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Erika Pitera
Works at Zest for Life Media, Inc.
Attended University of Central Florida
Lives in Orlando, FL
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Giselle the Giraffe | Read her story on the blog: http://www.gourmetfuzzies.com/latest-w…/giselle-the-giraffe/ #needlefelting   #handmade   #wool   #fiberarts   #felted  
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A guide to planning your honeymoon in Greece, including some of the top-rated hotel accommodations in Athens, Mykonos and Santorini.
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An elegant autumn vineyard wedding in Williamsburg by Grant & Deb Photographers.
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An edgy rock n roll engagement session in Pittsburgh by Eva Lin Photography.
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An intimate desert wedding at a beautiful Arizona resort by Emma Lee Photography.
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A DIY love fest wedding at an Egyptian retreat in California by Heather Elizabeth Photography.
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A couple celebrates their seventh wedding anniversary with a Maui trash the dress shoot by Love and Water Photography.
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A retro-themed bridal brunch inspiration shoot at a 1960s-era resort by Twin Town Studios.
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Two different looks for the Kentucky Derby inspired groom, perfect for spring or summer weddings!
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A navy blue nautical wedding on the beach in Jupiter, Florida, by Erica J Photography.
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A seaside bridal inspiration shoot in Maui featuring a Joelle Perry wedding dress by Wendy Laurel.
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A classic, elegant art and history museum bridal session in Virginia by Audrey Ruth Photography.
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502 people
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Education
  • University of Central Florida
    Visual Journalism and Music, 2004 - 2008
  • Pine View School for the Intellectually Gifted
    1993 - 2004
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Gender
Female
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Friends, Networking
Birthday
May 22, 1986
Relationship
Married
Other names
Erika Webb
Story
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Erika Pitera manages and edits the online lifestyle publications at Zest for Life Media!
Introduction
Erika Pitera is a freelance journalist, blogger and artist based in Orlando, FL. She frequently writes about bridal inspiration and wedding planning at Artfully Wed. She is a Contributor of Style Me Pretty.

Because she loves food and wine, she's also a regular contributor at Zest for Life Media's MyGourmetConnection.

She's married to a talented commercial and product photographer, Thomas Pitera. She owns Hot Dog! Digital Pet Art, a small business providing custom digital illustrations for dogs, cats + their people, as well as a custom pet photography business called Hot Dog! Pet Photography. She also creates needle felted sculptures and fiber art for Gourmet Fuzzies.

Erika is a classically trained pianist and violinist and has been a member of symphony orchestras for most of her life. When she's not working, she spends time with her husband, four cats and two dachshunds.
Work
Occupation
Journalist, Blogger, Editor
Skills
Adobe Creative Suite, copywriting, copy editing, digital art, blogging
Employment
  • Zest for Life Media, Inc.
    Editor-in-Chief for Online Media, 2007 - present
  • Orlando Sentinel Communications
    Freelance Reporter, 2007 - 2008
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Currently
Orlando, FL
Previously
Sarasota, FL - Rhode Island
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My 9 Favorite Wedding Tassel Garlands from Etsy - Kiss My Tulle
www.kissmytulle.com

Love the look of tassel garlands for your wedding but stumped as to were to find them? Well, I've got one word for you - etsy. They've got S

island-inspired bohemian wedding
burnettsboards.com

Romantic bohemian wedding inspiration shoot with free-spirited details and a beach setting.

soft and tropical
burnettsboards.com

Tropical destination wedding inspiration board that's perfect for the Caribbean or Hawaii with mint and peach colors.

Welcome to the Weekend! Friday Link Love!
www.theperfectpalette.com

The Perfect Palette is a wedding resource dedicated to helping couples find the perfect color palette for their wedding day.

smoldering, organic beauty
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Destination wedding dresses from Hawaii wedding dress designer Joelle Perry.

How To Dress your Bridesmaids in Skirts Instead of Dresses - Kiss My Tulle
www.kissmytulle.com

Bridesmaid dresses can be pricey. And asking a friend to commit to being your bridesmaid and then slapping them with a HUGE dress bill (+ ac

Mint Wedding at Barr Mansion | Shannon and Sean
www.theperfectpalette.com

The Perfect Palette is a wedding resource dedicated to helping couples find the perfect color palette for their wedding day.

bohemian beach wedding with flower mohawk
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Bohemian beach wedding in Hawaii with a flower mohawk, vintage surfboards, and boho tent.

Find Your Wedding Flowers and Food at Costco! - Kiss My Tulle
www.kissmytulle.com

Looking for some non-traditional places to shop for your wedding decor (and save a bundle)? Well, look no further than warehouse store, Cost

7 Wedding Cakes that Wow!
www.theperfectpalette.com

The Perfect Palette is a wedding resource dedicated to helping couples find the perfect color palette for their wedding day.

April Microchip Mania | Orlando Adoptable Cats
www.hotdogpetphotography.com

Orange County Animal Services is waiving adoption fees on cats during April Microchip Mania.

spring boudoir shoot
burnettsboards.com

Spring bridal boudoir shoot with feminine lingerie, daffodils, and yellow floral designs.

Flowers and Decor for an Kansas Wedding - Kiss My Tulle
www.kissmytulle.com

For those of you sticking close to your home state for your wedding, you might be interested in maximizing that "homey" feel and incorporati

Semi Annual Free Foil Event at Minted - 20% off with code
www.theperfectpalette.com

The Perfect Palette is a wedding resource dedicated to helping couples find the perfect color palette for their wedding day.

Bridesmaid Style: A Dress She'll Wear Again!
www.theperfectpalette.com

The Perfect Palette is a wedding resource dedicated to helping couples find the perfect color palette for their wedding day.

caribbean vow renewal
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Caribbean vow renewal at The Landings, St. Lucia.