Entries from June 2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Ask Claudia: A Quaint, Beach Wedding

Erin, Long Beach Q:  Hi Claudia.  I am looking to have a small quaint wedding with a beach theme in the summer or fall months.  Any ideas on a venue? A:  Erin, a beach themed wedding is always a nice idea, especially since we live on an island.   I was just at the Allegria Hotel, […]

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Long Island Wedding Favors DETAILS & IDEAS

One of our favorite Long Island wedding planners, Elaine DeLuca, who owns Roslyn-based Exquisite Events, has exciting news to share — she has just launched a wedding favor division! Take a look at www.exquisiteweddingfavors.com, for an amazing selection of elegant favors, plus guest books, bridal shower games and much more now available at this Long […]

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Fourth of July Special on Facial Treatments BRIDAL BEAUTY

Schlessinger Eye and Face is offering a special promotional price on beauty treatments:  For two days only on Thursday, July 1st and Tuesday, July 6th, they will be offering Botox at $199 per area and Radiesse (normally $995 per vile) at $595 per vile.  The treatments will take place at their Woodbury office. To take […]

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Long Islanders Want the Bermuda "Love Truck," Too! HONEYMOONS

Hey, Love Truck, drive by Long Island, too! This past week, the Bermuda Department of Tourism (BDOT) partnered with Conde Nast’s Brides.com to promote tourism in Bermuda with a special “Love Truck” celebration.  The adorable truck was seen around Manhattan, where passersby were sampled to Bermuda’s unique island culture and had the chance to sign-up […]

Friday, June 25th, 2010

"Say Yes to the Dress" New Long Island Bride Alert

Time to set the DVRs for another TLC “Say Yes to the Dress” episode featuring someone getting married on Long Island. Here’s what happens on the upcoming, July 2 episode:  Eight months previously, with help from her dad, bride Michelle Perotta  finally found the perfect “poofy” ball gown to fit her castle wedding setting.   Now […]

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Your Long Island Wedding Budget IN THE NEWS

Money issues can be so divisive for a couple, especially when it comes to planning weddings. With that in mind, CBS MoneyWatch has put together a multimedia guide to planning a great ceremony while keeping your sanity – and credit score – intact. Featuring: 9 Clever Tricks to Trim Wedding Costs Budget Wedding: Get the […]

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Register for a Long Island House DETAILS & IDEAS

Here’s an innovative idea for a wedding gift registry — register for your Long Island dream house.   You can do it with Hatch My House. This interactive site allows couples to collect and save money towards a home in a unique and personal way –  by using the graphic image of your dream house, visitors […]

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Do-it-Yourself Manhattan Couple IN THE NEWS

OK, this Manhattan couple didn’t quite do it themselves, but they craftily rounded up some of their skilled friends to save tons of money on their New York City Wedding.  Take a look at this article in the New York Post about it, which includes other money-saving tips at the bottom. Photo by Billy Joe […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Aaahhh, Spa…Bridal Getaways IN THE NEWS

Not sure what to do for your bachelorette party? Here are  SpaFinder.com’s 10 Picks for Great Bridal/Bachelorette Getaways: Cabo Azul ResortSan José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, MexicoYou’ll say “I do” to a visit to Cabo Azul Resort, and your bridesmaids will too. Reserve the Crystal Champagne Terrace Suite, a private rooftop oasis with a […]

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Wanted: Healthy Bachelorette Parties FUN STUFF

A colleague from Shape.com is looking to speak to brides for an upcoming article she’s working on: I’m looking to profile five women who did healthy bachelorette parties such as boot camp with the bridesmaids, a hiking weekend, breast cancer walk, etc.  I’d love to know what you did, how you did it and how […]