CincinNati and Midwest

xoxo weddings

xoxo weddings

What We Do here at

We’re planners, designers, and boss babes. We combine our organizational skills with exuberant personalities to make wedding couples feel at ease with their planning process. Whether it be a day-of client or our full planning and design we make all of our clients feel as though they’re on the top of our priority list.

Hugs Package

Kisses Package

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The Hugs Package is for the client that has their venue booked and the majority of their vendors locked down but just needs a little more guidance to pull it all together! 

Services include:
+ Unlimited vendor referrals – vendors within budget and style 
+ Unlimited phone and email access with coordinator after deposit and contract are received 
+ Personalized timeline – after consulting with photographer, videographer, hair / makeup, and DJ a first draft of timeline will be made at least 1 month prior to event.
+ Timeline will include general timing of the day, vendor arrival and departure times, and addresses of all locations pertinent to execution of event. 
+ Create list of all final decor elements including all tables, ceremony site, cocktail area, and reception location
+ At scheduled rehearsal, coordinator will be responsible for lining up bridal party, processional, formation of bridal party at altar, summarizing ceremony events and recessional. 
+ Pick up of final décor elements at final meeting, rehearsal, and / or morning of event. 
+ Coordinator will check in with client(s) during preparation hours 
+ Coordinator will stay for entirety of event and pack all personal belongings of clients into designated vehicle or room 
+ After final meeting with clients, coordinator will become main contact for all vendors and distribute timeline and responsibilities 
+ ...and so much more. This package starts at $2,000

The Kisses Package is for the client that has their venue and a pretty good idea of what their wedding vision is but needs help bringing their vision to life. We help you find your vendors and give you a design direction! 

Services include:
+ Everything included in the “hugs” package
+ Coordinator is your main contact between client and vendor 
+ Coordinator sets up all potential vendor meetings, reviews final details and contracts.
+ Coordinator will attend first choice vendor meetings for photographer, videographer, DJ or Band, florist, rentals, cake / desserts, and caterer
+ Dedicated assistant to help coordinate family photos on day of the event, including putting together the family photo list prior to wedding day.
+ Based on a year long engagement, coordinator will provide a task and checklist timeline 
+ Assist in developing client’s budget sheet
+ Design inspiration, includes a design booklet delivered after an in-depth design meeting.
+ ...and so much more. This package starts at $3,500

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Hugs & Kisses Package

The Hugs and Kisses Package is for the client that has just gotten engaged and needs help with the whole planning process! We are there with you from start to finish.  

Services include:
+ Everything included in the Hugs and the Kisses packages. 
+ Venue scouting & booking
Includes: development of budget for each potential venue, contract review and negotiation, visits to each potential venue with client, advice and guidance on potential venue pros and cons.
+ Management of budget, including budget document updates through planning process. 
+ Negotiate final details and contracts with all vendors that are included in the wedding budget. 
+ Coordinator will attend all vendor meetings for each potential vendor, as well as each meeting leading up to the wedding day for each booked vendor. 
+ RSVPs can be mailed directly to your coordinator. They will then create and organize your guest list. This form will be used for your seating assignments.
+ Design implementation for escort cards or board, programs, menus, table numbers, invitations, save the dates, etc.
Includes: Help in securing any DIY or unique design elements
+ Secure hotel accommodations for out of town guests and couple, which includes room blocks
 Includes: As many hotels as necessary to accommodate guest count.  
+ Assistance in booking rehearsal dinner venue 
 Includes: Scouting for venues and receiving quotes from said venues. Option to add budget, decor, set up and breakdown of event for an additional fee.
+ Does not include day after brunch, but can be added for an additional fee.
Includes two assistants  

+ ...and so much more. This package starts at $5,000

Learn about our Team Serving the Midwest

Investment

Our Cincinnati and Midwest Wedding Planning and Design Services begin at $2000 

our Cincinnati / Midwest team

Alison Blankenship

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Alison Blankenship

How did your business journey begin?
I worked in corporate events for about 10 years and was yearning to express some creativity and build events that were fun! I met Kaci at a friend's wedding and the rest is history. 

What do you value?
I value the small details of weddings and ensuring they run like a well oiled machine. 

What do you want your Ideal Client to know? 
I want to help take the stress out of a potentially stressful process. I want you to look back on your wedding and the planning process with only fond memories.  

What sets you apart? 
I really enjoy getting to know my clients. Hearing their back story, all about their dream wedding, and just what they are into in general is one of my favorite parts of the process. Investing in truly knowing them as people helps me to anticipate their needs, worries, and teaches me how to best approach the big day! 

Where are you from? 
Born in Chicago, Il. Grew up in Dayton, Oh. Reside in Cincinnati, Oh. 

Fun Facts

01. My hometown is: Englewood, Ohio - a suburb north of Dayton, Ohio... think farm land and a handful of chain restaurants. 

02. My favorite place in the world is: anywhere with my husband and 2 little boys.

03. My favorite part of a wedding is: The feeling of pure joy and love that fills the space. Everyone is there to celebrate love, what an amazing thing!

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Michelle + Roddy

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