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Its All in the Details...


We do all kinds of events...

When it comes to events, each one is special so we customize those programs depending on how little or much you need KYAE to be involved  in the planning, coordinating and be onsite the day of the event.  We will look at budget, location and guest count to create your customized program.  We look forward in creating an experience with your vision.  Now are you planning one of these:

~ Baby Shower
~ Baby Gender Reveal Party
~ Backyard BBQ
~ Corporate Event
~Family Fun Day
~ Engagement Party
~ Holiday Party
~ Quinceanera
~ Reunion
~ Team Building

Sandals or Beaches Resorts Honeymoon & Getaway Planning:


This service provides a full honeymoon or destination weddingmoon planning to the Caribbean (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia Sandals or Beaches Resorts). All we need are your travel dates, islands you are most interested in seeing and the budget you are wanting to stay within. We will set up a package that is right for you and work directly with our personal Sandals’ Representatives to make your dream getaway a reality.


While we can handle all types of events, we specialize in weddings...

Planning Programs:

We recommend checking out our blog:

Difference between coordinator, planner and site manager


Early Morning Brunch 8am-3pm & Weekday Weddings

Starts at $1249 (for up to 8 hours day of event)

Do you want a dream wedding but have a strict budget? Did you know some of the most beautiful venues and professional vendors offer discounts for early morning weddings or weekday (Monday- Thursday) weddings? This package offers our limited/partial planning package at a discounted price. We will assist you in finding the right venue and vendors, create a layout and décor design, create detailed schedules for all of your vendors to follow. This package will receive blank schedules for us to work together to fill out.  We will direct your 1 hour rehearsal, ceremony, assist vendors in setting up and breaking down along with coordinate everyone during the reception.


Wedding Day Management (known as Day/Month of Wedding Coordinating)

(can be booked anytime but lead coordinator is chosen 60 days out from event date)
“Tying up the loose ends”
Average cost of day of coordinator in the Triad: $625 - $1,041
Expect to spend between $1,250 - $1,667+ for Well-Experienced Professionals

Average cost of month of planner in the Triad: $872 - $1,454
Expect to spend between $1,745 - $2,326+ for Well-Experienced Professionals

KYAE Starts at

$1249 (for up to 8 hours)

$1449 (for up to 10 hours)

$1649 (for up to 12 hours)
*Per your rental agreement with venue. If venue is a 3-day rental rate, a 12-hour day of wedding will be the starting quote, depending if you want us on site more

This is for the couple who is looking to have someone look over everything they have planned and step in during the last few days/weeks to make sure their event has been professionally polished.



Partial Wedding Planning & Management 
National Average cost of partial planner: $2200
Expect to spend between $2500 - $3,000+ for Well-Experienced Professionals

KYAE Starts at $2549 

Per your rental agreement with venue. If venue is a 3-day rental rate, a 12-hour day of wedding will be the starting quote, depending if you want us on site more

This is for the couple who isn’t sure where to start but still wants to have control in all of the decision making. Together we will do all of the Logistical Planning (Go over your budget, timelines & schedules, assist with design ideas and refer venues and professional vendors). This package comes with our 125 page planning guide.

(Access to all of these included with our starting at $2549 partial planning package)
o Dessert/Cake Table Décor (value up to $300)
o Signs (reserved seating, Bar, Thank You, Favors, Etc.) (value up to $25 each)
o Card Box, Birdcages, and Gift Table items (Value up to $25 each)
o Toasting Flutes & Cake Serving Set (to Borrow) (value up to $50 for both)
o Cart for Programs, Unity Table, and Easels (value up to $50 each)
o Rustic props/items (up to $25 each)
o Larger Coolers, Water Tins, and/or Drink Dispenser ($25 each)
o Vintage props (china, old books, lanterns) (starting at $100)
o Vases for centerpieces (starting at $10 each)

*We now have in house 200 silver chargers for our couples to use 




Creating the Magic
Most couples we have worked with over the years lean on our expertise and years of experience to create the overall look of their big day or event. It’s really difficult to picture how it will all “magically” come together…but that’s where we come into place.

Allow us to assist you in taking your vision by creating a reality of magic. Allow us to work hand and hand with our floral experts to take your Pinterest inspirations and create customized masterpieces of art for your day, trust our logistics when it comes to rentals and set-up to create a flow for your event, allow our teams to create a depth of linen & props needed to set the tone of the event, and allow us to work with our lighting & fabric draping specialist to create the WOW factor for your event.

Our Design Packages Starts at $699


Full Wedding Planning & Management Services :

Average cost full service planner in the Triad: $2,477 - $4,128
Expect to spend between $4,953 - $6,604+ for Well-Experienced Professionals

KYAE Starts at $6,500
Per your rental agreement with venue. If venue is a 3-day rental rate, a 12-hour day of wedding will be the starting quote, depending if you want us on site more
*no other events will be taken on that weekend

Together we will do all of the Logistical & Design Wedding Planning and you will receive our 125-page planning kit full of advice and ideas. This package includes us referring all of your vendors, setting up all of your appointments, attending all meetings, includes budget tracking, and assisting with all contract negotiations. We will create all vendor schedules and timelines.



We also customize "packages" to meet the needs of your us today to for a FREE initial meeting to discuss your budget, timeline overview, your vision and ideas and what we can do as a team to create magic together...


Additional Staff for Event ~ will be added as needed per event          

($100* for 8 hour days, $125* for 10 hour days, & $150* for 12 hour days *per staff) 

This is how we do what we do and how we have the referrals and reviews we do!  We highly recommend bringing no less than three of our additional staff members to give you the highest quality of services we can provide for you and your guests.  Our team will assist in setting out all of your DIY projects and personalized items, we will greet each of your guests as if they were our very own family member, we can assist in parking and directing traffic throughout the day, we will assist in making sure you, your family and friends are GUESTS on your event day, and when it's all said and done...we are still there to help clean everything up! 

____ Every event 1 per 80 guests an addition staff is required to assist Coordinator with set-up, tear-down, crowd control and traffic flow.    (Total of __ event staff members)

____Any client requesting additional assistance with set-up              

____Any client requesting additional assistance with tear-down

____ Size of venue

____ If venue doesn't have a site manager on duty

____ Any backyard events (to help with site manager duties)

____ Any Destination Weddings or Events

____ If ceremony & reception in two separate locations (requires a Sous-Coordinator $200)

____ Any Client requesting additional hostess, ushers, parking attendants, or greeters

____ Any Event hosting DIY (Do-It-Yourself Decorations or several family vendors                

____ Any Outdoor Event                                                                                   

         ~ Due to last minute changes, traffic, unforeseen circumstances, or weather

____ Deliveries Prior to or Day after Event                      

         ~If staff must meet client, vendor or venue for special deliveries or pick-ups

____ Lady/Gentleman in Waiting- (personal assistant to bride/groom & wedding party/parents) starting at $250 for 12 hours, $350 for 15 hours


 For our DIY Clients:

We also offer consultations starting with our Accredited, 5-time certified lead planner whom is one of eighty MASTER Planners in the WORLD (with over 17 years of experience) at $85 per hour if you just want to come and pick our brains for local venue and vendor ideas, needing help creating a budget or just want to figure out where to get started.  If after this meeting you decide you would like to hire us, we will put this portion towards your retainer fee.

We also teach classes at ACC for DIY couples.


Email or call us directly: 910-617-2271.

Jennifer Ball, Owner of Knot Your Average Events:
Recreation Parks & Tourism Degree from UNCG

Accredited Certified Master Planner w/ the Associated Bridal Consultants
2013-2016 Co-Director of the Local NC Triad ABC Chapter & 2017-2019 ABC NC State Coordinator
Certified Beverly Clark Event Planner
Certified Wedding Planner with The Bridal Society
Certified Sandals Weddingmoon & Honeymoon Specialist
Certified Trainer & Professional Bartender with Brinker International
Executive Board Member of the Triad Bridal Association
Exclusive Triad Luncheon Coordinator for the Perfect Wedding Guide of NC 2010-14
Part-Time Professor at UNCG & ACC
Mixologist from the Professional Bartending Institute
TIPS & Safe Serve Alcohol Certified
CPR & First Aid Certified

Co-Author of The Planners Unplugged Book Project