2 posts from month 06/2018

A Peony For Your Thoughts: The Flower Merchant

Pat Phillips has owned The Flower Merchant for 32 years now, but grew his very first floral business literally from the ground up. “We were poor,” he says, about his childhood in rural Arkansas. “Everyone had a garden, so I decided to sell the flowers from ours to make money.” After completing a mail-in correspondence course he found advertised in the back of a magazine, Pat was ready. At age 13, he did his first wedding, for one of his high school friends. “We drove around the ...

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Pop! Goes the Wedding!

For the couple who wants to get married but keep it a quiet, intimate affair, consider the Pop Up Wedding. Pop Up Weddings have been, well, popping up across the country, and we expect the trend is here to stay. Easy, personalized, cost effective, and quick, they can be the perfect fit for many couples. In larger cities, couples can find a pop-up wedding company who sets dates and times for on-the-spot weddings. Couples show up at the ready, bringing only themselves and maybe a friend or ...

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