“With your love as vast as the sea, your engagement was just meant to be”…

Spring teases

Daydreaming about Springtime flowers and cheerful, fresh colors for upcoming events.

St. Valentine’s Day, February 14th

Valentine's Day is so commercialized that has become pretty cheesy. But still, any holiday that is based on love is all in all a good day to celebrate. Cute plush animals, decadent "forget the diet" chocolate, a perfect flower presented with a kiss, candle lit dinner of take out or [...]

New Year’s Morn-

"only a night from old to new; only a sleep from night to morn. The new is but the old come true; Each sunrise sees a new year born." Helen Hunt Jackson 1892 I don't often quote poetry but have loved the reminder from the New Year's Morn- (google to [...]

All the best in 2019

"I have the simplest of tastes; I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde, Irish Playwright I am looking for the "best". The best planners and coordinators, the best venues, the best caterers, the best photographers, the best bands and DJs, the best bartenders, the best bakers... the best, [...]

Recalling joyful moments …

The winding down of another great year prompts reflection of special people and the joyful moments we've shared. It's no wonder that I have a full heart; under the umbrella of my "job", is such passion, love, laughter and heartfelt sentiment...  Big shout out of thanks to each and every [...]

Merry Christmas Cheer

Feelings of HOPE FAITH PEACE LOVE COMPASSION May this wonderful time warm our hearts today and through the tomorrows...

First Day of Winter & December Brides

It's hard to believe that winter has arrived. There are stubborn roses still clinging to their branches just because they can. Winter whites continue to be my favorite palette in December. It's clean elegance fills me with calm and hopes of peace. I've especially enjoyed collaborating with my December brides [...]

Wedding Day Hair

So with summer 2012 memories lingering, on to fall nuptials! I am going to have breathing room in my schedule so can finally get to more regular blogging; no, really, I am making a commitment for computer time... may be over a cup of coffee or even a glass of [...]

Live with Passion

I may not be able to change the world with flowers, but I have certainly been able to beautify and bring joy through them. The real credit goes to Mother Nature, of course, for offering so much natural beauty. I am happy to share my talent of pulling together the [...]

Happiness Insurance

Whether it's a modest ceremony and intimate celebration or an over-the-top lavish event of the year, it's all about confidence with the plan. In the potentially nerve-racking last months before the big day, cling to common-sense, review the written plan and visualize....and take a breath, and maybe have a glass [...]

Let your personality shine!

My wedding at Della Terra Mountain Chateau yesterday had the warmth and romance and glamour that any bride would love. What made it exceptional, was that the personality of the bride (and groom) came though in all the details, big and small. This was no cookie cutter event! So, as the [...]

let them eat cake… or cupcakes, or pie, or ice cream, or …

Truly, there is no "right or wrong" in selecting the dessert to offer guests at a wedding. The traditional wedding cake is ... well, traditional. So if you and your partner are "thinking outside the box" with your wedding planning, consider what you really like and what will be a [...]

“A Groom’s Thoughts”… continues

"Climb out of bed my darling and begin to dress, I know today you're sure to impress, With a flowing outfit I am longing to see, Made more perfect with your glowing, natural beauty"... (by Craig Astley, Swansea, Wales)  

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