Tag Archives: Weddings

The Age of the DIY/Pinterest Bride

Are we there?  Have we as professionals been replaced by everything “DIY”?  Is Pinterest the new competition that we both loathe and admire at the same time?  Ladies and gentlemen, it might be time to face the music……or is it? … Continue reading

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Murphys: You’ll Really Want to Get Married Here!

  Below is an article recently published in SFGATE.  Just one more reason why Murphys needs to be on your list for your wedding ceremony!  Contact me for more information about our beautiful town, and the Forest Meadows Golf Course! … Continue reading

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Wedding Contest!

Just a short note today to get my readers ready for our wedding contest starting soon!  The lucky bride who wins our contest at the end of the year will receive complimentary bridal party bouquets from Silver Leaf Events, and … Continue reading

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Forest Meadows Golf Course, Murphys Ca

This is part of the reception area overlooking the 18th green at Forest Meadows Golf Course, Murphys, Ca. Silver Leaf Events of Murphys, Ca., has been asked to be the new event’s coordinator for the course. Forest Meadows is a … Continue reading

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White Flowers: Best Left Alone?

If you have been following my blogs, you know that I have addressed my personal issues with the use of teal, black, and artificially dyed blue flowers.  I have not however, talked about the do’s and don’t’s of using the … Continue reading

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Bridal Fairs: Do They Help, or Are You Just Overwhelmed?

Over the years, I have been asked why I do not participate in more bridal fairs?  Well I did at one time.  When we owned Duffys Florist in Murphys, Ca., we participated in the occasional bridal fair, and we quickly … Continue reading

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Vow Renewal Couples, Let’s Hear from You!!!

If you’ve been reading my posts, you know that I dedicate most of my blogs to the first time bride. Well today I thought I would write about a wedding topic that doesn’t get as much press…………..the vow renewal!!! I … Continue reading

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Ceremony Decor……….How Much do You Really Need?

I chat often about where I believe brides should concentrate the larger part of their budgets.  After the dress/dresses and tux’s are chosen,  the venue is rented, the food and drink decided upon, the music selected, there is sometimes not a … Continue reading

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Communication: The Key to a Successful and Stress Free Wedding!

Spring is right around the corner which means the wedding season is about to begin in earnest.  If you live in California, you’re probably thinking Spring has already arrived!  We can only hope for this kind of weather for the … Continue reading

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Wedding Venues: The Great Porta-Potty Debate

Ok, I know, this is an odd thing to write about.  But, if you live in an area where septic tanks are still a very common mode of waste containment, then you know from which I speak! In the Sierra … Continue reading

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