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About Happily Ever After

Professional Wedding Planning Services

Happily Ever After provides wedding planning services to the Raleigh area. The mother-daughter duo has built a company dedicated to making dreams come true. Each event showcases your story and the values you’re rooted in. The two hope that each couple has fun planning their wedding, while Happily Ever After goes the extra mile to make it happen.

Experience
Lynn originally worked in a marketing department, where for six years she planned events like grand openings, golf tournaments, radio events and more. She then worked for a catering company where her love for weddings flourished. Her daughter Jessica felt the same passion early on. She interned with a catering company and was hired on as a creative assistant. Eventually, the two realized it was time to pursue their dream of opening Happily Ever After.

Services Offered
Unique to Happily Ever After is their wedding coordination package. Instead of coming in a month prior to your wedding day, your planner will be at your side offering tips six months prior. You’ll be able to make the big decisions while Happily Ever After provides their expertise. Full planning and partial planning packages offer: 

  • Budget analysis
  • Event design
  • Referrals
  • Timelines
  • To-do lists

Categories: Wedding Planner

Regions serviced: Raleigh, Wilmington

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My husband and I planned our wedding from out of state and wanted someone to help us throughout the planning process, and also be present on our wedding day. I spoke to a few other wedding planners before speaking to Jessica and immediately after I got off the phone with her, I told my now husband that she was it! We chose the partial planning package and it was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Jessica was so organized and helpful, answering all of our questions. She created an online folder with all the documents we would need along the way. We had multiple check-in phone calls and a few in person meetings, she attended our linen appointment, and was always available via email. The week of our wedding, Jessica contacted all of our vendors and confirmed every detail, created and shared a wedding day timeline and attended our rehearsal. On our wedding day, she was at the venue to meet the vendors and get everything set up, and made sure the entire day ran smoothly. Jessica is so sweet and an amazing wedding planner. We are so thankful to have had her be part of our special day. We highly recommend her!

Profile Picture Alina, 6/9/18, 9 Reviews
Category: Wedding Planning
Services Used: Ceremony, Reception, Day-Of Coord., Partial Planning, Timelines, To-Do Lists, Referrals
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The best thing you could do for yourself and your wedding is to pause reading this, contact Lynn, and then come back and read the rest! It's hard not to be extremely long winded in my feelings about Lynn and her services. She is worth her weight in GOLD! First of all, she is so warm, caring and fun. When I met her all of my worries and anxieties about planning a wedding faded away. I showed her a few pictures and she ran with it by zoning in exactly on my style! She took it to a level I didn't even know was possible. When I walked into my reception I burst into tears because it was a dream come true. She even helped plan our rehearsal dinner, which also went above and beyond. Aside from being extremely talented with design, she made every other aspect of planning a breeze. She has amazing connections with the best vendors in the business and will give you great recommendations so you have an absolute dream team working together on your wedding. The second everyone knew I was working with Lynn, they raved about how wonderful she was and some even gave discounts because of it. She is extremely effective, responsive and is so organized that you won't have to worry about a thing. She has it all: a fun personality, a calming presence, immense knowledge, great connections in the industry, and a massive amount of talent and skill. She is superwoman in real life. If you hire Lynn and put your trust in her, I promise you that you will NEVER have to stress. If anything was wrong or out of sorts, I honestly have no idea because Lynn was so on top of everything and made the day go so smoothly! I mean it when I say that the best thing you can do for yourself and your spouse is bring her on board...not only will your wedding go above and beyond your dreams, but you will also form a meaningful relationship with one of the best people in the world. She is a blessing to all of her brides (and grooms- my husband loves her just as much as I do)! So, go book her ASAP!

Profile Picture Maggie, 5/25/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Wedding Planning
5.0

The absolute best decision I ever made was hiring Jessica to plan my wedding. My fiancé and I had the idea to have our wedding on his family farm, so we had NO CLUE how to begin this process. Jessica was by my side every step of the way. From connecting me to excellent vendors, meeting with me to make sure I was following my timeline, creating a design board of my wedding vision, providing a listening ear when I was worried or stressed etc the list continues. The day of our wedding Jessica and Lynn arrived early in the morning and worked ALL day in the heat to make sure my day was perfect. I never once worried about anything because they were organized, and had everything under control. This mother and daughter team is a TRUE powerhouse, who are experts in wedding planning. They are amazing, Godly , kind ladies who truly care about each and every one of their couples. I am forever grateful for Jessica and her God given talents that she provided for my perfect wedding day! Much love to you both!!

Profile Picture Alex, 4/28/18, 1 Review
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True professionals! Planning with Happily Ever After means a wedding day free from worry.....they have it all under control. All you need to do is relax and enjoy! It's our pleasure to work with these ladies.

Working with Happily Ever After is one of my absolute favorite things! This amazing mother/daughter team is so sweet, so creative, and absolutely loves their clients! They truly listen to the wishes of their couples to make sure their wedding perfectly reflects the style and personality of each of them. I feel sooo honored and blessed to have these women working along side me. I strive to tell the love story of each of my couples... and when these amazing women are involved, it makes my job so easy and so fun. They truly go all out for each of their couples! Love you Lynn and Jessica! ~Krista

An absolutely fantastic team at Happily Ever After! We've worked with them on numerous occasions and have always had much success together. You can guarantee that they will take care of every detail and your special day will be all you imagined it to be and more. Professional and detail-oriented wedding planners that are always a joy to work with. We highly recommend!

I've worked with Lynn & Jessica on several weddings now and it's always great to have them there. They are always organized and make sure that everything is happening the way it's suppose to. They are super friendly and upbeat and always bring great energy to the event. Couldn't ask for better wedding planners!

Our team at PbyP absolutely ADORES these ladies! We've collaborated on many weddings together over the years and I can assure you, you get top service and the most attentive attention to detail. Everything turns out gorgeous!

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