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Two Heads Are Better Than One

Our Special Moments Event Planning team hears from couples all the time that “our venue told us we didn’t need to hire a wedding planner.” Unfortunately, too often when they are telling us this they have been struggling with wedding planning for months on end, and sometimes from out of state. The truth is that…

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It’s All About The Wedding Cake!

We have seen wedding cakes evolve quite a bit in our fifteen years at Special Moments Event Planning. We have seen big cakes and small cakes for the couple to cut for a photo.  We saw an upswing in cupcakes and donut cakes, and (thankfully) a swing back toward delicious, beautifully designed wedding cakes. Our…

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Breathing a Sigh

Ali and Mike were introduced to our Special Moments Event Planning team about six weeks before their wedding by Gabro Event Services. They were working with them to provide all of the lighting, floral décor, tables, chairs, linen, and their amazing Chuppah. Getting married at the historic St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club with an outdoor cocktail…

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The Story Of My Life

Lauren, Max, and Lauren’s mother who was doing most of the planning for their Clearwater Beach wedding were referred to our Special Moments Event Planning team by Laurie at A Piece of Cake. Planning a destination wedding from out of state had them overwhelmed, to say the least. We loved working with them to piece…

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Here Comes The Love of Your Life

To say that working with MaryEllen and Kenny was a pleasure might just be the understatement of the year. You see, theirs was the second wedding where our Special Moments Event Planning team worked with MaryEllen’s family.  And now they just hired us for wedding number three for later this year; the last of the…

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Hey Mr. DJ

Our Special Moments Event Planning team fields questions from our clients about all areas of weddings, planning and even some personal matters. But, recently we have had a lot of couples asking us about music. Specifically, they have been asking about songs for their first dance and for parent dances. You can’t imagine our surprise…

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Pink and White Harborside Wedding

Our Special Moments Event Planning team loved working with Vicka and Blake on their beautiful wedding at Harborside Chapel and Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort. We actually worked with Blake’s family for his sister’s wedding, so there was already a great connection there. The Harborside Chapel was the perfect setting for this soft elegant color…

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I See The Light

As much as our Special Moments Event Planning team loves the scene in Tangled where Rapunzel sees all of the sky lanterns taking off, some things only happen in fairytales. The truth is that most municipalities and wedding venues do not allow the launch of sky lanterns because of the risk of fire. They are…

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Reuse and Give Back

Earlier this week in honor of Earth Day our Special Moments Event Planning team wanted to focus on sustainability in weddings. From Invitation suites on recycled paper to local, seasonable and organic food at your wedding reception, there are a lot of ways to make your wedding more environmentally friendly. Wedding flowers can be a…

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Truly Special Moments

Our Special Moments Event Planning team recently had the pleasure of working with Alyssa and Anthony on their Clearwater Beach wedding. They are a couple who are very much in love, incredibly sweet and very much devoted to the Lord. Their beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony at the Clearwater Beach Library and Recreation Complex overlooked the…

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Make Your Wedding Iconic

Recently our Special Moments Event Planning team had the pleasure of working with Keriann and Jeremy on their downtown Tampa wedding. We featured their wedding in our recent blog post Wintertime Love. When selecting wedding photos by Grind and Press Photography for the blog, one thing that jumped out was the wedding portraits at amazing…

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We Are Featured in Wedding Planner Magazine!

Our Special Moments Event Planning team is beyond thrilled to learn that our Star Spangled Wedding has been featured in the current issue of Wedding Planner Magazine. This magazine is distributed internationally to our wedding planning colleagues and features weddings with interesting designs, details and challenges planners have to overcome. Bonnie and Marcus’ “Vintage Americana”…

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