Wedding Planning During a Global Pandemic

I had much different blog post planned for today, however with current events impacting so much of our day-to-day, it is important that I address the elephant in the room known as COVID-19. How exactly do you plan a wedding during a global pandemic? This is new territory for me but as a wedding planner, it is being thrown at me and I’ve got this. If you are currently planning a large wedding of 250+ guests, or a destination wedding, the answer is you don’t. You have a social responsibility here, and we are all learning a bit about social distancing. At this time venues are cancelling, so you...

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Favourite Things - Part II

Here is the other half of my two-part blog post, highlighting a few of my favourite things, from hostess gifts to places that I went this Summer. Benjamin Bridges Nova 7 'Tis the season for Holiday parties! I don't like to show up anywhere empty-handed and it can be tricky to find an appropriate hostess gift. I always recommend something consumable, particularly if you don't know the hostess that well. You can find many wonderful things that come beautifully packaged at the Italian Centre Shop in Edmonton . I recommend a special jar of jam, a box of chocolates, or an aged balsamic vinegar. A...

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Favourite Things

This is the time of year where we are all a little busier. During the day work is busy in anticipation of the upcoming holidays, evenings and weekends are filled with festive activities and holiday parties. Before I am swept away with the Season and waking up in 2020, I want to summarize some of highlights from the past year, I am pleased to share with you, in a two-part blog post, a few of my favourite things. Advanced Skin Care Clinic - HydroDerm Facial I’ve mentioned my skin and skin care in the past and how I was Yudit’s very first client at her first spa location nearly twenty years ago...

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Mens Style

When it comes to styling, I have spent a lot of time talking about my brides and my female clientele but I haven’t said as much about my male clients. I’ve touched on grooming for grooms and the suit versus tuxedo debate but not day-to-day styling. When it comes to men and their clothing, there is no need for an extensive wardrobe but instead a refined and versatile one. So, where do we start? Just like when we are building a woman’s closet, we look at lifestyle. If you spend most of your week in a suit, you will want to have a good selection of shirts and ties but if you work in a more...

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