The Chelsea Flower Show 2016: Trip Report

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I feel so darn lucky. I just got back from my bucket list trip to the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show, and it lived up to the hype. What an incredible experience for someone who is “into” flowers the way I am! The fact that this show has been going on for so many years has influenced so much of what … Read More

jbryanThe Chelsea Flower Show 2016: Trip Report

Easter at the National Cathedral: 2016 – A Blaze of Color

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This year marks my 10th year volunteering on the Flower Guild at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and it is as much a pleasure now, as it was all those years ago. I am so grateful for the opportunity to improve, practice, learn and create. Of all the holidays and events I have helped arrange for, I think Easter … Read More

jbryanEaster at the National Cathedral: 2016 – A Blaze of Color

A Touch of Good Luck: Flowers for St. Paddy’s Day

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My company’s newsletter went out this week that has fun little tidbits about who has work anniversaries this month, what cool new clients we’ve launched projects with, and unique news¬†stories to share. One reminder made just about everyone cheer–St. Patty’s Day is coming up on March 17!¬†But wait….something was wrong. As our Irish coworker kindly reminded us, it’s St. PADDY’S … Read More

Hannah BryanA Touch of Good Luck: Flowers for St. Paddy’s Day

Make it Spring Inside When It’s Cold Outside

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I had a gathering of women over the other night, as is my tradition when Farmer Bryan is out of town for his winter cabin trip, and you don’t need to even ask, it was fun. Something about getting my people together and drinking, eating, laughing and dancing makes February OK for a while longer. A special treat this year … Read More

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Vibing on Valentine’s Day

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Most people feel a certain way about Valentine’s Day and almost no one is in the middle of the spectrum: you either love it or you hate it. Conversation hearts are either revolting or sweet. Red roses incite sighs of adoration or sighs of annoyance. For me? I’m pretty much middle of the road. I will always jump at a … Read More

Hannah BryanVibing on Valentine’s Day