All the Best Moments

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Event Planning & Lifestyle Blog


A time to practice gratitude, enjoy the company of friends and test your cooking skills. A Little Background Choosing to host Friendsgiving was a super easy decision. I had just settled into my first apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and was excited to welcome friends into my new space. Calendar coordination proved to be quite the […]

How-To: Make A Self Serve Bar

When gatherings at home feel too intimate for a bartender, self serve bars are the name of the game. They’re an ideal option for guests to help themselves to their beverage of choice, without overwhelming the host with drink orders. Follow these steps on how-to make a self serve bar that’s just as aesthetically pleasing […]

Fresh Floral Arrangements at Home

I have an affinity towards fresh floral arrangements. They’re an easy upgrade to any space, and always boost my mood. They can be dramatic or simplistic, widespread throughout the home or featured in a few select spots. I should preface by saying I’m extremely fortunate to be in the events industry for a number of […]

Most Loved Sites (for Interiors)

Most Loved Sites series meets interiors! Like most people obsessed with interior design, I have a favorites tab saved on my browser filled with homeware sites. I’ve narrowed it down to a list of the top ten gems, and a few notes on why they’re my go-to’s. roost Roost offers a bespoke collection of furniture, […]

Designing a Space You Love

Home isn’t just a reflection of your style or a form of self-expression. It’s a place that influences how you feel when you start and end your day. It can make your life easier, or more hectic, and lend towards the achievement or postponement of your goals. When designing a space at home, make it […]

All About Dossiers

Representing the theme, color scheme, and scale of an event, these hyper-curated documents provide guests with an amazing reference guide to plan the perfect outfit for a special occasion. Dossiers are lookbooks, used for attire purposes, that inspire guests to dress in accordance with an event theme. They’re typically presented on an event website, or […]

Event Decks

Decks provide visual reference for event concepting, design, layout, form and function. They’re an extremely useful tool to curate how an event will look and feel. What is an Event Deck? After I’ve surfed through Pinterest, mulled over different designs, and have a skeletal plan for an event, I launch Powerpoint and begin working on […]

Vintage Stamps, A Love Letter

Vintage stamps have their own story to tell. They always make me stop and look before opening a piece of mail. This post contains affiliate links. Why Vintage? Vintage stamps have an aged and antique appearance, which can add a sense of character and whimsy to an envelope. These historically unique and artistically unexpected touches […]

Sunset at the Beach

If you’re like me, it can be hard to stay in one place for long. When you’re eager for a change of scenery, find the nearest beach, and plan a few special touches to elevate an evening away from home. Celebrate life over a glass of rose and good conversation, watching the sunset at the […]

What Happens to Flowers After an Event?

What happens to flowers after an event? It’s one of the most frequently asked questions I get. But, it’s often posed at the end of an event, when the floral or design team is ready to start breaking down. There’s quite a range of possibilities for how the flowers are handled, that are best to […]

Surprise and Delight

When you think of Disney World, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the delight of being totally immersed in an experience as characters in costume and fairytale cottages surround you. Or, perhaps it’s discovering moments of surprise, like a greeting from Prince Charming while dining in Cinderella’s Castle. To a child, what these moments have […]

Most Loved Sites (for Party Supplies)

When I think of candles, disposable tableware, decorations, and vessels, I gravitate towards products with a creative flare, that feel luxurious and unique, without a hefty price tag. I’ve compiled a list of five companies that tend to fly under the radar, especially compared to staple party supply sites like Amazon, Oriental Trading or Party […]

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About the Author

After graduating Endicott College with a BS in Hospitality Management, Kaitlin freelanced for luxury event planners like Colin Cowie Celebrations and Marcy Blum Associates before joining Jennifer Zabinski Events as an Event Planner and Executive Assistant.

At JZ Events, Kaitlin authored press articles for digital publications such as Vogue, InStyle Weddings, and Elle. She planned soirées, milestone birthdays, and private celebrations for high-profile clients, and traveled to plan destination weddings and events across the globe. After 2.5 years, 9 destinations, 15 clients and countless celebrations, Kaitlin took the next step in her career and joined Rafanelli Events as a Production Manager. She’s humbled to work alongside so many talented event producers and designers.

In 2020, Kaitlin’s passion for the editorial world fueled the launch of her own blog, All the Best Moments. She writes on the subjects of Event Planning & Lifestyle; providing guides, insight and hacks to help others plan their own special and memorable occasions, and encourages them to celebrate All the Best Moments that life has to offer.

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