A VERY CHIHULY WEDDING

A VERY CHIHULY WEDDING

Cheska and Sam are the very first couple ever married in the new home of the Chilhuly Collection in downtown St. Petersburg. The world renowned glass work of Dale Chihuly illuminated the night, serving as a magical setting for these two lovers. Watch their energy and joy in this video. No matter where they are … Continue reading

YOUR CEREMONY

YOUR CEREMONY

No matter where it happens, or when – no matter who attends, what you wear, the color of your flowers – the heart of your wedding day is your ceremony. It should be romantic. It should touch your heart. It should be fun. It should lift your spirit. It should begin the rest of your … Continue reading

THE POWER OF LOVE

THE POWER OF LOVE

No man who proposes marriage, and no woman who accepts the proposal really knows what will come after “for better or for worse.” They just know they love each other. But what is the difference between the love that sees all the promise of “better” and the love that accepts, and even embraces, the “worse?” Check … Continue reading

WE WON, AND SO WILL YOU

WE WON, AND SO WILL YOU

DeArrudaWeddings is proud to announce receiving two of the most prestigious awards for vendor excellence. In the wedding officiant category we have received the Knot’s 2018 Best of Weddings award, and WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice award. These designations are given to the highest-rated wedding professionals based on reviews given by couples we have served. You can read their … Continue reading

MURPHY’S LAW

MURPHY’S LAW

This is my dog Murphy. As you can see, he’s a cute little guy. His name makes me think of Murphy’s Law, the well-known axiom that says: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” This saying reflects the fairly common human experience that when there’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment and everything has to go just … Continue reading

LICENSED TO WED?

LICENSED TO WED?

Do you have your marriage license? No legal marriage is complete without it. In order for your marriage to be legally recognized you need to purchase a marriage license in the state where the ceremony will take place. Every state’s requirements vary so be sure that you consult the official Florida Marriage Guide for current, accurate information … Continue reading

READ OUR REVIEWS

READ OUR REVIEWS

Check our our five star reviews at WeddingWire and TheKnot. It was an absolute pleasure to work with Michael. I would recommend him to my best girlfriends, sister, or anyone else I loved and cared about! – Jessica There’s nothing more precious to a bride than joy she feels on her wedding day. That feeling comes from the … Continue reading