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Expert Advice: Unique and Favorite First Dance Songs

  Chris Grainger, owner of Graingertainment favorites includes: The One – Acoustic Piano – Matt Johnson, John Adams This song features beautiful lyrics that really will get your guests emotional Holocene – Bon Iver It works for a great first dance or last private dance. Grow Old With You – Joseph Vincent A beautiful remake of Adam Sandler’s original. It’s […]

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Expert Advice: 5 Things You Need to Know About Wedding Hurricanes and Insurance

  Predictions for the 2022 hurricane season have recently been published. With flooding, damage, and cancellations from the first tropical depression in South Florida still fresh in our minds, we wanted to learn more about how couples can protect their wedding investment, so we reached out to the wedding insurance experts at Wedding Protector Plan. Hurricane […]

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Beneva’s Top 5 Wedding Venues in 2019

Top Five Venues For Your Destination Wedding: Our Take   Brides and grooms from all over the world come to Sarasota for their destination weddings. Because of the pristine weather and tropical vibes, it is a desirable location to visit all year-round. People visit Sarasota for the wonderful beaches, delicious dining, and a plethora of […]

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Goodge/Kirstein Wedding

The Couple Johanna Goodge and Matthew Kirstein The Venue The Crosley Mansion The Flowers With a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico in the distance, Johanna Goodge and Matthew Kirstein said “I do” on the outside terrace at the Crosley Mansion. A combination of pale pink, peach and ivory roses softened the mansion’s existing […]

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Pretty In Pink

Did you know the color pink is a symbol for unconditional love and nurturing? As a combination of red and white, pink marries the physical passion of red with the loving energy of white. The combining of these two colors, creates a powerful symbolic element and wedding theme for the union of two souls. It is […]

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Simply Elegant Garden Wedding

Selby Botanical Gardens is one of Sarasota’s little gems nestled along the bay between a historic neighborhood and the humming downtown harbor. Susannah and Nate chose to say, “I do” at the Schimmel Wedding Pavilion just past the old banyan trees inside Selby Garden’s walls. The pavilion features bay front views and is just one […]

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Go Green!

Though greenery is often used for filling space in floral arrangements, herbs and greens such as rosemary, thyme, eucalyptus and myrtle are gaining popularity as the main staple in bouquets and centerpieces. This fragrant and pleasant alternative to traditional flowers offers an antique, country look and is perfect for fall or garden weddings. Adorning ceremony […]

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Hanging Wedding Flowers

Modern brides are deviating from traditional weddings and finding ways to express themselves creatively while giving their guests something to remember. Hanging your flowers is a great way to make your ceremony or reception interesting. Mason jars with a combination of flowers will allow you to add color to your wedding if you are sticking […]

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