"Oh, thank you," Nadezhda smiled warmly at the floral attendant who had been assisting her, or at least had been trying to. She had put up a bit of a fuss and though she rarely liked to envoke her husband's family name for personal benefit the young apprentice was simply not of the level of help she needed for this occasion. She needed an expert.
"I appreciate it, truly, I just must speak with Radu instead, you understand," she explained. "It seems we have another event to plan for, though I assure you I am quite happy with the choices we made for the Christmas party, they will absolutely dazzle the guests..."