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Happy New Year Brides — Now Go Get a Facial!

Happy New Year Everybody!  Prospero Ano Nuevo!  And today, most importantly, happy Three King’s Day! Three King’s Day is a holiday that’s even bigger than Christmas in Puerto Rico — sort of like Christmas for the adults.  It’s such a big deal that tomorrow is a holiday too because they figure that everybody is going […]

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Choose a Special Fragrance for your Wedding Day

Hola Brides and Grooms! As I was getting ready to leave my house this morning, I stopped to spray my favorite perfume on my wrist.  It is my signature scent, and for a long time it was the same perfume I wore on my wedding day.  But they discontinued that one.  Boo-hoo!  I had to find […]

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Some Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Jewelry and Warnings about How to Safely Travel with It

Happy Monday everybody! It’s a beautiful afternoon and I am inside working. Poop! I’ll take a break from the un-fun stuff for a few minutes, and write a quick blog. I’ve noticed that brides on reality television shows (yes, I’ve been watching them again) seem to wear an awful lot of jewelry. Sometimes, they even go […]

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Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Shoes — Just Say “No” to the Stiletto

Hi there everybody! Yep, you guessed it.  Another wedding reality TV-inspired blog.  I just can’t help it.  Today we’re talking about wedding shoes.  Specifically bridal shoes.  What to wear, and what not to wear.  Today’s inspiration — a bride who did a face plant in her wedding gown on national television.  No really, it was […]

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Christmas Wedding Advice Nugget #10 — Try Out Your Nail Polish(es) in Advance

Hola Mis Novias! It’s girl chat again today and today we’re going to talk about nails at your Caribbean destination wedding.  Should you get your nails done before you come to the island? YES!  You want to look your best when you arrive.  If you are a walking disaster with your nails, then you may […]

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Christmas Advice Nugget #9 — Choose a Signature Scent for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hello Everybody! Here’s the big tip for today — find a signature scent for your wedding.  Find the scent, try it out, fall in love with it, and then put it away until your wedding weekend.  That’s the first time you actually get to wear it. 

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Excellent Summer Reading Recommendations for Brides-to-Be

Hi Everybody! Yep, I’m back already — pretty amazing!  This is just a quick blog that I’ve been meaning to write for awhile.  I’m a voracious reader.  I’ll read anything… and I read fast.  So living someplace we could theoretically lose power at any time (though it doesn’t happen often) means that I keep an […]

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Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend… And So Are Sapphires, Tanzanites, Emeralds, and Everything Else that Sparkles

Hello Everybody! I’ve been bad about blogging again this week because I’m up in DC visiting family and friends.  My best friend Deedee had a baby in January and I was too busy with weddings to come home when JT was born, so as soon as I got a quick break, I hopped on a plane!  […]

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Effects of Pre-Wedding Nerves on the Bride’s Skin

Hi there! Today was probably the most fun I’ve had yet as a wedding planner.  Sarah and Greg’s family and friends are absolutely hilarious!  The bride is the oldest of five girls, and they’re all here and they’re all gorgeous and so much fun.  Both dads are a  hoot — called me early this morning […]

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Bride and the Wedding Planner

Hola Wedding Friends! It was another beautiful day in Vieques where the closest I got to the beach was gazing across the Malecon while I had a meeting with a vendor across the street.  Bummer.  I have to keep reminding myself that I’m taking a few weeks off in July and I will get to […]

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