Featured Wedding, Saddlerock Ranch, Malibu CA

B&T’s gorgeous wedding at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu was truly a highlight of our year! It was truly a pleasure providing the lighting as well as DJ’ing this fabulous even planned and designed by Intertwined! Take a look at this teaser video by Threaded Films, we can’t wait to see the whole thing!

Saddlerock Ranch, Malibu
Studio EMP Inc. -Photography
Threaded Films
Art with Nature Floral Design
Classic Party Rentals
24 carrots catering & events
Honored Occasions Entertainment & Lighting
Sweet & Saucy Shop
Archive Rentals
Found Vintage Rentals
La Tavola Fine Linen

Diary of a Bridesmaid: The Bridal Shower

When you are the matron of honor, there are many duties for you to do, the bridal shower is usually one of them. If it is, you need to get the guest list from the bride and maybe just get some ideas of what she might want. You don’t have to involve her in the planning, it’s more your party for her instead, so do something that you think represents her and what she might like. I had the pleasure of doing my brides bridal shower last month, and her one request was a Tiffany’s theme, so I tried to go all out.

I ordered custom Tiffany’s boxes from a seller on Etsy, custom cupcakes by LA Cake,  the girls all wore black dresses except for the bride, we had fake cigarettes, black sunglasses and pearls for the bridesmaids.

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To top it off, the bride is a huge football fan, so LA Cake also made me a custom Colts Football cake for her. 11822385_10100430825129989_6682419654110410539_n

And I ordered custom M&M’s with photos of the couple on them!


To finish off the details I had sent recipe cards to everyone along with their invitation to the shower and asked that they provide their favorite recipes for the bride to start her collection, which was  huge hit!


We had lots of her favorite foods: 3 different kinds of sliders, sushi, shrimp cocktail, and of course lots of dessert!

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Thank you to Oakmont Country Club in Glendale, CA for hosting such a fabulous event for us!

-Erin Gershik, Honored Occasions Social Media

Meet one of the newest members of Honored Occasions, Matthew!

Meet one of the newest members of our team, Matthew Seavey! Matthew is our lead production manager, specializing in lighting for Honored Occasions.


Matthew grew up in Mesa, Arizona and moved to California when he was 13.
Here’s a little more about him:
“Got into lighting when i was 16 and been doing it ever since. I am a big gamer and very outdoorsy. I love camping/hiking/fishing etc. My favorite wedding moment would probably be a few years ago. I did a huge lighting production at the California Club in downtown LA. The whole wedding was Tarzan themed, it was full of cool trees shipped in from other countries. I am a huge people person, I always try to relate to people to fully understand their wants and needs. I am a “give the shirt off of my back” kind of person.”

Wedding Wire Review

Thank you Felicia for the 5/5 Star Review on Wedding Wire!

“We found honored occasions through our wedding vendor and it was the best decision we made! Steve was our dj and our special day went off without a hitch. He met with us a few times before our wedding to make sure everything was perfect and responded quickly to my countless emails. Also they provided our photo booth which was a huge hit and the attendant was so helpful she even helped carry my dress! I highly recommend Steve if you are looking for a great dj to help make your day unforgettable.”

Diary of a Bridesmaid ~ The Bachelorette Party

Whether it’s a strip club or a nice dinner out with friends, make sure you find out what your bride actually wants for her bachelorette. I had the pleasure of planning my brides bachelorette in Vegas as well as attend my cousins weekend at a relaxing yet still crazy filled private home in wine country.

Vegas can be as layed back or as crazy as you like, and luckily we had a nice mixture, but more on the fun side. We had fabulous dinners at Sushisamba (beyond amazing) and Toby Keith’s (not recommended as fine dining, but still fun), saw Ron White, the comedian, perform, and enjoyed Thunder From Down Under (all while getting our bride on stage!!!!). We made sure to have a limo for the weekend, and luckily for us, her brother is a driver in Vegas so we were escorted in style.

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Then on the total other end of the spectrum, I went to my cousins bachelorette in Temecula, CA where we rented a huge and gorgeous contemporary home in wine country. We made meals, lounged by the pool, had some hilarious games that were fun even for those of us who hate games, and enjoyed dinner/drinks in town one night. It was relaxing and crazy with 17 fun women in one house in the middle of no where!

Key word is…know your bride, find out what she wants and make it happen! It’s her time (and yours!) to enjoy!

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First Dance isn’t the Last Dance!

Picking your first dance song is one of the hardest decisions of the night, how do you want to start your evening with your new bride or groom in your arms?

Here are some of our favorites to get you started!

Wild Horses, The Rolling Stones

A Thousand Years, Christina Perri

Better Together, Jack Johnson

If I Ain’t Got You, Alicia Keys

L.O.V.E., Nat King Cole

I Won’t Give Up, Jason Mraz

Richard Nixon Library Open House

Nixon Open House 10.25.15

Join us October 2tth at the Richard Nixon Library for an open house from 11am-1pm!

Enjoy eats, sweets and drinks while you meet some of the top vendors in Orange County (including us!) For more info visit www.nixonlibraryevents.com


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