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Things Remembered Introduces Custom Wedding Logos

Well Known Keepsake Retailer Helps Brides Brand Weddings, Designs Custom Wedding Logos. 

Wedding logos are the latest trend in the world of bridal bliss, offering couples a unique way to brand their weddings. With the newest service from Things Remembered, it’s easier and more affordable than ever for brides to have a custom logo designed just for their special day.


The leading personalized gift retailer is now creating custom logos brides can use on virtually everything associated with their wedding. Each custom design builds in the couple’s names or monogram against contemporary, classic or casual styles. Couples receive a digital copy of the logo (jpg, eps and PDF versions) that can be used on websites, programs, invitations, seating cards, toasting flutes, cake servers, photo albums and other wedding staples.

“Couples want every last detail of their wedding to be a unique reflection of their personalities and their love, and the wedding logo adds the perfect finishing touch,” said Amy Myers, Things Remembered vice president of creative services. “For years, couples have been asking us to incorporate their names and monograms into all their special things, and we’re happy to help make their special day even more memorable with this new, personalized offering.”

Custom wedding logo creation is free with a Things Remembered purchase of $150 or more. It’s then $12.00 per product to have the logo engraved. Shoppers spending less than $150 can have a logo designed for $50.

To begin the design process, the couple need only visit their local Things Remembered store or call Things Remembered customer service at 866-902-4438. They will receive their custom logo within seven days. Rush design services also are available.

Things Remembered, based in Highland Heights, Ohio, is the nation’s leading chain of personalized gift stores, with more than 600 stores in 47 states. For more information about Things Remembered or for store locations, call 800-274-7367 or log on to



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Asti Spumanti Wedding Cocktails and their Blue Wedding Mini

Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante, is the perfect sparkling wine to serve at wedding, or any special social event.  For bridal celebrations it offers a versatile addition to your wedding liquor selection. It’s slightly sweet taste pairs well with wedding cake and it can also be served throughout the entire reception.

Martini & Rossi produces the cutest Asti Mini in a bright blue color that is a great “something blue” at weddings. It can be offered as a single-serve drink during the cocktail hour, be used as a favor with the bride and groom’s name tied around the neck, or even as a unique place card during the reception.


Asti is also a great ingredient for wedding cocktails, here are a few suggestions which are fun for the cocktail hour and their names make them perfect for any wedding celebration. Quince celebrations can enjoy these as well. Just change the title a bit or change the word Bride to Quinceañera, and Voila!


The Blushing Bride
1 part pink lemonade
1 part MARTINI & ROSSI® Asti
Pour pink lemonade and MARTINI & ROSSI® Asti in champagne class. Top with grenandine.

I-Dew! I-Dew!
1 part melon liqueur
2 parts chilled lemonade

Pour melon liqueur and chilled lemonade into a martini cocktail glass. Top with chilled MARTINI & ROSSI® Asti. Garnish with a honeydew melon ball skewered on a pick.

The Ever After Asti Kir
4 parts chilled MARTINI & ROSSI® Asti
1 part crème de cassis
Pour crème de cassis into a 6-oz. flute and top with chilled MARTINI & ROSSI® Asti.

Ooooh sounds refreshing and delicious!!!Check your local liquor store for special oredering and allow time!

 Happy Event Planning! 



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Have Your Wild Wedding at The Jungle!

When it comes to planning your special event, it’s a jungle out there! Luckily, Jungle Island offers several options in one convenient location, along with a highly trained, personable event staff that specializes in helping you create a uniquely customized event that you will remember for years. When you choose Jungle Island for your important occasion, you’ll join the Source Awards, Avon, the NFL Commissioner’s Super Bowl Party, 175-plus yearly wedding parties and a slew of others who have turned their special events into incredible experiences on Jungle Island.



For Florida weddings or quinceañera events, there are many spaces to choose from. The most popular is their Treetop Ballroom, which overlooks the Port of Miami and the city’s spectacular skyline. The ballroom itself is a 15,000 sq. ft., flexible meeting space that can accommodate 1,000 people for dinners and 2,000 people for receptions. For smaller events, this ballroom can be divided into three separate spaces that hold as few as approximately 200 guests. In addition, the Arboretum, which faces the water and yacht club, is available for lunches and dinners for about 100 guests. Another option is the Royal Palm Veranda overlooking the Jungle and skyline of Miami, which can hold nearly 700 people for a reception and 350 for a banquet.


For a tropical, yet festive environment, you can consider their open-air venue options, including the Sable Palm Plaza, which features tropical foliage, lighted palm trees and stately stone flooring.

The beautiful beach front area or the flamingo-dotted lakeside offer guests either a relaxed waterside reception area or a picturesque romantic backdrop.  Lastly, and quite possibly the most romantic selection is the Lovers’ Perch, nestled between cascading waterfalls and overlooking the meandering jungle stream. Jungle Island has quickly become one of the top choices among wedding and quince planners.

I had the pleasure of having my 25th wedding anniversary at Jungle Island and was very pleased with the results. So now.... with all this wild info at hand!

Have a Junglerrific Day... as they say at "The Jungle," and...

Happy Event Planning!

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A Different Way to Wear

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue! Well that certainly is how the traditional wedding good luck rhyme goes...

But today, there is nothing traditional about how a bride can wear that blue charm! How about a bridal tattoo in a pale blue ink color to replace that old hankie or blue garter?

If you are into this new form of art, then I invite you to visit a website called I Do Tattoos, this company features many different bridal, temporary tattoo designs for you to choose from. You can order your tattoo right on-line. 

My Florida quinceañeras, this information can apply to you as well. These tattoos are not just for brides... if your quince party theme decor or ballroom gown colors are in the blue family, this might be a perfect little touch to add to your accessory list as well. Why not wear beautiful body art and express yourself? 


This clever idea even has it's own lovely keepsake box to match. Who knows... twenty years down the line, you might get a laugh or two over this fun fashion trend!


Happy Event Planning!
"The Event Lady"




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Stamp Your Event Your Way on any Social Invitation

Do you remember the song that went,  "And I Did it My Way!

Well, now "You Can Stamp it Your Way" with "Perfect Postage."

I found this neat wedding site on Twitter, and absolutely loved it! What a pretty way to place that individual final stamp, (and I mean that literally)  on all your social event invitations.


Your Wedding, Quince, Anniversary, Birthday invitation, even your RSVP's can be accented with these stamps. Just about any special event can be uniquely stamped with a creative flair.

Hey... I have been thinking, these might be a nice way to promote your business image too. 

My Florida readers you can now custom design your wedding or quinceañera stamps with your very own photo, your B-day month, a matching theme design, your name, your nationality... well you get the picture right?

The possibilities are endless! 


Here are some more designs but visit their site for many more ideas... they have other cool personalized stuff there as well.



Happy Event Planning,

"The Event Lady" 



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Paradise Weddings in Cape Coral Florida

Yes, a wedding paradise day in Cape Coral, Florida!


The Wedding Professionals of SW Florida, a bridal association formed by local, professional vendors is proud to announce their very first Paradise Wedding and Event Expo to take place on Sunday, January 31, 2010, from noon to 4:00 PM in the afternoon. The location for this special event will be the ballroom of La Venezia, a private party venue, located at 4646 SW 10th Place.

This experienced group of service providers to the party industry has created a bridal showcase, to benefit The Nations Association Charities; a well known area fundraising group that helps the community and focuses on our youth. Admission to the show is $5.00 per person or 5 cans of food, part of these proceeds will benefit Nations.

This expo will provide a Super Grand Prize to a lucky bride or groom in the audience, Raffle tickets will be sold on site, to win a custom wedding package with a value of over $5,000. Please note: the winner must be present to win!

Besides the main raffle, there will be drawings for many prizes during the afternoon by many vendors, a beautiful fashion show, make-overs, hairstyling, flowers, quince planning sessions, jewelry and much, much more. This group is focusing not only on the wedding market, but welcomes the quinceañeras of the area as well. These two events are so similar in their planning needs, that they are happy to invite the Hispanic community to take part on this SW Florida event. Latino novias and quince girls... come on down!

The Hispanic Media will be present; Telemundo Channel 43, weekday television show host from "En Casa con Martin Ycaza" will be the master of ceremonies. Yours truly, will co-host as Mistress of Ceremonies, and together; we are truly looking forward to a great turnout.

All the wedding vendors that form part of this event, who have contributed to it's production, can be found on the group's website. Please visit, The Wedding Professionals of SW Florida's website here for their individual information.

Hope to see you there!

Happy Event Planning!

"The Event Lady"





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The Edison Ford Winter Estates Bridal Show

Fort Myers, Florida is home to a very distinct and elegant location in which to hold your wedding ceremony, bridal reception, or both.

The Edison Ford Winter Estates Mansion is truly a landmark which encompasses beautiful grounds, accompanied by a charming, historic structure which will create an ambiance of romance for your wedding or quince event.

This upcoming weekend, January 24, 2010, they open their doors to brides and quinceañeras of SW Florida, by hosting a "Tropical Bridal Fair" showcasing their ample property, plus some of their professional recommended special event vendors. 

I invite you to visit their site by clicking on the image below for further information.


Happy Bridal Show Day!

The Event Lady 

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Platinum Bridal Shows Release Florida Show Dates

BB Special Events aka Platinum Bride has just released all their upcoming bridal and quince show dates; and I do mention quince as well, because a quinceañera can find all her vendor needs in these wonderful expos, which bring many professionals in the party industry together.

All under one roof; you can see a venue, learn about special event services, preview decorations, and sample wedding cakes!


So my dear readers.. make sure to mark your calendars with the dates below:

The Platinum Bride Bridal Show Calendar

Making wedding day dreams come true in Platinum style !!!

An Extravagant Event of Bridal Glitz & Glamour!!!

Showcasing the hottest trends in fashion, décor, food,
Photography, entertainment and much more!

~ The Alexander Resort Hotel ~
5225 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Sunday, February 21st 2010
1pm – 5pm

~ So Cool eVenue ~
2585 NW 21st Terrace
Miami, FL 33142
Sunday, March 21st 2010
1pm - 5pm

~ Crown Plaza Hotel ~
13400 W Sunrise Blvd
Sunrise, FL 33323
Sunday May 23rd 2010
1pm – 5pm

~ Doubletree Oceanfront Resort & Spa Hotel ~
17375 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Sunday, June 13th 2010
1pm – 5pm

~ The Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort & Spa ~
2301 S.E. 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA 33316
Sunday July 18, 2010
1pm – 5pm

FURTHER INFO CALL 786-499-5329

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Florida Weddings and Special Events Weblog
The Event Lady's blog posts are focused on the wedding, sweet sixteen and quince/sweet fifteen
celebrations of Florida, we love to hear about many other social events happening in our own Florida communities.

A quince celebration is very much like a wedding reception; it is a traditional coming of age celebration in a young woman's life within the Hispanic culture.
The Event Lady is an expert in both weddings and quinceañera events, and feeling proud of her Cuban heritage; enjoys this very special niche of the special event industry. Quinces parties have very similar planning needs to a wedding event.

We invite Florida brides and quinceañeras of all nationalities to comment on our blogs, each one has a small cooment link on the bottom of each post. 

We also invite wedding photographers to tell us about their great events; submit event images with your website credit on them of course on the lower right hand corner
so you can share bridal ideas and savvy wedding tips.

We invite any wedding and quince professionals to inform us about the latest industry news, useful articles and product updates.

We will review your submissions, and if we feel they could be good for this blog, then post them up for you so that the readers;
most importantly our Floridian brides, quince and sweet sixteen girls,
will have additional resources for their event coordination within our tropical Sunshine State region.