Colleen Bauer is the creator, owner, and primary event planner for the enchanted business known as Fairy Godmother.
After acting as Chairperson for the Bakersfield Women’s Business Conference, Colleen was encouraged by her fellow board members and several event partners to pursue event planning and execution. This experience inspired the launch of Fairy Godmother.Colleen realized there was a real need for a service that takes an event from mayhem to magic! The name, Fairy Godmother, represents a magical moment, a special moment in time for you and your guests. It is an elevation in excellence, romance and pixie dust!
Today, Fairy Godmother offers event planning services for all types of special events. In addition to weddings, Fairy Godmother plans corporate events, private parties, family reunions, graduation parties, bat mitzvahs, bar mitzvahs, anniversaries and birthday parties, business functions, holiday parties Fairy Godmother makes just about any special event into the magical event you want it to be!
Colleen and her team are experienced and professional event planners. They can handle everything or just the elements you need some help with. When you hire Fairy Godmother your only job will be to watch the magic unfold around you!
Everyone deserves a Fairy Godmother! Tell us more about your special event and schedule a magical planning session.
Meet the Team
I love cupcakes, chocolate and caramel candy bars * I adore Disneyland and most especially Cinderella * My cup is always half-full or better yet flowing over * I am a terrible cook and a great baker * I adore my son and thank God for my hubby * I love to shop * I enjoy dressing up * I am a true girly girl * A hopeless romantic * I love making new friends * I believe in old friends and new shoes * I am a total perfectionist * I am the calm during every storm * I believe every girl deserves a fairy tale wedding with a Fairy Godmother by her side, of course!
Event Producer / Murder Mystery Specialist
* I am half Basque by heritage * I love to cook and I am excellent at it * I adore dogs especially Border Collies * I enjoy doing Sudoku Puzzles every day * Most people do not know I collect dolls * I danced in my younger years — tap and jazz * I love clothes, shoes and bling bling * I was in banking for 24 years until I started doing what I have always wanted to do “Event” Coordinating * I am a get it done type of girl * I like to dress up however love to be comfy
* I am a crafty person * I love thrift stores * My favorite TV show of all time is Friends * Favorite Disney movie Sleeping Beauty* I have a million hobbies * I like my cream and sugar with a little coffee* I love to bake and cook especially for others* I like pancakes for dinner * I love vegetables * I get overly excited about holiday seasons * My favorite color is yellow* I’m always on the hunt for a bargain * I love home decorating and event planning anything that makes me brain storm* I am a go-getter * I truly believe everything happens for a reason
Event Producer / Designer
* My favorite pastime is to read books * I love to dress up fancy and go out * My favorite color is green I am addicted to going to Target * I think the best kind of day is a Disney day * My favorite flower is a Calla Lilly * I am an avid thrift store shopper, always looking for something that I can repurpose * I love to travel and explore new places * I believe that fall is the best season, with spring making a close second * Bacon and ice cream make me happy, but not together * I enjoy working on craft and home renovation projects * My family is my everything
Event Producer / Designer
*I love a good story with a happy ending *I’ve been married for 24 years and counting *Mom of 4 *My favorite color is garnet red
*I am a fan of historic homes and live in a Craftsman built-in 1912 *I homeschool in heels *My favorite Disney movie is Mary Poppins
*I am an April Fool’s Day baby *I would love to have my own font
*My superpowers include parallel parking and seasoning food
*My signature hairstyle is the Pixie *See’s Scotch Kisses are my weakness
Event Producer / Designer
*I am a cat mom and a plant lover *My favorite color is pink *My favorite print is cheetah and polka dots *I love all the glitz and glam *I have a Creative heart with a logistical mind *I live by my planner *Lover of personal development books *The beach is my happy place *I live for bold statement jewelry *My favorite food is ice cream *I love all things bold and bright *I love to laugh
*I am an optimist *I could eat breakfast food at any time of the day *I am happily married *I love to sing classical music and listen to musicals *I could watch the movie Elf on repeat *Sweater weather is the best *I drink more Dr. Pepper than I probably should *I love spicy food *Llamas and sloths are my favorite *I want to own a pet pig more than anything *My favorite color is mustard yellow *Red Vines are the greatest thing ever invented
*I am wired to create *Sunflowers are my favorite flower *My all-time favorite food is chicken fried steak *I am engaged and working on designing my own fairytale wedding *I have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and graduated from San Diego State University *I could watch the movie Elf on repeat and quote almost every line in the movie *I am a lefty *I love anything sports related *Ice cream is my weakness *I’m severely allergic to avocados (depressing right?) *My glass is always half full