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SOME ENCHANTED EVENING…MY PARENTS LOVE STORY

My parents, John and Dori met on New Year’s Eve, many moons ago in the romantic Bahamas. They were both invited to a New Year’s Eve Party. My father wore black tuxedo pants, white dress shirt, bow tie, cummerbund and

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GILLIGAN GIRLS BOUTIQUE & WORKSHOPS

    Just in Time for the Holiday Season Gilligan Girls Boutique & Workshops and Maureen Sullivan Floral Design Studio opened at 4347 Main Street.     The moment you walk up to this unique and lovely new boutique you

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I FEEL PRETTY…OH SO PRETTY

With so many brides to be and another popular engagement month coming up in December, I wanted to touch on some beauty tips and essentials for that Important Day…The Wedding. Tip from The Wedding Lady™ Stay true to yourself.  I

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MUST HAVES FOR THE HONEYMOON

I wanted to showcase just a few items that I have sourced for brides and grooms for the Honeymoon.  Some of my traditional brides start planning for their honeymoon way in advance and tuck their purchases away in their closet

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Christine Morton, Lingerie Designer Extraordinaire…

“I love to make women look and feel beautiful”  I (the Wedding Lady) first met Christine thirty years ago when I was promoting a new magazine and she had agreed to be featured showcasing her exclusive Bridal Wear on the

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IN THE PINK

“Anything is possible with Sunshine and a Little Pink”, Lilly Pulitzer  So many brides are passionate about Pink. I also wore a cotton candy pink off the shoulder custom wedding gown when I married in the Bahamas many years ago.  

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AWAY WE GO!

Courtesy of: John Pierre’s Photography UPDATED DESTINATION WEDDING TIPS AND TRENDS FOR 2015 Decide if a Destination Wedding is right for you: Less stressful; Less expensive(especially if you plan in off season); More intimate, less guests; In some cases family

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Cinderella Dreams

Romance is in the air with the newly released Cinderella movie.  Feel like a princess in these Cinderella inspired pieces that I have selected. Jewellery: Elsa Corsi available at Jeweliette Jewellery Photography: Nomo, Simply Sweet Photography     Dress: Little

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Weddings In Paris – Part 2

At long last…Part 2! Notes from the Wedding Lady… Fresh flowers are worn in the hair, sometimes one or two, but often a garland of flowers on crown of head with larger blooms. Bridal bouquets are very loose and bound

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weddinglady.com Gets a New Look

The Wedding Lady® is pleased to announce a new modern design at weddinglady.com to serve you better. The Wedding Lady® specializes in romantic destination Maui weddings as well as local Vancouver, BC weddings.  Look for new postings to the Wedding Journal as well

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Weddings in Paris – Part 1

Notes from the Wedding Lady {on location in Paris, France} Happy to see bridal gowns in all sizes. White still the most popular for brides along with off white. Lace is still very popular for gowns in all the right

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Romantic Sunset Wedding for Mark and Erica

Congratulations and Aloha from Your Wedding Lady to Erica and Mark who recently wed in romantic Maui.

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Pretty in Pink Shower

It was a Pretty in Pink Bridal Shower for the Blushing Bride to be, Caroline, (future daughter in law to The Wedding Lady). The bride arrived in a lovely white dress with a chunky pink necklace, and was handed a

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2014 Wedding Trends – Beach Weddings

“Beach Weddings have always been popular, and that trend does not end in 2014,” says Maui Wedding Planner, Susan Hyatt. Famed for romantic atmosphere, sunsets, and natural beauty, beachfront weddings are the most beautiful natural venues a bride could have.

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2014 Wedding Trends

Take it from a Vancouver Wedding Planner, 2014 is a beautiful year to be a bride in both Vancouver an the rest of the world! The theme of this year’s wedding trends is both elegant and timeless, ranging from elegant

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The Susan Hyatt The Wedding Lady’s Picks – Wedding Decor

We all love to feel like royalty, don’t we? Everyday, I see beautiful brides emerging from the entrance doors to greet their waiting reception party, and every time, it’s more beautiful than the last! I make sure of it! Vancouver

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Maui Wedding Planning & Packing

Maui is a beautiful destination for a wedding! Having been a Maui Wedding Planner for 25 years, I’ve seen beautiful brides, and I’ve seen sun-burned brides; with this list, I want to prepare you for your destination wedding adventure. When

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Maui Wedding Planner Tips – Best Wedding Reception Drinks

Signature wedding cocktails are gaining in popularity this year as more and more brides match their drinks to their wedding palette! With these beautiful photos of inspiration, your Vancouver wedding will be a hit with your guests! As a Maui

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Maui Wedding Planner Tips – Best Wedding Reception Foods

If you’re planning a wedding in Maui, and you’re unsure of how to narrow down your favorite foods for the reception, let this list help you out! As a Maui Wedding Planner, known as The Wedding Lady, I have a

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Maui Wedding Planner

Every bride dreams of a wedding in beautiful Maui! It may seem impossible, but as a Maui Wedding Planner, I can assure you that it is not! In fact, a wedding in Maui one of the most beautiful and worthwhile

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Stunning Wedding Dresses for Maui Weddings

Thinking about getting married in Maui? If you’re wondering what style of dress to get, use these stunning images above as a bit of inspiration! Don’t worry, there are many professional dress cleaners that pride themselves on sand removal and

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Beautiful Maui Wedding Receptions

Exotic, in terms of both food and atmosphere, Maui wedding receptions are just part of what you experience when you enjoy a planned, destination wedding! I have been a Maui Wedding Planner for 25 years, and I haven’t been more

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Beautiful Maui Wedding Decor

Maui is an absolutely stunning location for a destination wedding! Maui is well known for its flora, as well as its sterling reputation for Maui weddings! The highlight of any Maui wedding should be the lovely touches of tropical flowers,

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Beautiful Maui Wedding Locations

Warm oceans, exquisite locations, and beautiful couples make up everything that is a wedding in Maui Hawai’i. Allow me to take you and yours to be to these magnificent areas, as your Maui Wedding Planner! Whether your budget is large

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Vancouver Wedding Planner Tips – Best Wedding Reception Drinks

Signature wedding cocktails are gaining in popularity this year as more and more brides match their drinks to their wedding palette! With these beautiful photos of inspiration, your Vancouver wedding will be a hit with your guests! As a Vancouver

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Vancouver Wedding Planner Tips – Best Wedding Reception Foods

If you’re planning a wedding in Vancouver, and you’re unsure of how to narrow down your favorite foods for the reception, let this list help you out! As a Vancouver Wedding Planner, known as The Wedding Lady, I have a

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Vancouver Wedding Planner

Every bride goes through the struggle of trying to decide if they need a wedding planner, and here in Vancouver, it’s no different. The moment the engagement ring slips on the finger of a blushing bride-to-be, her mind starts thinking

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Wedding Planning for a Maui Wedding

Maui is the hottest wedding destination spot in the world right now, with its warm climate, romantic atmosphere, friendly locals, and beautiful scenery. For those of us who live in Vancouver, Maui Weddings are more than just beach weddings, they’re

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Brides Planning Weddings 2014

2014 Brides are celebrating their big day in the best fashions available, each setting the trend for this year. From Alice Padrul to Hayley Paige, each wedding dress brings a unique element to the standard wedding dress. Lace trimmings, backless

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2014 Wedding Trends – Elegant Outdoor Weddings

2014 Wedding Trend: Outdoor weddings are the perfect way to enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors, and as a Vancouver and Maui Wedding Planner, I couldn’t say that enough! Celebrating with friends and family outdoors on your big day

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