To Insure or Not to Insure

In the Fall, I attended Bridal Fantasy with my friend Caroline de Vries from McLean & Shaw. McLean & Shaw offers a unique insurance product that covers most wedding disasters - Wedding Guard™. The hope with insurance is that you won’t have to use it, however, in the event that you end up with a wedding disaster it’s something you will wish that you had. I’ve been in the wedding industry long enough to know that things can go awry even on the best-planned day. You can listen to my interview on CBC radio on the topic of wedding disasters : http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/alberta-at-noon/...

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Love as an Ingredient

With February being the month that we celebrate Valentine's Day, and being in the wedding business, which is built on love, it has been on my mind. We all know love in one way or another; we love people, pets, shoes, and other things. Instead of loving something, what are the things that you put love into? I am fortunate as a wedding stylist in Edmonton to be surrounded by people who are in love and I channel that love and my love for beautiful things, into making their vision a reality. When I style a client's hair or work as their personal stylist, my love for style and fashion fuels the...

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A Look Ahead

With 2017 behind us, there is so much to look forward to in 2018! This year, I am looking forward to not only be booking appointments as a wedding stylist and hairstylist but also as a personal stylist. In upcoming months, I'll be sharing a lot more about personal style. For now, here is a brief look ahead at weddings, hair and style in 2018. Weddings For weddings in 2018, we will see more blending of formal and informal. For example, brides may find themselves in traditional attire but in a unique, less formal location. Here is some past advice I gave on blending trendy with traditional . In...

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Favourite Things

Julie Andrews sang it best, "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things..." The Holiday Season is one of my favourite times of year, and I do love "brown paper packages tied up with twine." A simple and rustic way to wrap and display presents without taking away from other holiday decor. Here are a few more of my favourite things, listed alphabetically: Advanced Skin Care Clinic I met Yudit Normandeau, owner and lead aesthetician at Advanced Skin Care Clinic over ten...

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