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A special birthday wish…

A birthday tribute to my favorite cousin! Ok so I really do HATE to help family and friends with the wedding they are planning but this was an extra ordinary circumstance.  I have a cousin that I really didn’t have much of a relationship over the years.  Her Dad (my Uncle and dear friend of […]

Celebrate a new home and life together

When I first met Agnes I knew we would work well together.  Her and Jim were just married this past January so she wasn’t new to the “throwing a grand party” scene.  She knew that she wanted a nice party but was trying to keep it simply elegant and not too over the top.  She […]

Confessions of a Jewish Orthodox Wedding

I have never had the experience of assisting Karen at a Jewish Orthodox Wedding.  So when the opportunity came up back in August, I was psyched!! I remember when she started spitting words at me like Bedeken, Tish and Yichud; I was like “How do you spell that?” Thank goodness for Google!   I did however […]

Happy Monday… Happy fall season!

Today started off a bit crazy!  It was the first day of school for my son who is 3 and in preschool.  My day started with serving up a big breakfast and yelling at Verizon to get the office FIOS up and running after a 5 day lag in service that they could not explain. […]

Behind the Scenes at Whose Table is it Anyway

The bar was set high at this tabletop competition and the local talent displayed; words cannot even describe it!  There was no doubt about it that the competitors brought their “A” Game!  All with the desire and motivation to be Best Designer 2010 in their designated categories: Wedding Over $10,000 ~ Wedding Under $10,000 ~ […]

Whose Table is it Anyway 2010: a competitors perspective!

September 1, 2010 was the 3rd annual SWP’s “Whose Table is it Anyway?”  This year Karen Pecora Events decided to compete under Theme Over $10,000 with the idea of Christmas at Karen’s!  Although we changed ideas about a half a dozen times from a Christmas theme to the Roaring 20’s, the day before the competition […]