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An Intimate, Socially Distant Sand Key Wedding

Our Special Moments Event Planning team enjoyed our time working with Terri and Gerry. Their intimate Sand Key wedding was so sweet and very personal. However, during COVID-19, the planning process was quite a rollercoaster ride.   Shifts in Wedding Planning When we initially met pre-Covid. The couple had selected a November 14th wedding date…

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The Sweetest Things – Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding

Kerry and Stanley could not be any sweeter. Our Special Moments Event Planning team adored working with them on their Clearwater Beach destination wedding. Initially, our team was hired for Wedding Day Management, with Kerry doing most of the wedding planning herself. However, as we all know, COVID presented us all with many challenges and…

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Looking for More Tampa Bay Weddings?

Our Special Moments Event Planning team LOVES sharing our blog posts with you each week. We do our best to showcase a mix of our clients’ Real Tampa Bay Weddings, planning tips, and advice, as well as places our team and our couples have been featured in the media.   More Fabulous Weddings We are…

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Hawaiian Inspired Clearwater Beach Wedding

If our Special Moments Event Planning team never told you that Jennifer and Nathan’s wedding wasn’t a destination wedding in Hawaii, you might never know. With the beautiful Gulf of Mexico in the background and lots of tropical touches, it brought the bride’s happy place to Florida.     Mahalo, Jennifer, and Nathan! This touching…

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7 Wedding Traditions and Customs Unraveled

Our Special Moments Event Planning team knows all too well that weddings are full of traditions. Some things we do are driven ‘just because,’ while others are based on our family’s ethnic and cultural customs. We know that unless you are a total wedding geek – lots of hands raised on our office – you…

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Love And Laughter In Saint Petersburg

Lyndsey and Nick’s Saint Petersburg wedding just makes our Special Moments Event Planning team grin ear to ear. They are just the happiest couple, and we can’t get over how many of their fantastic wedding photos capture Lyndsey laughing! “We’re over-the-moon happy,” she said in a New York Times feature. “I don’t think we’ve stopped…

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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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