WEDDINGS V. ELOPEMENTS IN NEW MEXICO

For some readers, the title of this blog might seem a little confusing — like, is it really any question that weddings, with all their grandeur and glamor, are better than elopements?  And for others, the opposite might be running through your brain. Some of us adore a well-done elopement, and would prefer to focus […]

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COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION: WCNM’S SPEED CONNECTING RECAP

This past spring, on a rainy evening in Santa Fe, something magical happened. One by one, small business owners and wedding professionals hurried into the warm, glowing entrance of Four Seasons Rancho Encantado — one of New Mexico’s very favorite wedding ceremony venues. Shaking off the few droplets that still clung to their light jackets […]

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WHY YOUR TRAVEL AGENT IS THE BEST “APP” YOU NEED {GUEST POST!}

We had the pleasure of sharing some expert tips from Renee Cuessy of Rope Drop Travel here a few weeks ago, and now she’s back with more incredible advice! A big thank you to Renee for sharing her experience as a travel master with our local engaged couples. And without further adieu… Take a look […]

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WEDTALKS CONFERENCE 2021: 8 THINGS WEDDING PROFESSIONALS WILL LEARN

For us wedding lovers, it’s no secret that New Mexico’s community of wedding professionals is something truly special. (And for those of you who aren’t in the loop yet, we spend each week here, in this corner of the internet, sharing collaborative shoots styled to perfection, real weddings that make our hearts flutter, and features […]

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Local + Lovely: Albuquerque’s Favorite Wedding Show

SNAG YOUR TICKETS HERE!   Okay, so maybe the Diamond Dash is actually your favorite wedding show. Which makes sense — where else do you have the opportunity to dive into a giant wedding cake and dig around for diamond jewelry? {No, seriously, is there somewhere else you can do that? Because we’d love a […]

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Expert Tips for Glowing Skin at Your Winter Wedding

Nothing says cold weather in New Mexico like green chile roasting over an open flame and luminarias framing walkways. Unfortunately, another telltale sign of cold weather in our dry desert climate, is dull, dry skin. The only thing worse than chilly temperatures, is the dry skin that accompanies it — especially, when you’re planning a winter […]

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Smallcakes: The Only Way to Celebrate Everything!

What better way to celebrate the holidays, or any occasion for that matter, than with delicious, mouthwatering cupcakes!? But not just any cupcakes, the one and only Smallcakes in all of Albuquerque! As you may know, Smallcakes is a nationwide franchise with national recognition, including The View, Food Network and USA Today. Lucky for us, […]

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Lori & Trevor’s Dîner en Blanc Wedding at ABQ BioPark

Dîner en Blanc is a worldwide event spanning six continents, in which people flash-gather in a public space and set up a temporary, chic dining area. Guests attend in white attire to enjoy gourmet food and wine and, of course, a once in a lifetime experience. Dîner en Blanc comes to Albuquerque each year, but […]

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Plan Your Dream Wedding at Hacienda Vargas

Located along the Rio Grande Valley between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, Hacienda Vargas has been the only bed and breakfast on the Camino Real since the 17th century. With thick adobe walls, genuine saltillo tile floors, authentic folk art by local artisans and breathtaking natural surroundings, you won’t be disappointed with Hacienda Vargas. Whether you’re a traveler […]

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Catherine & Mikael’s Rainy & Romantic Los Poblanos Wedding

From the first sign of sunshine peaking over the Sandias, the rain drizzled at a slow and steady pace throughout the day to grace their wedding with luck and good fortune. The air was crisp and the weather calm. Perfect for Catherine and Mikael’s wedding last fall. With photos captured by Elizabeth Wells Photography and Los Poblanos […]

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