Perfect Beach Wedding Locations

Hawaii beachSo you have made the decision to tie the knot somewhere tropical and on a pristine beach (we think you have made a great decision!) but have not set your sights on an official location. To help you find the perfect location and possibly tip the odds in Hawaii’s favor check out this list from National Geographic on the Top 10 Beaches of the World. Hawaii makes it on this list not once, but twice!

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

Huffington Post HAWAII

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A few months back the global news agency, Huffington Post started Huffpost Hawaii in which all  content is about Hawaii or related to Hawaii in some way. If you are planning on making a trip to our great state or just want to keep up-to-date on what is taking place in the Aloha state you should check it out! Can we just add that if you are having a yearning for a trip to Hawaii these pictures may help (The Island Of Oahu Like You’ve Never Seen Before) … or may have you booking a ticket later today!

-XO

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

WE ARE BACK & BETTER THAN EVER!

We were gone for a little bit, but now we are BACK! These last 11 months have been a time of change and transformation for us personally (we welcomed a baby boy in August 2013) and professionally. We got caught up in the day-to-day routine and let our attention to Hawaii Wedding Match slip a bit…and for that we apologize! But now we are back with fresh ideas and want to get back to the task at hand and that is making Hawaii Wedding Match a premiere website for couples to use when planning a wedding in Hawaii!

We welcome any ideas you may have for the Hawaii Wedding Match platform and love feedback! For now we will keep this post short and sweet but keep your eye out for a new wedding post to debut shortly. XO

 

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Here is a picture of our growing bundle of joy, Kaiden… 

Set a Wedding Budget…And Stick to It!

We all know how difficult it can be to not only create a reasonable wedding budget for our wedding day, but once the budget is set, it can be even more difficult to stick to it. There is a lot of pressure these days for couples to throw an over-the-top, extravagant, wedding that may or may not be within their budget to impress friends, relatives, or to simply try and satisfy other parties’ expectations.

This “keeping up with the Jones’” mentality will only hurt the wedding couple in the long run by pushing them into debt to begin their marriage; which is the last thing newlyweds need during a time that should be full of only happiness. For example, statistics show that the average couple spent $12,905 on their reception venue in 2012 (source: SAP, Uncovering Insights from the New Social Media Wedding). For many couples, the cost of a large, extravagant, wedding proves to be an exorbitant amount. One way to stick to a wedding budget is to opt for a small destination wedding (we’re a little partial to this idea, especially if the destination is Hawaii!). Limiting the wedding attendees to a smaller group of friends and family not only helps the couple to reduce costs on the reception venue, catering, flowers, etc., but it can also help the bride and groom to be more relaxed during their special day because they do not have as many guests to fret about.

Our advice to all wedding couples is to set a reasonable budget, one that you can stick to, and DO NOT go over that amount, maybe even try to spend less than that amount and use that extra to put into your savings to start out your married life “in the black” rather than in debt.

Make your wedding day as relaxing and stress-free as possible – and if you opt to do this with a destination wedding, may we suggest a certain island chain in the middle of the Pacific ;)

Happy Planning!

XO

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

Wedding Toast Wisdom

Stuck on what to say in your wedding toast? Here are some Go-To Goodies!

Toasting the happy couple on their wedding day can be a stressful experience. So if you’re stuck and don’t know what to say, here are some classic lines to use in your speech or to simply generate some inspiration:

  • May you both live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live;
  • Happy marriages begin when we marry the one we love, and they blossom when we love the one we married;
  • My greatest wish for the two of you is that through the years your love for each other will so deepen and grow, that years from now you will look back on this day, your wedding day, as the day you loved each other the least;
  • May the roof above you never fall in, and may you both never fall out;
  • Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction;
  • A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person;
  • May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future.

Good luck to all you nervous “toasters” and Congratulations to all you happy “toastees”
XO

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

The Key To A Long & Happy Marriage

We recently came across an article on the Huffington Post about a couple that has been together for 73 years and they give credit to their morning routine of eating pancakes together…yes pancakes, that delicious breakfast treat! (Article: Robert and Doris Moody, Couple Married 73 Years, Eat Pancakes Every Day) This got us thinking, every couple is completely unique and has their own way of keeping their marriage strong and happy, What works best for you?

With a little research, we have found some common “keys to happiness” among long-term married couples:

  • Saying “please” and “thank you”, even for the smallest things;
  • Enjoy one another’s company and make it a priority to spend time together; 
  • Avoid financial stress by living within your means as a family;
  • Be kind;
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff;
  • Be able to forgive and let things go;
  • Always be respectful;
  • Laugh often!

What would you add to this list?

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

Is a Destination Wedding Right for You?

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We have come across this fabulous “quiz” from TLC that can help you decide if you are a destination wedding kind of couple or a couple that should consider planning your wedding closer to home. After you answer the 10 questions, they even give you some useful planning tips depending on what type of couple you are.

Try it out today! TLC: Is a Destination Wedding Right for You?

Thank you TLC and Happy Planning!

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

Take a Minute to Laugh

Does wedding planning have you stressed? Take a minute for a laugh at some of these funny wedding cartoons…funny wedding  funny wedding  funny wedding  funny wedding

Have a good day and happy planning!

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!

Big Announcement From Hawaii Wedding Match

ATTENTION Hawaii Wedding Match Vendors: We are going to send an e-mail out this week to all of our registered wedding vendors with a BIG announcement, so be sure to check your e-mail! (Oh the anticipation…)

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Planning a wedding is tough work and there is no need to make it any more frustrating than it inherently is already. Hawaii Wedding Match takes the benefits of social media and applies these benefits to your wedding vendor search. We will help match you with local wedding vendors that meet your location, budget and style requirements through our unique “Get Matched” function. You no longer need to find lists of wedding vendors and call each one, now you can save time and energy by contacting only the vendors that meet your specific wedding criteria and budget. Start planning your wedding in Hawaii TODAY!