Why I LOVE love… PART II.

This is the continuation of our love story… part deux, the road to marriage! After 4 years of dating and wondering when RJ was going to pop the question, he finally proposed on October 25, 2014!  Yes, Happy Engagement Anniversary to us! I was attending a bridal shower for a dear friend that day when IContinue reading “Why I LOVE love… PART II.”


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month “This observance started in October 1981 as a Day of Unity. Today, it has grown into a national month of awareness to mourn those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrate those who have survived, and connect those who work to end the violence. The Nevada Coalition toContinue reading “#ISpeakUp”

New Logo, Same Me

Check out this amazing logo my long time friend, Michael “Mikko” Catoner, created for me! There’s so much symbolism within the logo, that I had to share! First, my tagline is “Making Two Half Keys A Whole To Unlock Love”. With the pronunciation of “Haffke” spelled out as “Half Key”, you won’t be second guessingContinue reading “New Logo, Same Me”

Who Should Marry Us?

Whether a friend, relative or a hired professional like myself, there are a few things to keep in mind when choosing someone to officiate your marriage… One of the best resources for all things wedding is The Knot.  The Knot recently produced an article called Here’s What You Need to Know About How to OfficiateContinue reading “Who Should Marry Us?”

Please Don’t Stress! (Wedding Planning)

If you’ve recently became engaged and don’t know where to start, don’t stress! There are many wedding vendors out there to help you through this process… including ME! Before you begin, try gaining advice from recently married couples you know. I’m sure you have friends and even co-workers who are willing to share their storyContinue reading “Please Don’t Stress! (Wedding Planning)”

Final Blog Post for MBA Program

(But it won’t be the last…) This website began because of an Executive MBA course, Personal Branding, taught by Dr. Bret Simmons.  I had one previous class with him… he is tough, yet fair.  In this Personal Branding class, we are assigned to create, you guessed it, our own personal brand.  It could be basedContinue reading “Final Blog Post for MBA Program”

Why Elopements are Your Best Bet Right Now!

In the midst of the global pandemic, the Coronavirus can be a real stickler when it comes to your wedding!  But maybe we can spin the negativity around on this thing and perhaps the virus is telling you to save a little (or a lot) of money and do something unique; for just the twoContinue reading “Why Elopements are Your Best Bet Right Now!”

What Does an Officiant Wear?

As a female Officiant, this could be a bit tricky.  The number one rule of any wedding is to never wear white as a guest and this applies to the Officiant as well.  How rude and embarrassing would it be if I showed up wearing a white dress for a ceremony?  I had one coupleContinue reading “What Does an Officiant Wear?”

I Fear(ed) Public Speaking

A personal post… Being a first-generation American whose parents immigrated to America from the Philippines; English wasn’t always spoken in my household.  I was taught Tagalog (also called Filipino, the national language of the Philippines) along with English.  Growing up, my parents, who are both college graduates, wanted my sister and I to succeed inContinue reading “I Fear(ed) Public Speaking”