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Sand Dollar Estate Wedding, St. Thomas

Davy & Fedra | Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands from Josh Gooden on Vimeo.

Seriously one of my favorite 2017 weddings…Sand Dollar Estate, St. Thomas US Virgin Islands.

Thank you!

I was so pleased with the response to our Black Friday/Cyber Monday special that I have extended it into December! For any wedding booked by December 31st, you’ll receive this adorable seahorse bottle stopper as a thank you. Here’s a wonderful 2018 wedding season! Did you already use our services for your 2017 (or earlier)Continue Reading

VI Still Nice because we’re VI Wedding Strong!

You may have seen #VIstillNice and #VIWeddingStrong trending on Instagram. That’s because some amazing VI Wedding Vendors came together for a stylized wedding shoot to show the world that we are ready for you and your wedding! So many wonderful island vendors came together to make this happen: Photography by: Mermaid Rebecca Ruth Photography (allContinue Reading

A St. John Story of Love and Survival

A truly lovely story featured on Boston.com of love & survival. Check it out here. Images beautifully captured by Anne BEQUETTE of STJ Creative Photography. Their story was painfully familiar. My husband was in St. Thomas for Irma and I watched in dread (safely from Florida as I was evacuating Naples) as she approached theContinue Reading

Virgin Islands Volunteer Advocates for Children Holiday Cards

I just added this great organization to our “Give & Get” blog post but I wanted to highlight them in their own posting as well. VIVA has a mission is to operate programs which primarily benefit children in foster care as a result of having been abused or neglected. Based on St. Croix, they were hitContinue Reading

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Promo!

Book your wedding by November 30th to receive this adorable ceramic seahorse wine stopper as a thank you! We can’t wait to plan & celebrate with you!

“Give & Get Back” Hurricane Relief Efforts, how to help

  Lots of people continue to ask me how they can help the Virgin Islands. To be completely honest, cash is the best way to help at this point. Restaurants, stores, businesses are open. Sending someone a box of bug spray and dry goods is nice, but if they have the cash to go andContinue Reading

Cruise ships return to St. Croix!

Just received a press release from the USVI Department of Tourism that cruise ships will be returning to St. Croix next week! I’m very happy for our sister island! See information below: FIRST CRUISE SHIP RETURNS TO ST. CROIX ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11   U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (November 6, 2017) – The Norwegian Dawn, withContinue Reading

St. Thomas and St. John Hotels, Airbnb’s, Villas, Condos and more

Wondering where to stay while on island? We have a complete list for you! Contact us for more up to date information at info@islandblissweddings.com Hotel & Villa Recommendations   Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Maria had devastating effects on our islands. Two Category 5 hurricanes within the span of two weeks was truly unprecedented and heartbreaking.Continue Reading

Welcome Back Carnival!

    Welcome back Carnival Cruise Lines! I was very excited to receive an email from a spring bride that she was informed by Carnival that they will return to their regularly scheduled itineraries in January 2018! This is great news for all 2018 Carnival Brides! No need to reschedule your cruise ship wedding.  Continue Reading