One of the very first decisions, I made as soon as I got engaged was to bring on the talented Jackie Santos as my planner. She was the perfect combination of positive, effervescent energy all while being extremely detailed oriented and highly organized. Having a wedding in Italy was no easy task but Jackie made it not only possible, she made it the wedding of my dreams! Admittedly, I wasn’t the best about meeting deadlines and staying within budget but Jackie was always there to gently and sweetly push me along all while keeping me in line. But not only was she that way to me, she was that way to all my guests, wedding party, and vendors. She maintained a constant communication with my vendors, both domestic and abroad, right from the start. She sent weekly emails discussing details, asking questions, and made sure everyone was on the same page. With destination weddings, you often have to take a leap of faith not having met many of your vendors or even seen your venue, as was the case for our wedding; but having Jackie's open communication and strong relationships with all my vendors, made me feel so really put me at ease with this big decision. She not only helped me with the wedding day but helped to plan my wedding week byarranging activities, accommodations even car rentals. This really helped to make our guests feel comfortable and at home, which truly made it a vacation for everyone. Her positive and kind attitude really set the tone for our week. She worked harmoniously with my vendors to truly craft my perfect wedding day and week. There is no doubt in my mind that my wedding would have not have been the joyous success it was without the help of Jackie Santos. She really turned all my crazy ideas into reality and I can’t say enough about her!