Our Mission

We love to listen to your passions and preferences & discover what matters most to you to make the vision for your special day a reality. From grand galas to intimate gatherings, working together we can create a wedding that is truly and simply “you."


About Simply You

Simply You was founded by Julie Shreck in 2008. Julie, along with her Simply You team, bring over 25 years of experience in hospitality and event planning to the creation of unique wedding experiences. From coordinating floral design and decor with locations, to catering food and beverage, to transportation and perfect timing, these consummate professionals use their strong connections to the finest locations, vendors and services throughout the Keys to make wedding dreams come true.

Favorite film / book / music:

Film – Something to Talk About
Book – The Art of Racing in the Rain
Music – Country

Favorite travel destination:

Paris.

What are you passionate about:

Rescuing pit bulls.

What do you love about your work:

Seeing everything come together after the planning process. I love the smiles, happiness and love that surrounds each event.

Favorite moment of a wedding:

The Father/Daughter Dance

Favorite place in the Keys?

A day on the water with friends.

Favorite film / book / music:

Film – Pretty woman
Book – I'm suppose to read things other than magazines?
Music – I LOVE DAVE MATTHEWS, THE END.

Favorite travel destination:

Right now it would be Austin and New Orleans. I love the music in both towns and also the food.

What are you passionate about:

I would say music. I am this crazy Dave Matthews band stalker, but try to make it soft and like a just have a slight crush on him :) lol!!!

What do you love about your work:

I always love the starting and the ending of an event. I love the challenge of bringing all of my couple’s ideas to reality.

Favorite moment of a wedding:

Seeing the wedding start as a dream or idea, and then on the wedding day seeing everything come together.

Favorite place in the Keys?

I love to be on the water.

Favorite film / book / music:

Film – Blazing Saddles
Book – The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Music – Rock N Roll baby! But really, I like all kinds of music except Rap.

Favorite travel destination:

The Beach or anywhere that requires a passport.

What are you passionate about:

Travel.

What do you love about your work:

Helping people plan the most important day of their life.

Favorite moment of a wedding:

Waiting to see if the groom cries. Lots do!

Favorite place in the Keys?

There is a spot on Smathers Beach where the street lights end. At night it is magical. A close second would be Snipes Sandbar with a boat load of friends.

Favorite film / book / music:

Film – Steel Magnolias.
Book – Love a good mystery.
Music

Favorite travel destination:

Outer Banks in North Carolina.

What are you passionate about:

My family, my work and enjoying everyday - oh and great desserts!!

What do you love about your work:

Working with couples and families from all over and helping them to create their perfect Florida Keys wedding.

Favorite moment of a wedding:

Those first steps the bride & groom take after being announce as the new Mr. & Mrs. - the looks on their faces are always amazing!

Favorite place in the Keys?

Spending the day at Fort Zachary Taylor with family, friends and a packed cooler!

Favorite film / book / music:

Film – Breakfast at Tiffany’s- It’s always my go-to when I need a boost :)
Book – Confederacy of Dunces
Music – I love almost all types of music, my favorites change weekly

Favorite travel destination:

I’m a beach girl so any place where the water is warm & clear and I am only required to wear a swimsuit.

What are you passionate about:

I am passionate about bacon….just kidding! I am passionate about living an authentic life and working towards being the best version of myself I can be.

What do you love about your work:

I love the people I work with and the fast pace….it’s exciting.

Favorite moment of a wedding:

I love to watch a bride walk down the aisle and see the look on the grooms face.

Favorite place in the Keys?

Snipes Point.