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8 Awesome Alternatives to a Traditional Guest Book for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hola Mis Novias y Mis Novios! As I was cleaning out a storage tub in our laundry room last night, I came across the guest book from my own wedding five years ago.  I sat down and paged through it — it’s actually interesting because I had two wedding receptions, one here in Vieques and […]

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Floating Candles as Centerpieces and Decor at Caribbean Destination Weddings — A Rant

Happy Saturday Everybody! It’s been a super busy week and now we’re getting ready for Marta Guevara and Greg Springer’s sunset wedding tomorrow evening.  I did manage to sneak in a few hours on the beach this afternoon — don’t want to start looking as pale as my clients, do I?  We’ve been working so […]

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Choosing Flowers for a Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hola Brides and Grooms! Today was sooo busy — Sara Patterson and Mario Hernandez are getting married tomorrow afternoon and today was their beach party.  It was a lot of fun — excellent food and fabulous rum punch!  The guests were having a fantastic time when I bailed out on it halfway through and left […]

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Creative Alternatives to the Traditional Boring Guest Book

Hola Mis Novias y Novios! I admit it.  I haven’t looked at my guest book from my wedding since the day I got back from my honeymoon.  And I’m not even sure I looked very closely at it then.  We used the very traditional guestbook style and there’s absolutely nothing interesting about it.  Now that […]

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Caribbean Centerpieces Don’t Have to Be About Flowers

Hello Everybody! It has been pouring rain here for four days now, not a normal weather pattern for Vieques Island this time of year.  Everything feels a little damp, and last night I was thanking my lucky stars that our washer and dryer were delivered last week.  Otherwise, nothing would get dry!  But we’re here […]

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Dressing Your Table on a Teeny Tiny Caribbean Island

Hey there! Sorry to write so late, but I was on the big island all day today acquiring some last items for a wedding next weekend.  That means I was up at 5 a.m. and headed to the little Vieques airport by 6 for a flight to Fajardo.  I went with one of my caterers […]

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Don’t Try to Do Your Own Flowers for a Destination Wedding

Good morning! Is the title of this blog entry direct enough for you? DO NOT TRY TO DO YOUR OWN FLOWERS FOR YOUR CARIBBEAN DESTINATION WEDDING.  Just wanted to make sure we’re clear on this.

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Ahoy! It’s Ye Olde Tacky Theme Wedding!

Hola Readers! I hope everybody is doing well as we roll into Halloween Week. You know, that’s one thing I’ve never been asked to do — plan a Halloween destination wedding. That doesn’t mean it will never happen — ANYTHING can happen — but it hasn’t happened yet. Makes me shiver just to think about it. But it gave me the idea for today’s blog: wedding themes.

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Tropical vs. Local Flowers — How to Choose the Best Wedding Bouquet for the Caribbean

Hi there! In my quest to work my way through my Top Ten Destination Wedding Tips, today we’ve arrived at #5 — what you need to know about choosing your flowers for a Caribbean destination wedding.

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