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#2961 midnight24

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    Posted 02 June 2010 - 05:47 AM

    just noticed our wedding photos by nora were blogged on another site

    Wendy & Josh Destination Wedding Tulum Mexico Destination Inspirations

    she took so many great 'detail' shots...

    #2962 jjohnson30

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      Posted 02 June 2010 - 06:48 AM

      hi, my names jessica, my fiance and i are getting married at tulum on eather feb 22 or 23 of 2011. we have not been able to book yet but hopefully the prices will come today. this forum has been such a help in trying to find out information. we are getting legaly married in canada then a symbolic wedding at tulum. i just have to questions does anyone know what the cakes typicaly look like and what decorations they have on the tables at dinner
      thanks
      jessica

      #2963 waybuloo

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        Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:48 AM

        Quote:
        Originally Posted by jjohnson30
        hi, my names jessica, my fiance and i are getting married at tulum on eather feb 22 or 23 of 2011. we have not been able to book yet but hopefully the prices will come today. this forum has been such a help in trying to find out information. we are getting legaly married in canada then a symbolic wedding at tulum. i just have to questions does anyone know what the cakes typicaly look like and what decorations they have on the tables at dinner
        thanks
        jessica
        Hi Jessica, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding...I am getting married June 2nd at Tulum......I think with the cakes you can ask for what you want but I think they are typically a round base with a choice of flavour: 3 milk, chocolate & vanilla. I have 40 guest so am going to forfeit desert at my wedding dinner but have a cake that is big enough for all of us!! 3 tier chocolate. On the decoration front, my understanding is that included in my package there is a flower table arrangement for the 'top' table & anything else you can bring wth you. I am going to take name placecards with me so everyone knows where to sit & i will put my favors at their seats too!! This forum is amazing though I don't know what I would do without it!!

        #2964 waybuloo

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          Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:55 AM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by midnight24
          just noticed our wedding photos by nora were blogged on another site

          Wendy & Josh Destination Wedding Tulum Mexico Destination Inspirations

          she took so many great 'detail' shots...
          Your photos are so lovely, I wish we were still allowed to bring in an outside photographer. Do you think they would know if I brought in my own one & just said they were my wedding guest? Like just brought them a day pass & said that they were staying at another hotel?

          #2965 KRama

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            Posted 02 June 2010 - 10:38 AM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by jjohnson30
            hi, my names jessica, my fiance and i are getting married at tulum on eather feb 22 or 23 of 2011. we have not been able to book yet but hopefully the prices will come today. this forum has been such a help in trying to find out information. we are getting legaly married in canada then a symbolic wedding at tulum. i just have to questions does anyone know what the cakes typicaly look like and what decorations they have on the tables at dinner
            thanks
            jessica
            Hi Jessica, I hope this helps you out! Here's some pics from my wedding that was 3 weeks ago (gasp! 3 weeks already!). We got married at Coba but I imagine the table set ups would be similar.

            Head table:
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            The head table had the flower arrangement from the ceremony. The rest had small vases with a single flower and little candle lanterns. When we arrived, they had large silver platters with a customized menu at each place setting. I brought down the table cards with my guests names, that was it!

            Click the image to open in full size.

            This was the cake we had:

            Click the image to open in full size.

            We had 40 people attend but we didn't bother to upgrade the cake since we were serving dessert with dinner. We chose the chocolate cake and it was delicious! I think this is the standard size/shape/look of the cake that's included in the package so if you want something different I suggest emailing your WC with pics and get her to provide you with the cost.

            Hope that helps! If you have any other questions, ask away!

            Oh and I promise to get to that review this weekend!!

            #2966 swankster77

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              Posted 02 June 2010 - 01:01 PM

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              Hey you! You must be getting sooooo excited! I actually just clarified this with her the other day as I am trying to work on my own seating arrangments. Rectangular table for the wedding party for sure and I'm fairly certain she has told me round for the guests that you can "mix" the amount of people you have at each table. You can have 7 at one, 8 at another and 10 at another if you need to. They all don't have to have the same number of guests at each. Does that help you at all? I can check for you tomorrow to be sure...my emails from her are on my work account.
              YES! Getting more excited by the minute!!

              Thanks, I'm glad to know they can fit 10 around a table.. it works out for us to have either 4/5 at 4 tables or 6/7 at 3 tables. I'm going to bring seating arrangements for both just in case. I thought SusieQ had her dinner at Gran Tortuga and her pics showed 6 chairs around a table so I got confused.. I'm sure all will work out one way or another!

              You're wedding is 4 months away but trust me this time is going to fly by for you!!

              #2967 jjohnson30

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                Posted 02 June 2010 - 02:16 PM

                thanks for the advise, thoses pictures are very nice to see of the table set up and of the cake.

                #2968 jjohnson30

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                  Posted 02 June 2010 - 02:29 PM

                  what has everyone decided to give for favors??

                  #2969 labgirl

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                    Posted 02 June 2010 - 03:42 PM

                    Is the Gran Tortuga open? We were scheduled to have our dinner there last week and Jazmin e-mailed us that we were moved to Don Pablo's--WHICH was GREAT!! If yours is moved do not be worried..it is air-conditioned and very classy..white lines, silver platter service, BEAUTIFUL!! Will post pics soon

                    #2970 Patourn

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                      Posted 02 June 2010 - 08:58 PM

                      Quote:
                      Originally Posted by labgirl
                      Is the Gran Tortuga open? We were scheduled to have our dinner there last week and Jazmin e-mailed us that we were moved to Don Pablo's--WHICH was GREAT!! If yours is moved do not be worried..it is air-conditioned and very classy..white lines, silver platter service, BEAUTIFUL!! Will post pics soon
                      Ok oh my goodness...really?? Why is it shut and what type of food did you have?? I haven't heard anything but I'm not getting married there until October.




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