We had the good fortune of connecting with Alexandra Preston and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Alexandra, what role has risk played in your life or career?
I truly believe every opportunity doesn’t come giftwrapped. Some opportunities will only present itself if you take risks. In order to reach your full potential, you have to be willing to take a leap of faith! Sometimes, you will succeed and others you will learn what to do and what not to do. My life and career is based on taking risks! Nothing was just handed to me. My first wedding, my first funeral even my first arrangement was just based off an idea. Taking a leap of faith in myself not knowing how my creativity would appeal to others. My opinion, if you think of it enough and it’s still on your mind, GO FOR IT! Take that leap of faith, take that risk do it scared!

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
If I told you flowers bloom in the dark would you believe me? I hope so, because I was that flower! I won’t say what sets me apart from others, I will however, allow my clients to do that for me! I truly believe My reviews speak for themselves! Nothing is easy about flourishing into the person you’re destined to be! What I can say is no matter your past or where you come from in life you can still make a difference and it’s never to late for change! I used to consider myself as everything other than great. Alot of times I was afraid that my past experiences would keep me from a life I felt I deserved! What I learned along the way is that everyone has a past rather good or bad! I learned to never be ashamed of myself and the things I have experienced. Most times people try to bury their past as if it didn’t happen, instead of using it as food to allow ourselves to grow. Bella Bloomz, helped me grow into the woman, mother, friend and professional I needed to become. It wasn’t easy but the process is definitely worth it!

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Oh man! Anything brunch or dealing with food! I love to eat and try new spots. I don’t have any amazing spots that I can suggest right now but I’d definitely Yelp to locate a great spot to hang out!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Wow, umm so I’d definitely have to say my family and friends! I am happy to be surrounded by such an amazing support system who provides endless encouragement. The list can go on and on, from my best friend Tashekia and her family, bouncing ideas off them to my cousins whom not only help curate my website but help my creativity by listening to my ideas and providing advice. I also have some amazing friends that I couldn’t have done this without (Nisha, Toya) etc. My grandmother who store my inventory. Lol… There are so many people that I can acknowledge throughout this journey especially my clients who support me. However, There is one person that I would love to highlight as a positive factor and motivator in my life. He came in my life and hands down added to my peace and happiness. He assisted in many roles within Bella Bloomz such as helping with selecting inventory, to packaging items and cutting cards lol! He even helped clean up the shop when I was too tired to and never even complained! He was my assistant when needed, a delivery man when I was short staffed and truly a silent investor. He’s amazing and definitely deserves the credit and recognition. Let me give him his flowers while he’s here and say thank you Perk for being everything I never knew I needed! You have only made my life better and challenge me to be my best personally and professionally. I love you and enjoyed experiencing this journey with you!

Website: Www.BellaBloomz.com

Instagram: @bella_bloomz

Facebook: BellaBloomzllc

Other: Phone number: 954-715-5862

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