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

Island Bliss Weddings: Hurricane Updates

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. However, as each day goes by, the islands become more and more green. The beaches still have white sands, the water is still that gorgeous turquoise blue. The islandsContinue Reading

Hurricane Irma

EDIT: Please post to social media that WE NEED MORE MEDIA COVERAGE! Please hashtag CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, anyone you can of that can help. The islands are in dire need of assistance! Hurricane Irma has left a devastating effect on the US Virgin Islands are our neighboring islands. If you are a current bride,Continue Reading

Unique Guest Book Ideas

By Allison Williams We all like keepsakes in life. Some of us have memory boxes while others have a memory corkboard that grows and grows. Guest books are a common keepsake item at weddings, but people are coming up with new and different ideas of how to have guests “check in” at their wedding. BelowContinue Reading