Welcome back for another round of “You Should Know”! In case you missed the first post in this series, you can find Kristi’s interview here. Today we introduce Terri Greene, another completely integral part of Tickled Pink. Terri has been in the wedding industry for about 9 years and has worked as a lead planner for Tickled Pink for 6 of those years. She helped coordinate my own wedding alongside Lisa at E-Events (thanks, gals!). I’m forever grateful that the stars aligned and she joined me at Tickled Pink early on, helping to create truly memorable wedding days for our couples ever since. And now… here’s Terri!
First 3 things I do when I wake up: Coffee, grab my glasses, did I mention coffee??
Go-to uniform: Cute flip flops and anything that works with them (it IS Florida after all). Oh, and bracelets! And lipstick and mascara, I am a girly girl.
Best advice I’ve ever received: I am not big on advice. We are all different and no journey is the same. Best realization? Don’t sweat the small stuff isn’t just a saying. You can always find a reason to be happy or sad. Choose happy.
On a free Saturday I…Let’s be real – I have three active children. If I am not at a wedding, I am at a sporting event. Sometimes, at a sporting event dressed for a wedding because that is my next stop. People don’t look at me funny anymore.
Adventure I’d love to take: When I was younger I really wanted to sky dive. Now that I’m 44 3/4 (adventure isn’t the right word) I want to chaperone our church youth trip to Haiti.
Lately I’m listening to: LOVE Fall Out Boy’s “Uma Thurman” because it makes me think of the Munsters.
Best thing I’ve ever eaten: I have a few. My fave lobster bisque in the Keys, buffalo (at the craziest Alice in Wonderland looking fondue place in California), and a steak grilled by my husband, on my back porch, beats them all.
Always makes me laugh: My husband and my kids. Every. Single. Day.
Who would play me in a movie: Reese Witherspoon (as her character in Sweet Home Alabama) or Julia Roberts (as her character in Steel Magnolias because blush and bashful are two different colors and my aunt had a beauty parlor – not salon – just like that!)
My necessary extravagance: I love champagne! I don’t have it often, but when I do, good champagne.
On my bedside table: Don’t have one – I have a fan… I am always, always hot.
Top inspirations: Little things inspire me. A random act of kindness; the way kids laugh with their entire body; a look of love whether directed toward a spouse, partner parent, friend or pet; stories of one small person doing really big things. All of these inspire me to help make the world a better place.
The age I am at heart: 44 3/4. That is my age. I will own it, love it and act like I’m much younger.
Favorite distraction: The beach or a good book. Give me both and I’m a happy, happy girl.
Favorite part of a wedding: Any first look. Whether bride and groom, bride and father, seeing the ballroom/venue and all of the ideas come to life! Any moment that captures the true happiness of the day.
Thanks, Terri! And stay tuned next week to get to know another of our TPB gals!