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Valentine's Day Widow Outreach

We now have a full site dedicated to the outreach project.


Pretty Things
by A.E. Manning

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Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Here at Pretty Things by A.E. Manning, I believe that nothing can brighten someone’s day like a beautiful bouquet.  And you don't need to be Oprah to have fabulous flowers! No matter the occasion, one arrangement is enough to lift anyone’s spirit! I will work hard to ensure that your arrangement exceeds your expectations.  Please feel free to reach out to me to make your floral dreams come to life!

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Our Story

Ashley and husband Brandon have lived in the Charlotte area since 2006 shortly after graduating from Virginia Tech, where they met.  They have four children Tyson (12), Mia (10), Marcus (8) and Luke (4).  As a lifelong lover of flowers, gardening and decorating, starting Pretty Things was a natural next step for Ashley.  What started as a hobby quickly took off into a real and thriving business.  Ashley offers fresh floral weekly, plants and orchids as well as outdoor and indoor planters.  She also carries hand picked quality and luxurious home décor.  She carefully has curated a collection of vases and vessels as well as home décor products to compliment her floral design.

In 2021 Ashley founded the Valentine's Day Widow Outreach Project. Together with her community they have gifted hundreds of widows in the Charlotte, NC area with flowers and gifts - reminding them that they are loved and never forgotten. 

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