Our Story

August 2003

Andrea and Sarah meet in the hallway of LaFollette High School. Their joint love of dance took them from captain and coach to life long friends.

May 2007

Andrea and Sarah have a beer on the Union Terrace and talk about Andrea's upcoming wedding plans and a spark ignites their love of weddings.

February 2008

Andrea and Sarah join forces in coaching and LaFolette High School places at State. Sadly our ability to bust a move has faded.

November 2009

Sarah & Joe welcome their first daughter Payton into the world at a whopping 10 lbs!

April 7, 2010

Andrea and Sarah make it official and buy their LLC with their finished business plan in hand – Cherry Blossom Events, LLC is born.

June 2010

Cherry Blossom Events has their first wedding at Lake Windsor Country Club.

May 2011

Sarah and Joe's second daughter Braelyn is born, and life doesn't seem like it can get any sweeter with their new family of four.

April 2012

Cherry Blossom events does their 47th wedding.

June 2012

Cherry Blossom Events wins WI Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner 2012.

May 2013

Sarah calls Andrea to say "I am pregnant" and Andrea says "Me too!"

July 2013

Sarah and Joe move to the farm and Scott and Andrea move, all in the heart of wedding season.

3 Week Later ... February 2014

Andrea and Scott joyfully welcome their second son Emmett, and the CBE babies are both here healthy and happy.

June 2014

Cherry Blossom Events does their 100th wedding.

October 2007

Andrea marries the love of her life Scott, and Happily Ever After begins.

December 2008

Sarah marries the love of her life Joe and they become the real life Green Acres story.

January 2010

Sarah calls Andrea and talks about starting a company together in the wedding industry. For as much as they love designing and planning, they think no family will survive on that starving artist income, so they consider a photo booth rental company or a tandem bike rental company for weddings.

Sarah and Andrea decide to take the leap and follow their creative passion and start a wedding planning & event design company. Their husbands support the dream and laughingly think they'll never see that initial investment again.

December 2010

Andrea and Scott welcome their first son CJ, and make it to the hospital just in the nic of time!

May 2011

Cherry Blossom Events is nominated for WI Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner 2011 and Andrea and Sarah are so excited to share the news!

May 2012

Andrea and Sarah toast as they check another item off their goal list and CBE has its first wedding featured on Style Me Pretty.

March 2013

Sarah and Andrea are so excited to see their work in print and become contributors to BRAVA magazine for Entertainment Design & Wedding features.

June 2013

Cherry Blossom Events wins WI Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner and Top of the Tiara (Best All Around Vendor) 2013. Sarah and Andrea's husbands and mom's were there to see the big win and celebrate!

January 2014

Sarah and Joe realize life really can get sweeter – Reagan, their third daughter is born.

And the story continues…