Debbie and Paul’s Destination Wedding


Debbie and Paul

23/05/2006 – Breezes Beach Spa and resort,Puerto Plata Dominican Republic


How and when did you meet?

We met on 22 October 2004. Paul mailed me from a profile on a dating site.

How old are you both?

I’m 39 and Paul is 36.

Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?

After 3 months. It was at home. Not bad seeing as we had both decided we wouldn’t get married!

Did you have hen and stag celebrations?

I had an all day do in Bolton. We went to various pubs and generally do what hens do! Paul didn’t have a stag do.

Did your groom help you with the wedding planning?

As we got married in the Dominican most of the organising was done for us. The paperwork was a bit of a nightmare though!

Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it.

I wore a pale ice blue and silver 2-piece dress, bought from E-bay.

Did you have a civil or religious ceremony?


Where did you hold your ceremony?

Breezes Beach Spa and resort in Puerto Plata Dominican Republic.

Where did you hold your reception?

We also had a party for family and friends on 3rd June 2006.

Describe your flowers (bouquets and table decorations). Who was your florist?

I had a bouquet of oriental orchids made by a florist friend of mine. They had silver ribbon trailing down with irridescant beads threaded through.

What did you choose for your wedding cake?

We had a chocolate fountain with cappuccino chocolate.

Did you have any entertainment during the day or evening?

We had a DJ and live band.

What was your most memorable moment of the day?

The whole day was magical!

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