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2010 Brides

KerriMark2010 - November 4, 2010

Celine - November 5, 2010
bmlynch - November 6, 2010
Randi - November 11, 2010
Trinas79 - November 11, 2010

jesmcan - November 12, 2010
futuremrs1113 - November 13, 2010

dejacque-November 15, 2010
giraffexx - November 19, 2010
mslisaaragon - November 22, 2010
Lisa DSO - November 24, 2010
Jenny310 - November 27, 2010
FutureMrsYak- December 2, 2010

orbitingbklyn - December 3, 2010

danielle6680 - December 4, 2010
msglave - December 11, 2010
MichaelandAraceli- December 18, 2010

2011 Brides

kshows - February 12, 2011

MichelleCrock - February 26, 2011

Elizabella75 - February 26, 2011
DiahR - April 1, 2011

pineapplebride - *maybe* April 2011

Suzy831 - April 16, 2011

Jennie0521 - April 28, 2011
ChicagoBride2011- May 1, 2011
speedy130 - May 7, 2011

SarahE786 - May 15, 2011
rosieposie - May 22, 2011

Maritza - June 3, 2011

risa 1818- June 12, 2011

Jozee84- June 15, 2011

JHarris - June 17, 2011

Bride2B22- June 21, 2011

Sweetle - June 24, 2011
Prettypigpig - July 4, 2011

Heidi88- July 22, 2011

miadionne - July 23, 2011

Augustbride2011- August 20, 2011
Bride2bDebbie - November 20, 2011 

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I was going to do this as well but I read that they give each guest a full blown map of the resort when they check in.  Sure enough, they were right!  So if you want to save money then don't bother with the maps since they're provided.

Originally Posted by danielle6680 View Post

Does anyone have a map of the hotel that I could put in our welcome letter?  Maybe I should contact my WC.  I saw the map on the hotel's site, but that is for all of Playa.  We are looking for something specific to the hotel.  Thanks guys!

A few ladies have asked about reception locations.  My best advice is to go with the beach reception.  Especially if you're not having your ceremony on the beach & in the sand.  Give your guests a true "beach" wedding and go for feet in the sand :)  We had 40 guests and the best option was the beach in front of Pelicanos.  It was large enough for the whole party.  The other 2 beach locations are nice but are a bit smaller so if you have a smaller party they'll work too.

Originally Posted by jorge&maritza View Post

Good luck with everythin Jesmcan!



Ladies, I know I don't get on here too often, but I am just doing a lot of reading and trying to keep up/catch up at the same time! So good luck to those with upcoming weddings. Wish you all the best.


So here's a little about me and my wedding and how its coming along....

June 3, 2011 is the date (I will add it to the list)

As of right now (I keep changing it,lol) We have Pelicanos beach for the ceremony and coctail hour, and Central Gardens for the Reception.

I am still debating the location of the coctail...can't decide whether to have it on the beach or the gardens?? Past brides, any suggestions??


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OMG,  there are so many November brides! Ladies, I hope you have the best wedding ever! I can't wait to see all of your pictures and read all of your reviews!


Jes,you have been so dedicated to our thread and helping all of us out that I am sure I speak for everyone when I say that we are all so excited for you!

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Hi Maritza! Yay another June bride! I had very similiar Save The Dates made too! I"ll have to post a pic so you can see. Very cute :)


I had my bridesmaids buy dresses from J.Crew. They have a bridal line. When I found the dresses I wanted them to buy they were on sale so they got them for like $150 which I thought was pretty reasonable since they are really nice quality and don't neccessarily look like a bridesmaid dress. Unfortunately they were discontinuing the color I wanted so they all basically had to buy them right then. I felt really bad asking them to buy them right away and so far in advance ( our date is June 12) but at least they got it out of the way haha. I would take a look on there or I know David's Bridal has some very reasonably priced dresses too.


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Originally Posted by jorge&maritza View Post

Good luck with everythin Jesmcan!



Ladies, I know I don't get on here too often, but I am just doing a lot of reading and trying to keep up/catch up at the same time! So good luck to those with upcoming weddings. Wish you all the best.


So here's a little about me and my wedding and how its coming along....

June 3, 2011 is the date (I will add it to the list)

As of right now (I keep changing it,lol) We have Pelicanos beach for the ceremony and coctail hour, and Central Gardens for the Reception.

I am still debating the location of the coctail...can't decide whether to have it on the beach or the gardens?? Past brides, any suggestions??


We have booked DJ Doremix for our reception and Moments That Matter for photography.

I bought my dress way back in Feb so that's checked off the list msnwink.gif

Still haven't picked bridesmaid dresses..anyone have any suggestions?? I don't want them to spend a fortune on them since they are already shelling out money to go to the wedding.


Our Save The Dates were sent out in Sept and our invites are in the works as we speak! (Hoping to send them out this Month)


So Here's a pic of our STDs. Just wanted to share.




Just want to say thanks to everyone so far for all the inspirations and ideas! I plan to be on here a lot more often since the wedding is only 7 months away now, yikes!


Happy Planning everyone!

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Yay Jes!!! You must be super excited!! If I don't get a chance to come on here later today than have an AMAZING time!!! I am sure your wedding is going to be beautiful and we can't wait to hear all about it!! Just think, all that planning and stress you had to go through is all gone and now you can relax and enjoy your wedding day!! You have been such an inspiration and wonderful source of help and advice on here for everyone, and we are all super excited for you! Congratulations lady and definitely take lots of pics!! smile03.gif


Randi and all our other brides leaving this weekend....Congratulations!!


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YAY for Randi and Jess!!! Can't wait to hear all about it/see pictures.


Jess, I'll second all the other brides, you are a lifesaver so I hope/know things will go perfect for you. Well, your fiance's head may pop off when you show him those pictures but that's just a small technicality, hehe. Husband that is. :)


Have a blast ladies and enjoy every moment, it goes SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO fast!

Originally Posted by randi.renstrom View Post

i'm leaving in the morning!! crazy!! i'm actually just starting to get nervous...and not about the wedding...more about getting people there and liking the resort etc :) we have a party bus picking us up at 7am (there are 25 of us on the first flight, and 17 of them are taking this bus - easier and cheaper then cabs/leaving cars etc at the airport).  but im sure i'll check in sometime and definitely give a big review when i'm back! i can't believe it's here!! i'll be there the 6th-13th, getting married the 11th with 60 guests. i'll let you know how it goes! adios! :)


Originally Posted by jesmcan View Post

Sorry ladies I have been so MIA and don't even have a chance to catch up on what I have missed lol its down to the wire and just lots to do still :)


Randi see you there!!!! we arrive Sunday


OMG ladies can't believe the time is here. Planning thread coming tomorrow and I will be sure to post on here when it is up :)

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I cannot tell you how excited I am for all the weddings coming up in the next week!  Good luck to all and enjoy YOUR day!  smile03.gif


BTW-  I bought my wedding dress today!   Ended up going with Maggie Sottero RD1044.   The bridal shop tracked down a sample for me and I went this morning to try it.  I honestly thought I was going to hate it in person and it was the type of dress that only looks good on the model and so did my bridesmaids but luckily we were wrong. 






 Large View of the RD1044 Bridal Gown

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Best wishes to all of our November brides!!! smile159.gif We are cheering all of you on from afar.  I hope you wedding is everything that you hope for.


Jess - Can't wait for your review and planning thread!

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