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  1. Thanks so much LaraJo! I will definitely pass this information onto my girlfriend
  2. Hey all! I got married in the DR last May and am now trying to help a girlfriend of mine out. This forum was the best thing that happened to my wedding planning so I thought you ladies might be able to help. She will be staying at the Jewel Dunn's River and was looking for an off-site venue for her wedding/reception. Any suggestions??? Thanks!!
  3. Thought you ladies might enjoy reading this from new to the DR photographer, Katya Nova http://www.katyanovablog.com/punta-cana-wedding-jellyfish/
  4. MNtoMX, We did everything a la carte, even the drinks bc we only had 24 people. I think it worked out pretty good that way. I'm sure we would've gone with the drinks per hour per person if we had a lot more people. Megs
  5. Venus909, Mayte had dug a bonfire pit, but since it was too windy we couldn't light it. It was a bummer but we didn't really need it anyways Megs
  6. Ladies, This is part of the Jellyfish Wedding Brochure that Mayte sent to me. If any of you would like a copy who haven't gotten it yet let me know your email address. I don't know if any of these prices have changed, although I think the transportation charge per person went up $1, so from $5 to $6. Wedding Planner Services FULL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION PRICE US $ DJ & Sound 600,- US $ Rock Band 1500,- US $ Merengue Band 1500,- US $ Karaoke 500,- US $ Projector & Screen 300,- US $ Laser light 600,- US $ Exclusive use of the restaurant 1000,- US $ Ceremony set on the beach 500,- US $ Decoration place & tables (price for max 50 persons) 500,- US $ Flowers & bride’s bouquet (price depending on types of flowers) N.A. US $ Hairdresser & make up for brides (will come to your hotel) 300,- US $ Couple of dominican dancers 150,- US $ Dominican dances show by 6 couples 1000,- US $ Dominican dances show with performers & live music 2000,- US $ Fire shows option 1 (1 person, 2 fire toys, 5 minutes) 200,- US $ Fire shows option 2 (2 person, 5 fire toys, 10 minutes) 300,- US $ Fire shows option 3 (2 person, 7 fire toys, 15 minutes) 400,- US $ Sky fire show (4 minutes) 900,- US $ Person acting as a statue (1 hour for one statue) 175,- US $ Transport service with Star bus 5,- US $ Babysitter for children including activities 250,- US $ Roller cigars (a cigar hand made for your guests) 300,- US $
  7. Cantidad Descripción Precio unitario TOTAL 1 FOOD AND DRINKS BY CONSUM SERVICES 1 RESTAURAN AND TABLES DECORATION $ 400.00 $ 400.00 1 CEREMONY SET ON THE BEACH AND LOUNGE AREA $ 400.00 $ 400.00 ON THE BEACH 1 BONFIRE SET UP ON THE BEACH $ 200.00 $ 200.00 1 SOUND FOR IPOD $ 400.00 $ 400.00 1 WEDDING CAKE+CUP CAKES $ 250.00 $ 250.00 1 BRIDE BOUQUET AND BOTONIER+ FLOWERS FOR TABLES AND COCKTAIL HOU $ 400.00 $ 400.00 30 TRANSPOTATION ROUND TRIP $ 5.00 $ 150.00 Subtotal $2,200.00 Envío Medio de pago Seleccione uno… Impuestos TOTAL $2,200.00 This was my invoice from Mayte. Liz T - it costs $400 for a speaker set-up and it is an extra $200 to have her DJ there. I believe that is what the girls were mentioning.
  8. Liz T, To be honest I'm not sure if we made it through the list. LOL too many tequila shots! I wanted to have more than enough music, hence the long lists. I had him put the playlists on shuffle so they were not played in the order listed
  9. Oh my goodness You girls are all so awesome! Thanks for the support!!!! Sheri!!!! You are one of the biggest sweethearts I have ever met - thank you! OK....here are my playlists. I know we all have different tastes in music but hopefully this will give you ladies some ideas! This should be a long post LOL Oh - I'm a huge 80s fan... Cocktail hour: Free Fallin' Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Milwaukee (Live) Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers Laid James Crazy game of poker Of A Revolution (O.A.R.) Hey Girl OAR Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys Dirty Water The Standells Don't Stop Believin' Journey Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi No Woman No Cry (Remix) Ziggy Marley & Wyclef Jean Brown E Ziggy Marley Red Red Wine UB40 Punkie Sean Paul You Never Know Rupee Escape (The Pina Colada Song) Rupert Holmes Southern Cross Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett Take Me Home Country Road Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Sweat (A La La La Long) Inner Circle Two Pina Coladas GARTH BROOKS Kokmo The Beach Boys Cant help falling in love UB40 Guantanamera Wycleff Jean Drive Me Crazy Kevin Lyttle Summer time Will Smith Bubble Toes Jack Johnson I'm Yours Jason Mraz Feel Good Inc. The Gorillaz Rolling In the Deep ADELE The Promise When In Rome Beast of Burden (Remastered) The Rolling Stones Bitter sweet syphony The Verve How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) Sweetest Thing U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love) U2 Beautiful Day U2 Desire U2 Angel of Harlem U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday U2 Where the Streets Have No Name (New Edit U218) U2 Come A Little Bit Closer Jay and The Americans Build me up Buttercup The Foundations Our Kind of Love Lady Antebellum Runaway (Live Acoustic) Love and Theft Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett MAYBERRY RASCAL FLATS Where the Boat Leaves From Zac Brown Band Toes Zac Brown Band Chicken Fried Zac Brown Band Summer Nights Rascal Flatts Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd Love Don't Live Here Lady Antebellum Lookin' for a Good Time Lady Antebellum No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem Kenny Chesney When the Sun Goes Down (Duet w Kenny Chesney Beer in Mexico Kenny Chesney Summertime Kenny Chesney Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven (with the Wailers) Kenny Chesney Guitars & Tiki Bars Kenny Chesney Sweet Thing Keith Urban You're My Better Half Keith Urban Life's a Dance John Michael Montgomery How About You Eric Church Smoke a Little Smoke Eric Church Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield Your Love The Outfield Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen Here I Go Again Whitesnake Bernie Marsden Hold on Loosely .38 Special Don Barnes/Jeff Carlisi/Jim Peterik I Touch Myself The Divinyls Rosanna Toto Toto/Hydra/Toto IV Life is a Highway Tom Cochrane Nothing But A Good Time Poison Fallen Angel Poison Talk dirty to me Poison Your Love The Outfield Buffalo Stance Neneh Cherry Just To Be The Next To Be With You Mr. Big Enter Sandman Metallica All Night Long Lionel Richie I'm Alright Kenny Loggins Pink Houses John Mellencamp Small Town John Cougar Mellencamp Jack and Diane John Cougar Mellencamp Cherry Bomb John Cougar Mellencamp Hurts So Good John Cougar Mellencamp Superstition Stevie Wonder Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham! We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off Jermaine Stewart Summer Of '69 Bryan Adams Glory Days Bruce Springsteen Poison Bell Biv DeVoe Poison You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party Beastie Boys Let My Love Open The Door Pete Townsend Welcome to the Jungle Guns N Roses Paradise City Guns N Roses You Give Love a Bad Name Bon Jovi Highway to Hell ACDC Cherry Pie Warrent Can't You See The Marshall Tucker Band Feel Like Making Love Bad Company All Summer Long Kid Rock Kid Rock Lump Presidents of the United States of America Back in Black AC/DC Bob Segar - Turn The Page Cherry Pie Warrent What I Got SUBLIME This Afternoon Nickelback Rockstar Nickelback Your Sex Is On Fire Kings Of Leon Somebody Told Me The Killers Wasting Time Kid Rock Cowboy Kid Rock & The Twisted Brown Trucker Band Turn the Page Bob Seger Sweet Emotion Aerosmith Gin and Juice Countryy Remixx Big Poppa The Notorious B.I.G. Gnarls Barkley Gnarls Barkley Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill) Wycleff Jean ft Akon, Lil Wayne & Niia Black and Yellow Wiz Khalifa Regulate Warren G Paperboy - Diddy Gin and Juice Snoop Dogg ft Dr Dre Nothin' But A G Thing Snoop & Dr. Dre Smooth Rob Thomas/Santana What's My Name Rihanna All About The Benjamins P. Diddy Tie Me Down (feat. Ray J) Miss Independent Ne-Yo Shake It Metro Station Family Affair Mary J. Blige Return Of The Mack Mark Morrison Paper Planes M.I.A. M.I.A./Diplo E.T. (feat. Kanye West) Katy Perry Still Not A Player Big Punisher Live Your Life T.I. ft Rihanna The Way you Look Tonight Tony Bennet You Are the Best Thing Ray LaMontagne Free Zac Brown Band These Arms of Mine Otis Redding Everything Michael Bublé My Wish Rascal Flatts Angel Eyes Jeff Healey Band God Bless The Broken Road Rascal Flatts Every Rose Has Its Thorn Guns N' Roses Bed of Roses Bon Jovi You & Me Dave Matthews Band Diamond (Live) Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers Dance Dance: Rump Shaker Wrex N' Effect 05 My Humps Remix S&M Rihanna Boom Boom Pow Black Eyed Peas My Humps Black Eyed Peas Pour Some Sugar on Me Def Leppard Like A Prayer Madonna Shoop Salt-N-Pepa Work It Missy Elliot Jump Around House of Pain Gimme the Light Sean Paul Hips Dont Lie (Ft. Wycleaf Jean) Say Hey (I Love You) [feat. Cherine Anderson] Dancing with Myself Billy Idol Let's Get Retarded Black Eyed Peas Allen Pineda/George Pajon/Jaime How Do U Want It 2Pac Feat. K-Ci & JoJo 2Pac/Johnny Jackson California Love 2Pac Feat. Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman Shake A Lil' Somethin' 2 Live Crew Hoochie Mama 2 Live Crew Electric Avenue Ziggy Marley Good Lovin' The Young Rascals BedRock Young Money & Lloyd D. CARTER, C. Lilly, Bust a Move Young MC Salt Shaker Feat. Lil Jon &amp Ying Yang Twinz Shake Ying Yang Twins ft. Pitbull Dangerous (Dirty) Ying Yang Twins feat. Wyclef Jean Stayin' Alive Wycleff Jean Perfect Gentleman Wyclef Jean Rumpshaker Wreckx N Effect Start The Commotion Wise Guys Gettin Jiggy With It Will Smith Miami Will Smith Shook Me All Night Long (Remix feat. Bon Jovi, Metall Various Panama Van Halen Jump Van Halen Yeah vs Turn Me On (Remix) Usher vs Kevin Little Sugar (Gimme Some) Ft. Ludacri Trick Daddy Let's Get Down Tony! Toni! Toné! Wild Thing Tone Loc Bust A Move Tone Loc 867-5309 Tommy Tutone The Way I Are Timberland Give It To Me Timbaland; Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake Higher Taio Cruz feat. Kylie Minogue Break Your Heart (feat. Ludacris) We Be Burning Sean Paul Temperature Sean Paul Take You There Sean Kingston Me Love Sean Kingston Its Tricky RunDMC Tempted to Touch Rupee You Be Illin' Run DMC Break It Off Rihanna Feat. Sean Paul SOS (Rescue Me) Rihanna Shake Your Tailfeather Puff Daddy Gett Off Prince Let's Go Crazy Prince nina sky - move your body girl Nothin' Goinna Break My Stride Pittsburgh Slim Go Girl Pitbull I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) [More English Extended Mix] Pitbull Hotel Room Service Pitbull Fuego Pitbull Get This Party Started Pink Raise Your Glass So What P!nk Roses Outkast The Way You Move Outkast Hey Ya Outkast Rosa Parks Outkast Baby I Got Your Money Old Dirty Bastard Billy Jean (Remix) Notorious Big & Michael Jackson Mo Money Mo Problems Notorious BIG Hypnotize The Notorious B.I.G. Nobody NeYo Backseat (feat. The Cataracs & Dev) New Boyz Promiscuous Girl Nelly Furtado ft. Timbaland Say It Right Nelly Furtado Hott In Here Nelly Grillz Nelly Shake It Fast Mystikal Gossip Folk Missy Elliot Party People Missy Elliot PYT Michael Jackson Billy Jean Micheal Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel Micheal Jackson Don't Stop Till You Get Enough Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson Sexual Healing Max A Million Feel So Good Mase Scarred Luke get low Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz Poker Face Lady Gaga 01 - Lady Gaga ft. Akon and Kardinal I Got It Kvin Lyttle All Summer Long Kid Rock Footloose Kenny Loggins TiK ToK Ke$ha Blow Ke$ha Dangerous (feat. Akon) Kardinal Offishall Gold Digger (feat. Jamie Foxx) Kanye West Come Baby Come K7 Back that Ass Up Juvenile Rock Your Body Justin Timberlake Feat. Pharrell Williams SexyBack Justin Timberlake On the Floor (feat. Pitbull) Jennifer Lopez It's Like That Jason Nevins vs. Run DMC In My Head Jason Derulo Let's Get Married (Remix Run DMC) Jagged Edge Put Your Back Into It Ice Cube I See You Baby (Shaking That Ass) Groove Armada Turn Around Flo Rida Sugar (feat. Wynter) Flo Rida Right Round Flo-Rida Fergalicious Fergie What's Luv? Fat Joe, Ja Rule and Ashanti Shake That Ass Eminem feat. Nate Dogg Without Me Eminem Just Lose It Eminem Stereo Love Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina Party Up DMX Get Buck In Here (Dirty) DJ Felli Fel ft Akon, Diddy, Ludacris & Lil Jon Sexy Bitch (feat. Akon) David Guetta Girl Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper Cupid Shuffle Cupid Time for a Change Dip It Low (Reggaeton Remix) Christina Milian ft. Don Omar Forever Chris Brown Make It Clap (Remix ft Sean Paul & Spliff Star) Busta Rhymes Crazy Bitch Buckcherry Boot Scootin' Boogie Brooks&Dunn Jump Jive an' Wail The Brian Setzer Orchestra The Mammal Song The Bloodhound Gang My Humps Lil Jon Remix (FINAL) Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas Rebel Yell Billy Idol Mony Mony Billy Idol Dancing with Myself Billy Idol Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band World Hold On Bob Sinclair Play something country Brooks n dunn Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Beyoncé Staying Alive (Dance Traxx Rem Bee Gees You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party Beastie Boys Dude (remix) feat. Ms. Thing and Shawnna Beenie Man You Shook Me All Night Long ACDC Smack That Akon Ft. Eminem Right Now (Na Na Na) Akon Belly Dancer Akon Akon - Beautiful Troublemaker Akon Prince - Pussy Control All for You Janet Jackson Starry Eyed Surprise Paul Oakenfold
  10. Jlarruda, I am so excited for you and I can't wait to see how gorgeous your wedding is going to be! I wish I could could do it all over again - good thing this forum exists Let Sherio9090 and I know if and when you want to meet up in Boston, either before you go or after the wedding! We would love to meet you Best of luck - just remember that when you step off that plane, all these small details won't seem to matter as much. Enjoy every moment! it will be perfect! Megs
  11. MNtoMX, I should be able to make an excel file from my ipod playlist for you. How does by the end of this weekend at the latest sound? Megs
  12. BrideMAR2012, I went with the Jellyfish DJ. I was worried about his song selection so before we traveled down I put together 2 playlists on my iPod. The first was for cocktail hour/dinner and the second was for dancing. After our ceremony, while we were taking pictures with our guests the DJ started playing some chill tropical/loungy music - I wanted more upbeat music so everyone could start partying so I handed him my iPod and told him which playlist to put on. From that point on he only played my music - I had him switch to the dance playlist after dinner. Even though he only played from my iPod I would still have made the decision to go with him because I didn't have to worry about the music and the sound setup and lights were awesome. We didn't have a first dance, garter toss, bridal party so we didn't need a DJ to make any announcements so this was the way to go for us. If you want an interactive DJ and want to pay a little more then I'm sure DJ Mannia would be the way to go. Hope that helps Mel2010, We tipped Mayte 20%, although I am not sure if and how it get distributed among the staff. Megs
  13. I wore a pair of gold bow pumps for pictures then put on barefoot sandals for our ceremony and reception on the beach
  14. So the sock monkey thing started when I took a trip to Egypt 2 years ago. I had the trip planned before I met my husband so he didn't come with me. When I got to Cairo and opened my suitcase there was a note and this sock monkey in it. I was totally surprised and, of course, had to take this monkey with me in my day pack everywhere. Everyone loved him and when we were in a perfume shop all these woman were grabbing at him, asking to have their pictures taken with him and calling him Buji. Turns out that the little guy looks like a character, Buji from an Egyptian cartoon - Buji and Tom Tom. Hence the name Buji After returning home from my trip and telling the story we started taking Buji with us to big events and it turned into something bigger. Every time one of our friends goes on a trip - Buji goes too. He's been all over the world, Australia, Holland, London, China, Aruba...even the Big House and in the Red Sox dugout He also has his own facebook page 'Buji the sock monkey' The other monkey in the pictures is my brothers. He got him in Boston, when he was here last summer for the weekend that Adam and I got engaged
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