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Lucky 13: Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award

Our Special Moments Event Planning team knows that many people see the number thirteen as being unlucky. For us, especially with the wedding industry’s challenges in 2020, this thirteen is a number we are happy to see.   Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Awards Wedding Wire just notified us that we won the Couples’ Choice Awards…

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Tampa Armature Works Wedding

We can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since Shaina and Tim’s amazing Tampa Armature Works wedding. This past week this awesome wedding with rustic touches was featured in Marry Me Tampa Bay – so we wanted to show you more of the incredible details.   Thanks Shaina! Here’s a bit of what Shaina had…

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Congratulations On Your Engagement!

Congratulations on your engagement. Our Special Moments Event Planning team is so excited that you found us and are considering hiring a professional wedding planner.   Engagement Season According to the current wedding industry information, nearly 40% of all proposals happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day. The largest numbers happen somewhere between Christmas Eve and…

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H. O. P. E. for 2021 Weddings

For our Special Moments Event Planning team, we have only H.O.P.E. for 2021 weddings. That means we Have Only Positive Expectations! Looking Back at 2020 Needless to say, 2020 was not the year we anticipated. We worked with countless couples to reinvision the wedding they originally had planned. From creating seating charts for wedding ceremonies,…

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MMTB Expert Advice: Planning The Perfect Proposal

Planning the perfect proposal is a big part of the holiday season – there are thousands of proposals from Christmas through Valentine’s Day! And our Special Moments Event Planning loves hearing couples share their stories. Proposals often involve favorite activities, restaurants, and locations- which can tell us a lot about the couple. This is often…

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A Clearwater Beach Fairytale Wedding

A Fairytale Wedding is the only way our Special Moments Event Planning team can describe Michelle and Chris’ unique Clearwater Beach wedding. The bride looked like a fairytale princess, the groom a handsome prince, and the wedding day, truly a dream come true for them.     After postponing their original wedding THREE times, the…

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Featured On Marry Me Tampa Bay: Christina and Kyle

It’s so special to see newlyweds Christina and Kyle featured on Marry Me Tampa Bay. Our Special Moments Event Planning team worked with the couple and their families to create a beautiful wedding filled with tradition.   Christina and Kyle’s Special Moments Their amazing 360-guest, pre-pandemic, at the Coliseum in Saint Petersburg, was an incredible…

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Special Moments Event Planning's Best of Weddings 2021 from The Knot

The Knot Picks Special Moments Event Planning as Best of Weddings 2021!

Our Special Moments Event Planning Lead Dream Maker Tammy Waterman just got one of those emails that make us so excited. The Knot Best of Weddings Each year five percent of hundreds of thousands of local wedding professionals listed on The Knot receive the Best of Weddings award. What makes this award so special is…

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A Navy and Gold Clearwater Beach Wedding

Earlier this year, our Special Moments Event Planning team had the pleasure of working with newlyweds Kendall and Tyler on their Clearwater Beach wedding weekend. Their fantastic wedding weekend included several wedding party events, a rehearsal dinner, and a welcome reception for their wedding guests, to name a few.   The Wedding Day Arrives On…

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A Golden Hyatt Clearwater Beach Wedding

Erica and Tom’s wedding was recently featured in Marry Me Tampa Bay. However, our Special Moments Event Planning team knew that their beautiful wedding had so much more to share.   #LoveYouLongTime Eleven months before their wedding, Tom proposed to Erica on the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach rooftop at sunset. He knew it was one…

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A Dog-gone Adorable Saint Petersburg Wedding

Back in February, before we knew what the rest of the year would be like, our Special Moments Event Planning team had the pleasure to work with Melynda and Nick. Their wedding was adorable. That is truly the only way to describe their wedding day filled with unique, touching, and personal moments. We’re so glad…

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Unplugging, COVID-19 and FOMO

Unplugging at weddings is nothing new for our Special Moments Event Planning team. We’ve seen national publications talking about unplugged weddings, typically ceremonies, for the last five years or so. Here’s a piece from Huffington Post from 2016: Why You Should Consider An Unplugged Wedding (And How to Tell Your Guests)   The Good and Bad…

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