Wedding Planner Florida Keys Key West Islamorada Key Largo Tampa Bay
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Hi there...

Congratulations on your engagement!

 

You must be looking to plan a destination wedding in the Florida Keys. 

You've found a great place to start.

Salt Wife Weddings is a Wedding Planning and Management Company that services all of the Florida Keys! 

 

Specializing in helping our clients arrive at their destination without the frazzle and stress that planning from afar can create. Cause let's be honest, planning a wedding is hard enough. Planning a destination wedding can add all sorts of unforeseen obsticals.

You need a pro by your side!

What I do...

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Wedding Planning and Design

 Salt Wife Weddings is a Full-Service Planning Firm. I focus on building my client's dream day while managing their budget.

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Help finding the right venue and vendors for you

Shhh... Did you know venues and vendors pay for their ranking on WeddingWire? Let me help you find the location and vendors that fit your vibe and budget.

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Master the Laid-back tropical feel, with a dash of luxury

Want a wedding that flows effortlessly? a planning process that feels streamlined and focused on you? Looking to be wowed on your wedding day and treasure every sun-soaked moment? I'm your girl.

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Navigate logistical, design, and, well, all the obstacles

Don't wake up the day after your wedding thinking "Thank goodness the planning is over, now we can relax." Enjoy the process and let me navigate stressors away from you. 

Who I am...

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Erica LaClair;

Owner and Lead Planner

Here I am sitting, something I am physically incapable of doing on wedding days.

My close to 20 years of experience in various aspects of hospitality and fine dining, extreme love of lists, obsession with detail (straight lines only please), and creative flair turned out to be the perfect combination for becoming a wedding planner.

I work tirelessly to get to know my couples and build their dream wedding.

Aiming to bring to life a day that centers upon you and your love story. A day that celebrates and honors your union and journey.

 

Let's create a wedding that is "so you two."  Where your guests get carried away by the festivities. A wedding everyone will remember for all the right reasons. 

What my couples say...

Best. Wedding.             Planner. Ever.

Where to begin? We had the most incredible wedding weekend, from the welcome dinner straight through to the farewell brunch—and we owe it ALL to Erica and Salt Wife Weddings.

When we chose to do a destination wedding, we quickly felt overwhelmed with planning from afar and felt really behind in the entire process (as we were). Insert Salt Wife Weddings. Erica took the time to understand exactly what we were envisioning, helped us brainstorm ideas, introduced us to the most wonderful vendors, and kept us on track.

She was so easy to work with. We bounced ideas off of her and constantly asked for advice and all the while she was so kind, responsive, patient (she was working with the world’s most indecisive bride), and professional.

Once our wedding weekend finally arrived, Erica made it so seamless. She had every detail accounted for, took care of anything that came up last minute, and thought of absolutely everything. I never once felt any stress ((and I’ve been in plenty of weddings, so I understand how rare that is!))

Before we started working with Erica, we just had our venue (The Caribbean Resort). In a few months, she single-handedly transformed it into our dream wedding weekend. We take zero credit—she saw our vision and went above and beyond to make it exactly what we wanted (and more!). Aside from saying “yes”, working with Erica was the best decision we made and we can not recommend her enough!  --
 Annaliese

Best Wedding Planner Key West

Exceeded my                 expectations!

Erica was ON POINT! She never missed a beat and constantly kept CLEAR communication via email, text, and phone calls. She was very professional and caring! She saw my vision and brought it to life MORE THAN EXPECTED! Highly highly highly recommend Erica & her team to plan your big day!! - Maria

Florida Keys Wedding Planner Maria Pontillo

Experienced, Detailed, and Lovely! 

Erica was a gem to work with. We secured her for the Event Management package because my fiancé and I wanted to do most of the planning ourselves. However, she had so much great advice for us along the way and we could have not done what we did without her. She was meticulous with the planning, timelines, and coordination of all our vendors. She asked great questions and filled in a ton of gaps and things we did not think of. She executed our vision flawlessly the day of, kept things moving and grooving. Did I mention she did it all with a smile--she was absolutely lovely to work with! We had complete trust in her which meant we could enjoy our wedding day stress-free. Appreciation and kudos all around - Ali

Islamorada Key West Wedding Planner Private Venue

Our wedding day was the best day of our lives BECAUSE of
Salt Wife Weddings

I met Erica, owner of Salt Wife Weddings 10 months ago when I was so incredibly overwhelmed and panicking about how to make my vision become a reality from so many miles away. She is so incredibly knowledgeable and genuine and good at what she does... words can’t even begin to express how absolutely amazing she is.

She is not only a wedding planner, but a therapist, a creative genius, the most organized person I’ve ever met, a hard worker, and an overall passionate, amazing human being. Throughout this planning process, she has become a friend to me.

She cares about executing your vision just as much as you do. She is thoughtful and has a genuine heart of gold. I had absolutely ZERO stress on my wedding day or leading up to it because she is so on top of everything that I was able to enjoy every moment.

She goes WAY above and beyond for her clients. There is NO way on planet earth we would have been able to plan and execute our wedding vision without her.

You literally NEED her. I will never stop raving over how absolutely fantastic she is as a planner and as a person. There is SO much more that goes into weddings than you initially realize when you start the planning process. Our wedding was the best day of our lives BECAUSE of Erica.

So do not hesitate for a single second, stop reading reviews and book Salt Wife Weddings. It’ll be the best decision you EVER make for your wedding day.-
Amanda

Islamorada Beach House
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You Deserve to feel at ease

This is your wedding day. Don't put yourself under pressure to become a wedding pro. Allow yourself to feel relaxed and treated like the guest of honor (because you are).

Ready for the real truth?

I'm always amazed at how many couples charge into their wedding ready to take on the job of planning.

Maybe because I know what they are getting themselves into? and, well, they don't.

 

I know it starts off easy and fun. The overwhelming joy of the engagement; vendors and pre-fab timelines at your fingertips online, how hard can it be?

Well, according to FORBES the job of a Wedding Planner ranks among the 10 Most Stressful Careers in the States. 

Yes! Alongside Firefighter, Paramedic, Military, Healthcare, and Airline Careers- you can expect to encounter a similar level of stress as a Wedding Planner.

And, just like any of those high-stress careers- you wouldn't expect to walk in on day one as a pro.

The truth is that timeline template you printed out from google is as comparable to having a wedding planner as finding a "how to" on mending a broken bone online instead of seeking medical attention.

The value I bring to your wedding is beyond any monetary amount you will pay. I bring you expertise in all things wedding, I bring you logistical know-how, and I give you the ease you deserve.

Now, Let's handle that stress you are feeling.

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"Erica made us feel confident that everything would be set for the day. On our wedding day, we were able to relax and enjoy because Erica had everything handled."

Step 1

Contact me! 

Let's discuss where you are at in the planning process and review your needs.

Step 2

Book Me!

Trust that your wedding is in good hands.

Step 3

Celebrate!

Put a margarita in your hands.

Step 4

Get Married!

Realize other than saying "Yes" and "I do," 

hiring a planner was the best decision you've made.