What The Heck Is “Bespoke” Anyway? Besides Expensive?

Marketing these days has gotten very, as my grandmother would say, fancy-fancy.  Companies, wedding related and otherwise, have started using a new vocabulary to distinguish themselves. I’ve seen these four cropping up all over the place, and finally decided to haul out the dictionary.  OK, so I looked on Wikipedia. In any case, here are … Read moreWhat The Heck Is “Bespoke” Anyway? Besides Expensive?

The Mass Produced Floral Assembly Line (Why Not To Order Mass Produced Flowers For Mother’s Day)

After graduating from the floral design program at SCROC (Southern California Regional Occupational Center), I pounded the pavement looking for paid work as a floral designer.  You don’t just sashay into a place like My Little Flower Shop and say “I’m here now, show me your centerpieces, teach me your aesthetic and I’ll revolutionize your … Read moreThe Mass Produced Floral Assembly Line (Why Not To Order Mass Produced Flowers For Mother’s Day)

Gerbera Daisy Crazy! Centerpiece, Bouquet, Invite Daisies To Your Wedding!

Wedding magazines are full of breathtakingly beautiful flower arrangement photos. Bouquets good enough to eat. And they are, actually. Though stunning, for the price of one of those arrangements, you could feed a family of five for a week. The magazines sometimes just aren’t in touch with reality when it comes to the fact that … Read moreGerbera Daisy Crazy! Centerpiece, Bouquet, Invite Daisies To Your Wedding!