About Me


I am a florist in Rocky River, Ohio.  I started writing this blog to share pictures of my flowers.  Like many flower shop owners, I have an interest in a lot of things other than flowers.

I love to bake and sew.  I am passionate about running and have done several marathons (including the original course in Greece from Marathon to Athens.)  I enjoy bicycling, cross-country skiing and ice skating.   I’ve been traveling since I was 16.  I have found a new interest in photography and Photoshop.  I am a Photo Stylist.  I do hand and machine embroidery, create and digitize my own designs.  I quilt.  I’ve published a book.

I’ve taken numerous classes; ballet, tap, watercolor, cake decorating, snowshoe, boomerang, pantomime, sewing and a gazillion floral design classes.

I am a daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

And, I am a blogger.

That's me in my shp

That’s me in my shop

I started blogging a few years ago and created a “lifestyle” blog.(zinniabuzz.wordpress.com)   That blog included recipes, crafts and sewing projects.   When I opened my flower shop I didn’t have time to work on two blogs, buy flowers, clean flowers, deliver flowers and cook and clean and everything else that happens in a day.  So, while I think someday I will add to my other blog again, I am usually busy taking pictures of fresh flowers for my Fiori della Vita blog.

I hope you enjoy my photos, learn about unusual flowers, are inspired, get creative, have fun with new ideas and view my site often.

Thanks for visiting,

Catherine A. Jones


2 thoughts on “About Me”

  1. May I please copy and print one of your beautiful photos of flowers to replace a tired print in my greatgrandmothers bedroom. She will be 85 on the 17th April 2015, has been confined to a wheelchair for the last 2 years and just LOVES flowers.

    freshflowers-0131 is the most beautiful bouquet and I think she would love seeing it every day 🙂

    I understand there may be a copyright fee involved.

    Yours sincerely, Kylie Rogers – New Zealand


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