About this Vendor

Don't make your family work on your wedding day!

Carefree Weddings specializes in peace-of-mind. Let us ensure your day is perfect for you and your guests, while you are relaxing and enjoying the day you have worked so hard to organize. Keeping on top of the many details of an important event can get overwhelming.... and once you hire a planner, how do you know they are really listening? I walk you through the process regarding final details, with at least one walkthrough of the wedding venue, along with access to an extensive planning guide - which will give you Peace of Mind that I have EVERY detail of your ceremony & reception at my fingertips. On my wedding day, I was relaxed, excited and happy! My goal is for you to have that kind of day. A perfect day full of love for you and your partner, without a care in the world!

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Price Range

$ – Inexpensive

Wedding Activities

Bridal Luncheon, Bridal Shower, Rehearsals + Parties, Ceremony, Cocktail Hour, Reception, Rehearsal, Wedding

Wedding Categories

A la Carte Wedding Planning, Budgeting, Day-Of Coordination, Full Service Wedding Planning, RSVP Tracking, Planning

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Reviewed on 1/21/2018 Kaitlin L

We cannot say enough good things about Tiffany of Carefree Weddings. My husband and I had to be very budget conscious throughout the planning process, and so a coordinator was something we originally planned to go without. However, once we got down to all the details of the day,... Read More it seemed impossible to manage. That is when I found Carefree weddings. Unlike other coordinators, Tiffany is extremely transparent about pricing and services. I loved that I could see on her website exactly what was covered with each package. We ended up choosing the most expensive package, which turned out to be an incredible value. Leading up to the wedding Tiffany did two walkthroughs of the venue with us, and came up with excellent ideas for utilizing the space as best as possible. She thought of dozens of details that we would have missed. She was honest with her opinions, and always respectful of the details that we felt strongly about. Tiffany provided many organizational documents for us to fill out, and even gave us a little at a time, so we were never overwhelmed. On the day of the wedding, Tiffany made sure we were, in fact, carefree. One of my favorite moments of the day was arriving to the venue after spending the day with my bridesmaids to see everything put together as we had envisioned it. Not one detail was left out. Everything was perfect. My husband and I were truly able to enjoy our wedding, knowing that we were in good hands with Carefree Weddings. Tiffany managed the timeline with grace, made sure we always had our drink of choice or a water (hydration is important!), and made sure everything got to where it needed to go after the event. It was the best day of our lives, and Tiffany played a huge role in that.


Reviewed on 12/12/2017 Jessica R

Carefree Weddings was one of the recommendations given to me and my daughter by the venue for a day-of-coordinator. Carefree offers several plans; we chose the Peace of Mind package, which included among many other services, decorating the tables and cleanup of the venue after... Read More the reception. Our family was impressed with Tiffany and her crew of the day, Alyson and Kristen. As mother of the bride, I can't imagine having to deal with all the details that Tiffany and her staff took care of prior to, during and after the wedding. Contacting vendors, creating a timeline, suggestions for table arrangements at the venue, overseeing the rehearsal with good suggestions, decorating tables, packing up "stuff" after and cleaning the venue, etc. etc. Tiffany called me prior to the wedding to remind me about outstanding vendor payments and tips for vendors. The wedding was late afternoon and so not much daylight for outside photos after. Tiffany made a list of each requested photo and the names of each person in each photo. For the photographer, she called out the names of the individuals who were to be in a photo and then after the photo, she'd read off the names of those who could then be "released" to enjoy the cocktail hour. This was a HUGE help to our photographer, who greatly appreciated Tiffany! The ceremony and reception went very smoothly with no issues or problems. With that said, Tiffany's clients must do their part to help Tiffany and her staff to do their job well. Tiffany will send a very detailed questionnaire regarding your wedding for you to complete. By filling out this questionnaire with all required information plus any and everything you can think of, plus having decor and table items boxed and labeled, will ensure all goes well and smoothly the day of your wedding. A huge thank you to Tiffany, Alyson and Kristen!


Reviewed on 4/17/2017 Abbey P

Hiring Carefree Weddings to do our day of coordination was the single best investment I made while planning my wedding. Not only is Tiffany absolutely committed to making this day perfect for us, but she works really hard to make sure you feel heard and that your wishes and... Read More visions of your day are fully understood. I was so impressed with how hard her and her team worked to make the day flow smoothly and reduce any unnecessary stress on us as a couple. I can't emphasize how great and easy it was to work with Tiffany and Suzanne and how much I would recommend anyone interested in this service to reach out to them. Thanks again for making our day unforgettable!


Reviewed on 4/19/2018 Michaela M

Tiffany at carefree weddings took care of everything for us. From helping us pick out our vendors to making sure our wedding day ran very smoothly. She helped us out every step of the way. What we really enjoyed about working with Tiffany was how accessible she was. You did not... Read More have to worry about dealing with multiple people at carefree weddings. Tiffany knew our details better than we did and that’s exactly what we were looking for from her and her staff. We were able to sit back and enjoy our wedding day with her staff always asking us if we needed food, drinks or dessert throughout the entire night. Most importantly when we returned to our venue the next morning, they had everything packed up into boxes ready for us to take….HUGE RELIEF! I highly recommend Tiffany and carefree weddings to any couple that is looking to make their wedding a night for everyone to remember!


Reviewed on 1/12/2018 Lindsay Q

Carefree Weddings was our coordinator at The Union on 8th. Carefree Weddings is everything you look for in a wedding planner. We were able to focus on our friends, family and each other because Tiffany took care of everything else. There were things we didn’t even think of that... Read More Tiffany suggested which made the day flow perfectly. She listens to your ideas, makes suggestions and then executes your day flawlessly! Thanks again we wouldn’t choose anyone else. The best day!


Reviewed on 11/15/2017 Natassia S

Tiffany was an absolute life saver!! I was trying to do a lot on my own, between planning a wedding in a different state and also working so much. I found Tiffany and she immediately made me feel so much better! She is extremely organized and has no problem with keeping you up... Read More to date on your to do list (which I needed so badly) . The day of the wedding went so smoothly thanks to Tiffany!


Reviewed on 11/05/2017 Heather A

First let me just say I am a huge procrastinator. My husband and I got engaged on Christmas 2016 and had our wedding on June 8, 2017. I was in school full-time, worked part-time and was planning a destination wedding. Shout out to my girl Tiffany for making everything possible!... Read More I thought I could've done better planning for the ceremony and reception but she pulled it off. I wasn't the type of girl who has been planning for my future big day, so I really had no idea which direction to take. She kept me organized and at the top, being patient with me as always when I forgot to do something. I highly recommend her services, as from the start to the end of our big day, everything went smoothly. She took our vision and made it beautiful. We got to enjoy our wedding day stress-free!


Reviewed on 10/17/2017 Victoria C

Tiffany was awesome! She helped us with the entire wedding process: recommendations, decor setup, vendor confirmations, timelines, and more. Tiffany and Carefree Weddings made our special day completely stress free. Thank you so much, Tiffany!


Reviewed on 9/19/2017 Raeann J

Although I decided against hiring a wedding planner, the owner was extremely nice and very prompt with her replies! Her pictures are absolutely beautiful as well!


Reviewed on 8/14/2017 Ericka S

I wasn't sure, at first, that I wanted to hire a wedding coordinator, but I am so glad we did! Tiffany from Carefree Weddings was great about providing advice for the ceremony and reception, as well as helping us figure out how to make our own ideas work. Additionally, she and... Read More her assistant did an excellent job helping us understand how the ceremony would go during the rehearsal, and having someone to handle the setup and cleanup on the wedding day took a huge weight off our minds!


Reviewed on 8/08/2017 Alex T

We had a great experience with Tiffany at Carefree Weddings! Our venue required that we hire a day-of planner, and I am so glad that we did. From the very beginning, Tiffany provided us with helpful tools to plan and get organized. She listened to our ideas, made... Read More recommendations and answered questions. Her communication was clear and professional. On the week of the wedding, Carefree Weddings checked in with all of our vendors to make sure everything was on track. On our wedding day, we trusted Tiffany and Sam to receive vendors, confirm orders and set up decor. This really allowed us to enjoy time with our wedding party, family and friends. When we came downstairs- everything was in place!! This stress-free trend continued throughout the night, as Tiffany calmly helped us stay on schedule. Because of Tiffany’s dedication and genuine care, we were able to truly enjoy our day without stress. I highly recommend her for your big day- she definitely made ours awesome!


Reviewed on 7/28/2017 Sheila W

The only reason why I needed a wedding coordinator was because the coordinator at our wedding venue did not offer bustling of the wedding dress. I planned my wedding with my fiance and and only needed help with bustling. We didn't want to put the pressure on of our... Read More family/friends so we decided to hire a coordinator. After several searches on the knot and other wedding sites, we decided to have a meeting with carefree weddings. Note that most of the positive reviews on all the sites are for Susan (founder of the carefree weddings). Susan is also a wedding officiant and we liked her style and we figured we could bundle the officiant and coordinator at reasonable price. We later found that Susan had handed over the wedding planning/coordination of the wedding to Tiffany Averill. During our first meeting, Tifanny literally had a panic attack and was very disorganized. As someone who occasionally suffers from anxiety, I empathized with her especially since first impressions on client can be daunting. I wish I had taken that as a sign to NOT hire Tiffany. Her entire wedding planning and scheduling was a disaster. On my wedding day, she was very difficult to find. She gave no ques for when the bridal or groom parties should walk in. Additionally, she did not orchestrate the rest of the reception as scheduled. Our DJ who was from Toast entertainment basically stepped in to keep as on schedule as Tiffany was no where to be found. When it was time for the first dance, I needed to have my dress bustled (which was the main reason why I needed Tiffany to begin with), she told one of her assistants to tell me that she doesn't like to bustle dressed. WTF? Luckily the wife of the bestman was a wedding planner so she stepped in to help us bustle the dress. I tried to keep a calm composure as this was suppose to be one of the best days of my life. However, what really upset me was the fact that Tiffany threw away all the traditional Ghanaian food that my aunt prepared as a takeout midnight snack for our guests. I as livid that she never apologized or even reached out to us to begin with. Tifanny was the wedding planner from hell and I would not recommend her to my worst enemy. Susan on the other hand delivered the wedding ceremony and helped us to write our vows. The only good thing that came from hiring Tifanny was having Susan as our officiant.

2017-07-31T12:03:08 Response from the vendor

Thank you for bringing your feelings to my attention. I am truly sorry for your disappointment with our services in March 2017. By working closely with your DJ, venue, florist, photographer and videographer, we decorated the venue to your specifications and events were executed on... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 6/29/2017 Claire B

Amazing and affordable! Loved working with her!!


Reviewed on 5/04/2017 Brandee B

Tiffany was amazing to work with! She reminded me of the little things I hadn't thought about and provided so many great ideas. The thought of having someone else in control of my wedding vision made me nervous but all that went out the door when I met Tiffany. She executed my... Read More

vision flawlessly and I couldn't be happier with how everything turned out!


Reviewed on 4/26/2017 Jennifer S

I knew very quickly that Tiffany was the right person to help us plan our wedding! She was easy to talk to, very knowledgeable and confident, and was extremely helpful when it came to making decisions about things we had no clue about, like helping us find great vendors within... Read More our budget. We chose Tiffany before setting our date, so it turned out that Tiffany would not be able to coordinate on the day-of due to her already being booked for another wedding on the same day. However, this was not stressful whatsoever because it was a smooth transition from Tiffany to Kristen! Tiffany helped us every step of the way, and both Tiffany and Kristen were excellent at communicating! Kristen did a fabulous job of organizing and making our special day run smoothly and stress-free! Overall, our wedding day was beautiful and more perfect than we has imagined thanks to both Tiffany and Kristen! Choosing Carefree Weddings was the best decision we could have made!


Reviewed on 12/20/2016 Bianca V

Tiffany was the best wedding coordinator!!!! She played a massive role in our wedding!!! Her attention to detail was always spot on! She anticipated and prepared for things that we would have never thought of. Her dedication and commitment to us was exceptional-always replying... Read More back almost instantly. I am so happy that she was a part of our big day, it was truly Carefree!!!!! Thanks so much for everything Tiffany!!! It could not have been a more perfect day!!!!! You and your team rock!!!! :)


Reviewed on 12/15/2016 Kristin P

Tiffany and her team were amazing. So glad I chose her. She really understood me and my vision and pulled it together for me. I didn't have to worry about anything at the end and the day of. She took good care of us.


Reviewed on 11/15/2016 Aaron P

Tiffany was fantastic to work with! We realized pretty late that we even needed a coordinator. I mean, we were have a small wedding of 70 people. But we didn't want to delegate day-of details to our friends and family, which began the search. Tiffany and Carefree Weddings caught... Read More my eye because of their sterling reviews and frankly, affordable pricing. From a value standpoint, hiring Tiffany probably ended up being the best thing we spent money on. We were planning an Austin wedding from Connecticut, and Tiffany got on the phone and talked through all manner of details and timelines, much of which hadn't occurred to us yet. And that's coming from a very organized couple! Still, her expertise was very comforting in those final weeks of planning. For the price paid, Tiffany's preparation in the weeks leading up to the event was above and beyond. On the wedding day itself, Tiffany and her assistant kept us blissfully unaware of the nitty-gritty and kept everything smooth and on-time. She was great about understanding our vision and making it happen. Again, hiring a coordinator wasn't on my radar at all a few months before the wedding. But in hindsight, it would not have been the same without Tiffany and Carefree Wedding.


Reviewed on 5/15/2016

Tiffany of Carefree Weddings was wonderful to work with! Being a pretty ‘carefree’ bride with a hectic work schedule leading up to our wedding, Tiffany did an amazing job of keeping me on task and going along with my laid-back & loose approach. Tiffany was a wizard at just... Read More “going with it”, as our outdoor wedding threw us some curveballs with regards to Mother Nature - a windy night = no flames and no sparklers, but Tiffany improvised seamlessly and kept the show rolling. The night just flowed magically and with such ease and I have Tiffany to thank for it all. I appreciate Tiffany’s attention to detail, her experience & insight, her suggestions & recommendations, and trusted her every step of the way. I keep hearing from our guests how they enjoyed how laid-back and loose, yet how awesome the evening was. Thank you, Tiffany, for giving me peace of mind and for making our night so magical!


Reviewed on 4/25/2016 David I

If you’re anything like me, then you might be thinking to yourself, “Why do I need a wedding coordinator?” I’d already figured out most of my vendors and the invitations were ready to go. Everyone just needed to show up and viola - it’s a wedding. Besides, I didn’t have time... Read More for a wedding coordinator. I was busy, my future spouse was busy, and let’s not forget the expense. Paying for a wedding coordinator wasn’t on my list of must haves; it wasn’t even on my list of wants. So why did I need a wedding coordinator? I didn’t, or at least I thought I didn’t. That was, until I met Tiffany. To say planning a wedding is stressful, is a more than just an understatement. There’s the budget, the details (you know -- the ones you haven’t even thought of yet), and, most importantly, a future spouse to include in the planning process. That’s why we needed Tiffany. She walked us step-by-step through the wedding timeline. There were so many “behind the scene” items to consider, things critical to a successful wedding, but ones we never would have thought of on our own. Through our conversations, my future spouse and I developed a greater understanding of what each of us wanted in the wedding. Tiffany guided us towards consensus so we both felt valued. The wedding was becoming our own. In the month leading up to the wedding, Tiffany handled the details. She called our vendors to confirm times and expectations. She checked in to make sure we were all still on the same page and tasks were being completed according to our timeline. If something was amiss, Tiffany took care of it with grace. She handled the details so I didn’t have to, freeing my time to be with family and friends. The day of our wedding is still a blur in my mind. I remember the people, the laughter, the dancing and my now husband serenading me with a song. We were blissfully unaware of the magic Tiffany preformed that night. From the videographer whose brand new camera failed, forcing him to run out and buy a new one hours before the ceremony, to the police arriving due to noise complaints from the neighbors, Tiffany handled each crisis effectively from behind the scenes. For me, my spouse and our guests, everything was beautiful and seamless. Tiffany went above and beyond that day to ensure everything was perfect. So why did I need a wedding coordinator? I didn’t. I needed Tiffany.


SUZANNE IS INCREDIBLE!

Reviewed on 4/16/2015 Amanda T

Suzanne was an absolute rockstar at our wedding - I wasn't even part of set up on Saturday. She was great and coordinated all the set up and spoke to all the vendors anytime something would arise. I was able to focus entirely on my guests and having a great time. Several of the... Read More guests, including my mother, MOH, and best friends all remarked how amazing she was. I truly had a Carefree wedding and would recommend her to anyone. She was flexible and worked with our goofy families/DIY wedding/Chinese tea ceremony. She gave us a great questionnaire that helped us think through all aspects of the wedding, down to the little details we may not have otherwise considered. She was a great help throughout the entire process. Thank you so much again, this was amazing. Matt and I had the time of our lives.


Suzanne is a Miracle Worker! Carefree is the perfect name of my Wedding Day!

Reviewed on 8/07/2014 Kristal R

Suzanne took the job as the coordinator of my wedding 2 WEEKS before my wedding!! That right there in itself is amazing! :) She is super organized which is my thing so I loved that! Also, she and her crew made my day easy and carefree :) Amazing personality and she totally... Read More pulled off all one million things I asked for! :) I would definitely recommend her to everyone! On top of how amazing she is already she drove down from the Austin area to my wedding in BOERNE! I'm forever grateful! :)


Need MORE stars for this Saint!

Reviewed on 6/11/2014 KARIN M

Taking on the responsibility of coordinating a wedding, at the eleventh hour, because another professional has failed miserably at the job is risky and demands twice the amount of work and dedication. There is inevitably additional work with organization, communication and... Read More labor. I don’t know many coordinators that would/could accept such a task. Add to this an extended venue distance, heightened expectations and emotion levels and it absolutely demands an experienced professional with a superb balance of grace and authority. Suzanne embraced our challenges efficiently, with consistent confidence and caution. She listened extremely carefully, took notes and verified her understanding, she asked all the right questions. She helped us establish our priorities, was realistic in her commitments to us, based on those priorities and time constraints and devised a step-by-step plan of action. Suzanne was professional and calm. She handled every detail, brilliantly. In a little over four hours, she met with the bride and both moms and flawlessly transformed three nearly desperate women, in the midst of a heartbreaking situation, into a confident team of unstoppable determination. I have long been a fan of wedding coordinators, to ensure a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you deserve. The job is intensely stressful, it is demanding, it is hard work. It absolutely requires someone unbiased and focused, with a flawless sense of organization, preparedness, commitment and communication. Someone with the resources physically, emotionally and mentally-who has genuine and deep compassion for the heart and vision of her brides and a TEAM of trusted cohorts (who work extremely hard) to pull it all together. Not everyone has what it takes. I don’t have what it takes, trust me….YOU don’t have what it takes! Most “coordinators” do not actually have what it takes. SUZANNE DEFINITELY HAS WHAT IT TAKES TO DELIVER YOUR CAREFREE WEDDING DAY!! I cannot possibly, more highly recommend her as your wedding coordinator and will tell everyone I know about everything she did for us so that we could forever remember this as a truly spectacular day for our family and friends. I can honestly say that if she were not in charge of the wedding, I would be buried in regret and sadness now. Instead, I cannot keep the smile off of my face at the lovely celebration we all experienced.


Suzanne makes wedding dreams come true.

Reviewed on 3/20/2014 Amanda S

When my husband and I tied the knot we always knew we wanted someone who could design and hold a wedding ceremony unique to us and no one else. As parents of two late daughter’s we wanted to find a way to incorporate them into our service as being part of our family. Suzanne did... Read More more than just that, as a mother and new wife I will always be entirely grateful to the time and thought she put into designing the ceremony of our dreams. If you are looking for someone who truly makes your day about marrying your best friend, I would highly recommend Suzanne. We also had her as our coordinator and she was nothing less than perfect and professional in every situation handled. Not a single detailed went untouched, not a single issue arose; she even remained in contact after the wedding, and thanks to her we enjoyed our entire day carefree. Planning your perfect day takes so much time and effort that putting the responsibility into the hands of another on your wedding day is a huge decision to make and after having only talked to Suzanne for five minutes I knew she was the real deal. I would not recommend anyone so highly if I did not feel she truly made the wedding of my dreams come true. I can promise choosing carefree bride was the best decision we made for a day that creates memories for a lifetime. Thank you so much Suzanne, anyone who meets you can tell how dedicated and passionate you are about creating the perfect wedding day. We will never forget how memorable and personal you made it for us and our family. Amanda & Henry Sanchez


Day of coordinator.

Reviewed on 3/13/2014 Jalee D

I was recently Maid of Honor in my best friends wedding, where she hired Suzanne as her coordinator. With all the stress a bride goes through planning their big day, Suzanne made sure to ease her mind in every way and the wedding could not have gone smoother. There was never any... Read More questions where we, the wedding party should be during the wedding. She was extremely professional and did such an amazing job. I would definitely recommend her to anyone in the area!


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Meet The Owner

Tiffany Averill

Keeping on top of the many details of an important event can get overwhelming.... and once you hire a planner, how do you know they are really listening? I walk you through the process regarding final details, with at least one walkthrough of the wedding venue, along with access to an extensive planning guide - which will give you Peace of Mind that I have EVERY detail of your ceremony & reception at my fingertips.