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July 2016: Bliss Buzz – Trending for Weddings

Hey everybody welcome to the July 2016 edition of Bliss Buzz. For those of you who are new, welcome! My name is Sam and I’m the owner of Bliss by Sam wedding and events, but this month I’m actually sitting in the office of Candice who owns aDORAble designs by Candice. She does stationary and this morning we were working for hours for this destination wedding that we’re getting ready to do here in January. So, I’m taping from her space. It is so lovely. And this is actually one of the designs she did for us for a styled shoot she did for us. I don’t know if you can see it that great in the video. She does amazing work so I’m going to send the link for her company in the video as well.

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Dean Cantave’s 35th Birthday Celebration

Video Credit: Video by RED Weddings

On Saturday, December 26th, 2015 Dean Cantave celebrated his 35th Birthday in spectacular fashion, and with a Hollywood glam (black and gold) theme. The event was held at theWit Hotel's private event space Cibo Matto. In keeping with the celebration's spirit, Summer Jackson, TV and Lifestyle reporter and producer for WCIU came out to host and interview Dean's guests for his red carpet segment.

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Birthday Girl

I love August. Not only is the grand finale of summer and warm weather, it is also an opportunity to celebrate a very important day - my birthday. It is next week technically - but my sister and I both acknowledge the existence of birthday month and birthday week - so I'm starting now!

Here at Bliss by Sam we don't only plan weddings, we're also an all events planner! So naturally in the spirit of both event planning fun and my dream birthday gathering, I've rounded up quite a host of party selections to inspire you!

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Gourmet Inspiration

Today I'm coming at you with some gourmet inspiration. Let's face it, weddings have several opportunities where food comes into play - engagement announcement meal, bridal shower, reception, day-after brunch, rehearsal dinner, and gifting! Let's explore food options that go beyond the outdated sandwich triangles and into the modern age with snacks your guests will be clamoring for. 

Let me introduce you to the world of gourmet - done easy! Let's just say I'm getting a bit hungry after writing this. I know what you're thinking . . . gourmet implies time and effort (of which I have none - I'm getting ready for a wedding. However, I'll show you how you can achieve gourmet perfection with only minimal DIY effort. Ready?

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Guest Post – It’s ok, say I Do….. or I Don’t (to your florist)

Relax! Your professional florist can guide you through your entire wedding floral ordering process. A great florist will not only help you choose your floral selections, but will also educate you throughout the entire process, customizing your desires and tailoring them to your specifications.

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