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This Wedding Planner Is [Love] Always Her Brides’ Best Decision

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When we ask brides what they’d say their best wedding planning decision was, they can come back with any number of things. But without fail and never any prompting, every bride who’s ever planned with Love Always Wedding Planning & Design says that hiring Ryan (its founder and all around total boss) was their best decision, bar none. That’s a pretty high honor and accolade, especially when there are so many things that can put the ‘best’ in a couple’s best day ever. We wanted to see exactly what brides loveeeed so much about their wedding planner, because when you use the word 'love,' it's major, and it didn’t take any time at all to get to exactly where they all were.

A little bit about that name. 

We love a good name story, especially when so many planners and wedding professionals, alike, just use their name for their business ((we definitely don’t blame them, either! They’re the heart and soul of their everyday operations…)). 

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So here goes, before Ryan MacKenzie became a wedding planner, she was a Merchant Mariner. She spent years sailing around the world: exploring, adventuring, getting energized and roused by her travels. So much so that when she would return home, she’d often redecorate an entire room and channel inspiration from her journeys into the process. Passion is what it was, and her husband recognized it, too! Now, since her emails back and forth with him were often the only communication they’d have until hitting another port, she couldn’t wait to get down to the bottom - where he’d endearingly sign off, “Love Always,” well, always.

These small details, these ‘little’ things, they always made the greatest impact on Ryan, so that’s why she named her business Love Always. #thecutest. Seriously, check out her Instagram page, this mommy boss has the sweetest family of four, we don’t doubt that Love is always part of her look!

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And what her process looks like. 

Adopted from her experience as a Merchant Mariner, Ryan takes inspiration and cues from her couples and lets them inform and blossom into something truly unique, customized, and creative for their wedding days. But she’s able to be SO creative, because she uses the best tools for planning (Aisle Planner) to help streamline and templatize her process. In her mind, when all the granular details like contract cadences, scheduling, budget planning can be organized efficiently and easily for her clients, it can leave room for ALL the fun and bespoke details that should come out of wedding planning.

She pours her heart into every event she designs, and when you lead with love, love will always follow. It’s foolproof for success!

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That work and play process of hers gets all the praise.

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"Ryan was easily the best investment we made for our wedding. She was constantly on the ball and knew what she was doing. Ryan went above and beyond to help save us stress and more importantly money. Every vendor recommendation she made was amazing and we knew we could make decisions easily coming from her expert opinion. Her design ideas are like no other and I highly recommend letting her take the reign on the design aspect of your special day. The day of the wedding was as close to perfect as I imagined, because of her. Not only was Ryan there to assist us professionally, she was an awesome friend and supporter for the months leading up to our wedding." ~ Sydney & Luke

"We had an incredible experience working with Ryan to plan our wedding. Ryan is professional, personable, and hard-working; she is very detail oriented and keeps vendors on track. She also has a wealth of knowledge and information about best practices for planning a wedding of any size, which helped us immensely. Perhaps most importantly, she genuinely cares, is available and flexible, and puts the bride and groom’s needs first. Highly recommended. Thank you Ryan!" ~ Sarah & Adam

"Ryan was more than we could've hoped for. We live in Florida so planning a West Coast wedding comes with another level of communication and organization and she was amazing at every step. From keeping us informed and on point to managing all of the vendors, we were always well taken care of. For the best, hire Ryan!" ~ Courtney & Tom

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We’ll make you a promise, chicks, from here on out, anytime you write Love Always, we dare you not to think of Ryan and her ripped-from-the-pages-of-a-fairy-tale wedding planning business. Reach out now to start your own story with her!

… As you’ve learned from all the brides above, you won’t be disappointed!! 


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