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GREENERY, TEXTURED PATTERNS, AND PRETTY PURPLE HUES: 2018 WEDDING TRENDS

I confess…It’s been a while since B.Mingled has blogged. The past year of 2017 has brought us the excitement of babies, parenting, new homes, and crazy 2017 business adventures. Social media has been low on the priority list, but with a little outside encouragement (my website manager told me I HAVE to get a better…

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PINTEREST WORTHY WEDDING TRENDS FOR 2016

Let me start off by saying I am SUPER excited for the out-of the box wedding trends for 2016! We would be here all day if I told you about all of them, so instead, I selected 4 of the trends that I think will be the most “Pinterest worthy” this wedding season. Unique Sweet…

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FOR THE LOVE OF WINE & CHOCOLATE: VALENTINE’S DAY 2016

We love wine and chocolate…the “we” meaning the whole B.Mingled crew. I don’t know any of us who have turned down an offering of either. By themselves, or paired together for a perfect marriage of taste, we predict there are many others in the NOVA area who feel the exact same way. With Valentine’s Day…

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“EMBRACING NATURE TO CENTER YOUR LIFE”

In November, I was given the profound opportunity to travel to Kyoto, Japan to take a private Hana-Isho Ikebana class with Master Kimiko Yamamoto. Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arrangement. Most Ikebana style arrangements are created from materials in your garden. Items that you find while walking in the woods and ultimately through “being one” with nature.…

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B.MINGLED HOLIDAY “SIP & SING”

This past Friday, B.Mingled Weddings and Events hosted it’s first ever Holiday Sip and Sing! What is a Sip and Sing you might ask??…..only one of the most enjoyable ways to ring in the holiday season with friends and family. As a singer, I have always been accustomed to going to events where singing and performing are involved, but…

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4 “TRIED & TRUE” AMAZING THANKSGIVING RECIPES

I headed out early this morning to the gym in the crisp, fall air. It was immensely refreshing and invigorating! My most favorite time of year, autumn offers me a sense of renewal while resetting the gears for the holidays. The busy 2014 wedding season has passed and it’s time to focus on bustling Thanksgiving…

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HOME ENTERTAINING WITH ETSY

As a crafter at heart, I am immensely fond of Etsy. For those of you who have no idea what Etsy is—> stop right now and click on the link: www.etsy.com (you will not be disappointed)!! I am in the process of becoming a new home owner and have a million ideas floating in my imagination of…

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B.MINGLED WEDDING WEEK – WEDNESDAY

B.Mingled Wedding Week 2014 Wednesday: Designing the Perfect Buffet A lot of people believe design for the wedding ends with choosing pretty centerpieces and fancy patterns of linens. There is a lot more to consider! When the B.Mingled Team designs an event, we create an experience which stimulates all of the senses. What better way is there to…

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OUTFITS THAT SPARKLE

The holiday season is upon us! My inbox has started to collect invites for Christmas celebrations, ugly sweater parties (back again for another season), and office get-togethers. Although looking your best and deciding what to wear can be a daunting task, look no further! Our guide will get you to the party and back looking…

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PUT ON A SWEATER & PARTY

Cool, crisp air…red and orange leaves…the reappearance of delicious pumpkin lattes in local coffee shops…I LOVE fall! This is the time of year I look forward to most. I relish the thought of being about to “sport” my cozy sweaters & fabulous tall boots. No other season can warm the soul as well as autumn.…

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