Meet Amanda

Amanda is the owner and lead planner at Embrace the Day Events.  Amanda’s flair for fun and expert organizational skills will help you embrace every moment of your special day!  Her enthusiasm and outgoing personality will instantly put you at ease.  After working with a local wedding planner for several years, her love for working with couples led her to start her own event planning business.  Amanda is passionate about her work – her can do attitude will help make your special day unforgettable and flawless.

Amanda has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma.  She served as a college intern for Walt Disney World and The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas.  Upon graduating, Amanda became the Customer Relations & Marketing Manager for Toyota of Irving and simultaneously started her career as a wedding and event planner which she has been doing for over 5 years.

A Few of Amanda’s Favorite Things :

Spending time with her growing family | Getting a good mani & pedi | Shopping with her mama | Making new friends | Wearing statement necklaces | Eating Mexican food | Drinking a good latte

I know how important and special your wedding day is and I don’t take that lightly. It’s a day that you will always remember and I want to make sure you’re able to embrace every single second!


Meet Mattie

Mattie is a lead wedding & event planner at Embrace the Day Events. Her bubbly, outgoing personality along with her planning experience and go-getter attitude have made her a perfect fit for Embrace the Day Events. Mattie will not only give you peace of mind throughout the planning experience, but she will help you create the wedding of your dreams.

Mattie recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Public Relations. While studying there, she worked as a wedding coordinator for a local venue, which is where she discovered her passion for planning weddings. Mattie currently holds a full-time position in advertising with a marketing company while continuing to advance her career as a wedding and event planner.

A Few of Mattie’s Favorite Things :

Spending time with friends & family | Going on walks | Hanging with her pups | Reading | Watching Grey’s Anatomy | Attending sporting events | Eating Sushi | Drinking green tea (or margaritas)

I love getting to know my clients so that I can help create a wedding that is perfect for them. As your planner, you can trust that I will handle all of the details so you can enjoy your special day.



Meet Halley

Halley is a lead planner and administrative assistant at Embrace the Day Events. Her upbeat personality combined with her organizational skills have made her an amazing addition to the Embrace the Day team. Halley’s bubbly demeanor makes her seem like a part of your family almost instantly. That, paired with her attention to detail & creativity, is sure to make your wedding or event a spectacular experience for everyone involved.

Halley has recently earned a B.B.A. concentrating in Entrepreneurship from the University of North Texas. While attending college, she served as Vice President for her sorority Zeta Tau Alpha, and fell in love with her passion for event planning. Halley currently works for the City of Denton while pursuing her dream in the wedding and event industry.

A Few of Halley’s Favorite Things :
Making memories with loved ones | Doing Hot Yoga | Drinking Iced Coffee | Reading a good book | Baking homemade chocolate chip cookies | Going on walks with her dog, Jasper | Vinyl Records | Chips and guacamole

In this day and age, it’s easy to get lost in the hustle & bustle. As your planner, I want to make sure you are able to enjoy the entire planning process and truly embrace your time leading up to the event that will leave you with lifelong memories.


Meet Taylor

Taylor is a lead wedding & event planner at Embrace the Day Events and has been working with the team since the beginning.  Her calm and joyful spirit, paired with her amazing organizational skills and event planning experience make her a perfect fit for Embrace the Day Events.  Taylor’s passion for special events and her attention to detail are sure to make your wedding or event a smooth, and remarkable experience.

Taylor graduated from Drury University with a BA in Psychology and Religion. She was involved with numerous campus organizations that required her to plan and create events, including Vice President of Membership for her sorority Zeta Tau Alpha and President of the Residence Life Association. She recently got married and moved to Washington D.C. where her hubby’s career is located. However, she still visits home regularly and is able to help plan your special day.

A Few of Taylor’s Favorite Things :

Spending time with loved ones | Adventuring | The Outdoors | Celebrating the 4th of July | Eating enchiladas | Meeting new people | Attending sporting events | Laying in hammocks

Throughout my special event planning experience, I’ve learned that organization, communication and a great team of vendors are the key to a seamless day.  As your planner, I want you to enjoy the planning experience along with your special day and will guide you in the direction to achieving the event of your dreams!