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Archives: February 2018

Summer Wedding Myths

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Show of hands, who thinks time of year is the be-all-end-all in determining your wedding theme/colors/style? It is important and can help for sure. It may raise an eyebrow to decorate with flamingos and pineapples in January while a snowstorm is going on…but if that’s your style and how you’ve always envisioned your wedding, go for it! There’s a few myths that have come about with summer weddings too and we are here to say they are just that—myths.

1. Summer weddings need to be outside or you’re doing it wrong, just no. If you’re anything like me, dear reader, you may have the absolute worst luck ever when it comes to weather. My outdoor beach graduation party in June was the coldest day of the month and it rained buckets. When it comes time for me to plan one of the biggest days of my life, you can bet your bottom dollar I will be indoors with climate control. And that’s okay! Summer weather in a lot of the world is a toss-up and not always bankable it’s going to be 75 and sunny with a slight breeze. For planning purposes sometimes it’s all around less stressful to have an indoor venue and no what you’re dealing with. Some venues offer the best of both world with a lot of windows or having indoor/outdoor space so you and your guests can experience the beautiful summer weather. Read More

The Skinny on All-Inclusive Resorts

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Hey guys have you missed the blogs the last couple weeks? I’m sorry but I’m back and ready to share why we took a brief break. I was deep undercover doing some pretty intense research to write this blog. My subject? Getting the skinny on all-inclusive resorts. You’re welcome for taking one for the team 😉

So yes I was gone for 6 days and 7 nights in St. Lucia. We took 2 flights to get there and then once we got through customs we had a car contracted to take us the short distance to the resort. Our flights and accommodations were bundled into one price when we booked online so booking was super easy peasy. We stayed at a property that offered a couple different accommodations. One part was adult only bungalows, more upscale like if you’re celebrating your honeymoon and that was on a completely different part of the property. Then on my side was adult only hotel style rooms and then the family hotel rooms. Due to watching my pennies, I stayed in the family section and it wasn’t all that bad. The rooms were well insulated so I didn’t hear any crying or kids being loud and only had a couple early mornings with little feet running around in the room above me. The food and pools were all mixed anyway so for me, not a big deal. Read More