Uncategorized

It’s All About The Wedding Cake!

wedding cake- cutting wedding cake- how much 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…

Read More

The Story Of My Life

Clearwater Beach Wedding – Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach – Clearwater Beach wedding planner - bride and groom

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…

Read More

Hey Mr. DJ

Wedding Reception - wedding 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…

Read More

Pink and White Harborside Wedding

bride and groom - just married - Tampa Bay wedding - Special Moments Event Planning

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…

Read More

I See The Light

Tampa weddings – Sarasota weddings – Tampa wedding planner – Sarasota wedding planner- sky lanterns – balloon releases

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…

Read More

Reuse and Give Back

Special Moments Event Planning – The Brides Bouquet – Random Acts of Flowers – repurposing your wedding flowers - recycle logo

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…

Read More

Truly Special Moments

Clearwater Beach Wedding – Clearwater Beach Recreation Center wedding- Clearwater Beach wedding planner - husband and wife

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…

Read More

Make Your Wedding Iconic

Tampa weddings – Tampa wedding planner – iconic Tampa wedding photos – Special Moments Event Planning - bride and groom in front of Tampa Post card

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…

Read More

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”…

Read More

We’ve Got It In The Bag

wedding welcome bags - customized welcome bags for weddings

Our Special Moments Event Planning team is asked nearly every week about Welcome Bags for out of town guests. Do we need them? What goes in them? Do we send them everyplace people are staying? And, can you do them? We decided that breaking it down in a blog post was an easy way to…

Read More

Home Sweet Home?

Special Moments Event Planning, Events by Special Moments, Tampa Bay Wedding Planner, Clearwater Beach wedding Planner, Clearwater wedding planner, St Petersburg Wedding Planner, Tampa wedding planner, Tampa Bay tented weddings, Florida gulf coast tented weddings

Our Special Moments Event Planning team frequently gets requests to assist in planning a wedding at a couple’s home or at a unique outdoor location. What’s not to love? It’s Florida and we have great weather, amazing sunsets, and beautiful scenery. However, the biggest challenge is that too often couple’s do not always think about…

Read More