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Tips for A Late Summer Wedding

Summer is officially over but high temperatures still dominate the social scene. With over a month left of wedding season and triple digit heat, couples need to prepare to keep it cool.

California’s picturesque outdoor venues make for beautiful and unique wedding backdrops but scorching temperatures and unrelenting sun can quickly turn that Pinterest perfect reception into a sticky uncomfortable mess.

Having planned and coordinated my share of al fresco weddings, I have compiled a list of my tips for keeping guests cool and comfortable under this late summer sun.

  1. Welcome Them With a Cool Drink– Ask the caterer to setup a water station at your welcome table or just inside of the entrance. Add slices of citrus, fresh basil leaves or [...]

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Celebrate Everything

Nontraditional Holidays That Make Every Day Special

“Until further notice, celebrate everything!” This anonymous quote has struck a chord with people across the globe, and they are taking it to heart. Birthdays, weddings, births, and retirements all bring expected celebrations filled with balloons, gifts, and well-wishes. And of course calendar holidays—Saint Patrick’s Day, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and more—all have their own traditions. But if you’re looking to celebrate outside the box, make note of these nontraditional holidays and get the party started.


Although every birthday is worth celebrating, milestone years such as twenty-five, thirty, forty, and fifty come set with special themes and reasons to celebrate them. But if you’re looking for a new way to celebrate, highlight unusual years like [...]

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Are you a #WarriorMom? #JusticeForPiqui

Are you a #WarriorMom? Do you know one? Consider purchasing a #WarriorMom shirt or tank. 

ALL PROCEEDS will be donated to the Piqui Memorial Bench in South Pasadena. 💯%
Purchases can be made through ChloeMadisonLA at:

If you would like to donate directly to the memorial bench, please use this link:

#JusticeForPiqui #JusticeForAna #WarriorMoms #OneMomsBattle #RememberPiqui #ForeverFive


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Beer Tasting at Bristol Farms South Pasadena

Bristol Farms in South Pasadena is having their first multi-brewery beer tasting this Friday, August 11th at 5:00PM to 8:00PM in the café area. $10 gets 15 Taste tickets. 

There will be a bar menu and some food demos going on as well. 

Confirmed Vendors!!!

Common Cider
Fort Point
101 Cider
Modern Times
Golden Road
Stone Brewing
Ballast Point


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