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Larissa Banting
Costa Rica's top destination wedding planner
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The pocket square is a timeless classic and an absolute essential for any groom. Often you’ll find that the best man and ushers will be wearing very similar attire to the groom and so will often all have matching pocket... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Happy Friday, Lazy Brides! Today we have a real treat, as our friend Angela Price is sharing with us a recipe from her new book Grow. Snip. Shake. Sip: Crafting a Cocktail Garden. A book showing you how to grown... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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I ran across this photo today. The setting with the lights is absolutely gorgeous! The lights, the garland-type chandeliers, the woodland setting...beautiful! But what do we see a ton of? Those icky plastic chairs. Ugh! They take away from the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Weddings today have a whole new area of planning that wasn't a consideration until a few years ago - to plug in or unplug. Do you want guests to embrace social media at your wedding or do you want your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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photo by Comfort Studio If you're stocking the bar for your wedding (or rehearsal dinner), you're likely confounded by just how much of everything you need to purchase. No one wants to run out but you don't want to be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Even the laziest of brides should have an emergency kit at the ready on her big day. Knowing you've got small mishaps covered is the surest way to keep things running smoothly and stressfree. New shoes causing a blister? Pull... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Photo by Funkytown Even the laziest of brides wants to look picture perfect on her wedding day and not surprisingly, hair and makeup is usually the biggest cause of anxiety on the big day. A little planning is all it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Is it Friday already? Goodness, time is a flyin'! Best slow down for the weekend with a round of these luscious pink beauties. Mmm, pink lemonade married with margarita numminess? I'm in! These drinks are so pretty, they'd make for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Today, October 11, is the International Day of the Girl Child as named by the United Nations and the focus theme this year is Ending Child Marriage. As someone who makes her living celebrating marriage, I strongly believe that it's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Wedding blogs, the final frontier. A veritable rabbit-hole from which a Lazy Bride may never emerge, caught in a warren of decor ideas that takes her deeper and deeper into the decorating abyss. Lost in a world of burlap, Mason... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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With the proliferation of smart phones, everyone at a wedding is a 'photographer'. And while it's highly recommended you hire a professional photographer, your family and friends will capture shots that a pro tog can't since no one can be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Wouldn't it be cool to have an app where you and your sweetie-bun could share sketches, videos, photos, audio notes, texts and send little 'love nudges' privately? Well, wish no more for Pair is a super sweet app just for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Here's a drink to make you think of warmer climes. Tropical fruits with a punch and a delicious yellow colour. Oh, cabana boy, make mine a double!! Yellow Bird 1 oz rum 1 oz Galliano 1/2 oz banana liquer 3... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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I'm in love with Hustle Your Bustle, a new on-line bridal marketplace where you can purchase upscale gowns that are new, gently-used, samples or vintage (35+ years) at a fraction of the market price. See where the girl-crush is coming... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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So the boys are sporting bow ties for the wedding. Tres chic. Only problem is, no one knows how to tie one on (well, not in the literal sense) and those clip on kind are only for the kiddos or... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Happy Friday all! Having grown up in the Niagara Fruit Belt (yes, it's really called that), peaches were a mainstain of our summer diet. Big, juicy, sweet peches. Yum! To celebrate our fuzzy fruit friends, I offer you the Peach... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Seating arrangements. Two words that strike fear into even the pluckiest DIY bride and are an agonizing death to a Lazy Bride. It's like a root canal without laughing gas or sitting through a Yoko Ono's greatest hits concert. No... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Wouldn't it be nice if you could have all your social media, website, Pinterest and other ideas in one spot? And have it color coordinated to match your wedding theme? Dream no more, as the Appy Couple is here! So... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Turn you iPad into your wedding planning binder with Daily Notes app. It features a variety of tabs you can customize with fonts and colors to create your own wedding planning kit without the bulk of a huge binder. Use... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Today we start a series looking at planning apps that will help make your wedding planning a breeze. Thank the heavens for technology as it makes a Lazy Bride's life sooooo much easier!! First up is Super Planner, created by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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It's a grey, rainy day so I thought I'd brighten the mood with this bright punch recipe. I mean, really, don't you just want to dive right into that photo? It looks like an entire mariachi band is playing a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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The ceremony -one of the most emotional moments in your life as you pledge your commitment to your beloved before your closest family and friends. As you look out to the gathering of your nearest and dearest, you're overcome...by a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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Make It Memorable (& Easy) Mondays are back! Today, we're looking at paper straws as a fun and colourful detail that's easy on the pocketbook and takes zero effort - a perfect Lazy Bride pick! Photo by Harper Point Photography,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog
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One of the most difficult tasks for a bride is to decide what the wedding color palette should be. What is the main color? Accent colors? How many colors should there be? So many choices it's easy to throw up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at The Lazy Bride's Blog