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Confessions of a Wedding Planner

It’s all about the little things

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As soon as the Bermuda Wedding season goes into full swing, Sunday afternoons are spent in recovery. Recovery from lack of sleep, recovery in the office tidying up a forest worth of paper or recovering in my home, armed with a list of what needs to get done before the week begins again. Repeat. Repeat. But last Sunday, I did none of the above. As soon as I opened my eyes, I knew it was going to be a beautiful day – but how should I spend it?  The deliberation was short lived by an invitation to go to a friend’s house for a bbq. Before I could help myself and allow guilt to set in of all the things that would not get done,…

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The perfect place for perfect toes …and lots of laughs too.

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Red toes… love them… need them… want them… got them.  Louise and I got to try out the Nail Bar over the weekend. This is not your typical ‘be quiet and zone out’ place at all. I didn’t even pick up a magazine although they were certainly there. Drinks were available and readily offered (and replenished!). I loved the layout of the lounge area, complete with white sofas, punctuated by colourful cushions,  and a bar which dominated one side. The nail stations, with the best pedicure chairs ever, took over the other. I was mesmorized by the foot basins which appeared to be a mottled texture of pink and coral – my favourite colours. We tried out all the massage options the chair offered and just…

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Nikki Finds Passion in Paris

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Paris is magical.  The passion of the city, of the Parisian way of life, is simply infectious. I arrived at my hotel,  La  Belle Juliette,  just before dawn broke; a little worse for wear and ready for bed. I was offered a room on the top floor with views of cobbled streets and dormer windowed rooftops. The French doors of the bathroom opened onto a Juliette balcony- quite appropriate really. Previously eager to explore the city, exhaustion set in. I removed my shoes and face planted on the large bed to sleep my jet lag away. As dusk turned to night, I made my way to Saint Ephrem Church; a tiny chapel tucked well off the beaten path.  A single chair was placed at the front. The…

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Destination Inspirations

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For a great site on Destination Weddings, visit Destination Inspirations who recently featured Lucie and Matt’s Wedding held earlier this year…. it was truly stunning! “Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama, Key Largo, Montego baby why don’t we go” Yes that’s right, the Beach Boys. For some reason that’s all I could sing in my head when I looked through Lucille and Matt’s absolutely gorgeous Bermuda destination wedding. I would give anything to be there right now. After you see these pictures I am sure you will agree. The venue was the Tuckers Point Hotel and really its just a jaw dropping location. Taken by super talented Sacha Blackburne, these images just radiate elegance. Elegant and full of the details we all love to hear…

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