Wedding Venue Wednesday: Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

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This month’s Wedding Venue Wednesday features the spectacular Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. It’s one of the beautiful resorts along Clearwater Beach, where you’ll find our Special Moments Event Planning team on any given weekend. The Wyndham Clearwater Beach is ideal for weddings, whether you are a local or planning a destination wedding. It’s a luxurious…

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Our Boss is a BADAZZZ!

Tammy Waterman - Master Wedding planner and Lead Dream Maker of Tampa Bay's Special Moments Event Planning

If you’ve ever met our Founder and Lead Dream Maker, Tammy Waterman, you know exactly what we are talking about. She is one of 48 Master Wedding Planners in the World and a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 2004. But she has been planning Tampa Bay weddings for 17 years!   Expert…

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MMTB Expert Advice: Planning The Perfect Proposal

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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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Creating A Memorable Wedding Ceremony

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Our Special Moments Event Planning team loves working with couples who are putting together beautiful, unique and memorable Tampa Bay area wedding ceremonies.   Make It Personal Whether you are working with a local officiant or someone you have known your entire life, the key to a great wedding ceremony is to make it personal.…

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Tammy’s In The Spotlight!

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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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Not All Caterers Are Alike

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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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It’s All About The Wedding Cake!

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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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Blue and Gold Beach Wedding

Lauren and Neil were such a fun and interesting couple for our Special Moments Event Planning team to work with. Lauren had a lot of the planning completed for their Opal Sands wedding on Clearwater Beach but primarily worked with us for guidance and vendor referrals as needed. The wedding was created in a beautiful…

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Home Sweet Home?

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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…

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A Picture Perfect Reflection

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Our Special Moments Event Planning team adored working with Katherine, Matthew and their families on the fabulous wedding weekend. Their wedding day began at the spectacular Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach where the wedding parties and this very photogenic couple had their first look. Katherine wore a form-fitting satin gown with a sweetheart neckline…

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Mistakes Newly Engaged Couples Make

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Recently, a wedding industry colleague asked our Special Moments Event Planning Lead Dream Maker, Tammy Waterman; what is the most common mistake that she sees newly engaged couples make. After the discussion, we decided it would make an awesome blog post! The most common mistake couples make centers around thinking a professional wedding planner plans…

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Perfect Start to 2019

Our Special Moments Event Planning team is really excited to start 2019 with a huge honor. Our wedding planning team has received the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award for 2019. This award is based on the amazing reviews our couples shared on Wedding Wire. Tammy and her crew are the best and made my wedding…

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