Fascinating Fascinators

Spanish Fascinators or Tocados de Boda are a Must at Andalusian Weddings I had the pleasure of seeing my brother-in-law get married last weekend in gorgeous El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz. In true Andalusian wedding fashion, one of the best parts of the event were the colorful fascinators...
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My Spain Story: Wedding Day

Writing about the preparations for my Spanish wedding has been fun and easy, but how could I possibly capture the magic of my wedding day in a simple blog post? Well, luckily, I have María Benitez’s amazing wedding photography to help. Here are some highlights of my special day...
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My Spain Story: Getting Ready For My Spanish Wedding

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue… My Wedding in Spain: June 3, 2011 It came so fast! After 6 months of careful planning– finding a nice venue,  buying my dress, organizing a menu, searching for flights to Spain for friends and family, and surviving a hair trial gone...
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My Spain Story: My Family In Spain

By far one of the most exciting parts of getting married in Spain was being able to have my immediate family there with me to share my special day. It would not have been the same without them. All together, 12 of my family members were able to make...
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My Spain Story: The Planning Of My Spanish Wedding

An Expat’s Experience Organizing A Wedding In Spain Photo: María Benitez Wedding planning is not fun. Some people may disagree with this statement– I’ve heard it described by others as “such a beautiful time in your life” and told to “cherish the experience”! Yeah right! They obviously didn’t have...
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My Spain Story: The Proposal

A Hitch In His Plans We were all packed for our romantic weekend in France. Our alarms rang at 4:00 a.m. (Ryanair) and we got ready to head to the airport. Luckily, I checked my email first. Airport traffic controllers were striking and all flights were canceled– Marseille would...
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