Category Archive for: IDEAs!

Free Gift for Brides!

Katherine’s Daughter Events and Kata Banko Couture have joined together to make a sparkly New Year’s offer to brides. Book your wedding day coordination with KD Events and choose one of the beautiful hair flowers or ribbons below! Kata Banko Couture is a local, Beaver County company and their products are offered by Glitter and…

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Contest Giveaway! Cuttings Flower and Garden

We loved this tea towel the moment we laid eyes on it! Katherine’s Daughter Events and Cuttings Flower and Garden in Sewickley Pennsylvania have joined together for a fabulous giveaway. Win this awesome tea towel plus a $50 gift card to purchase anything else you’d like from their beautiful store! It’s easy to enter. Sign up…

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Ten Tips to Being a Spectacular Holiday Hostess!

Thinking of hosting a special event over the holidays? Here are some tips to help you focus on what’s important. What type of event are you thinking of? Whether you are inviting guests to your home for a quiet evening or a big holiday party, clearly define your vision. Cozy dinner and drinks, large holiday…

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Shop Local This Christmas

Years ago I owned a gourmet coffee shop in Sewickley called Cappuccino City. It competed directly with a national chain only a block away (we were there first) and I tell you, it was tough. We lasted seven years and in the end, sold our business successfully. Since then, I have always had a soft spot…

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Follow the North Star

Take a whole group of dedicated people and raise money for a good cause. That is what happened last Thursday evening when supporters of Equality Winston Salem and the North Star LGBT Community Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina gathered for “In Good Company,” an evening of fun and serious dedication. Two hundred and fifty guests attended…

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Countdown to Christmas! Part One: Shopping

It’s hard to believe but Christmas is only 45 days away. Have you started your shopping yet? With just a bit of pre- planning, Christmas can be a wonderful season of joy and love. In years past, I’ve had the experience of working retail at the holiday. I’ve made observations of shoppers at each stage of the game and it’s…

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The BEST Halloween Ideas!

I’ve scanned Pinterest to find you the best and some of the eeriest Halloween decorating and food ideas! Here are my favorite picks for your home or get together!   Create some spook-tacular pumpkins with these creative ideas from The Plaid Palette. I’ve seen many different pumpkin carvings over the years but this is different…

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Spotlight On: Greek Wedding Shop

Ever been to a Greek wedding? If you have, you may have noticed the beautiful crowns the priest placed atop the bride and groom’s heads. The crowns are called Stefana and are usually joined by a white ribbon. The significance of the crowns is this: The wedding crowns, or Stefana, symbolize the glory and honor that is being…

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Jessica and Jason’s Rustic Wedding

It was a day meant for love. I headed up north, to Camp Lutherlyn with my assistant Leah, ready to GO for Jessica and Jason’s wedding! Jessica contacted me months ago, after her brother and his fiance had arranged for me to be the “day of” coordinator for their wedding in November (looking forward to that!). Jessica impressed me…

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Hanging Out at Harvest House

I am always on the look out for creative ideas and my favorite place to find them is cuttings flower and garden, located in beautiful Sewickley, Pennsylvania. I visited the store recently for “Harvest House” and owner Jim Price has his 1860’s house all decked out in the coolest fall and Halloween garb you can imagine! The…

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