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About cornucopiaofbeautifulthings

Dorothy Pfeiffer is owner and Creative Director of Cornucopia since 1995. When she first bought Cornucopia in 1995 it was a retail flower shop on the Upper East Side. Since, Dorothy has moved Cornucopia to a studio space in the heart of the flower market and has expanded the business to include all aspects of event design and recently has developed an added Interior Design for Coporate and Home to the services offered at Cornucopia

Wendy Whelan Farewell

This past Saturday night Wendy Whelan retired from NYC Ballet after 30 years.  Even as a newbie to ballet I knew how special it was to watch her on stage and I was so lucky to get to be there … Continue reading

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One arrangement

Each season brings its own gorgeous flowers and some flowers are shared between seasons but we get new varieties within a species. These dahlias almost feel like peony they are so lush. Then there are all the gorgeous details like … Continue reading

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Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

I like to write about all things beautiful but do tend to lean toward flower related tops.  After seeing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for the third time last night, once in London, once in Washington DC and now in my very … Continue reading

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Flowers and Food

Always a natural combination in so many ways, from the centerpiece in the middle of the dinner plates,  to  what’s growing in the garden side by side, to flowers in your food or vegetables in your centerpieces. The combo of the … Continue reading

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Summer Recap

Pains me to admit, but summer is drawing to an end and as homage to all things beautiful this summer I put together this collection of summer beauties.Some of this we we can still enjoy thru early fall but I … Continue reading

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Summer Entertaining the Lighter Side

The last summer entertaining entry was working off the fashion influence of black and white stripes, this one is much more laid back. Your food can be much of your decor. Above and below is a recipe I saw from … Continue reading

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A ( Mostly ) Very Green Summer Day

Starting out with my green juice, photo provided by Organic Avenue, than onto Kykuit for a high light tour, because I of course, wanted mostly to see the gardens. I didn’t want to leave but just live in the gardens, … Continue reading

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Summer Colors

While the fashion world turns to fall I am just not ready for it!  We are only 1 month into the 3 month long season, so I am fully enjoying summer colors in all their glory. Of course for me … Continue reading

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Impromptu Summer Party – Black and white stripes

While we just got done with a weekend of parties here in the US we always want more. Summer is so often about last-minute get togethers ….which often turn out to be the most fun. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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Health, Wellness and … Flowers?

As some of you who know me already know, I have been working hard the last year and half on health. A former assistant sent me a movie to watch, Fat Sick and Nearly Dead , since I had a similar condition to Joe … Continue reading

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