Thursday, May 19, 2011

Bouquet Holder for DIY floral bouquets

If you are a DIY Bride and you want to do your own floral bouquet for you and your bridal party, Oriental Trading has an easy tool! A bouquet holder that is useful to do this easy project!
It’s a plastic bouquet holder with a circle foam, all you have to do is insert your fresh flowers into this foam. The stem of the holder you can decorate it with ribbon, tulle, or any fabric. Perfect tool to make sure your flowers are intact properly and that gives a robust look!

There is a bridal bouquet holder for larger bouquets and a bridesmaid bouquet holder for smaller bouquets.

Here is the link-

Bridal Bouquet Holder-

Bridesmaid Bouquet Holder-includes 4 pieces

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Latin Dance Workshop and StellaDot Jewelry

Hope everyone is doing fabulous! If you live in Queens? Or if you want to take a dancing salsa lesson with your beau, or just for yourself? Or you and you husband maybe doing a salsa rountine during your wedding reception. This maybe a great workshop for you and a great cause!

This summer in July for 2 weeks I will be visiting Nicargaua and volunteering to build homes for improvished with Bamboomoves Yoga Studio and... a Non-for profit organization called Bridges to Community. One of the ladies in our group is hosting a Latin Dance workshop to help raise money for our Nicaragua Trip. What is our Nicaragua Trip? A group of us from the yoga studio will be going to Nicaragua in July to help buid homes for poor families. Our goal, to make a difference :) Please join us for a fun afternoon in learning something new, meeting people, dancing and helping to make a difference. Our fundraiser will be held on Sat afternoon May 7th from 3:30-5:30pm at Bamboo Moves Studio. There is a parking garage available for discount. Tickets are $20 in advance and & $25 day of. Looking forward to seeing everyone. Please feel free to forward this email to friends :)

In addition to the Salsa event there will be a Stella&Dot Jewelry Trunk Show = proceedings will go to this cause.

Bamboo Moves Yoga
107-20 Queens Blvd
Suite 206 (2nd Floor)
Forest Hills NY 11375
(718) 263 - 0788

Parking (Next to Barnes & Nobles)


Monday, May 2, 2011

Home Style Latin Cuisine for your Event

Planning a bridal shower? Planning a Rehearsal dinner? Or just a quiet home cooked dinner date night with your fiancé?
If you are a fan of Latin home cooking, this may be exactly what you are looking for!
Mimi’s Fusion of Flavors offers a Latin fusion taste to your event- dishes like traditional Pernil, Arroz con Gandules, Flan, and new fusion dishes like Seafood Medley in a Martini cup will attract your taste buds. Mimi’s cuisine is delicious! -I promise you that you will be coming back for more! In addition to her catering, she offers basic Spanish Style Cooking Classes. Mimi's passion for cooking happened when she was 8 years old raised in Dominican Republic, she knew that this was the path she wanted to follow and has blessed her with her own successful business. I had the opportunity to feature Mimi’s Fusion of Flavors on this week’s My Bridal Budget Vendor spotlight blog.
Please contact Mimi’s Fusion of Flavors to book your event. Become her Facebook fan!!/pages/New-Mimis-Fusion-of-Flavors/282912291773?sk=info

Q: What inspired you to start your own business?
A: Our passion for good quality home cooking.

Q: What is your cuisine?
A: Latin cuisine

Q: What is your signature dish?
A: Grilled Vegetables Lasagna

Q: What is your signature dessert?
A: Flan de Leche/Custard

Q: Do you customize dishes for your clients?
A: Absolutely, most of our clients have customized their menus.

Q: What kind of events do you cater?
A: Weddings, Private parties, Baptisms, Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Birthday Parties, Kids Parties, Schools, Corporate events, Take Home Chef dinners

Q: How early should a client book an event for your services?
A: Base on the event we ask you to contact us from 2 weeks to 2 months.

Q: Do you offer your catering services in the tri-state area?
A: Yes, also CT

Q: Do you offer food tastings before a menu is selected?
A: We don’t, but we offer luncheons on a weekly basis and that would be another option to taste our flavors.

Q: Some brides like to have bridal showers/rehearsal dinners in their home or in their backyard; do you offer in house catering? -Such as Cooking/preparing at the client’s home?
A: We have a service called Take Home Chef where we prepare most of the client’s meal at their home.

Q: What other publications have your home cooking been advertised on?
A: Spanish Broadcasting System- La Mega, NY Option, Senora Bolero-Spanish Online Radio

Q: Besides the meals, do you offer signature drinks for an event?
A: No

Q: Are you a full-size catering company that offers linens, tableware, silverware, and glassware?
A: Yes, we are a full service catering company.

Q: What do you most love about your business and your clients?
A: I love the interaction with my clients, the idea to create a dish for an specific client makes it unique and I never get bored, I always try to incorporate something about the client into the menu, for example I had a Shopaholic Party in which we made bags out of Chicken Turnovers with a cookie cutter. It's truly a blessing for me to be part of any event.

Source Images- Mimi's Fusion of Flavors