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When you’re a star, you’re a star, and that was definitely the case with this girl. Knowing this, my job was to create a celebration befitting such a bright light. Let’s relive Maddie’s star-studded Bat Mitzvah party. Hampshire Country Club provided a perfect backdrop for this celebration. The huge ballroom […]

Making It Count: A NY Bat Mitzvah ...


The setting was straight out of F. Scott Fitzgerald novel (not necessarily that one!) — part rustic rural, part nouveau chic. Sprinkle in perfect weather, a wonderful couple, some great food, and add a little Monty Python, and you get an amazing wedding ceremony and reception that we had the […]

Ariella & Jeremy: Midsummer New England Wedding ...


Candle Lighting Piece
We have done a number of Mitzvahs over the years at The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. And while it doesn’t take much to spice up this wonderful space, we have shown that with the right decor and a few of our special touches, a good mitzvah […]

A Legendary Bar Mitzvah at The Basketball ...



In my ten years as a party planner, I have planned some spectacular celebrations. This one, held recently at The Delamar West Hartford, will go down as perhaps the prettiest, most fun and delicately detailed party I’ve had the privilege to coordinate. All photos are credited to the wonderful Shana […]

Molly’s Spectacular Spring Bat Mitzvah Celebration


In order to make a silvery-sparkly pink Bat Mitzvah party theme shine, you must have a canvas with which to work, a family willing to take some chances and a mitzvah girl with the personality to match! Luckily all these elements came together, and then some, for Avery’s silvery-sparkly pink […]

Avery’s Silvery-Sparkly Pink Bat Mitzvah Party


A classy setting, a fantastic family, the sweetest mitzvah girl imaginable, and candy everywhere! What more could you ask for in bat mitzvah party? Party guests at the Delamar Hotel were greeted by a magical place card table with custom-made escort cards inviting people to their “candy” tables. Are you […]

A Sweet Sensation: Rachel’s Candy-Themed Bat Mitzvah ...



The invited guests to this Bar Mitzvah party could not have expected to be transported out of their daily lives and into the wondrous land of J.K. Rowling’s imagination, but that’s exactly what they got. Step right up to platform 9 3/4 and into Marcus’s Harry Potter-themed Bar Mitzvah party! […]

The Wizarding World of West Hartford: Marcus’s ...


As the saying goes, good things come to those that wait. In this case, great things came as a special young lady celebrated a prime time special celebration that was many months in the making. Enjoy Sasha Night Live! There wasn’t a whole lot of stone turning to do, given […]

It’s Sasha Night Live: A Long-Awaited NYC ...


Downtown Manhattan, a cool venue, a beautiful early fall evening, a great family, and a confident and beaming Bar Mitzvah boy made for a hit…Nate-urally! Let’s relive Nate’s party at a posh New York spot, Plan-it Vicki Style. We’ll start with a specialty drink, prepared and served in style by […]

A Nate-urally Perfect NYC Bar Mitzvah Party



When we began planning for Alison and Tyler’s wedding one thing was clear — this event was going to be about class and style. I’m happy to say that the end result was exactly what we planned for. The day started bright and early with some intimate moments amongst the […]

Alison & Tyler: The Essence of an ...


When the mitzvah boy’s initials are EE there’s no end to the punn-EE fun that can be had at a colorful part-EE in his honor. Add a mechanical bull, some great food, wonderful late summer weather, and it’s a recip-EE for success! Guests were encouraged to sign in with special […]

A Nee-on Celebration of Ethan b-EE-coming a ...


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When I say everything came together to make this wedding something very special, I mean everything! From the location and vendors, to the dress, the weather, and, of course, the beautiful bride and her doting groom, this was a wedding for the ages and one this party planner will never […]

Kristen & Craig: An Exquisitely Spectacular Berkshires ...



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It was a while in the making but this Pandemic-delayed celebration was a hit in every way. As everyone entered the Riverview they were encouraged to stop at the Step-and-Repeat backdrop to let the paparazzi snap a few shots. The music theme was proudly displayed during cocktail hour with remnants […]

Chloe-Palooza: A Bat Mitzvah Party With a ...


With restrictions mostly lifted it was time to get the mitzvah season into full swing with Jenna’s dance-themed Bat Mitzvah party. The Twin Hills Country Club in Massachusetts made for a wonderful setting and the spring weather cooperated perfectly for our outdoor celebration. The light-up stage by Boppers Events added […]

Jenna’s Get On Up and Dance Bat ...


New England Late Fall Wedding
There are times in my job when all the pieces just fall into place. This was one of those occasions. And it’s not hard to see why. Take a beautiful, historic New England home, complete with bountiful flower gardens and a secluded pond, a handsome and vibrant wedding couple, with […]

Abbie & Justin: A Beautiful Late Fall ...



New England Wedding by the Water
From the moment I met these wonderful people, I knew this was going to be a labor of love and that we would put on a wedding celebration befitting their class and style. The day started with preparations for the first look, complete with a bejeweled dachshund, a gorgeous wedding […]

Kerry and Derrick’s Classic New England Wedding ...


Tarah & Jordan's Fabulously Fun Fall Farm Wedding
During this time of unprecedented pandemic pandemonium, it’s so nice to see there’s still the opportunity for a fabulous, fun and free-flowing wedding celebration. Ok, enough of the wordplay, let’s get this party started and look back at Tarah & Jordan’s fall farm wedding, starting off, of course, with the […]

Tarah & Jordan’s Fabulously Fun Fall Farm ...


Who says you can’t bring the party to the beach, even when you’re on dry land, your dance floor is a grass field and you’re dealing with a global pandemic that kept many would-be party-goers from attending in person. Plan-it Vicki, together with a wonderful, creative family, combined to give […]

Because She’s Abbie: A Beachy Bat Mitzvah ...



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When a young couple has their plans upended by the Coronavirus Pandemic and they turn to me for help, what do I do? I turn their dreams into magic and create the most perfect wedding they’ll remember the rest of their lives. Enjoy this look back at Chris and Audrey’s […]

Audrey and Chris’s Connecticut River Wedding


I’ve done baseball-themed mitzvahs before, but this one was extra special. Maybe it was the mitzvah boy and his family, whom I adore, or the venue, which was lovely, or the way everything came together, but this party was a hit in every sense of the word! Upon entering the […]

Batter Up: Ari’s Yankees-themed Bar Mitzvah Party


From the beginning of the planning process I knew this was going to be a special party. The mitzvah girl and her family made it clear they wanted it all, and in the end, I think they got that, and more! Let’s try to capture all that was Camryn’s Perfect […]

Camryn’s Perfect 10 Gymnastics-Themed Bat Mitzvah Party



It was my honor to help coordinate an amazing night celebrating Art and Philanthropy at the Amistad Center for Art & Culture at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. The theme of the event was Afrocosmologies, corresponding with the Center’s ongoing exhibit of the same name. Guests entered the […]

The Star Gala: A Night of Giving ...


When your mitzvah is just a few days away from Halloween why not make it a costume party that your family and friends won’t soon forget! This was not your usual Bar Mitzvah celebration. As guests arrived at The New Haven Country Club to “Trick or Treat” they were greeted […]

Dylan’s Halloween Mitzvah Mash


Fall Themed Bat Mitzvah
There is nothing more beautiful than New England in the Fall. For Jordan’s Bat Mitzvah I was invited to show off all of the colors of the season while celebrating this wonderful young lady. As guests arrive they were greeted with a display of real apples with green leaf cutouts. […]

Jordan’s Fall-Themed Bat Mitzvah Party



Movie Ticket Escort Cards
What do you get when you mix a fantastic setting with great food, a wonderful family and a composed and theatrical mitzvah boy? Well, you wind up with Aidan’s Major Motion Mitzvah on the Hudson and what a celebration it was! Xaviars x2o on the Hudson was the setting for […]

Aidan’s Major Motion Mitzvah on the Hudson


Light-up Letters
It’s always wonderful when a party plan comes together and even more so when a girl you’ve known since preschool turns 16 and you’re able to help make her celebration perfect in every way. Welcome to Sarah’s Sweet 16 party at The Delamar West Hartford. It was a night no […]

Sweets, Color & Surprise: Sarah’s Sweet Sixteen


Sometimes the simplest themes are the best as was the case with the wonderfully colorful Bat Mitzvah party we planned at the Golf Club of Avon. Enjoy reliving with us Marisa’s Outdoor Rose Gold & Blue Bat Mitzvah. Party guests were seated “family style” in large tables where everybody could […]

Marisa’s Outdoor Rose Gold & Blue Bat ...



Miranda & Jesse: A Most Perfect Wedding Celebration
From start to finish this was the perfect wedding. The beautiful bride, the handsome groom, the supportive and warm families, the great venue, the coordinated vendors, everything went according to plan. I’m so grateful to have been welcomed into this wonderful couple’s world and to have played a small part […]

Miranda & Jesse: A Most Perfect Wedding ...


It really makes the planning process easy when a creative boy turns his special day into a multi-sport, fun-filled celebration where the theme left no doubt who was number one. Welcome to Charlie’s starting lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah party! Guests arrived at West Hartford Town Hall to find […]

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar ...


Nathan's Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Combine an aptly named suburban New York boy with a fun-loving, dance-crazy group of family and friends, a kickass DJ, great food and a wonderful venue and you get Nathan’s famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party. Guests arrived at The Rock Club and knew right away they were in for […]

Nathan’s Famous Coney Island-themed Bar Mitzvah Party



Jake Me Out to the Ballgame: A base-ketball Bar Mitzvah Party!
What better way to celebrate a young man’s coming of age than to combine his two favorite sports, basketball and baseball into one heck of a party! Welcome to Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford where we are Jake-ing out the ball game with a truly wonderful family. This party was […]

Jake Me Out to the Ball Game: ...


Rachel's Pop Music Bat Mitzvah Party
When a teen girl is really into pop, then why not go all out with an upbeat musical theme to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah? This is Rachel’s party, complete with all the musical fixins, minus the groupies. The tables for cocktail hour were adorned with centerpieces made of sheet music […]

Rachel’s Pop Music Bat Mitzvah Party


A Patriots Fan's Gotham Bar Mitzvah
You won’t find too many Patriots fans in the big city choosing an historic church for their Bar Mitzvah, but this is not your average kid, and this was not your average celebration! Enjoy reliving Ezra’s Patriots-themed Bar Mitzvah party. The evening began with a lovely and intimate Havdalah service […]

A Patriots Fan’s Gotham Bar Mitzvah



The One Where Marley Has a Friends Bat Mitzvah Party
I, like most millennials, was a big fan of the sitcom ‘Friends’. So, when a return client told me her Gen Y daughter wanted to have a ‘Friends’ party for her bat mitzvah, well, hey, count me in! Upon entering the venue, friends and family found their place cards, which introduced […]

The One Where Marley Has a ‘Friends’ ...


Get Down With Talia: Live, Love, Dance Bat Mitzvah Party
What little girl, obsessed with dance, would not love a Bat Mitzvah party filled with life, love and, of course, dance? Well, NOT this one! So let’s get ready to two-step into Talia’s “Live, Love, Dance” Bat Mitzvah party! After glide-stepping into the venue partygoers were struck by these classy […]

Get Down With Talia: Live, Love, Dance ...


Allie's Purple & Silver Bat Mitzvah Party
If you’re a fan of purple and silver then you’d love this little shindig I threw at The Farms Country Club in Wallingford, CT. The bold color scheme helped set the mood from the start as purple cake pop place cards greeted guests as they arrived. They, of course, were tied […]

Allie’s Purple & Silver Bat Mitzvah Party