You're Engaged! Now What?

You're Engaged! Now What?

Congratulations to all the couples that have become newly engaged over the holidays! This is such a FUN and EXCITING season of life, but I know as a past bride myself, it can also be stressful! Unless you have an event planning background, designing and executing a Pinterest-worthy wedding can be overwhelming, so I wanted to share a few tips with you today on what to tackle first (after you're done celebrating of course!) The very best advice I can give is to first go get a manicure; lots of people are going to want to see your new bling!! 

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Brides: How to Prepare for an Initial Consultation With a Wedding Florist!

Brides: How to Prepare for an Initial Consultation With a Wedding Florist!

So, you’re planning your wedding. You’ve picked a date and season, chosen the perfect venue for your vows, and probably hired an amazing photographer to capture all the details and a wedding planner to ensure that things run smoothly! So what’s next?! Choosing your florist!! Last week I talked about “7 Things Your Wedding Florist Wants You to Know,” which I hope provided you with some general background knowledge of how florists work with you throughout your wedding. If you didn’t get a chance to read that, head over to that post first, and then read this one!! Preparing for your initial consultation with your wedding florist is an important step in your wedding planning process, and I want to share some ideas of the best things to do before that first meeting!

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Email tip: Utilizing Gmail + the "Zeroed-Inbox" Strategy!

Email tip: Utilizing Gmail + the "Zeroed-Inbox" Strategy!

Happy Friday!!! I wanted to drop in today to share a quick "productivity" tip with you. First- I have a confession to make. I have FIVE EMAIL ADDRESSES that I maintain. Yikes. Even typing that is scary-sounding. 1 is my "promos email", so the one I go to when I'm searching for the latest J. Crew coupon. 2 is my school email, that I use as a teacher to communicate with other teachers and parents. 3 is my biz email. 4 is my "professional but non-business" email. So I use this one for things like communicating with my family and friends. 5 is my old college email- which I know I'm crazy to hold onto, but every now and then I get an email on there!!

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