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    National Floral Design Day!

    Last updated 2 months ago

    Today is National Floral Design Day! And you know what an important aspect of floral design is? Weddings! Check out our Pinterest for some ideas on wedding bouquets, centerpieces, and more! 

    Twenty-Five Ways to Incorporate Marsala Into Your Wedding

    Last updated 2 months ago

    Pantone has deemed Marsala the color of the year for 2015! Pantone describes this color as a “naturally robust and earthy wine red, and enriches our minds, bodies, and souls.” And Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman, said, “This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.”

    Since Marsala is the color of the year, we’ve found 25 ways to incorporate Marsala into your dream wedding!

    Invitations

     

    Bridal Makeup

     

    Bridal Jewelry

     

    The Bride’s Shoes

     

    The Bride’s Bouquet

     

    The Groom

     

    Bridal and Groom Party

     

    The Cake

     

    On the Table

     

    Wedding Favors

     

    To learn more about Turf Valley and their bridal services, visit our website, like our Facebook page to check out weddings held at Turf Valley in the past, and follow us on Pinterest for hundreds of wedding ideas! 

     

     

    All photos credited to Pinterest

    Minute Clinic with the Turf Valley Pros: How to Putt Properly

    Last updated 3 months ago

    With warmer weather and sunnier days ahead of us, golf season will soon resume! Voted the number one golf course in Howard County by the readers of Howard Magazine, Turf Valley offers 36 holes of golf, a driving range, a golf learning center, and a state-of-the-art E6Golf Simulator by TruGolf. In preparation of the 2015 season, Turf Valley provides many resources to those wishing to brush up on their game, including indoor and outdoor lessons for members, the public, and hotel guests.

    Check out this minute clinic video by Turf Valley Golf Instructors Parker Parsons and Justin Schaller who offer advice on putting this upcoming season!

     

    To learn more about Golf at Turf Valley visit http://www.turfvalley.com/Play/Golf or call Director of Golf, Nick Spinnato, at 410.423.0831

    Guide to a Healthy Heart

    Last updated 3 months ago

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. To combat that somber statistic, Turf Valley strongly supports maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and is recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition Program for its efforts. In honor of American Heart Month in February, we’re sharing some tips on preventing heart disease.

    1. Control portion size. It may be hard to distinguish how much is too much, but with this guide eating right becomes much easier! 

    2. Eat fruits and vegetables—According to Mayo Clinic, fruits and vegetables contain substances from plants that may help prevent cardiovascular disease; they advise to always buy fresh or frozen vegetables, low-sodium canned, or canned fruit packed in juice or water if possible. 

    3. Eat low-fat protein sources—popular choices include fish, especially salmon, low-fat milk, yogurt, and cheese; soybeans, egg whites, and skinless poultry.

    4. Eat whole grains—The U.S. Office of Women’s Health recommends that at least half of your grains be whole grains. Whole grain options include whole-grain bread, oatmeal, whole-grain pasta, high-fiber cereal, whole-wheat flour, brown rice, and more. 

    5. Limit saturated and trans fat, and lower cholesterol. This chart created by Mayo Clinic describes the American Heart Association’s suggestions on daily intake: 

     

    6. Moderate alcohol—the American Heart Association states that studies have found that alcohol in moderation (no more than two glasses a day) increases level of HDL Cholesterol, which is the good kind of cholesterol for your body.

    By maintaining these steps in your diet, combined with exercise, the chances of heart disease decrease tremendously! Help yourself by living a healthy lifestyle and support American Heart Association. 

    Turf Valley's 35th Annual Wedding Extravaganza Recap

    Last updated 3 months ago

    Turf Valley held its 35th Annual Wedding Extravaganza this past Friday and it was an overwhelming success! Five hundred guests were able to visit with 85 specialized vendors, as well as enjoy a full-course dinner and runway fashion show featuring local wedding boutiques and men’s formalwear. To see the looks that were featured in the fashion show, visit the three bridal boutiques shown.

    The Bridal Boutique

    Gowns $700-$4,000

    Designers | Allure Bridals, Casablanca, Maggie Sotterro, Mikaella, Mori Lee, Essence of Australia

    Upcoming Trunk Shows

    Sottero & Midgely | Feb 20th-22nd

    Allure | March 27th-29th

    Contact Info

    Address | 6955 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21045

    Phone | 410- 290-5666

    Website | www.bridalboutique.com 

    Love It! At Stella’s

    Gowns $300-$3,500

    Designers | Casablanca (special design changes available), Mori Lee, Phillip Michaels (in-house designer, changes available), Kenneth Winston (changes available), Moonlight (destination gowns)

    Specially Made For You | Stella's gowns are couture custom-made and, through designers and in-house marketing, brides are able to tailor their dresses to be one-of-a-kind

    Contact Info

    Address | 5. South Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157

    Phone | 443-289-8832

    Website | www.stellasbridal.com 

    Francesca’s Bridal

    Gowns $1,800-$10,000

    Designers | Badgley Mischka, Matthew Christopher, Paula Varsalona, Jim Hjelm, Eugenia, Rivini

    Upcoming Trunk Shows

    Paula Varsalona | February 6th-7th

    Rivini | February 13th-14th

    Visit website for more upcoming trunk shows

    Sample sale

    April 10th-12th

    Contact Info

    Address | 7718 Belair Road, Nottingham, MD 21236

    Phone | 410-882-5050

    Website | www.francescasbridal.com

    If you were unable to attend, or didn’t get a chance to visit all the vendors, we have a comprehensive list, categorized for your every need during the wedding planning process: http://www.turfvalley.com/Celebrate/Preferred-Vendors

    Take a look at the photographs from the event on our Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/15Jjdga. And don’t forget to like our page while you’re there for Turf Valley updates! 

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