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We’re Here For You!

Our Special Moments Event Planning team has been planning Tampa Bay weddings for just over sixteen years. So, we know that the current state of weddings and events is unprecedented. We want you to know that we are here and actively working with our couples who may have postponed their wedding or are planning weddings…

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Time For Fun And Games!

We thought we would share a little something fun to break up some of the stress couples might be currently experiencing with wedding planning. Traditionally, over the years, a lot of our Special Moments Event Planning couples included a bouquet toss and garter toss in their wedding. We’re sure you are familiar with both of…

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Managing Rehearsal Dinners

For ages, rehearsal dinners were pretty cut and dry; but recently our Special Moments Event Planning team has been getting a lot of questions on the who and what of these pre-dinner events. Tradition! At one point in time, rehearsal dinners were small and intimate – the couple, the wedding party, and immediate family, and…

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Love Is The Answer!

If you have been following along with our Special Moments Event Planning blog, you met Ariel and Matt in our feature of their incredible First Look. As promised here is more of their story and their awesome Bradenton wedding at Palma Sola Botanical Gardens.     For Ariel, the day began at the couple’s where…

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The Lie About A First Look

If you have read more than a couple of our Special Moments Event Planning blog posts over the last year, you know how much we LOVE First Looks! There is just something special when a wedding photographer captures the moments leading up to one partner walking up behind the other partner.   Ariel and Matt…

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10 Things To Know About Your Wedding Dress

Our Special Moments Event Planning team works with some of the top bridal salons for our couple’s Tampa Bay weddings. And whether you are shopping for your wedding dress here or at home before coming to sunny Florida for your destination wedding, here are a few things we’ve learned that you want to keep in…

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On Top Of The World at the Sandpearl Resort

Our Special Moments Event Planning team was absolutely on top of the world working with Donna and Jim for their recent Sandpearl Resort wedding on Clearwater Beach. Donna was a very organized bride who knew exactly what she wanted.   To See Or Not To See The morning of the wedding Jim spent time with…

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Let’s Hear It For The Boys

Our Special Moments Event Planning team is constantly getting asked one particular question, so we thought we’d tackle it head-on and share a bunch of tips and ideas for groomsmen gifts! The truth is, you as the groom know your guys better than anyone else involved in your wedding. You know their personality, likes and…

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Destination: Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Our Special Moments Event Planning team had the pleasure of working with Rochelle and Che on their Ritz Carlton Sarasota wedding. While the couple are Gulf Coast locals, nearly everyone attending the wedding was visiting from out of town. Rochelle was very hands-on and while she knew exactly what she wanted, she needed our Special…

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Have Your Cake, But Eat It Too!

Our Special Moments Event Planning team has seen wedding cakes evolve over the last fifteen years. They have changed from simple sheet cakes in vanilla, chocolate, or marble into amazing creations in dozens of flavors and styles. There is, or can be, a wedding cake to match every wedding style or personality. With that said,…

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Sunshine and Starfish: Sandpearl Resort Wedding

Our Special Moments Event Planning team adored working with Amanda, David and their families to plan this incredible destination wedding at the Sandpearl Resort on Clearwater Beach.     From the time they flew in for their tasting and initial vendor meetings to the last song of their wedding reception, we had an incredible time…

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Love You Most – A Tampa Wedding

Celia and Rick hired our Special Moments Event Planning team a little over a month before the wedding to pull together all of the details and create a flow for the entire day. The couple spent the morning with each of their wedding parties relaxing and getting ready at Hilton Tampa Downtown.   The Bride…

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