Bloom 2021: Vendors + Speakers

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This year’s BLOOM event has a great lineup of local mom speakers and vendors with topics for all mom-kind, from moms of littles all the way to moms of young adults! We believe now more than ever that we need each other, and we will BLOOM no matter what we are facing!

Bloom Vendors!

BLOOM VENDORS

Mila's Front Porch

Mila’s Front Porch

Our official Bloom Dessert and treat sponsor, Mila’s Front Porch is owned and operated by local mom of 3! Mila’s Front Porch is a unique and specialty bakery that specializes in dietary restrictions like; Keto, Gluten-free, Vegan/Plant-based, Sugar-free items, and many more! She can also still do the tasty traditional desserts you know and love.

Immeasurably More Photography

Immeasurably More Photography

Immeasurably More Photography, owned by local mom, Monica Hunt, is the official photographer of Orlando Mom Collective for 2022!!

Monica is a mom of 4 and has been married for 15 years. She started doing photography out of a love for giving families images they can cherish forever!

We are so grateful for her partnership this year!

Pick me Up Flower Truck

Pick Me Up Flower Truck

At the Pick Me Up Flower Truck we strive to live the command to love our neighbors.  We are convinced that small acts of kindness for friends and strangers go a long way in this world.  We use fresh, seasonal flowers as a means to share love, gratitude and positivity with people who could use a Pick Me Up.

New Blossom Maternity

New Blossom Maternity

Gina Alemán is the heart and hands behind perinatal care company New Blossom Maternity Services. As an educator of more than 12 years, Gina graciously shares relevant and evidenced-based information with her clients through childbirth education, birth support, lactation counseling, and postpartum care. Gina understands the incredible value of quality perinatal care and seeks to make her services accessible to all birthing people, especially as an advocate for black, indigenous, and other people of color who might not otherwise have such resources within their reach. She is most motivated by watching her clients flourish in the postpartum period– feeling supported, equipped, and strong.

Gina is a formally trained childbirth educator, birth doula, newborn caregiver, postpartum doula, and completing training as a certified lactation counselor. She holds a bachelor of science degree in education from Florida State University and a master of science degree in instructional design and diversity education from Nova Southeastern University.

Her own flourishing family includes her artistic and witty husband of over ten years and their two bright and gracious young children. Outside of her time with clients, you can find Gina dancing, practicing yoga, planning a social gathering or trip with friends, in or on a body of water with her family, or seeking out a homegrown restaurant for good people watching and to savor a laid-back meal that lasts a little too long.

KT Artistry

KT Artistry

Local painter, muralist, book cover designer, and art teacher.

Owned and operated by Kaitlyn Embury, KT Artistry offers:

  • birthday paint parties
  • corporate paint events
  • murals for local brick and mortar businesses and schools
  • book cover design
  • Zoom paint classes
  • in-person paint classes

Loyal Techs

Loyal Techs

Your Everyday Tech! Loyal Techs specialize in tech support (in-person & remote) for the home and small business. Including PCs, mobile phones, tablets, printers, and smart-home devices across a variety of operating systems and firmware. You can think of Loyal Techs as a local network of vetted technical support consultants.

Sweet Fleet

Sweet Fleet

Orlando’s FIRST exclusive dairy free ice cream truck, brining you hard-to-find, easy-to-love novelty and throwbacks!

Allyson Kennedy Artist

Allyson Kennedy Artist

Former high school math teacher in CA is now a stay-at-home mom in FL with two littles and one big kid. She loves making things for people and is super creative. Local families have dubbed her the go-to for memory quilts, pillows, and bears. So if you have been saving your kiddos clothes or your favorite tshirts that you no longer wear but can’t seem to let go or if a loved one has passed, contact Allyson to help preserve your memories.

In addition to sewing, she also loves to make things with yarn. She will  crochet you just about anything you could want. Did you see her Halloween Frankenstein naked lady costume that went viral in 2020 with almost 8 million views!? Yah, she’s pretty amazing. Definitely check out her art page on Facebook and Instagram to see past works she’s done and message her about all your creative needs.

Celebrate States

Celebrate States

Celebrate States is a subscription box service that “Celebrates” a different U.S. State each month. The boxes are packed with useful, unique, and yummy items from small businesses local to the celebrated state.  Boxes also contain fun travel and educational material about the state. Everyone in the family will enjoy exploring the state and there are items that both parents and kids will love! Come “travel” with us and support local U.S. small and family-owned businesses. Mom owned and based right here in Orlando, Florida!
  • Receive a fun box from a different U.S. State every month!
  • Learn About States/Support Local Businesses

Latching in Love Lactation Services

Latching in Love Lactation Services

Owned by local mom, Tamiqua, a Certified Lactation Counselor. Latching in Love Lactation Services provides breastfeeding, chestfeeding, exclusive pumping and combo feeding support. We offer both in-home lactation services and virtual visits to lactating families in the Orlando Area.

Card My Yard

Card My Yard East Orlando

Locally owned by mom Meladee Beck, Card My Yard exists to serve our communities with joy and partner with local organizations to help them celebrate. As the Premier Yard Greeting company we strive to grow and expand while serving the needs of our customers.

WIC Orange County, Florida Department of Health

WIC Orange County, Florida Department of Health

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as the WIC Program, is a federal special supplemental nutrition program designed for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to the age of 5. Its mission is to safeguard the health of those at risk by providing nutritious foods, education on healthy eating, breastfeeding support and promotion, and referrals to health care.

Marina Bay

Marina Bay

Handmade jewelry and accessories inspired by the sea!

Made by local artist Mady Kennedy!

Bel Viso by Jackie

Bel Viso by Jackie

Bel Viso by Jackie is a skin care studio that specializes in skin rejuvenation including anti-aging, acne & acne scars, body contour & refit, permanent hair removal, teeth whitening, and permanent makeup. Bel Viso by Jackie has 2 locations! Kissimmee and Longwood!

Bloom Speakers!

BLOOM SPEAKERS

Heather Collins, preparing for delivery day and beyond

Presenting Sponsor: AdventHealth for Women

Birth Experience Coordinator at AdventHealth for Women

Coppelia Acevedo

Z88.3 Radio Personality + mom of teens

Coppelia is a latina wife, mom of 2 & radio personality here in Orlando! She was born and raised in Puerto Rico, where she met & married her Boricua prince charming. They moved to California where God blessed them with their children. From there, they spent a few years in Houston, Texas before coming to Orlando in 2019. Every move has been for radio jobs, or as Coppelia would say, “because God had plans & we went with it!” 🙂 When she’s not on the radio, you can find her hanging out at the Disney parks!

Suzanne Ramsey

mom who’s adopted

Mom of two girls, Suzanne Ramsey is School Psychology Educational Specialist, a Florida State Certified School Counselor and Psychologist in elementary education and early childhood. She is a Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer that shares valuable resources with schools and organizations throughout Central Florida.

Tracey Choroco

Stepmom

A Central Florida native and UCF graduate, Tracey Choroco has been a #ProudStepMom for 10 years. Professionally, Tracey serves as the Director of Communications for Orlando Health Foundation and also volunteers with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as the Central Florida Chapter’s Board Chair. In her free time, Tracey spends time with her husband, Walter, and stepdaughter, Samantha, and extended local family. She enjoys walks with her dogs, reading, watching documentaries, true crime podcasts, traveling abroad, and getting together with close friends.

Sondra Rae

XL106.7 Radio Personality + mom of multiples

Sondra is the Co-Host of the Johnny’s House Morning Show on XL1067 and Pride Radio on the iHeart Radio App. You can also catch her on Fox35 talking about What’s Hot In Hollywood. She’s a twin mom with her wife and they love exploring all things local. She’s been married to her wife who is a detective for 5 years. Sondra is very passionate about the LGBTQ community and using her voice for a purpose. Sharing her true life through her socials, blogs, and YouTube is what she likes to do to make people feel like they’re not alone. She loves being a part of the twin mom community and talking about the best days, the hard days, and the phases of raising toddlers!

Morgan Rahimi

mom of elementary kids

Morgan Rahimi, MS, LMFT, PMH-C is a therapist and owner of CLIMB Wellness & Counseling, a local group counseling and life coaching practice for children, teenagers, and adults. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified in perinatal mental health and trauma (EMDR). Morgan has been working in the mental health field for over 13 years assisting couples, families, and individuals from a multitude of backgrounds in medical, in-patient, and out-patient settings. Morgan is an advocate for women and families and is the co-founder of the Central Florida Postpartum Alliance, which strives to raise awareness, provide support, resources, and treatment referrals to those impacted by perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In her spare time, she spends time with her 2 elementary-aged children, husband, and therapy-trained Golden Doodle.

Kristi Corley

mom of college kids

Former OMC owner, Kristi is a mom passionate about moms, marriage and marketing.

Our Vendor Spots are OPEN, we can't wait to promote you!

Would you like to share your product or business with Orlando families? Partnering with Orlando Mom Collective allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Email [email protected] for details!

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