Category Archives: Lifestyle

6 Upscale Places to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2021 in Tampa Bay

Sal Y Mar Rooftop at Aloft/Element Midtown Tampa Sal Y Mar, the new rooftop bar atop the all-new, dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch menu options include a Breakfast Board, Stuffed Fruity French Toast, Steak and Eggs, Create-Your-Own-Omelette, Shrimp &...

8 Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay for Easter Sunday Brunch

Easter is a time to celebrate with family over a good meal! Here are eight tasty options to celebrate Easter in Tampa Bay offering Easter Brunch buffets, lunch and dinner menus. PostCard Inn on the Beach Celebrate Easter on St. Pete Beach at the PostCard Inn from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. for their toes in...

Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay 2021

Yacht StarShip Downtown Tampa – Celebrate the countdown to 2021 with a VIP New Year’s experience aboard Yacht StarShip! Dine on gourmet food, sip on tasty cocktails and dance the night away on the water under the stars. The VIP experience includes an open premium bar with souvenir champagne flute, 4-course seated dinner, 3-hour cruise...

Best Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2020

Amici’s Catered Cuisine Oldsmar caterer Amici’s Catered Cuisine has a Thanksgiving Feast To-Go! The done-for-you meal includes Roasted Turkey, Cranberry-Orange Relish, Turkey Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Wild Sage Pork Sausage Stuffing, String Bean Casserole, Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, dinner rolls, and a choice of homemade pies: baked apple pie, traditional pumpkin pie, or pecan...

8 Local Tampa Bay Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Ideas

The Artistic Whisk The Artistic Whisk bakery is offering a Mother’s Day menu which includes: Chocolate chocolate cake with a watercolor design and topped with Buttercream flowers: $45 Mom-osa cake with an orange fault-line design, filled with Champagne and fresh, in-house made Orange Marmalade: $45 Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit w/ 8 assorted cookies, icings, and...

Tampa Bay Restaurants Open on Christmas Day 2019

Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Enjoy an abundant and appetizing Christmas Day brunch buffet from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or a celebratory Christmas Day dinner b from 5-10 p.m. featuring a bounty of holiday favorites. The decor will be glittering and the cuisine spectacular when you come to the table at...

10 Places to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Tampa Bay 2019

Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Offering both brunch and dinner menus, the Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach brunch menu will feature traditional breakfast options, a seafood display, charcuterie station, and carving stations. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Thanksgiving Dinner...

5 Upscale New Year’s Eve Parties for 2018

Yacht StarShip Tampa and Clearwater – Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise! This festive cruise is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also...

Best Restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch 2018

  Looking for the perfect way to treat mom this Mother’s Day? We’ve rounded up the best brunch offerings in Tampa Bay for Mother’s Day 2018! SHOR American Seafood Grill Mother’s Day Brunch Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet with unlimited mimosas and Bloody Mary bar while taking in the breathtaking views overlooking America’s #1 beach, Sunday,...

Fitness Friday: Best Places to Workout in Tampa Bay

The Bar Method Tampa If you’re looking for an effective workout with individual attention in a motivated group setting, then you’ll love The Bar Method Tampa. According to the studio, The Bar Method’s signature technique is the fastest and most efficient way to reshape the entire body. Their workout uses precise isometric exercises keep students...

5 Reasons to Have a Staycation at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando

  There’s nothing I love more than doing a stay-cation, except for doing a spa stay-cation! Sometimes a quick two-night getaway is exactly what you need to relax and recharge so you can tackle planning your wedding. I’m a huge fan of the Marriott brand (I’ve been a “Platinum” member for years), so I booked...

Pineapple and Pink Flamingo Inspired Flirty 30th Birthday Party

Tropical Birthday Party Inspired Styled Shoot As a Tampa Bay bride, you look forward to that special day where you can wear “the dress” and feel like a princess. However, when that day has come and gone, and you still want to feel fabulous, then what do you do? Host a “flirty 30” photo shoot of...


Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

NOVA 535

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club


Organic Boho Modern White and Brown Rooftop Wedding Ceremony Flowers with Peach Roses, Gold Leaves, Feathers, and Ghost Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Monarch Events | Planner and Designer UNIQUE Weddings + Events | Venue Aloft/Element Midtown | Photographer and Videographer Bonnie Newman Creative | Rentals A Chair Affair


St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography


Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering


Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

Hotel Alba


Paradise Spring | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate


The Lake Lodge Wedding Venue | Lake Thonotosassa Tampa Area Wedding Venue

amber mcwhorter photography

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Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid


Lifelong Photography Studio | The Current | Adore Bridal Hair and Makeup

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

Grant Hemond and Associates | Tampa Bay Wedding DJ

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St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

Tampa Bay Bride and Groom Cheers in front of Champagne Wall, Greenery Boxwood Bubbly Wall Rental, Bride Holding Vibrant Jewel Toned Floral Bouquet with Bright Pink Roses, Ivory, Purple, and Blue Flowers | Florida Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | South Tampa Outside The Box Event Rentals