Category: Wedding Planning

Professionals in Caribbean Wedding Destinations

By Nicola Robbins Weddings are a common phenomena in the world. Almost everyone tries to make it a special occasion. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to find the most perfect wedding professionals to arrange such ceremonies, because it is said to be the ceremony of a lifetime. In the US, same-sex marriages were recently made […]

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Plan Your Wedding Perfectly

By Amarae` Blyden-Richards, MBA Throughout life, I have always been intrigued by romance, culture and individuality. As the Chief Event Strategist at Plan Perfectly, I help couples achieve wedding day success and play an integral role in telling their unique love story! Weddings are not merely a celebration of love, but they are a joining […]

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From Japan to My Virgin Islands Wedding on to the Olympics

By Laverne Jones-Ferrette I’ve known Stephen since my teen years. I would see him daily at Baptist Youth functions and I found him to be cute. At the time he was seeing someone else and I was seeing someone else also; so he was just eye candy. Fast forward about ten years later. I came […]

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A Bride’s Wedding Dreams

By Luz Browne A Bride’s dream is to marry the love of her life and have a special wedding to remember. The first thing is to choose the perfect groom and both parties should seek marriage counseling before any final commitment of marriage. Secondly both persons should work as a team and include and plan […]

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Green Weddings on St. Croix – FAQs for Engaged Couples

By Shelli Brin What is a green wedding? It is when a couple is environmentally conscious about the way they host their event; that it is environmentally friendly on the place where they have their event. They take active steps to either minimize negative impacts and/or increase positive impacts on that destination. Something to keep […]

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The Role of Businesses in Caribbean Weddings

By Annamaria Heyliger-Hector, MEd, CWS One of the top wedding destinations is the Caribbean. Caribbean weddings are unique because of the many locations and stable weather. Social media is promoting and shining the spotlight on many never before heard of destinations and we need to be prepared. All of the businesses that participate to make […]

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2015 St. Croix Caribbean Wedding Expo

By Denise Bennerson On January 25, 2015 the St. Croix Caribbean Wedding Expo was held at the Sunshine Mall in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. What a journey! It was Grand! Participants included Brides and Grooms to be, TV’s TLC Celebrities Chef Dana Herbert, owner of Desserts by Dana, winner of Cake Boss: Next Great […]

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The Saga of Cake Toppers

By Judy Bain After the Bride’s dress the next secret aimed at wowing the wedding guest is the cake and the Cake Topper. Starting almost a century ago it is said that cake toppers originated not only to be the crowning glory of the bridal cake, but also to be the visual declaration of the […]

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Creating the Perfect Cake for a Lifetime of Memories!

By Rosemary Gribbin The Starfish Patisserie opened on St. Croix in January 2008 and quickly became known for elegant wedding cakes, outstanding pastries, decadent desserts, gourmet paninis, rich luscious cakes, pies, tortes, fresh brewed espressos, cappuccinos, frozen drinks and homemade gelatos. The Starfish is a family business owned by Dennis Gribbin and his son, Patrick. Dennis […]

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Your Floral Arrangement

By Denise Beazer Florist Denise Beazer, owner of By Special Arrangement Florist, on St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands feels that flowers are one of the most important parts of a wedding ceremony. We recommend the use of fresh flowers for the wedding ceremony because they reflect light causing the floral arrangements to stand out, while […]

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