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Ceremony Planning — Should You Let Dr. Suess Be Your Guide?

Hola! I’m crazy busy getting caught up after last weekend’s wedding so I’m going to keep this brief.  Planning your ceremony is probably the easiest part of planning your wedding anyway, mostly because I have my bridal couples communicate directly with the minister about what they want to do.

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Start Packing Now and You Won’t Forget Anything

Hi there! Okay, so you’ve gotten engaged and now you’re planning your destination wedding.  How soon do you start packing for a wedding that is several months in the future?  Start packing yesterday.

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What Day of the Week Should I Have my Destination Wedding?

Hola! It’s another beautiful day on Vieques Island.  It’s also yet another Puerto Rican holiday.  Sears was supposed to deliver my washer and dryer today, but I’m scared to death they’ll postpone because of the holiday — and that means waiting another week since Sears only delivers to Vieques on Mondays!  I’m trying not to […]

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Every Wedding Needs a Solid “Plan B”

Hello brides and grooms! Oh it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day in the neighborhood… until a giant storm cloud sweeps over and rain completely drenches everything.  Remember, the Caribbean island you’ve chosen for your destination wedding is in the tropics. 

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How Much Do You Ship to Your Destination for Your Wedding, and What Can You Buy There?

Hi Everybody, So you’ve picked your Caribbean island for your destination wedding and hopefully you’ve hired a wedding planner to hire your vendors and help you pull everything together.  But there are some things that you’ll have to buy for your wedding that might not be available on the island.

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How to Know if You’re a Good Candidate for a Caribbean Destination Wedding

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31 Caribbean Destination Wedding Planning Tips for the 31 Days of the New Year

Hello Brides and Grooms! Coming in 2008… 31 Tips for the New Year, full of dos and don’ts for Caribbean destination wedding planning! A “Sneak Preview” of what’s to come…

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Be Kind to Your Wedding Planner — Take Notes and Do Your Homework!

Hello Everybody! We’ve all seen brides who are dragging a giant 3-ring binder around everywhere with them, full of plastic sheets stuffed with pictures of cakes, dresses, flowers and favors that have tickled their fancy as they’ve read through bridal magazines. Unfortunately, what’s usually missing from the big pretty binder is a section with real notes about everything going on with the wedding. It seems that there are a lot of brides and grooms out there who think that hiring a wedding planner means you’ve abdicated all responsibility for your wedding. Not so.

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A Very Scary Topic: Bad Wedding Planners

Hello Brides and Grooms! I’m going to keep this one brief because it’s a topic I don’t like to dwell on, but it’s necessary to talk about it at least once. And since I fired my own wedding planner a few years ago, I think I can talk about this with some authority.

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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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