Ceremony? Happy Tuesday, everybody! Today’s Tip of the Day is all about when to schedule your wedding ceremony! Our brides know that when you schedule your wedding ceremony has an impact on everything. It changes arrival and entry times, like when your caterers come and when your venue opens. It […]

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When Should We Schedule Our Rehearsal? Okay, guys: today on the blog we are going to answer a question that seems to come up a lot. When should you schedule your rehearsal? We’re going to cover that, but first, we want to review what a rehearsal is and if it is necessary for everyone to […]

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I have finally uploaded the photos of our pups that Amanda Beside Eric Photography took for us last year. They look so, so little. Enjoy!  

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I have finally uploaded the photos of our pups that Amanda Beside Eric Photography took for us last year. They look so, so little. Enjoy!  

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May 1, 2019

Photos of our Pups!

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Meg + Jamey 02.19.2017 Hey Bees! Today we are going to be chatting about a very, very special wedding: mine! Two years ago, on Sunday, February 19th, we hosted 120 of our family and friends for nuptials and brunch food. And it was AWESOME! Our Brunch Wedding Seriously, if you are contemplating having a brunch wedding, […]

Weddings & Projects

May 1, 2019

A Brunch Winter Wedding at the Inn at the Old Silk Mill in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Behind Happy to Be

Welcome to the Happy to Be Events Blog! This is where we showcase our weddings, talk about planning, and examine various mischief. 

Learn tips and tricks about how to plan your wedding day, view our recent work, find inspiration for your wedding day, and more!

It's so nice to meet you!

Hey Bees! Meg here, happy Monday! Next Monday, we are teaming up with some fantastic vendors to create a beautiful Serenity Blue Styled Shoot, and we wanted to share with you all of the little details that we purchased for this shoot. The Inspiration The inspiration for this shoot pulled from very soft, feminine, organic […]

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The Main Street Affair on Caroline Street 10.14.2018 Our team had the honor of assisting with the Affair on Caroline last October, and we must say that it was one of those events that you will remember forever! The Affair on Caroline was a fundraiser for the Fredericksburg Main Street Association to raise money to […]

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Hi Bees! Meg here. Welcome to our Featured Vendors segment, where we feature a new vendor every week. These are vendors that we love, love, love working with for every wedding or project we work on together! A fewMondays ago, I sat down with Chelsea of Rowland’s Photography. We chatted about life as a wedding […]

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Cicily + Chaney Cicily and Chaney held their vintage wedding at a beautiful garden in downtown Fredericksburg. They came to Happy to Be Events for event management at the end of their wedding planning. They planned a beautiful wedding for their closest family and friends, coming all the way down from Maryland to the sleepy […]

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Cicily + Chaney Cicily and Chaney held their vintage wedding at a beautiful garden in downtown Fredericksburg. They came to Happy to Be Events for event management at the end of their wedding planning. They planned a beautiful wedding for their closest family and friends, coming all the way down from Maryland to the sleepy […]

Weddings & Projects

March 27, 2019

A Vintage DIY Wedding at 718 Venue in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Meet Melanie: Lead Planner & Lover of Love Melanie came to the Happy to Be Hive with a background in the service industry. With an intense love for love – all kinds of love – she fit perfectly into the team. With grit, hard work, and determination, she’s now a lead planner at Happy to […]

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March 22, 2019

Meet Melanie! Wedding Planner Extraordinaire

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