Sarah + Simon: Sights of San Francisco

You couldn’t ask for a more picture perfect wedding day. I had the chance to talk with both the bride and the photographer, each of which filled me in on the magic of this wedding day (along with being absolutely lovely). Sarah + Simon really wanted to infuse their personalities into the whole day and with their plethora of DIY details they certainly did just that! In fact, they even told me they decided on their March destination wedding in breathtaking San Francisco after originally having planned on throwing a local October affair! With the backdrop of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for their photos, the sightseeing tour bus they booked and their midnight trip to the bowling alley, their wedding is a treat to see and share! Enjoy!

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Tips from the Pro’s: Where to Wander + When from Wanderable.com

Today I am excited to bring you guys another pro tip! This time we get the low-down on the best honeymoon destinations for each month of the year from the experts at Wanderable.com! For those of you who haven’t heard of Wanderable, they’re a free online honeymoon registry that helps couples fund their dream honeymoon (think snorkeling expeditions and hotel stays instead of the pots and pans in a traditional registry). Enjoy!

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Tips from the Pros: Beach Bunny’s Bridal Swimwear Trends + Tips

Today I am excited to feature amazing honeymoon fashion tips from the swimwear pro’s at Beach Bunny! With their new line of bridal swimwear just released, they give us the scoop on this year’s hottest swimwear that’s sure to wow on your honeymoon! After a look at their drool-worthy suits, I’m sure you’ll be just as in love with them as I am! Enjoy!

{ One Way Ticket Set from Beach Bunny Bridal 2013 }

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Amanda + Matt: In the Garden and Under the Sea

With most of us off work tomorrow for Good Friday and Easter almost here, I thought I would share a special little treat with all our readers – an extra real wedding! Introducing Amanda + Matt, who became man and wife on January 2nd, 2013 at fabulous Lake Las Vegas! With nods to both beach and garden themes to compliment their venue, they tied it all together with a stunning deep blue hue throughout creating a wedding design that was totally unique! I especially love Amanda’s dress with it’s gorgeous train and her messy yet sophisticated fishtail braid that makes her look like a modern mermaid. Congratulations you two!

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Bianca + Eduardo: A Marriage in Mexico

Bianca + Eduardo were married in a stunning traditional ceremony at the Church of Santo Domingo de Guzman in Oaxaca, Mexico on April 14th, 2012. With a traditional Oaxacan calenda (parade) to lead their guests to the reception, Bianca + Eduardo’s Mexican destination wedding is simply amazing!

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Diana + Patrick: Destination Sun

Bold. Vibrant. Colour.

Not only does the wedding feature multitudes of colors (though a lovely shade of peach is definitely the focus), but the Bride and Groom’s surroundings in beautiful Playa del Carmen are filled with the kind of life that you simply don’t tend to see in North America. It’s rich culturally, musically and architecturally – a perfect location for a wedding, in my humble opinion.

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Top 5 Bachelorette Party Road Trip Destinations


Novelty Light-Up Engagement Rings | “Bride” Transfer

Whether you plan to hit the beach or gallivant around the Sin City for a night or two, taking a trip for your bachelorette/hen party can be an amazing experience you’ll never forget.

I’ve put together a list of my top 5 bachelorette party getaways involving sun, shopping, fancy frozen drinks and pampered feet. Enjoy! Continue reading

2012 Destination Wedding Trends

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Can’t you just picture it? — The sun is beaming down as you make your way down the aisle, the warmth of the sand wrapping around your feet with every step. Soft sprinkles of water fall gently on your face…

Oh yes, it’s a destination wedding!

Saying “I do” amidst the sun, sand and endless margaritas may not be every Bride’s #1 choice but boy does it ever sound intriguing! Continue reading

Theme: Viva Las Vegas!

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From the drive-through wedding chapels to the Elvis impersonators roaming the streets, getting married in Las Vegas really spews romance, doesn’t it?

OK so maybe not. But if it’s the hot-shot gambling excitement of Sin City you’re after, you can still have it without having to get married next to the gamblers and street vendors actually in Vegas.

With the right decor accessories and guest favors, you and your guests will be whisked away to an unforgettable night on the Las Vegas Strip! Continue reading

Planning a Destination Wedding – The Difficulties

Depending on the size of the wedding and how elaborate you want it to be, there are a number of ways a destination wedding can be more difficult than your average wedding. Now before I name the reasons, don’t worry, if you have your heart set on a destination wedding there are a great deal of advantages as well! I just want to make sure you know the cons before I get into all the wonderful things a destination wedding can represent.

Destination weddings require more leaps of faith than the average wedding. As such, if you are thinking about a destination wedding you must be prepared for the possibility that things may not go completely according to plan. Continue reading