Miami was an adventure. My flowers were scheduled to be waiting for me in my hotel room when I arrived, but because of inclement weather, they were stuck in Memphis. The Miami wholesaler was closed by the time I landed in Miami and I wasn't able to get my flowers until just hours before my client needed her bouquet. Thankfully everything worked out and she loved her bouquet and her portrait session was a huge success.Read More
At the end of almost every single meeting I would say to Bailey and James,
"Y'all remind me of my husband and me...
Bailey is direct, knows what she wants, sarcastic, and amusing and James (who by the way wins best groom award for attending every meeting!) sits back, watches her, and laughs.Read More
A while back I was on the beach in Puerto Vallarta with my friend Lindsey Meyer. We've been friends since we were eight years old. We talked nonstop for four days. We laughed and drank margaritas and I can't remember the last time I had that much fun with a friend. We talked a lot about sisterhood. My sister died when I was young. I adored my sister! Since the day she died, I've lived each day of my life feeling that void and simply knowing it can never be filled. It's just something I have to learn to live with, continually.Read More
Wondering if you can really make a livable income on a floral designer salary?
You totally can! I solely supported my family of five for the past five years with my floral design business— all with a zero dollar marketing budget!
How did I do it?Read More
Boutonnières are not my favorite to make simply because there always seems to be a large number of them to produce and monotony is not my strength. I get bored after the second one. I do, however, adore how they look when they are all completed, when we line them up on a beautiful backdrop and photograph them.Read More
Welcome to the blog
Hi! I'm Jessica Zimmerman, top wedding planner and floral designer.
Born and raised in Arkansas, I’m a proud wife and mama to a 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old twin boys. A true believer in freedom, flexibility (and of course, incredible flowers), I’m wholly devoted to creating a life I love to live every single day–not just on the weekends. From travel to business to weddings, this blog is full of features designed to inspire other busy mamas (and businesswomen) to make a living from their passion without giving up their lives.