Buying Local – Choose Local Flower Farms for Your Wedding Blooms

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We have all heard about–and embraced to our individual abilities–the concept of buying local when it comes to things like eggs, milk, beef, produce and fruit. It’s easier for some than others and is really dependent upon the robustness of your local growing community. Seasonality also makes a huge difference in terms of what is available and how. Farmer B … Read More

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How We Helped Girl Scouts Earn Their Flower Badges

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On a beautiful afternoon recently, Hannah and I had the great honor of working with a local Girl Scout troop as they worked towards earning their flower badges. The mission for the lesson was to “have fun with flowers”, so we stepped in to help teach our favorite lesson! Before we got to the troop-leader’s home, we made sure to … Read More

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Wedding Flowers Part 1: Ceremony & Wedding Party

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I’m fairly certain that when it comes time to plan your wedding (or help plan the wedding of someone you love), you may be entering uncharted territory with regard to a lot of the elements of planning. I’m not just talking about the reception, but the ceremony and everyone who will be at the ceremony, too. The number of details surrounding … Read More

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Woof! Woof! I want Fido in the Wedding!

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Often Christmas means proposals, and with a “yes” in hand and a ring on the finger, newly engaged people start thinking about their ceremony and who will be in it, and what role they will play, and how they will be attired. Essentially, planning starts wayyy before the big day. For many, including a beloved pet in the wedding is … Read More

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When Planets Collide: Pumpkins, Paintings & Petals

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I have a thing for paintings and I have a thing for pumpkins and I have a well documented thing for flowers. When those three planets collide, it’s a very happy day for me. So what does one do when planets collide? Here is what I did, and when I was all finished I feel like I tackled something I … Read More

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