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Holy Guest List Batman, The Cost of Weddings is About to Soar!

It is no secret readers, that the cost of gas is about to rise to levels that we Americans have never experienced.  We are also keenly aware that with the rise in fuel costs, comes the rise in cost for … Continue reading

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The DIY Bride: Should You?

As a professional florist, and former shop owner, I have created wedding designs to fit every budget.  In the 1990’s when our shop was doing a very large wedding business, the economy was relatively stable, thus brides on average were … Continue reading

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Flowers Revisited: Budget Reality Check, Please!

I know, I know, it is not the first time that I’ve discussed the topic of flowers.  But as a florist, and former shop owner, I thought I might take a minute to revisit the subject.  So readers, indulge me … Continue reading

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What is Your Style?

I talked a bit about wedding style earlier last year, and the relationship between the dresses, and the overall “theme” of the wedding.  I advised bride’s to be careful when choosing the bridesmaids dresses, in that she doesn’t create a … Continue reading

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Time to Plan Your Fall Wedding

If you live in California like I do, you’re thinking to yourself…fall?  We haven’t even had winter yet!  In reality we are just 8 months from the beginning of the Fall season, and in the world of wedding planning….that’s pretty … Continue reading

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Time to Plan Your Fall Wedding

If you live in California like I do, you’re thinking to yourself…fall?  We haven’t even had winter yet!  In reality we are just 8 months from the beginning of the Fall season, and in the world of wedding planning….that’s pretty … Continue reading

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Invite Mother Nature to your Spring and Summer Weddings

Although we are smack dab in the middle of Fall, the wedding industry already has us looking at the latest and greatest looks for Spring and Summer weddings.  I myself have weddings booked into next Fall already………….no time to waste! … Continue reading

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Cooperation or Competition: The Wedding Industry in the New Economy

The news reminds us each day about the state of our American economy………all in all….not very promising.  What does all this daily doom and gloom mean for those of us in the wedding industry?  Will being ultra-competitive insure our financial … Continue reading

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“Bridezilla” or Just Overwhelmed?

Television networks are making millions off of the so-called “Bridezilla” phenomenon.  But is it really a fair depiction of the average American bride, or is it just good old fashion marketing? I say……RIDICULOUS! For 11 years I co-owned a florist … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding Influence is Alive!

Those of us old enough to remember the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles back in 1981, marveled at the excess of it all.  Today, we shudder at the mere thought of such excess in the 80’s, which is … Continue reading

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