Even though I am based near Kansas City, I typically work with couples all over the world. It was a treat when Jessica & Tyler made a wedding planning appointment with me — they are local! As we got to know each other, we realized that we also share a mutual love of travel, exploring new places and weird/interesting foods, including hot sauces. Haha!
As a couple, Jessica described them as “polar opposites, to put it lightly.” Jessica explained that she is incredibly outgoing and extroverted, while Tyler is more of a “extroverted introvert”. Ha! They didn’t want a lot of muss & fuss, they really just wanted to celebrate their (at that point) 11 year relationship. It was also important that they honor their existing anniversary, which was Halloween.
When we met, Jessica and Tyler had just been to Negril previously and fell in love with the laid-back attitude and beautiful sunsets. After all, Seven Mile Beach in Negril is one of the most famous beaches in the world. They were open to exploring other locations. To compare choices, we discussed destination weddings in Mexico and the Dominican republic. At the of the day, their hearts kept leading them back to Negril.
What happened next? You guessed it – COVID!
After a lot of soul searching, Jessica and Tyler made the difficult decision to postpone their wedding. A Halloween 2020 wedding became a Halloween weekend 2021 wedding. A core group of this couple’s nearest and dearest made the journey to Jamaica in late October. Here’s what Tyler and Jessica had to say:
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