Adventures In Wedding Planning – Say Yes To The Dress

Hey there, LoveBirds!! Finally!!! We can talk about the fun stuff!! Anyone watch the show “Say Yes To The Dress”? I totally did and OBSESSED about Pnina dresses. Sadly, I couldn’t afford to go to NYC and invade their store nor could I afford a Pnina….but I still got to say “yes” to my designer … Continue reading

Adventures In Wedding Planning – What To Serve At Your Wedding

Hey Lovebirds! Still hanging in there? Great! So now that you’ve got the Big Three taken care of, you should figure out what you’re going to serve at the wedding. This includes food and beverages during the cocktail hour and dinner. Soda, water, coffee and tea are usually served during dinner and is included in … Continue reading

Adventures In Wedding Planning – Location Location Location

So now that you’ve got your budget and a date, up next is the Location!!! This kind of goes hand in hand with your caterer since most venues have a specific caterer they use. When shopping for real estate, the old adage is “location, Location, LOCATION”! The same is true for wedding ceremony and reception … Continue reading

Adventures In Wedding Planning – When To Get Married

Now that you’ve done your budget, on to figuring out the all important date! First thing to be aware of – the Wedding Season. This typically runs through the summer months and part of the Fall months. You’re looking at June – October. Since this is wedding season, prices for services and venues tend to … Continue reading

Adventures In Wedding Planning – What’s Your Budget?

Hey, Lovebirds! Now that you’ve showed off that beautiful ring to anyone and everyone, it’s time to come back to reality. Weddings are expensive. Let me just get out that there from the get-go. You’re going to be forking over a ton of money for ONE DAY’S REVELRY. It’s up to you how you want … Continue reading

Adventures In Wedding Planning – What We Got For Our Money

Hey Budget Brides! A lot of people I know are getting married soon and have asked me how we managed to pull off our wedding (we paid for it ourselves with no outside help). Our initial budget was $18,000.00 but, in reality, we spent just under $27,000.00. Sounds like a lot, right? Here’s what we … Continue reading

Travel Tips For Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora

The last post talked about how to get ready for your trip. This post will act as a very bare bones guide to how to make your money last in Tahiti as well tips on what to do (or not to do….)! As beautiful as this place is, it does gobbles your money very quickly! … Continue reading

What To Do If You’re Going To Tahiti

Clyde and I just came back from our honeymoon. We were lucky enough to visit Bora Bora and Moorea. Those 7 days were the most amazing days I’ve had so far. I lived in Hawaii and, as beautiful Hawaii is, Tahiti truly is something else. It is completely otherworldly. It’s remote. It’s beautiful. I couldn’t … Continue reading

Honeymoon Around The World

Bonnie and Clyde are going on their honeymoon!!! Tahiti and Vegas, here we come!!

I’m Alive

Hello! I’m alive! I’m also married now. Happy New Year!! And Happy Chinese / Lunar New Year!! 2012 is the year of the Water Dragon. Can’t wait! For all you brides out there currently planning your wedding, you feel like the wedding date is that tiny spot of light way out yonder in the distance. … Continue reading