GARDENING IN FOOD DESERTS

December 22, 2016

Food deserts are areas where residents have minimal access to affordable fresh food options such as fruits and vegetables. There is a lack of grocery stores that are in traveling distance of the low income housing. There is a wealth of fast food establishments, liquor stores and corner stores that sell nothing but junk food …

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SWOONING OVER BOUQUETS

December 20, 2016

I believe the most exciting part of the wedding day for a florist is dropping off the bridal bouquet to the bride. There is no greater feeling than watching the brides reaction as she sees her bouquet for the first time. Tears of joy and excitement are the most overwhelming reaction that I’ve had the …

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FORAGED FLORAL FINDS

December 13, 2016

There’s nothing more beautiful than the plant life that surrounds us every day. There are so many great finds that aren’t even being considered for centerpieces. If you’re looking for a natural organic look for your home or party centerpieces, foraging for the unexpected may be a welcomed option.   Large and flowing organic arrangements …

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CENTERPIECES INSPIRED BY FOOD AND WINE

December 1, 2016

Last season was all about marsala. As we have transitioned into calmer tones such as rose quartz and serenity I have had trouble letting the color marsala go. It has such a rich warm romantic feel that exudes the feelings of love and companionship.   I have also become infatuated with including food into centerpieces. …

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Brittney Kee

MADE WITH LOVE IN CHICAGO