Beatrice Borromeo married Pierre Casiraghi in Valentino

Jul 31, 2015 | Comments 0


Pierre Casiraghi and his girlfriend of six years, Beatrice Borromeo -29 year old Italian journalist and filmmaker is the daughter of a count and a member of the ancient aristocratic House of Borromeo- tied the knot on Saturday, July 25th with a civil ceremony at Monaco’s Pink Palace. Joining them were Cairaghi’s uncle, Prince Albert, and his mother Princess Caroline -both children of the iconic Grace Kelly– in addition to his siblings, Andrea and Charlotte.

On the big day the bride arrived in a vintage white Bentley before exchanging “I do’s” in front of 70 of their closest friends and family. Beatrice looked stunning in her long pale pink and gold lace silk chiffon Valentino Haute Couture cap dress, designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, specifically for the civil ceremony. Valentino even posted a picture of the happy couple after their nuptials on his Instagram account.

Via Valentino Instagram

Via Valentino Instagram

And don’t miss out on their second nuptials in Italy this weekend! What do you think she will wear to her Italy wedding?

 

XOXO, 

Mojuba 

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    National Father-in-Law Day

    Jul 30, 2015 | Comments 0


    Today is National Father-in-Law Day!

    Father-in-Law day honors your loving, funny, and cheerful father-in-law. Okay sometimes he can be a little like grumpy cat and intimidating but he is your spouse’s Dad and he certainly deserves some recognition. Celebrate your father-in-law today by sending him a card, spending a little time with him or giving him a gift that keeps on giving… a Mojuba Wedding mini emergency kit. He can bring with him to your annual family vacation or when he sleeps over for babysitting duty with grandma! He will be sure to enjoy the many products stuffed into a luxurious dopp bag that we call our mini emergency kits.

    Mini Groom Emergency Kit

     

     

    XOXO,

    Mojuba 

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      National Tequila Day – Chicago Specials

      Jul 24, 2015 | Comments 0


      Today is National Tequila Day and there is no better way to celebrate your Friday than to drink some delicious and refreshing tequila cocktails. While everyone is hopefully finishing their last few hours of work, here is a list of some amazing tequila deals and specials in Chicago.

      Cantina Laredo – 508 N. State St.

      • $5 shots of Patron tequila

      Timothy O’Toole’s – 622 N. Franklin Ct.

      • $7 O’Toole’s Margarita, $5 shots of Avion blanco, $5 shots of Roca Patron

      Mi Tierra Mexican Restaurant – 1039 W. Belmont Ave.

      • $5 Partida tequila blanco, $2 lime fish taco’s

      Cactus Bar & Grill – 404 S. Wells St.

      • $5 shots of Don Julio blanco, select $5 appetizers after 5pm

      High Noon Saloon – 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.

      • $18 top-shelf tequila flight

      Taco Joint – 158 W. Ontario

      • Modelo Especial and Olmeca tequila blanco shot

      Mas – 800 W. Washington Blvd.

      • $20 tequila flight special

      Celeste – 111 W. Hubbard

      • Paloma, tequila based cocktail special

       

      keep calm tequila on

      P.S. Don’t forget to grab your mini emergency kit to avoid that awful hangover tomorrow morning!

      XOXO,

      Mojuba

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        Quantity vs. Quality

        Jul 22, 2015 | Comments 0


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        you decide….

        What’s in the Mojuba wedding survival set?

        La Fresh® makeup remover (2)
        Bandaids® (8)
        Hottie® Mints
        Palladio® Rice Paper (40 sheets)
        DentalKit
        Advil® (1)
        Pepcid® (1)

        Nail File (12)
        Gilchrist and Soames® Sewing Kit with 6 pre-threaded needles
        Madame Paulette® Stain Remover Kit

        It’s a no brainer…

        Mojuba has quantity and quality!

        So grab your favorite mini emergency kit by Mojuba, it’s fairy god-mother approved!

        XOXO,

        Mojuba

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          100 Most Iconic Wedding Dresses

          Jul 21, 2015 | Comments 0


          As much as we like to think a wedding is about love, it’s usually about the couple… well lets be honest its about the bride and what she will be wearing down the aisle! Over the decades we have seen many famous brides wear some amazing and over the top wedding gowns. Jewerly company Vashi put together a chart of the most iconic of them all. You can also check out Vashi.com to get a closer look of the chart.

          100 most iconic wedding dresses

          XOXO,

          Mojuba

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            Happy Fourth of July

            Jul 01, 2015 | Comments 0


            Happy Birthday to our country!!

            And thank you to all the brave men and women who fought and continue to fight for our freedom.

            Here are some interesting facts about the Fourth of July that you probably didn’t learn in school.

            Interesting Facts about Independence Day

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            • 1 in 3 hotdogs in the U.S. come from Iowa.
            • We will eat 6.1 billion pounds of beef like hot dogs, steaks, and burgers.
            • About 150 million hotdogs are eaten on the Fourth of July every year.

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            • U.S. Presidents, and Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams passed away on July 4th. The even more amazing coincidence is that both died on the same day in the same year of 1826 by a difference of five hours with Jefferson passing first at age 82 and Adams at age 90.
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            John Adams

            Thomas Jefferson

            Thomas Jefferson

            • Even though the Fourth of July is America’s birthday, we’re not the only ones who celebrate it. Denmark began celebrating our Independence Day in 1912. After thousands of Danes immigrated to the USA. Thousands of Danish Americans and U.S. military personnel stationed in Europe celebrate Independence Day at the annual outdoor festival in Rebild, Denmark. It’s the largest Fourth of July celebration outside the United States.

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            Happy Independence Day America!! Have a safe and fun holiday weekend!

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            So did you know any of these facts? Do you know any more interesting facts about the Fourth of July? Let us know!!

             

            XOXO,

            Mojuba

             

             

             

             

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              The 10 Best Quotes About Love

              Jun 25, 2015 | Comments 0


              Who doesn’t love a good quote about love?!

              Whether you’ve got a new crush or struggling to get over your ex, there’s a Pinterest quote for that!

              choose you - chaos of stars

              dr seuss - reality better than dreams

              forever be my always

              e.e. cummings moon, stars, sun

              love, leave her wild

              van gogh - what is done in love

              quote - some1's 1st love

              falling in love, beyond my control

              still fall for you everyday

              love you for all you are and yet to be

              Pin these words of love and wisdom to help you get through every moment. And don’t forget to follow our boards on Pinterest for all your wedding needs and emergency kits.

              XOXO,

              Mojuba

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                A Concert, a Wedding and a Dream Come True with Taylor Swift!

                Jun 22, 2015 | Comments 0


                Everyone has their dream wedding and for this Taylor Swift super-fan, she got just that!Her dream came true when bride, Katy Harris married her fiance Chris Eisenmann, but also met pop star Taylor Swift in the same night!

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                Instagram – @ktswift1122

                The couple married in a parking lot in front of Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It’s the same exact spot that her idol T-Swift was performing at later that night for her “1989” Tour in Philly.

                After the bride and groom said “I do” in the parking lot, they attended Swift’s concert in their wedding attire.

                The happy couple even got to meet the 25-year-old singer backstage and posed for a once-in-a-lifetime photo that will no doubt be the highlight for their wedding album.

                tswift with super fan

                Instagram – @ktswift1122

                Congrats to the newly weds! And how awesome is Taylor Swift for taking them backstage and taking awesome wedding pictures with them!?

                What would your “dream wedding” be?

                 

                XOXO,

                Mojuba

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

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                  The Dreaded Wedding Budget

                  Jun 19, 2015 | Comments 0


                  When you get engaged the first thing on your mind is wedding planning.

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                  We want to let you know that it all matters. The dress. The venue. The food. The flowers. The music, it all matters and as most of you know it’s not as easy as Pinterest says it will be.

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                  The budget is an important part of planning a wedding. We know you have your ideal wedding is already picked out on your secret Pinterest boards but now you go to put together the numbers and you are WAY over budget.

                  pinterest wedding

                  Here are a few tips that some brides and grooms have shared with us about wedding planning. What they would of done differently, and what they would of splurged on for their “perfect wedding. “

                   

                   

                  Almost 100% say they would have spent more of their budget on the entertainment.

                  wedding entertainment

                  72% of all brides say they would have spent more time choosing their reception entertainment.

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                  65% of all couples that chose a band to entertain at their wedding, said, if they had it to do over again, they would have chosen a disc jockey.

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                  When asked 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment.

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                  Brides say that during wedding planning, their highest priority was their attire, followed by caterer and reception entertainment, one of their least priorities.

                  But within a week of their reception, 78% of brides say they would have made entertainment their highest priority.

                  Happy wedding  planning!

                  XOXO,

                  Mojuba

                   

                  P.S. Don’t forget to buy a Mojuba Wedding emergency kit to make sure your wedding goes smoothly because we all know life happens, be prepared!

                   

                   

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                    Grace Kelly & Prince Rainier “The Wedding of the Century”

                    Jun 19, 2015 | Comments 0


                    In April 1956, the world experienced the “wedding of the century” between Oscar winning actress, Grace Kelly and Albert Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.

                    Wedding Of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco And Princess Grace

                    Being watched by 30 million people around the world when there weren’t televisions in every home Grace Kelly became Her Serene Highness, Princess Grace of Monaco.

                     

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                    They met in May 1955 at the Cannes Film Festival. After a few months of courtship, they married in Monaco in two different ceremonies. Their first ceremony was a civil ceremony were Prince Rainier and Grace said their vows with only their closest friends and family in the Palace Throne Room on April 18, 1956.

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                    The next day, the lavish religious wedding took place at the Cathedral in Monaco in front of 600 guests including royalty and movie stars.

                    Grace kelly dress

                    MGM Studios gifted Grace an elaborate wedding dress made with 125 year old Brussels rose-point lace in exchange for rights to telvise the wedding service of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier.

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                    Grace’s wedding gown was the most expensive design that Helen Rose, the designer at MGM Studios, had ever made.

                    making of grace kelly dress

                    It used twenty-five yards of silk taffeta and one hundred yards of silk net. It’s 125 year old rose-point lace was purchased from a museum and thousands of tiny pearls were sewn onto the veil.

                    grace kelly prince rainier

                    The Monaco wedding and the dress are still memorable today and many celebrities and even Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have said they’ve gotten inspiration for their dress from Grace’s elaborate and elegant wedding dress in 1959. Happy Wedding!

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                    P.S. Don’t forget to buy your Mojuba Wedding emergency kit for you, the bride, the groom, or the entire bridal party.  Because life happens, be prepared!

                    XOXO,

                    Mojuba

                     

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