Category Archives: The Day’s Business

tidbits and tips about running a wedding & floral business

In 2014, I attended my very first floral workshop with Kelly Perry of Philosophy Flowers.  She became the sweet voice of encouragement that believed in me, and pushed me to believe in myself.  I nervously signed up for her Team Flower Workshop not really knowing where I was heading, but understanding that there was a […]

Mud. From the earthy, wet fragrance to the magic that grows within it, there’s something fascinating about mud.  It’s definitely underappreciated and so often taken for granted.  But this is the canvas from where all of our sweet little blossom grow.  This is the place where roots dig deep and stems grow tall.  This is […]

When I was about 16, I found myself walking through my most favorite town ever, just as the sun was beginning to set.  As I crossed a small bridge that connected Lake Michigan to the channel, my attention was captured by a glittering white tent, immaculately spread across the lawn of the quaint community building.  […]

When I was first married, my mother told me that the first 7 years would be the hardest.  Yesterday, we officially hit that seven year mark.  While I certainly don’t know what the next 7 years hold, I can say the past 7 haven’t been without their challenges.  But with challenge comes triumph and these […]

I have an internal struggle when it comes to styled shoots.  At the beginning of my business, they were very helpful in getting established and showing off my style and what I can do.  But after a while, I had established my worth and had a strong portfolio.  I no longer needed to prove myself. […]