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Graceful Occasions & Events

My name is Molly Blaauboer, I am the owner and executive Event Planner of Graceful Occasions.

Thank you for the opportunity to work with you on bringing your special day to life. I am here to eliminate the unnecessary stress involved with planning a wedding! An average wedding takes about 400 hours to plan. Having good support can at least cut that time in half, leaving you to focus more on the fun parts of planning the big day.

The following page describes services available to best meet the needs and wants of all clients. I can offer a la carte services or packages, and will tailor any offering if you don’t find exactly the right fit for you.

I look forward to working with you on making your event fulfill what you both have envisioned for your big day!

Molly Blaauboer

Event, Production and Design Event Coordinator

Molly's passion for working in the Hospitality industry started with her very first job at a bakery in Clifton Park, New York at the age of 16. After realizing the different potential careers the Hospitality industry offers, she became a student at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts in the Hospitality Management Program. While at Endicott she completed three internships. The first was at the Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce her Freshman year. The second was at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga, New York. Finally, she completed a six-month internship in Boston, Massachusetts at MFS Investment Management in the Events Department.
Molly received her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Events in 2019.

My Clients

I am quick to assess needs and develop a rapport with clients and work seamlessly with venue staff. Generally, there are three types of clients.

Hands On

These clients enjoy being part of the planning process and need a “planner’s eye” to direct the vision. They often have vendors in mind. These folks have a clear vision and need a highly organized planner to direct that vision. In our advance planning, I assure the clients are empowered to discuss their vision with their vendors. I frequently review progress with them so on the day of the event, they confidently put their trust in my ability to take the reins so they can relax and enjoy the day.

Hands Off

These folks receive the same attention to detail and feedback. They typically welcome additional guidance with the selection of vendors. Again, I frequently review progress with them so on the day of the event, they confidently put their trust in my ability to take the reins so they can relax and enjoy the day.

Day of Event

These individuals come confidently with “all their ducks in a row” and I execute their plan. I am their “day-of” support person in whom they put their trust in my ability to take the reins so they can relax and enjoy the day.

We are so over the moon about every single detail of our wedding and weekend here! Thank you so much for making this quite literally the best, most perfect, charming, thoughtful special place we've ever had the pleasure of experiencing in our lives. Your kindness, patience, dedication is very much appreciated and truly make our DREAM wedding! If we weren't going on our honeymoon to Hawaii tomorrow, you wouldn't be able to get rid of us because we never wanted to leave!

We can't wait to come back soon!

Lindsay & Joe

I've already cried three times because our wedding weekend is over. Packing up this morning after a couple nights in the nest reminds me of leaving a dear friend's house, and we're not ready! This weekend was perfect, the weather windows were in our favor all week long, and our friends and family can't stop raving about the entire experience.

We can't wait to come back and visit our OHB family soon - maybe our anniversary? Thank you!

Jess & Kit

From the moment she said "That's what I'm here for" we knew she was going to be great! We booked Molly late in the wedding planning game (we were a 2020 couple who rescheduled for 2021). Molly managed all the details (and changes of those details!), talked us through our ideas, calmed us around all things weather and COVID-related and helped us build a plan. She did it all with composure, grace, and humor - and was transparent and open through and through. At every turn she went above and beyond. The day, in the end, was more beautiful and special than we could have ever imagined or planned ourselves. She even helped coordinate a surprise from our family abroad who couldn't make the day due to travel restrictions.

All in all, 11/10, she is the best!

Laura & Ross