About this Vendor
Wedding Planning, Design and Coordination
At Plan Our Day, we believe in weddings inspired by you, with nods to your families, traditions and unique personalities. Our approach to the planning process is simple, honest, and authentic. Let us help you design a wedding that represents what you love, and create a memorable experience for your friends and family! Our couples appreciate most, our ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, stay calm under pressure and ensure a smooth running, seamless wedding day. From Wedding Day Coordination, designing a beautiful ceremony and reception, to logistics, finding vendors and managing your budget- we can handle it with a smile! Email us to chat about your wedding day today- we'd love to meet for coffee!
$$ – Affordable
Rehearsals + Parties, Wedding
A la Carte Wedding Planning, Budgeting, Day-Of Coordination, Full Service Wedding Planning, RSVP Tracking, Wedding Website
Oh my goodness... words cannot express how unbelievably wonderful Samantha Gieseke was for our wedding! Initially we had planned to have an almost 2 year engagement, but later decided to move the wedding up several months. Samantha was more than amenable, and she made everything work! Just TWO MONTHS before the wedding, our venue closed, and it was a June wedding... And wouldn't you know it, Samantha worked amazing magic and found us a venue that was so much better than the first for the exact same price. I don't know what I would have done without her-- she made the whole process easy and (mostly) stress free. When I had a falling out with my maid of honor, she made it work. When all of the vendors had to be alerted to the change of date and venue, she made it work. When my mother wanted to have a surprise performance at my wedding, she made it work. She always made herself available 24/7, and responded to my tons of texts and emails within the hour. She was extraordinarily patient and professional, and saw to every one of our wants and needs for our wedding. In the end, the event was absolutely magical. The only thing we had to do on the day was show up, get dressed, and try not to fall flat on our faces on the dance floor. Everything was so incredibly wonderful and perfect thanks to Samantha. I cannot praise her more highly and would recommend her to everyone!!! You MUST ask for Samantha for your wedding! You will not regret it! We love you, Samantha! I wanted to have another wedding right after just so we could do it all over again. :) We hope you're still doing this in ten years when we renew our vows!
Samantha was singularly the best decision we made when it came to planning our wedding - she is simply a joy to work with! She struck a fine balance of making suggestions while letting us make our own decisions. As a meeting professional, even I was amazed at her organization, professionalism, and knowledge. The day of the wedding itself, Samantha ensured that everything went perfectly smooth - we didn't have to worry about a thing! Simply put, if you don't hire Samantha, you're making the wrong decision!!
We live in Alabama and earlier this year we started trying to plan a rehearsal dinner for a December wedding in Houston, TX. I searched for venues myself and for months was totally overwhelmed by the process. The BEST decision we made was our decision to hire Samantha. She has a tremendous work ethic combined with her use of current technology and networking skills allowed us to book our dream venue within weeks. Living in Houston gives her an advantage of knowing all the nuisances of the area. We also decided to enlist her help in other areas such as transportation, decorations, etc. and she is so prompt to respond with suggestions and ideas. Her high energy and fun spirit has been the icing on the cake!
Samantha was wonderful! Thank you for being there every step of the way, answering my (repeated) questions and most of all, helping to make our wedding go off without a hitch! The evening could not have been more perfect.
First and foremost, Samantha is an amazing Wedding Planner! My husband and I got married on May 20th and Samantha did a wonderful job through the whole process of planning our wedding. She's very easy to get in touch with, she had great vendor recommendations, and she kept me stress free on our wedding day. Samantha is very professional and does her job very well. I highly recommend her if you're currently searching for a wedding planner!
really couldn't have done it without Samantha, I was so busy with work and other activities I didn't put much planning into my own wedding, without her it couldn't have happened and it was perfect! she also keeps me calm and on schedule. On the day she make sure everything happen exactly the way it meant to. Totally money well spend, and she is great and such a pleasant to work with!!
I loved working with Samantha! She was amazing at making sure we stayed on track with everything and helped us make our wedding truly about us and who we are. She helped with all of the little details and we didn't have to worry about anything come our Wedding Day! Plan Our Day has a great team and made sure our day turned out fantastic for us and our guests. I would HIGHLY recommend them to everyone!
We absolutely love working with Samantha + her team! Anytime our brides have Plan Our Day listed as their wedding planner, we know the day is going to go off without a hitch! Samantha is personable, organized, and an overall calming spirit on the wedding day. She keeps us on timeline without rushing anyone and handles vendor coordination with ease! We recommend Samantha to each and every one of our brides that are looking for a planner, and we certainly won't stop that recommendation!
I can not stress enough how much Samantha made my day! She is beyond wonderful to work with and was extremely flexible and understanding given that we were planning from states away! She was well organized and extremely responsive in every form of communication. I was never worried about getting ahold of her at any point. She had wonderful vendor recommendations that I was able to utilize and was comfortable working with the groups we chose. Everyone continued to ask during the planning process if I was stressed or worried about something going wrong and I was right to say that I didn't have a thing to worry about because I had Samantha to help back me up! If something did go wrong the day of - I didn't know about it until it was resolved. If you are considering getting a wedding planner- DONT CONSIDER- just do it, and definitely use Samantha !
I heard about Samantha through another wedding I was in a little over a year ago, and was very impressed with how she managed a few sticky situations so we decided to hire her for our own... and we were NOT disappointed! Samantha is one of the most organized people I have met, and did a wonderful job with keeping track of all the details. Even though I signed up for the day-of coordination package, I felt like she was with me every step of the way (she met with me in the very beginning of my planning process, did a site walkthrough, and a final walkthrough). By the time our wedding rolled around, I was nothing but 100% confident that Samantha "got it" and could handle anything that came her way. Her calm demeanor gave both me and my husband piece of mind. She was born for this job! I would highly recommend her services to any bride getting married...she is worth every penny! Look no further - Call her!
Samantha is awesome, we can't make our wedding so perfect and smooth without her help. She help to create a very detailed timeline for the wedding , attend the planning meeting with the venue , help me to contact the vendors before the wedding and make everything go smooth on the wedding day! She even help me to fix the place card errors and chalkboard decoration on the very last night before the wedding!! I always know the wedding will be great since I know she is there. Thanks so much, Samantha!!
I cannot recommend Samantha enough! Although she was my day of coordinator, she met with me in person and answered all of my many questions through email and text leading up to the big day. The day of the wedding was incredible, and I know it wouldn't have gone as smoothly without her and her assistant. They were on top of everything, and I never worried one minute about anything! Our guests loved them too - so professional and kind!
We used Samantha for both my daughter's weddings. She is amazing and very knowledgeable. She even managed to keep me calm when I hit an unexpected bump in the road! She made the day of both weddings completely stress free and organized. If I had another daughter, I would hire her again. You will thank yourself for using her services.
Samantha is amazing! She had great ideas when it came to planning and compromising. She made the process a lot smoother for me! The day of, she told me in advance when everything was happening so I was not caught off guard. She asked me if there was anything specific that she could do that would make my husband and I more comfortable during the process and on our big day-I could tell she personally cares about us! I would recommend her to anyone planning a wedding!
I cannot speak more highly of Samantha and her crew at Plan Our Day. From first meet, I knew I could trust her to execute our vision. She exceeded my expectations at every turn! Samanth is calm, reliable, creative, organized and well spoken. Meetings with her were easy, and the day literally went off without a hitch! I was able to enjoy myself completely knowing I had her leadership. I highly recommend Samantha to all brides!
Having Samantha was the best decision! I chose to do the day of coordination since I had the already planned the bulk of my wedding. She was very helpful from the day I met her and was always answering my questions. Having the day of coordination was awesome... Once she got there, I didn't have to worry about a thing or keep up with the order of events. My family was also relived of this stress, so everyone was able to have a wonderful time!! I would definitely recommend POD, they are well worth it!
My cousin did great with my day of coordination services. Thank yall so much! :)
Samantha at Plan Our Day was a savior on our wedding day! Honestly in the beginning my husband thought the expense of a day of coordinator was pointless but at the end of the night he said, wow we could have never done this without her! I was so stress free that day knowing Samantha was there and didnt have to worry about a thing during the wedding! Super professional and excellent customer service, I bugged her all the time at all hours of the night!
Amanda is the best!Reviewed on 11/23/2015 Melanie M
Amanda was my day of coordinator for my wedding at Pecan Springs. She is the absolute best and made everything smooth and simple. I met with her 3 times leading up to the wedding and was in constant communication with her via email. She truly made that day the best experience for me because she gave me the gift of being a bride. I didnt have to stress about anything. I also told her any last minute changes that need to be made and perfectly fine. She did so and the night was fantastic. My bridesmaids even commented that it was the smoothest wedding they had ever been too.
An absolute lifesaver!Reviewed on 10/28/2015 Brittni Y
Samantha was nothing short of amazing. I was planning from out of state and she helped me with vendors, and ultimately put my mind at ease. She is pleasant, professional, and exceeded all expectations! Thank you Sam and Plan our Day for making my day perfect!
Amazing Day-Of-Coordinator!!Reviewed on 10/28/2015 Taylor M
My husband and I seriously could not sing enough praises about Samantha on our wedding day!! She made everything flow so seamlessly and had everything set exactly where it needed to be and when it needed to be there- even the tiniest of details we would have never thought of! We had a flawless day and it wouldn't have been without her expertise and professionalism. We TRULY enjoyed working with her and highly recommend her and her services to any other couple... she is the absolute best!!!
Smooth sailing!Reviewed on 10/14/2015 Victoria L
Samantha was such a blessing during my wedding planning process! She completely understood my vision and was always quick to respond back. I'm kinda a control freak and normally don't trust anyone to make things happen as best as I would want but I felt completely comfortable and confident with her from our first meeting! My wedding day was such a breeze, everything went so smoothly and her energy was amazing! I couldn't have asked for a better coordinator! I would highly recommend plan our day for your wedding coordinating needs!
AmazingReviewed on 9/24/2015
Samantha and her assistant were absolutely wonderful on my wedding day. If you are planning an event or wedding, she is your girl! Samantha is very organized and kept everything in control, kept us on time, and kept me calm! We had a few hiccups (shortage of ice, and beer) and her team quickly ran out and got more to ensure everything kept running smoothly. Samantha I cannot thank you and your team enough for everything you did! You were amazing!
YOU WILL NOT REGRET THE PRICE! ABSOLUTEY WORTH IT.Reviewed on 9/20/2015 Kristina M
Samantha helps a very stressful but fun day so worth it. She stayed so calm and collective with everything and it makes you relax as well. And as the bride you need to stay as relaxed as possible.
7.26.2015Reviewed on 9/09/2015 Lauren R
We would recommend Plan Our Day services to absolutely anyone who is wanting a great wedding! Samantha went above and beyond to help us capture our vision for the day and made sure every detail was in place. For someone who is very organized and likes to plan, I admit that you cannot anticipate or prevent numerous things that could occur on your wedding day. Having a day-of planner who works with you will help take care of those things that may cause any unnecessary stress that day. Samantha wasn't only professional, but was always one step ahead of me. She answered any questions that I had, and usually before I asked them! If there were any hiccups or problems behind the scenes, Samantha would resolve it before I even had time to react. I had the gift of being able to enjoy my day instead of stressing or feeling anxious about any details. Plan Our Day services was worth every penny and we cannot thank the staff enough for helping contribute to an amazing wedding experience!
Meet The Owner
Hi! I’m Samantha, and I want to get to know you and your fiancé! If it’s even possible- my love for weddings and celebrating your love has only grown since starting Plan Our Day. I truly enjoy the behind-the-scenes action and am a no-drama kinda gal. I'll usually solve any issues without you even knowing! I stay calm under pressure, appreciate any challenge and believe most problems can be solved quickly, quietly and with a smile. I fully believe we should take the time to enjoy the simple moments in life, share memories, laugh and drink tons of champagne!