Ok yes the rumours are true…we are officially moving to Squamish this Fall!!!! We completely outgrew the city condo life and desperately needed more space for our wild toddler to run free as well as take the pace of life down a notch. This is how we felt even BEFORE having an unexpected whirlwind of a year…a.k.a. my husband Dylan’s completely freak accident head injury at the start of June. So yea, it’s safe to say we are SO READY FOR THIS CHANGE!
Dylan + I had started looking for our next home earlier this year before we put our condo on the market but then after Dylan’s accident we had to put things on hold a bit. Finally just a couple weeks ago we found our little dream home, offer made, offer accepted and BOOM! We CANNNNNNNNOT wait to make it our own. Me in particular…take any little sleep I’m currently getting during wedding season and fill it with a mind full of home renovation, organization + design ideas and pretty much yea no sleep at all happening these days.
Squamish just feels so US and in a way we feel like we’ve come full circle after having our wedding at the Sea to Sky Gondola back in February 2016 (a few film stills shared in this post). Both Dylan + I grew up in small towns and we’re most excited to once again HAVE A DRIVEWAY. Ok maybe that’s just me…mom + wedding planner life with a building parkade is HELL!
In all seriousness, there’s too many things to list that we’re excited for. We’re an arms reach from the city (45 mins) with one of the most beautiful highway drives in the world, a quick rip to the Whistler mountains for weekend skiing, schools within walking distance, trails + hikes galore and we’ll actually be 20 minutes closer to my in-laws in West Vancouver than we are currently in Kits (bye bye bridges). Bonus is that many of our friends spend their weekends in Whistler anyways so we’re certainly counting on passerby visitors 😉
So what does this mean for Petite Pearl Events and how will it affect our current + future bookings? It really won’t have any affect at all EXCEPT that I am now a local Sea to Sky Wedding Planner!!!! We’ve always serviced the Sea to Sky corridor – I’ve planned + executed some of my all time favorite weddings in both Squamish + Whistler, but I’ve now officially started to focus my personal wedding bookings in + around Squamish, Whistler + Pemberton.
We’ll be in the city a tonne – when Dylan gets back to work he’ll be commuting to the city a few days a week + I’ll be making regular trips in for various meetings as well as the weddings I’ve already booked in the city for the rest of this year + next year. The rest of the team will remain based in the city, continue to focus their bookings to Vancouver and surrounding, and assist wherever required. Business as usual + the best of both worlds! Of course we’re still always willing to travel so Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast, Okanagan + beyond are still a definite yes!
Very exciting times on the horizon. If anyone has any Squamish recommendations – we would love to hear!
Film stills by Tomasz Wagner xo