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Wedding Party Gifts Are Supposed to Be a Thank You to Your Attendants, Not a Sneaky Way to Dress Everybody Alike!

Happy Saturday to My Readers! Today’s topic is sort of a preemptory lecture for all of my clients out there, but it’s also very useful guidance for every bride.  The gifts you purchase for your wedding attendants — bridesmaids and groomsmen — are supposed to be thank you presents for the time and energy they are putting into […]

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Advice about Choosing Your Wedding Party for your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Good morning! Well, I got my wish and it really rained on us last night!  Off and on, but we got up to check the windows to make sure it wasn’t raining in during the wee hours because it was raining so hard.  You can really hear the rain coming from one side of the house or […]

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Choosing the Wedding Party for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding — Ten Tips to Make the Process Less Painful

Hola! Congratulations to everybody who has just gotten engaged!!!  The holidays are a big time for new engagements and I know there are a lot of new brides-to-be out there reading this as they consider all their options for their weddings.  Get married in Vieques or Culebra and leave the wedding planning stress to us!  […]

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What to Do When the Wedding Party Is Behaving Badly

Hola Brides and Grooms!  I’d like to dedicate this blog to a very special bride of mine who has a nightmare of a wedding party.  Usually, it’s the bridesmaids who are holy terrors and have to be bitch-slapped into shape.  This time, the groomsmen are the ones behaving like a bunch of bratty girls.

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How Many Flower Girls Does It Take to Steal the Show from the Bride?

Hola Readers! My apologies for not writing all week.  I’ve been having serious technical difficulties and because I’m a wedding planner and not an IT expert, I had to get my webmasters to straighten everything out (thanks Ben and Cathy!).  But rest assured – I’ve missed you guys!  Today’s topic was inspired by a potential client […]

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How Many Bridesmaids Does It Take to Screw in a Light Bulb?

Good Morning! So… how many bridesmaids does it take to screw in a light bulb?  One.  How many bridesmaids does it take to zip up a wedding gown?  One.  How many bridesmaids does it take to get a bride through her wedding day?  One.  So why does everybody (including me) choose to have so many attendants […]

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Keeping Your Groomsmen Sober for Your Island Wedding Ceremony

Happy Sunday! Today’s blog is about making sure the wedding party isn’t drunk before your wedding ceremony.  You might wonder why I’m not writing about keeping them sober throughout the wedding weekend, but I’m a realist.  They’re in the Caribbean, to them it’s a vacation — the wedding party is going to drink pretty heavily […]

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Your Wedding Party Will Really “Party” at Your Island Wedding

It’s been so busy at Weddings in Vieques this week. Several new clients came on board with really big guest lists so I’ve been a busy girl finding venues, accommodations and rental cars to haul all their guests around the island. September is a dead month on Vieques, so it’s hard to reach people. Lots of folks close shop and head off the island for the whole month. That’s why it’s so easy to get really great deals on destination weddings during the off season, especially if you’re booking in advance. But that’s a topic for another blog entry — the Top Ten Reasons to Get Married During Hurricane Season.

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