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Gluten Free bride gets married in Cancun!

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#1 buleczka26

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    Posted 03 January 2010 - 07:45 PM

    Hello everyone! I'm Jess and from Western Ma. My fiance and I are getting married at the Gran Caribe Real Resort in Cancun,Mexico on August 7, 2010! I am a gluten free bride and our destination wedding is proving to be tricky! However, thanks to boards like these I have learned a bunch of tricks!

    We are currently looking to book a photographer and I'm wondering if most brides fly their photographers in? We have a GREAT photographer we are interested in, but unsure if we should just go with the on-site guy?

    Any suggestions welcome... any other Gran Caribe brides out there? =)

    #2 staceychris17

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      Posted 03 January 2010 - 08:48 PM

      OMG...I just posted a Celiac Bride thread!!!! How funny. I am looking for a wedding cake recipe written in spanish so I can give the WC. I sent her my list of restrictions..but I still feel nervous. I am also, researching for a photographer. Usually you would fly them down and pay for their services.

      #3 buleczka26

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        Posted 03 January 2010 - 09:53 PM

        That is too funny! We ended up getting a cake topped with chocolate covered strawberries... that way they can put some aside (not touching the cake) and I can have those while the guests have the cake. I guess I was not confident in the cake tasting good so that was my solution! =)

        I will have to look up your thread!

        #4 ~Nicole~

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          Posted 03 January 2010 - 10:28 PM

          Congrats and to the forum! I researched and hired a photographer from the area I was getting married in. I actually found them on here as they are members of the forum, but its definitely not uncommon to fly your own down. I guess it depends on your budget. Good luck and happy planning!
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          #5 TATrisha


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          Posted 03 January 2010 - 11:45 PM

          Welcome to the forum!
          I too have a gluten allergy. How funny! I didn't really think much about it, I just avoided the foods that I couldn't eat. But, my allergy isn't that bad. My tummy just bloats out to about 5 month pregnant (not an exaggeration either, I have pictures of my tummy when I WAS pregnant to prove it!).
          Anyway, welcome to the forum. I hope you are able to find a lot of helpful information.


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          #6 Geralyn

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            Posted 04 January 2010 - 12:09 AM

            Congrats and welcome to the forum!

            #7 Pastryqueen_Tanya

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              Posted 04 January 2010 - 03:43 AM

              I am flying in my photographer, I will give you his info if you like...he is amazing and quoted a great rate with an amazing package (PM for details). He did our engagement photos as well...LOVE HIM!! Welcome to the site!

              #8 ~Katie~

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                Posted 04 January 2010 - 06:43 AM

                hi Jess,

                welcome to the site :)

                congrats on your upcoming wedding and happy planning!!

                I hope you don't have too many problems trying to cater for your dietary requirements. this site will prove a life saver!

                #9 RaychelRae

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                  Posted 04 January 2010 - 10:41 AM

                  Hi, Jess! Welcome to the forum! I'm happy to hear you were able to get some great tips on your "tricky" planning!

                  #10 *Linds*

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                    Posted 04 January 2010 - 10:46 AM

                    Hello! Congrats & :weclcome: to the forum! Best of luck with all your planning! Hopefully you can find some tricks and tips for dealing with your dietary needs!
                    Loving married life! <3

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