Bloom Big

I am addicted to gathering information about vacations, Alaska, ocean front property, antique commercial buildings, sailboats, and so many other escapist activities. I have spread sheets, shopping lists, and cost comparisons. (Don’t ask me to be that organized with my actual life) I think of this fantasy world as wise planning. In case I suddenly…

Saying “No” to the Dress

    More and more young women are saying “no” to the dress and “no” to being a bridesmaid because of the cost of not only buying the dress, but destination brunches, travel, and other expenses associated with being a bridesmaid. I have hoped that the current trends for wedding parties, specifically bridesmaids, would come back…