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Hi Everyone,

 

I was searching for a Calgary brides thread and couldn't find this one until now...yay!  I am looking for a place to have our AHR in the Calgary area but I have a caterer friend who is going to do the food so I'm having a hard time finding an outdoor place that isn't too expensive!  Any suggestions?

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Hey Girls

 

Well I'm home and have been catching up on sleep.  Wow that week sure flew by!!!  I'm really wishing that we took a couple of extra days but really didn't want to "honeymoon" with my mom rolleyes.gif

 

Our resort was perfect, everyone loved it!!!  Holguin is beautiful and the beaches are to die for!!!

 

the first day after we arrived rain which was OK cause it gave us time to get settled.  the next couple of days were cloudy so we took the opportunity to explore the area.  We met with the wedding coordinator's the day before our wedding and went over every detail including plan B in case of the weather.  They girls were so nice and very accommodating.  the morning of our wedding the weather was iffy and very windy so we went with plan b.   the ceremony was gorgeous, pretty quick and very simple!!  After we had champagne and appies, then photos.  I can not say enough about our photographer.  She had so much energy and kept the day moving smoothly.  Can't wait to get her pics!!  We had a wonderful dinner.  Everyone had a choice of Lobster, chicken, steak or pasta.  Most went for the lobster which was fantastic!!  Our cake was enormous and soooo good.  I had to have a second piece. 

 

I have to say our TTD was sooo much fun and was so happy that we did it!!!  We met our photographer at sunrise on the beach.  It was a bit cloudy but had great lighting.  We did some pics on the beach than moved to a couple of spots on the resort.  We ended with the shots of us in the ocean.  So much fun!!!!  We were soaked and covered in sand.  When we picked people up at another resort on the way to the airport they had heard about me in the ocean in my wedding dress.  I was thankful that we did it so early in the morning so that there wasn't that much of an audience. 

 

The whole group did a catamaran day trip and loved it!!!  We went to 2 reefs for snorkeling and then had a lunch.  It was perfect to get away with everyone cause Dan and I were feeling that we were being pulled in all directions or that we hadn't had a chance to see some people so this gave us the opportunity to do that. 

 

to wrap things up Dan and I got first class on the flight to Toronto.  It was just what we needed after a long day and week!! 

 

I will try to post some pics not sure if I can but I will see what I can do

 

Hope you all had a great week

 

Linds

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Yayayay! Congrats Linds!!!! Glad your wedding was everything that you had hoped for. Cannot wait to see photos :)
 

Originally Posted by Lindslou View Post

Hey Girls

 

Well I'm home and have been catching up on sleep.  Wow that week sure flew by!!!  I'm really wishing that we took a couple of extra days but really didn't want to "honeymoon" with my mom rolleyes.gif

 

Our resort was perfect, everyone loved it!!!  Holguin is beautiful and the beaches are to die for!!!

 

the first day after we arrived rain which was OK cause it gave us time to get settled.  the next couple of days were cloudy so we took the opportunity to explore the area.  We met with the wedding coordinator's the day before our wedding and went over every detail including plan B in case of the weather.  They girls were so nice and very accommodating.  the morning of our wedding the weather was iffy and very windy so we went with plan b.   the ceremony was gorgeous, pretty quick and very simple!!  After we had champagne and appies, then photos.  I can not say enough about our photographer.  She had so much energy and kept the day moving smoothly.  Can't wait to get her pics!!  We had a wonderful dinner.  Everyone had a choice of Lobster, chicken, steak or pasta.  Most went for the lobster which was fantastic!!  Our cake was enormous and soooo good.  I had to have a second piece. 

 

I have to say our TTD was sooo much fun and was so happy that we did it!!!  We met our photographer at sunrise on the beach.  It was a bit cloudy but had great lighting.  We did some pics on the beach than moved to a couple of spots on the resort.  We ended with the shots of us in the ocean.  So much fun!!!!  We were soaked and covered in sand.  When we picked people up at another resort on the way to the airport they had heard about me in the ocean in my wedding dress.  I was thankful that we did it so early in the morning so that there wasn't that much of an audience. 

 

The whole group did a catamaran day trip and loved it!!!  We went to 2 reefs for snorkeling and then had a lunch.  It was perfect to get away with everyone cause Dan and I were feeling that we were being pulled in all directions or that we hadn't had a chance to see some people so this gave us the opportunity to do that. 

 

to wrap things up Dan and I got first class on the flight to Toronto.  It was just what we needed after a long day and week!! 

 

I will try to post some pics not sure if I can but I will see what I can do

 

Hope you all had a great week

 

Linds



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Hi everyone!  I haven't been on in a while so i apologize if this has already been talked about, but have you ladies found a seamstress in the city for a reasonable price?  Thanks for your help!!

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I was JUST reading about that on this thread...it looks like a lot have people have used Connie and her contact info is on page 139 of this thread (post #1383)!

 

Originally Posted by keriltz View Post

Hi everyone!  I haven't been on in a while so i apologize if this has already been talked about, but have you ladies found a seamstress in the city for a reasonable price?  Thanks for your help!!



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LINDS!!! yiiipppi - so happy everything went amazing - I CAN'T wait to see pictures.

 

Hopefully when Rijini is back we can all meet up in March! 

 

I just took my dress to Connie and all is good so far :)

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Hey ladies!

 

I have been a little MIA since before the wedding - but it was WONDERFUL!  The day was incredible, the ceremony was beautiful and the whole week was tons of fun.

 

Congrats Linds, glad to hear your day was lovely too!

 

I am about to put some stuff up for sale, but thought I would give you gals first dibs if anything appealed to you.  Always nice to not have to pay for shipping!  I can meet you somewhere, or ship if you prefer ($).

 

PAPER LANTERNS

4x16" Fuschia ($3 each)

5x16" Orange ($3 each)

2x14" Fuschia ($2 each)

2x10" Orange ($1.50 each)

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CHAIR SASHES

50 x Fuschia Sashes ($40)

Used, but in good condition.  Just need an ironing.

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TABLE RUNNERS

Fuschia Satin Runners x 8 ($10)

Four were used, four were unused and are still in packaging.

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WHITE FINGER STARFISH

10 x giant 9" Starfish ($20 for all)

8 x small 4-5" Starfish ($5 for all)

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OOT/BRIDESMAID BAGGIES

5 x Canvas Pink Bags ($5 for all)

Approx 11"x8"x4" - See second photo for size comparison

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STARFISH BROOCH

Crystal and gold starfish brooch ($5)

A perfect 'Something Blue"

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THROWIES

Throwie lights for paper lanterns

28 x Lithium Batteries & 13 x LED Lights ($10 for all)

All were used (We used 2 batteries per light).  Used for 4 hours - good for 100 hours.  LOTS of life left in them!

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HAIR FLOWER

5-6" Fabric Hair Flower with gem in centre and alligator clip on back ($5)

Slightly frayed around edges, hardly noticeable - could be great for TTD.

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FLAMELESS TEALIGHTS

23 x Unused LED flickering candles ($23)

20 x Used LED flickering candles ($15)

All candles are good for 100 hours.  The used ones were on for approximately 5 hours - lots of life left!

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FLIP FLOPS

White leather with sparkley rhinestone centre.  Size 40. ($30)

Worn just for the wedding dinner and reception, 5 hours - they look fabulous sparkling in the sunshine!

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