Happy Valentine's Day :: North Carolina Wedding Planner

Happy Valentine's Day!  It's the most romantic day of the year.  Yes, we should celebrate it every year, but there is something special about February 14th.  Whether it comes individually wrapped or in a box of sweet treats, there is something about the savory delicacy, chocolate.  You can't celebrate this special day without chocolate. chocolate3

Valentine's day is also the most popular day to "pop the question", so guys make sure you have the ring, flowers, and that special box of sweet goodness!

Here are a few of my favorite local chocolate shops that are a must on this special day!  We also included a few great national brands that are oh so delicious.

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Tablescape Thursday :: NC Wedding Planner

We have one more day leading to the most romantic day of the year. Today, it's all about the gentlemen!  The weather outside is pretty rough, and the well planned evening with dinner reservations, and even plans to pop "the question" may not happen.  What's a fella to do? Don't cancel that special day that you have spent so much time planning.  Instead, keep it simple, intimate, and romantic by bringing your plans to your home.   Set the atmosphere and create a table designed for two.  Always remember that candles are a great way to create that intimate atmosphere, so add a lot of candles.

Here are a few simple and elegant tablescapes that will inspire you.  Remember to hire a florist or have someone assist you in pulling off this look.  She will definitely be blown away, and you will most likely get a "yes" to that very important question!!

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Inspired Makeup Looks :: NC Wedding Planner

They say that the eyes are the window to the soul.  So, what will your fiance say when he sees you on Valentine's day?  You may leave him speechless! Here are 4 of my favorite eye makeup looks that will draw a lot of attention.  Feel free to add a pop of red lipstick to any of these haute looks.

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