Emotional economics of brides: playing the wedding market. Boom, or bust?

Radio story this AM – is she a businesswoman or a vulture? Discuss. Thanks to my beloved KPCC & “Take Two” (hey Alex! Big fan!) for the story and photo.  ] Bridal Brokerage eases the financial pain of cancelled weddings Take Two | March 27th, 2013, 8:53am Joe Raedle/Getty Images Brides hold their roses during … Read moreEmotional economics of brides: playing the wedding market. Boom, or bust?

Making Sense of Scents At Your Wedding

What should your wedding smell like? Designers sometimes sell clients on setting the mood with scent. I remember a demonstration by a company that made diffusers giant enough to fill a sound stage with one of their pre-packaged concoctions: cotton candy for circus themed event, and – heaven help us- they even tried to recreate … Read moreMaking Sense of Scents At Your Wedding

What Martha Stewart Doesn’t Want You To Know: Wedding Advice Books Exposed

I brought two wedding books to the store yesterday to add to our growing library. (Yes, My Little Flower Shop, top Palm Springs florist, is building a wedding book library)! Looking at books with our brides gives us a chance to prepare them for the inevitable moment of panic in the ‘Weddings” section at Barnes … Read moreWhat Martha Stewart Doesn’t Want You To Know: Wedding Advice Books Exposed