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Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul. Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul.




Thank you so much to the editors at ”Washingtonian Weddings” Magazine for bestowing Howerton+Wooten Events with the “Editor’s Pick” honor for the best Wedding Event Planners and Designers in the Washington DC metropolitan area!

“Washingtonian Weddings” Editor’s Pick for Best Wedding Vendor 2024

Red Roses Sweetheart Table. Howerton+Wooten Events

Vanessa and Raquese’s love for each other has always been bold, even as teenagers. Thirteen years later, their youthful love has grown into a lovely family of four, and Vanessa and Raquese decided it was time to celebrate their love and dedication by exchanging wedding vows at the Bellevue Conference and Event Center in Ashburn, Virginia

MunaLuchi Bridal Magazine features Raquese and Vanessa’s Crimson and Cherry Red Wedding Day


I was a guest event planning expert on the DCW50 lifestyle show, “Living Local DMV,” for the third time to share tips for entertaining at home for the holidays.

Kawania Wooten featured on DCW50 show “Living Local DMV” to Discuss Holiday Entertaining at Home


Tomorrow, I will be at the Conrad Hotel in Washington DC for the Modern Luxury DC Magazine’s “Dynamic Women’s” luncheon. (Not as the event planner, but as a dynamic woman! Woot! Woot!)

Kawania Wooten is a “Modern Luxury DC” Magazine Dynamic Woman


Today, we are showing some wedding day love for one of the sweetest couples, Ali and Scott. Their Autumn wedding took place at the Meridian House in Washington DC.

Wedding Day Love for Ali and Scott


Oh happy day! Here’s some Monday morning flower girl inspiration for you.

A Little Flower Girl Inspiration


Here’s the deal — Your wedding day should be filled with love, joy and positivity. So, as you curate that extensive list of beautiful humans to invite to your wedding, be sure to include the family and friends who love, honor and cherish you. You also want to be mindful of the people you should […]

“People You Should NOT Invite to Your Wedding.” We’re Featured on Pretty Pear Bride


Professional wedding planners wear many hats. Sure, the “planner” hat may be the largest and most important, but when it comes to our couples, our role extends far beyond the boundaries of coordinating logistics.

6 Things Your Wedding Planner Does Beyond Planning


If you are a getting married, you are more than likely going to have wedding guests traveling to town to attend your wedding. As a courtesy, you should secure a block of hotel rooms for them at a nearby, reputable hotel. Unless you work in the hospitality industry, you may not know everything to goes into booking a hotel room block.

“How to Set Up a Hotel Room Block.” We’re Featured on Southwest Wed