• Congratulations, You’re Engaged! Now Don’t Freak Out

    Posted on January 21, 2012 by in Events

    Originally posted on www.huffingtonpost.com By: Melinda Morris Founder, Lion in the Sun The holidays are an obvious time of year to pop the big question. Gift giving abounds, big family gatherings and holiday parties make the perfect setting for an elaborate proposal.  The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are the most popular time of […]

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  • Ex-Racehorse Stars in War Horse

    Posted on December 21, 2011 by in Equine

    This was brought to you by Thoroughbred Times Visit them at www.thoroughbredtimes.com Ex-racehorse stars in War Horse By Liane Crossley As a racehorse, Finders Key was a failure. In his second career, he is a phenomenon as one of the stars of Steven Spielberg’s highly anticipated screen adaptation of the hit play War Horse, set […]

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  • “Green” Weddings

    Posted on October 24, 2011 by in Events

    People are “Going Green” in every part of their lives so it’s no suprise when people are looking at having “Green” Weddings. Check out these ideas to make your wedding and reception a little more eco-friendly. Use 100% Recycled Paper for your Engagement Announcements and Wedding Invitations. Choose reusable Party Favors! Instead of throwing it […]

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  • Fall in Love with Autumn Weddings

    Posted on September 23, 2011 by in Events

    It’s time for another season change! Break out the hoodies, light the apple cinnamon candles, and settle in with a Pumpkin Spice Latte for Mother Natures color changing spectacular. It’s this writer’s opinion that Autumn is the best season in the Bluegrass so I’m going to highlight some of my favorite things for fall weddings. […]

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  • Rainy Day Weddings

    Posted on September 7, 2011 by in Events

    I haven’t met a bride yet that’s said to me, “We really hoping for rain on our wedding day!” I’m sure there is someone out there that is praying for rain on their Big Day, but I haven’t met them yet. We all know that there’s always a chance it could rain (as Mother Nature […]

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  • Country Chic Reception

    Posted on August 29, 2011 by in Events

    “Country Chic” weddings are taking Central Kentucky by storm. Mixing rustic qualities with refined taste and quality adds up to a unique, inexpensive theme that will leave a lasting impression. If you’re looking for some inspiration for a “Country Chic” wedding and reception you want to start out with the perfect venue. The Holding Area, […]

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  • Easy & Inexpensive Decorations

    Posted on July 20, 2011 by in Events

    Balloons are a great way to create a festive atmosphere while keeping costs low. Because they come in different shapes, sizes and colors, your possibilities are unlimited.  First you want to pick a color theme that will work best with your event.  Next you need to decide how to utilize them.  Popular ways include hanging […]

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  • Old Friends Equine

    Posted on April 14, 2011 by in Equine

    Old Friends began as a retirement and rescue facility for pensioned Thoroughbreds. Then news broke of the inconceivable death of Kentucky Derby winner Ferdinand in a slaughterhouse in Japan in 2002 (read more about Ferdinand). The discovery gave even more impetus to our organization. “We went from getting five emails a day to hundreds,” noted […]

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  • Communication Skills for Women

    Posted on June 28, 2010 by in Events

    The Top 10 Communication Hurdles – Can you relate? 1. Confronting or Criticizing Others 2. Not Being Taken Seriously 3. Feeling Self-Conscious 4. Dealing with Other People’s Anger 5. Speaking in Front of a Group 6. Controlling One’s Emotions 7. Receiving Criticism 8. Getting Cooperation 9. Setting Limits 10. Take the Floor If you are […]

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  • Top Ten Most Forgotten Things at a Wedding Reception

    Posted on May 11, 2010 by in Events

    10. Lighters to Light Candles – This is one that though forgotten at first, gets remembered quickly. Usually when the candles are being placed on the tables while decorating for the reception. 9. Emergency Kit – Extra safety pins, sewing kit, nail file, clear nail polish, scissors, extra panty hose, hairspray, hairbrush, bobby pins, rubber […]

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