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December 2012

Ask the Expert: Leigh Growney Dishes on Finding the Perfect Wedding Cake

By Taylor Meredith Photography by Naomi Chokr In the quest for a perfect reception treat, some common questions always arise–such as what size dessert will be most appropriate and which flavor will be most appreciated by guests. Leigh Growney, owner of The Short Giraffe Mini Confections and Catering, sat down with us to share some valuable […]

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November 2012

Announcing the Winner of Our “Will You Marry Me?” Wedding Contest!

Well, it was a tough decision, but we did it: We managed to choose a winner from all the seriously amazing, romantic proposal stories that came flooding in as entries in our “Will You Marry Me?” contest. Heidi–who works at Sarasota Memorial Hospital–and her fiance, Patrick, a dentist, won us over with their funny, romantic, […]

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Wedding planner Nicole Kaney in action.
November 2012

Ask the Expert: Five Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Wedding

By Stephanie Gonzalez Let’s be honest: Planning a wedding can be fun, but there’s a lot to it—everything from choosing a dress and picking a photographer to managing budgets, vendors and all those other details. So here’s our gift to you: From time to time, we’ll post insider tips from local industry experts about how […]

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November 2012

Their Sarasota Wedding: Andrea and Nate Fanning

By Stephanie Gonzalez Andrea and Nate Fanning Sarasota Yacht Club August 4, 2012 Sarasota is a remarkable place for destination weddings—and that’s just why Andrea and Nate Fanning chose to celebrate their nuptials here. Originally from Indiana, Andrea and Nate wanted to have a ceremony with close friends and family on the beach where they […]

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November 2012

Their Sarasota Wedding: Ian and Jessica Carrington

By Stephanie Gonzalez Ian & Jessica Carrington Longboat Key Club October 15, 2011 Jessica–the granddaughter of a former Longboat Key mayor–always knew she wanted to get married on Longboat Key. So when her boyfriend of more than a decade, Ian, proposed, they planned an elegant ceremony and reception at Longboat Key Club that felt like […]

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