Nighty Night

/ Mindy's Memos
Hi Friends, So I was just thinking about what would be fun to write...I always see the bride and groom as they leave their wedding. They are usually exhausted, sometimes they had too much to drink or so happy to throw off their shoes and collapse. But wouldn't it be just icing on the cake if you, the bride actually puts on the gorgeous lingerie you bought ...
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  1. Cicely Rocha.Miller, Life Design Event Planning reply

    Hi Mindy,

    So true, isn’t it. I hear stories all the time how they were just “to tired”.

  2. Celeste reply

    I agree! I cannot believe that isnt standard.

  3. Nicole reply

    Hello Mindy — Your very right and I think an effort should be made!! My wedding night was just as fabu as the day itself! After an all day event — we left our “after party” guests down in the hotel lounge to enjoy even more drinks, while we enjoyed eachother. After — we continued the party with the rest of them– and by late late night– enjoyed our heads hitting the pillows! xxoo

  4. Tim Halberg reply

    totally agree, what a nice way to end your wedding by getting home and enjoying each other.

    being a wedding photographer and having seen how tired people are at the end of the night, we planned our wedding for early in the day so that we could have plenty of time to just relax and enjoy ourselves when we got home.

  5. Melissa Bryan reply

    I so agree that the wedding night is as special as the wedding day as it is the time that the bride and groom FINALLY have a chance to revel in their new union together. I suggest enlisting some friends, and going out of your way to make it special. As my husband and I were planning our wedding in our home town, we made it a point to get ourselves a very special room for our wedding night. If we just went back to our own home, that feeling of comfortableness sets in and I’m sure we would not have had as special of a night. We got a room at a local bed and breakfast that had a jacuzzi bath, and I enlisted the help of my bridesmaids. After we departed the reception, they had just enough time to gather a lot of decorations from our reception (i.e. some centerpieces and candles) and decorated the room for us. I was exausted, and so was my new husband as he had been fighting tonsilitis, but when we saw how beautiful our room was, we knew we had to stay up just that little bit longer and enjoy it. And we will always treasure it, esp. since they used decorations from the reception as I did not previously get to enjoy them as much. The whole day turned out perfect.

  6. Mindy Weiss reply

    So glad you all agree with me on this one…I love hearing about your wedding experiences! Mindy

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Hi Friends, My Book tour finishes with the two locations below come say hi!!!!!! Sunday, September 21 - Beverly Hills, CA Geary's Wedding Event 12pm - 4pm http://www.gearys.com/gearyssf/t-GEARYSWeddingEvent.aspx For tickets, please call 310-273-4741 Monday, September 22 - Beverly Hills, CA The Wedding Salon, 4:00 - 5:00 pm http://www.weddingsalon.com/sh...
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  1. sandra p reply

    i will be there, i hope to meet you!

  2. Ciara reply

    Hi Mindy, I literally got the news about your September 22nd book signing as I was in the car going to LAX coming home to Canada from a couple of days in Santa Monica. I use the same driver, Alan, that you do! Small world. Hope to catch up with you next time I’m in town.

  3. Arden Ward reply

    Hi Mindy I am so excited your book tour has gone so well. It was a pleasure to meet you. I posted new blog post about your stop in Birmingham at http://www.ardenphoto.squarespace.com I hope you will check it out.

    Thanks for you kind autograph in my book.

  4. Rebecca Salimpour reply

    Hi Mindy,
    I was so happy to meet & chat with you at Wedding Salon in Beverly Hills Hotel. You were the highlight of show for me … and I was a floral design vendor there “Natural Charms”. You did mention that you liked my Eggplant & Lavender Love Bird Floral Theme. I get inspired by nature, flowers, music, surroundings and people … so being there at the Wedding Salon was amazing for me! I emailed you & sent some photos of us … I’ll be giving my website a facelift very soon w/ fresher photos & some of Wedding Salon (hope to add the one of us!) Please do visit my website when you get a chance http://www.naturalcharmsflorals.com

    Cheers!

  5. Rebecca Salimpour reply

    Hi Mindy … just wanted to say that chatting with you at Wedding Salon was the highlight of being a vendor (Natural Charms) at show. You’re such a warm person and appreciated that you commented on my Lavender Bird Floral Design Theme … it meant a lot. I get inspired by nature, flowers, music, surroundings and people … so it was nice being around such talent in such a room. I hope if you ever need a floral designer from Orange County, you’ll remember me! I emailed you a few photos of us … thanks for taking a photo w/ me. Cheers!

  6. Mindy Weiss reply

    Arden I love the pictures you took! Thank you so much! Would love to order some…great meeting you!

  7. Ana Vick reply

    Hi Mindy!
    I just wanted to thank you again for signing my book at the Wedding Salon in Beverly Hills. I was there working as a volunteer for the event and was thrilled to get a minute to meet you. As an event planner myself, you are one of my idols and you definitely lived up to my expectations. I tell everyone how thoughtful you were to ask how to spell my name, since many people might not have and could have spelled my name wrong with two N’s in my new book. It’s attention to detail like that which makes a great planner! I am always looking for opportunities to help out on events so please feel free to use me, even if only as an intern at first, if you have any events coming up that you could use extra help on. I live and breath event planning, so I would be honored to work for you and help put together one of your fabulous events. Hope you have a wonderful week and fun Halloween!
    Warmly,
    Ana Vick

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Back on the Book Tour

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Hello friends! I'm back on the road with "The Wedding Book" the Big Book for your Big Day! First stop I went to Atlanta and had a great time at a darling store called Swoozies. They not only carry my Mindy Weiss products but the store is filled with the cutest holiday items and very unique monogramed gifts for any occasion. I love anything monogramed! Next...
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I Danced with Ellen!

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Ellen DeGeneres Show
So today changed my life! I was a guest on The Ellen Show! I was honored to be Ellen and Portia's Wedding Planner for their Wedding on August 16th. They were so generous to invite me on the show as a guest. Todays show featured some of their wedding pictures and a very touching video...and as part of the wedding segment she invited me to talk about the weddi...
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  1. Mindy Weiss reply

    sorry the pic is so big….im trying to make it smaller
    mindy

  2. katirna reply

    Great to see you on ellen show
    Portia and Ellen looked happy

  3. katirna reply

    Thanks you are great ……Ellen and Portia are happy i’m a big fan of ellen and portia live Ellen talk show

  4. Cicely Rocha.Miller, Life Design Event Planning reply

    That’s amazing Mindy. How fun and what a memorable moment that must have been for you!

  5. Mindi Schley reply

    I saw you on the show yesterday! And it’s ironic that I too am on my way to becoming a wedding planner, and we share a first name… ;)

    Mindy, you are an inspiration to me! I only dream to be as creative and successful as you are now!

    Sincerely,
    Mindi

  6. michele reply

    Mindy:

    You are my hero! I’ve been following your career for years…and I cannot believe you were on ELLEN (or planned their wedding!) What a dream come true! And, what an amazing event planner you are – your work is always gorgeous, romantic with special, personalized touches. I am studying to be a celebrity wedding planner, and I hope to emulate you some day in some way!

    Sincerely,

    Michele (from Minneapolis)

    PS – You’re a great dancer!

  7. Mark Kingsdorf – The Queen of Hearts reply

    How Cool- congrats!

  8. Kelly Oshiro reply

    Mindy, how exciting!!!

  9. Angela reply

    i can’t believe i missed it…i watch ellen all the time. do you know if it will air again? anyway, congratulation’s and hopefully we will get to work with you in the future! angela

  10. jose villa reply

    Mindy,

    I saw you on there.. Loved it!!

    Your work is amazing!!

    Hope to work with you some day ;)

    jose villa
    http://www.josevilla.com

  11. katrina reply

    What new ?

    Ellen the best Portia the best

    you the best

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Is That a Rose?

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Hi everyone! Have you ever wonder how they grow this enormous flower? They don't! It is handmade! The florist starts with one single rose which is glued on a circular piece of styrofoam and then takes individual petals and hot glues them one by one to form one large flower. It is called a Glamelia (I think that is how to spell it :) ) and it is one of my ...
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  1. Sarah Smith reply

    Hi Mindy,
    I just wanted to let you know what an amazing job you do! I am truly inspired by all of your work. I am an 18 year old college freshmen who lives in Florida. I plan on majoring in Event Planning. Your career is everything i want and more! I would love to know more about you. How you started, where you attended college, and how you got your companies name out. Anything would be nice to hear. Thank you for your time, I know your extreamly busy.

    Sarah Smith

  2. Tatiana Lukin reply

    Hi Mindy! Your work is AMAZING! I have always had a thing for event planning. I am a freshman in college, so i was just wondering what major i would take to learn more about event planning or do you have any suggestions on what schools are good for that?
    Thank your for your time!!

    Tatiana Lukin

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