Express Your Thanks!

SAYING "THANK YOU" is the easiest way to make a difference in someone’s day, deepen friendships, increase loyalty to a business, and genuinely express gratitude. Why is it that the words “Thank You” often go unnoticed or unacknowledged when we hear it often in everyday life? Just saying “Thank You” has lost its meaning and power. We expect it and dismiss it when we check out at a store, condu…

Macarons...Mmmm...Yes!

Our new favorite obsession...Macarons! It's easy to love these colorful French macarons. There's even a Macaron Day on March 20th! Celebrated in New York City, Paris and other cities to create excitement for the Parisian cookie, while benefitting great causes, so mark your calendar! What are macarons? Macarons are delightfully sweet cookies with an airy texture, soft crunchy shells and a slig…

Wedding Reception Place Setting Design Tips

PLACE SETTING DESIGN TIPS for Weddings, Parties and Events  Create your place setting to match the style and color of your wedding, party or event. Choose napkins, chargers, plates, glasses, flatware or silverware that coordinates or matches your colors or theme. Here’s a few tips for place setting ideas based on your theme. Romantic and Vintage themes work best with pastel or light…

Choose Pink for your Wedding Theme

A pink wedding theme is becoming a popular choice for brides, and most grooms agree! The color pink represents romance, nurturing, compassion and love. The color pink is a sign of hope, warmth, kindness, calm and sensitivity. All the things you need on your special day to create a mood that your guest will appreciate and will identify with you as a couple. Pink is also a soothing color, and w…

Interesting Facts: Wedding Traditions

     Wedding traditions have changed somewhat with the times, but surprisingly most have endured. Here's a brief look at some of the traditions and their origins: Save the Date Cards - Historically, engagement parties were hosted by the bride's family to announce the engagement of the couple. It was also a way to introduce the bride to the groom's family and vice ver…