Monthly Archives: October 2011

Holiday: Halloween and Trick or Treating Safety and Comfort

Halloween is a great day of the year for children. They get a ton of candy and get to act the part of their favorite celebrity, magic being or creepy crawly. Even many adults easily get roped into the spirit of Halloween. Trick or treating is a popular Halloween tradition but there are pros and
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How To: Tie a Bow

I’ll admit that I have felt a little silly at times teaching girls in the studio how to tie a bow.  We all learned how to tie our shoelaces years ago; from there we took our bow-tying knowledge to new heights with pretty hair bows, loopy bows on dresses, and snazzily wrapped gifts.  In those
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Wedding Trends: Breaking the Rule of White

Shhh… I’ve been contemplating whether or not I want to wear a white wedding dress.  There are probably a few mothers out there that would scoff at such a thought, but nowadays more brides are defying the traditional rule of white than ever before. Haute couture styles such as that of Stella de Libero aren’t
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Style: Jet-setter

After just one flight (my first was last May), I caught the traveling bug — I wanted go and see and do!  I haven’t earned the title “Jet-setter” just yet, but I have taken to the air a few times since.  I just returned from New York and I’m already mapping out my next trip. 
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Party Ideas: New Year’s Eve Party Planning

New Year’s Eve parties are some of the biggest parties of the year.  The entire country and a good part of the world pauses to celebrate another year of triumph, commemorate our losses and vow to do better in the coming year.  These parties will be some of the most memorable of the year and
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Flowers: Fall Wedding Flowers Guide

Over and over brides are simply told to get what is in season to save money on wedding flowers.  This leaves them with no idea of what flowers they will have agreed to use by the end of their first meeting with a florist until that meeting happens. Here is a very simple and basic
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Wedding Trends: Friends Marrying Friends

My (new!) fiance and I are starting to plan our wedding and have had several conversations lately about what details we do and do not want to be a part of our big day.  Luckily, we’re agreeing on all fronts!  We are both art-minded individuals (from design to music), we are laid back, and we
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Wedding Party: Bride’s Maid Survival Kit

We’ve talked before about making survival kits for your mother. But, this time we’ve decided to give you information on kits for your maids. Typically you will buy small gifts for those whom have helped you during the wedding planning process, your attendees included. So why not make something you know they will use? From
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