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What You Need to Know Before Planning a Destination Wedding

Many of my couples tell me that they have always wanted to get married somewhere exciting away from home.  They knew that the traditional option with lots of guests close to home wasn’t for them.  For some people it is … Continue reading

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Eunice and Ray’s June Wedding Beside Bethesda Fountain

Eunice and Ray got married beside the Fountain on Bethesda Terrace in June.  Ray is a New Yorker and Eunice is from the Philippines.  They met online through a Christian online dating service two years before they got married. We … Continue reading

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Reasons to Elope

I have been helping couples to plan their small wedding in Central Park or elopement since I founded this business back in 2012.  All of the weddings I work on are small and intimate by traditional standards, and many of … Continue reading

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20 More Wedding Readings and Poems

Part of my role as a wedding planner specialising in weddings in Central Park is to write a wedding ceremony for each couple. I have a standard list of questions that I ask them about who they are as individuals … Continue reading

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Sarah and Gareth’s Bow Bridge Elopement with Photos at The Plaza

Sarah and Gareth got married on Bow Bridge in May.  They eloped to New York, just the two of them and had a party on their return home.  They were considering having their children as guests, but in the end … Continue reading

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Caryn and Kristopher’s Fall Wedding in the Ladies’ Pavilion

New Yorkers Caryn and Kristopher got married in the Ladies’ Pavilion in October.  They seemed to pick the peak time of the middle of the month to see the loveliest Fall colors on the trees.  Caryn first contacted me in … Continue reading

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12 things to know about getting married in New York City

Something this blog has been lacking is a general introduction to the basics about what a couple need to now about getting married in New York. I’ve planned over three hundred weddings now, including the first wedding I planned, which … Continue reading

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Alwena and Amanda’s Elopement at Wagner Cove in December

Alwena and Amanda came over to New York from their home in England with their close friend Keith to get married in Central Park in December. Alwena first contacted me on the 10th December and they got married on the … Continue reading

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Destination Wedding Etiquette and Tips – How to Make the Trip Easier and More Fun for your Guests

The thing about planning a wedding is that most couples haven’t done it before, and usually if they have, they’ve done it only once before and they don’t want to do it the same way again!  If you follow tradition … Continue reading

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Flor and John’s English and Spanish Wedding on Gapstow Bridge

Florencia and John got married in Central Park with a small group in June on Gapstow Bridge.  They brought John’s mother and daughters from their home in Michigan for the wedding.  They all stayed at Essex House, the well-known hotel … Continue reading

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