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A friend of a friend just got back from the resort last week and said the food is great. She did say the drinks were watered down though but that shouldn't be a problem at an all-inclusive. You can just ask for an extra shot on the side or something.
We visited in April and the food was amazing! As for the drinks, I didn't find them watered down at all. Plus I was thrilled they make Caesars! (really a Canadian thing...) And the Mojiotos at the Mojioto bar are super yummy :) Never did try the house wines though...we rather ordered bottles or did the wine parring at Le Clique. The resort by far had the best food at an all inclusive I have been to so far. That was one of the main reasons we picked the Sensatori, since FI is a former chef and food is really important to him.

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I had the house wine and thought it was fine.... but I'll drink almost any wine lol. I didn't find the drinks to be watered down either......

 

Food is amazing!!!

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I was wondering if any you previous brides used the spa at the resort for getting your hair and makeup done? Or for those B2B..are you planning on it? Or bringing in or going somewhere else? Or doing it yourself?
Thanx :)
A friend of mine attending the wedding happened to be my hairstylist and she did my trial and hair style for free.

I did my own makeup, got a lesson and bought stuff from Bobbi Brown and loved it. I cried like a baby and nothing moved, all night long, everything stayed in place.

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A friend of mine attending the wedding happened to be my hairstylist and she did my trial and hair style for free.

I did my own makeup, got a lesson and bought stuff from Bobbi Brown and loved it. I cried like a baby and nothing moved, all night long, everything stayed in place.
I am tempted to do that but I don't think I can do makeup well enough to pull it off.

I am considering getting the LOMAS person to come in but its like $500 on their website. Is that stupid of me to do? thoughts?

PS my FI told me today that he hated the color combo I have been doing. Thanks love for this tidbit that would have been helpful when i showed you the color board 2 months ago! I luckily haven't done much but did have everything envisioned a specific way and got samples of invites and stuff like that.

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I am tempted to do that but I don't think I can do makeup well enough to pull it off.

I am considering getting the LOMAS person to come in but its like $500 on their website. Is that stupid of me to do? thoughts?

PS my FI told me today that he hated the color combo I have been doing. Thanks love for this tidbit that would have been helpful when i showed you the color board 2 months ago! I luckily haven't done much but did have everything envisioned a specific way and got samples of invites and stuff like that.
I'm not bad at doing makeup,,,but I feel like a celebrity when I get it done...and I don't think what I currently use is beach/outdoor/wedding good...
The LOMAS package seemed like a LOT of money....they do it at the spa in a much cheaper pacckage that included your hair and mani and pedi for only $228...(and they even do a makeup trial with that free)
I'll probably wind up doing that...maybe bring a couple makeup staples so I can touch up...
Just wished the spa had pics to show....

I hear you with the color thing...FI wants light pink...WTFhuh.gif just light pink...what the hell am I supposed to do with thathuh.gif?
Good Luck with that!

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YAY YAY YAY!!!pinkie.gif So glad you got your date. P.S. your to do's make me nervous. Our date is not far behind yours and I am sooo far from finalizing the wording for our invitations. To be honest, I'm kinda trying to put a lot of that stuff off until the summer's over (and hopefully my life slows down a bit, at least on the weekends)
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I am just ahead because I am not doing Save The Dates. I skipped straight to the formal invites and I am putting insert in them!


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So far I'm planning to do my own make-up and use the resort spa for hair. Unless my cousin ends up coming, she's a hair dresser at a big fancy salon... hahaha. :-)

PS ladies - all the to do's kind of freak me out... makes me scared about how much there is that I am just avoiding. Eventually I'm sure I'll get moving, but at this point I'm chillin' (and helping my folks and my FI's folks who are both throwing engagement parties this summer).

PPS - It's my birthday today and I just looked at my profile thing on the side and my age has changed. BOO! haha
1. Don't Freak Out
2. Happy Birthday!
3. I do best tackling small list frequently so try that and it won't be so overwhelming :)

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I had the house wine and thought it was fine.... but I'll drink almost any wine lol. I didn't find the drinks to be watered down either......

Food is amazing!!!
Ditto for me and wine!

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I am tempted to do that but I don't think I can do makeup well enough to pull it off.

PS my FI told me today that he hated the color combo I have been doing. Thanks love for this tidbit that would have been helpful when i showed you the color board 2 months ago! I luckily haven't done much but did have everything envisioned a specific way and got samples of invites and stuff like that.
I can't do my own make-up to save my life. If I tried to do fancy makeup I would probably come out looking like a $2 hooker

ARRG MEN!!!

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I am tempted to do that but I don't think I can do makeup well enough to pull it off.

I am considering getting the LOMAS person to come in but its like $500 on their website. Is that stupid of me to do? thoughts?

PS my FI told me today that he hated the color combo I have been doing. Thanks love for this tidbit that would have been helpful when i showed you the color board 2 months ago! I luckily haven't done much but did have everything envisioned a specific way and got samples of invites and stuff like that.
Well all I have to say is that for me it was a positive experience since I wanted to learn how to do my make up better and more professionally anyways and buy some good quality makeup. Killed like 3 birds with one stone wink.gif

I'm pretty specific, I knew that if I hired someone to do my makeup (which I hadn't read good reviews for when I made my decision) and they did a crappy job I'd be pissed and have to do it for myself anyways. Do you have girlfriends that are good at makeup? You could ask them or bring pictures of what you want.

I did my trial in January and literally every time I put on makeup, which is really only for the weekends, I practiced doing my wedding look and perfecting it and practicing put on eyelashes. Now I'm actually really good at doing my makeup and got a lot of compliments on my wedding makeup from other brides asking me who I used. D just 2 days ago mentioned something about how gorgeous my makeup was and asked who I used! I said, hello I did it myself, you didn't know? He said, "wow! It was really good, you should be a makeup designer!" I don't know what a makeup designer is but I'll take it as a compliment. wink.gif

LOL, omg I would smack him! You should start faking him out and showing him pictures of things you "decide" on that are really ugly, not your actual decisions but just to freak him out... omg I'm mean aren't I? pinkie.gif

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did everyone bring their own photographer? I'm a photo freak and I was wondering if anyone used any of the photographers the resort recommends
We are bringing a photographer with also....I thought it would have cost quite a bit more but found a photogragher here that is giving me a fantastic price and will be doing 2-3 days of photos...It is actually cheaper for me to bring her, so were pretty excited. I did look into the photographers the resort offered and was not too impressed, so this was a better fit for us since photos are pretty important.

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We are bringing a photographer with also....I thought it would have cost quite a bit more but found a photogragher here that is giving me a fantastic price and will be doing 2-3 days of photos...It is actually cheaper for me to bring her, so were pretty excited. I did look into the photographers the resort offered and was not too impressed, so this was a better fit for us since photos are pretty important.
I agree. I thought it would be much more expensive, but when we totalled up what we were getting, it became a great price to bring our photographer with us. He will be doing photos at our welcome cocktail party, the wedding and then trash the dress! So excited :)

And I'm a junior member!

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Hey 29 is a great age!!! Everyone thinks your lying when you say you are 29! haha Get used to the eye roll, "sure you're 29...."' How unfair is that?!

I am 2 months til I turn 31 and I love love love my 30s!
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Happy Bitrthday :)
Thank you ladies for the birthday wishes. I'll try and prepare myself for the looks of disbelief. A girl on a patio at lunch today told me I looked 23 (she was far away and I had LAAAARGE sunglasses on, which hid 80% of my face. hahahaha)

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Forgot to mention that I called my FI on my way to work this am to make sure that he had gotten ahold of the last groomsmen yet to buy his suit. And then he alerted me to the problem that two of these aholes, I mean groomsmen (joking, I do love them all) have been slacking and now the suit is not avialble in their sizes. Honestly, melt down does not describe the way I feel right now. I am more like a valcano ready to erupt.

And today's my son's 1st birthday. This morning was just perfect, we played and open presents, went out to breakfast and now all of this.
I might kill the groomsmen, not gonna lie. girl_werewolf.gif

As for your son's birthday - Congrats to you!! Happy birthday to him. What a great day to be born. He must be VERY fabulous. rockon.gif

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Mine was yesterday! Turning 29...on a MONDAY! OUCH! haha I really did have a great day though!
YEAH BABY!! Sorry it was a Monday - that's lame. But kick ass birthday. I knew I liked you. haha

(sorry... one too many martinis at lunch perhaps). :-)

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We visited in April and the food was amazing! As for the drinks, I didn't find them watered down at all. Plus I was thrilled they make Caesars! (really a Canadian thing...) And the Mojiotos at the Mojioto bar are super yummy :) Never did try the house wines though...we rather ordered bottles or did the wine parring at Le Clique. The resort by far had the best food at an all inclusive I have been to so far. That was one of the main reasons we picked the Sensatori, since FI is a former chef and food is really important to him.
Ceasars? My sister's gonna FLIP! pinkie.gif

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