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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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Best Buy Wedding Registry: Say "I Do" to Healthy Living #BestBuyWedding #ad http://www.artfullywed.com/4cpy
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A sweet and personal barn wedding at Sweet Pea Ranch with a zebra by Litetrap Weddings.
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A vintage-inspired museum wedding at Engine House 25, home to a winery and the Roberto Clemente Museum by La Candella Weddings.
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A whimsical destination DIY beach wedding at sunset in St. Petersburg by Ashlee Hamon Photography.
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A gorgeous boho chic beach wedding with a Jewish ceremony at El Capitan State Beach by I Heart My Groom.
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How To Host A Brunch ~ Homemade cream cheese spreads and an assortment of toppings for a make-ahead Build-Your-Own Bagel Buffet w/ +Cobblestone Bread Co.  #CBCBreakfast   #sponsored  
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A Tiffany blue winter wedding on the first snow fall of the season in Alberta by Crown Photography.
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Thoughtful and sweet ideas for mother of the bride gifts she'll cherish.
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A preppy New England wedding with a blush and gray palette at The Inn at Longshore by Dana Cubbage Weddings.
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A two-part 1950s wedding inspiration shoot including ideas for an aqua and pink engagement and wedding by Brides & Dolls.
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Education
  • University of Central Florida
    Visual Journalism and Music, 2004 - 2008
  • Pine View School for the Intellectually Gifted
    1993 - 2004
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Looking for
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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can’t wait to marry you…
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Romantic elopement ideas in pale pink and gold with champagne and an intimate wedding reception for two with candlelight and string lights.

Flowers and Decor for a Massachusetts 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

your perfect bridesmaid dress + giveaway
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Rent bridesmaids dresses online with Chic Bridesmaids.

mid-century modern boho wedding
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Modern bohemian wedding inspiration shoot in Houston, Texas with an outdoor wedding reception, sequins wedding dress, and vintage chairs.

Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Adopt-a-Thon at Orange County Animal Services
www.hotdogpetphotography.com

Orange County Animal Services is bringing back the popular “Hot Dogs, Cool Cats” Adoption Event for the second year in a row! On Saturday, M

Top Five Budget Tips to Help You Save on Your Wedding Reception's Bar Ta...
www.kissmytulle.com

Today, I'm offering 5 suggestions on how to save money on the wedding reception bar tab!

classy, classic engagement
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A classy and classic engagement shoot with balloons filled with confetti at an art museum and a black tie wardrobe.

pale yellow rustic wedding
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A rustic pale yellow wedding inspiration board with lots of flowers and a barn setting. Filled with pale yellow wedding ideas.

Fabulous Friday Finds - Kiss My Tulle
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If you're a member of Tulle Nation then you TOTALLY love a good deal - so I've found some totally fabulous deals perfect for your budget!

alice in wonderland tea party styled wedding
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An Alice in Wonderland themed wedding inspiration shoot with a tea party setting, clocks, cookies, roses, and teapots.

bold floral-inspired wedding editorial
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An outdoor floral-inspired jewel toned wedding editorial with bold colors, deep reds, blue, yellow, purple, and gold.

Flowers and Decor for a Maryland 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