Father of the Bride, written by Tony Alvarez, is the cover story of the winter edition of Bloomin' News. Alvarez wrote a touching article about his daughter Amanda's recent wedding, from the unique perspective of a long-time floral arranger. Being the daughter of floral arrangement experts, Amanda had big expectations for the flowers for her wedding, and dad and mom didn't disappoint! Be sure to take a look at all the great articles in the last Bloomin' News of 2011 for great tips for holiday decorations and more! See you next year!