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January 7, 2013

Karla’s Korner: I Want The Fairy Tale

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy!

I Want The Fairy Tale…

In the movie Pretty Woman, Edward asks Vivian what it is that she wants. He has offered her money and an apartment and occasional visits when he is in town. While some would think that is a pretty sweet deal, she turns him down with a response “I want the fairy tale”. Well don’t we all?

If one would take a look at my life I seriously doubt it would be considered a fairy tale. However, I like to think it is; you see I believe that we have the power to create our own fairy tale. We each have the power to define what our own fairy tale should be. When I first met my husband nearly 25 years ago I was 19 years old and was certain up to that point that I was destined to be alone. I had dated, had my heart broken and like most young girls that age was searching for my Prince Charming who would sweep me off my feet, shower me with sparkly things, put a big shiny ring on my finger and ride off into the sunset to a life of babies, puppy dogs, beautiful house and bliss. Guess what…my fairy tale didn’t turn out that way and I am so thankful that it didn’t.Continue reading

September 19, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: Be Your Own Wedding Planner and Save Money

Contrary to what others think hiring a professional wedding planner is not a must!  Think about this before the bride and her mother, siblings or some friends and relatives all help together to plan for a wedding. Yes, a wedding planner can be a great help, but if you’re on a budget or you want to save some money that you can spend for honeymoon or for starting your family then why not be your own wedding planner.

Here are some benefits of planning your own wedding:Continue reading