Ukrainian Valentine’s Day – really?? I bet you’ve heard of Ukrainians celebrating “Ukrainian Christmas” on January 7 instead of December 25… or “Ukrainian Easter”, typically a few weeks after the rest of the christian world. But do you know why we celebrate on different days? And when exactly IS Ukrainian Valentine’s Day? Continue reading “Ukrainian Valentine’s Day…whaaa??”
It’s Bridal Shower time!
Ah, February. Thank goodness you are the shortest month of the year! As most of us get ready to bid farewell to the last of the white stuff, bridesmaids, mothers, and Maids of Honour everywhere aren’t even noticing the freezing temperatures – they’re all busy planning Bridal Showers! Continue reading “It’s Bridal Shower time!”
Wood you hire Mike?
Mikhaylo (Mike) Loboyko is a classy guy. And one of the most high-end detail-oriented contractors I have ever met. His attention to detail and appreciation for finer materials is overshadowed only by his impeccable fashion sense and abundant charisma. Seriously, this guy oozes charm and could sell ice to an eskimo. Continue reading “Wood you hire Mike?”
Wine and (no) cheese please!
So you’re hosting an event and it’s based on a theme. Fun! Now, how do you keep it from getting “cheesy”? Seems that most parties, showers, etc. that are coordinated based on a theme easily cross the border into Tacky-land and get…well, a little cheesy. Kids’ parties are different! In fact, the cheesier the better. Quite frankly, giving kids a theme will ramp up their excitement about the party and spur their imaginations, and there ain’t nothing wrong with that! But let’s talk about grownups… And brides in particular. Continue reading “Wine and (no) cheese please!”