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Brides of Every Size, Shape, and Ability

Our Special Moments Event Planning team was completely blown away watching the events leading up to the recent New York Bridal fashion week. As wedding planners working with Tampa Bay brides for over fifteen years, it is often hard to watch the struggle some brides-to-be go through finding their dream wedding gown. For years, everything…

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Tammy’s In The Spotlight!

Our Special Moments Event Planning team is over the moon excited that our fearless leader, Lead Dream Maker, and Master Wedding Planner Tammy Waterman.  She is featured in the most recent issue of Wedding Planner Magazine! This fantastic magazine is a wedding industry publication dedicated to showcasing incredible Real Weddings designed by our colleagues from…

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The Beach Is Our Happy Place

Our Special Moments Event Planning team has a wonderful time planning with Abby and Lance. Their comment “the beach is our happy place (why we live in Iowa…who knows)” speaks volumes about their Clearwater Beach destination wedding. You see, they look very relaxed and at home on the beaches of Florida despite having done all…

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Looking Ahead To 2020 Wedding Trends

Yes, we know it’s not even October but our Special Moments Event Planning team is already looking ahead to what is going to be hot for 2020. Having worked with couples to plan their Tampa Bay area wedding over the last fifteen years, we know how fast things change.  We know what will continue to…

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Fantasy, Function, and Fun

Our Special Moments Event Planning team recently found out that Marry Me Tampa Bay has featured a phenomenal styled shoot that we produced earlier this year. Our  Lead Dream Maker and Master Wedding Planner, Tammy Waterman, had been asked to be on an advisory panel during the renovation of the historic Belleview Inn, just outside…

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Destination Unknown

Our Special Moments Event Planning team knows very well how amazing Tampa Bay Area destination weddings can be. Beautiful beaches, fantastic hotel accommodations for your out of town wedding guests, plenty of fun things for them to do while visiting and need we say awesome food, especially fresh local seafood. But, we also know that…

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Not All Caterers Are Alike

It seems that over the last few weeks our Special Moments Event Planning team has seen social media posts and local discussions about the differences between caterers. Unfortunately, in the world of weddings, the first question people ask is “how much?”.  It’s a good starting point as everyone has a budget they would like to…

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Sunshine, Starfish and a Great Backup Plan

Noelle and Derek’s Clearwater Beach wedding, with our Special Moments Event Planning team started out beautifully with lots of sunshine and an awesome team of vendors. Noelle looked incredible in her organza gown with lace overlay and bodice, and a mantilla with lace applique trim that framed her face and long blond hair. Her oversized…

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Securing Wedding Gifts and Cards

If you have been on your social media or seen the news this week, you probably have seen that a woman wandered in to a wedding reception and walked off with a couple’s gift cards. As wedding professionals our Special Moments Event Planning team was kind of blown away by this.  It’s something we just do…

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Sunset At The Sandpearl Resort

Dotti and Lance are one of the sweetest couples. Being around them makes you smile and our Special Moments Event Planning team enjoyed being part of their Clearwater Beach wedding. Dotti looked so beautiful in a soft white, tiered wedding gown with a lace applique bodice. The barefoot sandals matched the lace in her gown…

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When A Plan Comes Together

Planning is our life, so when we are invited to be part of a surprise proposal for an amazing couple our Special Moments Event Planning team is more than happy to jump in. Our friend Ashley Karpuch, Special Events Manager of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, asked us to put Nathan’s proposal in motion at the…

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A Golden Moment

Our Special Moments Event Planning team loved being part of Julianne and John’s beautiful St Petersburg wedding. This beautiful black and white wedding incorporated touches of gold that added to its elegance.     Julianne wore a soft white Stella York wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and cap sleeves. For her accessories she selected…

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