Meet the Boutique Family

Tracy Grier

WPICC, CWD Owner

Background: Business - Is a Certified Wedding Coordinator and a Certified Wedding and Event Planner with the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada
Family: Married to husband Jamie since 1995, two children, Josh and Andrea
Your Passion: I love design, beautiful things and details become my obsession. I love to take a project, give it my heart and soul and watch it come to life.
Describe Yourself: I love to laugh, have fun and sometimes I still believe I am 20. Working hard at what I do brings me enjoyment and purpose but taking time to relax and soak up the suns rays feels amazing also.
Your Playlist Consists Of: Everything; country, pop, rock and gospel.
Which Disney Princess Best Describe You: Belle from Beauty and the Beast - Always looking for the good and beauty in everything.
Boutique Specialty: I enjoy finding solutions to any situation. A short timeframe or a change of wedding date, I will always do my best to help.
Bridal Dress of Choice: A fan of many, but greatly appreciate a dress with intricate details. Like delicate beading, pearl buttons or even a romantic lace.
Favourite Season: Summer, I love the warmth of sunshine, flowers and long days.
Movie of Choice: Romantic Comedy
What You Do to Unwind: Quilt, DIY, Netflix, visit with loved ones and hug my pets

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Andrea Grier

Behind the Scenes

Background: Also works as a full time Registered Childhood Educator.

Family: The amazing daughter of the owner, a fantastic sister to Josh and dog mom to Bartels.
Your Passion: Helping children be the best they can be. A child’s smile keeps my heart young and joyful. I also love horses and riding it is relaxing and fun.
Describe Yourself: Friendly and fun I like to joke around and laugh. Work brings me enjoyment I like to keep busy and be on the go.
Your Playlist Consists Of: Lots of variety, but mostly Country and Rap.
Which Disney Princess Best Describe You: Cinderella, because all I do is work.
Boutique Specialty: Marketing and Social Media. When I do get the chance to be in the boutique, I pay great attention to what the bride is looking for and find a dress she loves.
Bridal Dress of Choice: Love them all, but if I had to chose, A Line.
Favourite Season: Summer
Movie of Choice: Comedy
What You Do to Unwind: Horseback riding, camping, fishing, baking, working out, spending time with loved ones and my dog Bart

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Anjelica Vankoughnett

WPICC, Bridal Consultant

Background: Certified Wedding Coordinator with the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada.

Family: Married to high school sweetheart Travis, and expecting a little girl November, 2021.
Your Passion: Bringing positivity and compassion to each and every bride's journey. Listening to what each bride is looking for, and taking the time to get to know them to create a personable and memorable experience.
Describe Yourself: I love spending time with my friends and family and relaxing at the cottage with my fur babies. I enjoy being outdoors and I am a foodie.
Your Playlist Consists Of: A little bit of everything; anything that makes my soul dance.
Which Disney Princess Best Describe You: Elsa from Frozen. Her strength is admirable.
Boutique Specialty: Creating a welcoming and positive environment, and hearing each bride's story and their wedding plans gives me insight to find them their perfect wedding dress.
Bridal Dress of Choice: A-Line with sweetheart neckline and buttons down the train.
Favourite Season: Fall, I love anything pumpkin, apple picking and Thanksgiving.
Movie of Choice: Comedy
What You Do to Unwind: Cuddle with my pets, face mask and a warm bath, watch the show Friends.

Carina Walski

Bridal Consultant

Background: I took one year of business, but felt as if I was not expressing my true self. I looked for a more creative career option, and decided that I will be taking hairstyling in the fall.

Family: I love spending time with my Mom and sister and our two crazy puppies, Buddy and Piper.

Your Passion: I love being creative, I have a passion for interior design and fashion. I love when everything looks beautiful.

Describe Yourself: I am a dreamer, I often like to sit back and imagine what I can accomplish. I also love spending time with my family, both immediate and extended.

Your Playlist Consists Of: A lot of everything.

Which Disney Princess Best Describes Yourself:

Anna, she is extremely loyal to her family and a hopeless romantic.

Boutique Specialty: Taking a special interest in Bridal fashion trends.

Bridal Dress of Choice: Anything unique, or a timeless classic dress.

Favourite Season: Summer! I am happiest when I have a tan.

Movie of Choice: Comedy or Romance, but not mixed together.  

What Do you do to Unwind: Walk my dog, hang out with my friends, and watch TV.