Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • April 2020 – CV 19 bringing families together

      Well, what a difference a month makes.  Who knew life as we knew it would come to such a halt.  Corona Virus, Covid 19 came and hit hard.  It has been really hard on the wedding and event industry.  I feel for the clients that had to postpone their special day/celebration and I also […]

  • March – Spring, Leprechauns & Bagpipes

    March – Spring, Leprechauns & Bagpipes

    History of St. Patrick’s Day In Ireland, the Irish have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. The man known as St. Patrick heard voices in the wind calling him to come to Ireland. He had been captured and enslaved in Ireland. He was forced to herd sheep on […]

  • A Glamorous Night – Event Ensemble Night Shift Networking Party

    It was a fun night networking and reconnecting with the valley’s finest event professionals. We requested decadent dress and they showed up and showed out!! Love dressing to impress. Thank you Scott Faver for this networking community and party opportunity. Myself and Pearl Filani (Lady Jewel) co-planned this event in about 3 weeks time!

  • Love is in the air!

    February – It is the month of love! I remember February from childhood as the month of hearts, chocolate, doilies, lace and cards!  I loved it.  A fun decorated box to collect my cards and candy in.  As an adult, I remember sending my twin daughters to the father-daughter dance.  Such fun memories.  Valentine’s greetings […]

  • Happy New Year!!

    What has MJK Events, LLC done in the last decade? First and foremost, MJK Events opened its doors in 2009.  I started my certification program in late 2008 with ABC, Association of Bridal Consultants.  I had been sent to this meeting by my daughters ballroom dance instructor Chad Lakridis to check out the organization for […]

  • It’s Getting to be the Holiday Season!

    Let the holiday season begin!!!  Time for being with the family, starting or carrying on traditions and of course EATING!!! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought I could give some tips on hosting a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner party. Typically when planning a party you want to think about ALL the different age levels […]

  • October Themed Wedding

      Dia de los Muertos Even though I love the happy colors associated with this holiday it is in contrast to the skull imagery.  I was always conflicted on this holiday.  I decided to learn the history of the holiday AND I love this holiday.  Read on to learn more about Dia de Los Muertos […]

  • Why do we Celebrate Labor Day?

    I know, the title of this post may seem weird.  Why do we celebrate Labor Day?  Does anyone know why we have a day off in September?  Be honest, who gets Labor day confused with Memorial day?  To be fair to both holidays, everyone should know and understand the who and why we celebrate Labor […]

  • Meet Jeryse – Owner of MJK Events

    This is my town – Tempe. I grew up in Tempe. I have raised a family in Tempe.

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