How to Have a More Sustainable Wedding

The Green Bride Guide states that the average wedding produces 400 pounds of garbage and 63 tons of CO2. With the wedding industry growing by the year, it’s more important than ever to think about how you can reduce your wedding footprint. If you’re looking to reduce waste and save money for your wedding, thereContinue reading “How to Have a More Sustainable Wedding”

Wedding Planning in the Digital Age: Best Wedding Planning Apps

For many of us, there isn’t a day that goes by in which we don’t use our smartphones to go through everyday life — from GPS apps that help us get from point A to point B to social media apps that keep us connected. Just like you can download an app to help youContinue reading “Wedding Planning in the Digital Age: Best Wedding Planning Apps”

Black Star Farms

History of Black Star Farms Black Star Farms was founded in 1998 near Traverse City, MI. The gorgeous, scenic venue has become a true one-of-a-kind destination nestled among the rolling hills of the Leelanau Peninsula. The international acclaimed wines, luxurious Inn, decadent wine paired culinary events and unparalleled hospitality has become a unique way forContinue reading “Black Star Farms”

Heart Wedding Decor

How long have you been a designer and wedding décor provider? I opened Heart Wedding Decor: Happily Ever After Rentals and Tablescaping in 2018. Tell us a little about you and your family. I am married to Thomas Heath, owner of Thomas Heath Events and A+ Entertains and I am a dog-mom to four rescuedContinue reading “Heart Wedding Decor”

Incorporating Food Into Your Wedding: Wedding Planning for The Foodie

Wedding planning is hard and the wedding date is fast approaching. You’re trying to nail down all of the details to make sure that your big day goes down in the record books as the best wedding ever.  You know that having good food is critical to the overall experience, but how do you planContinue reading “Incorporating Food Into Your Wedding: Wedding Planning for The Foodie”

Nature

What is the history of Nature? The idea of Nature was born 10 years ago when Emma and Bryan met. We were talking about ecology, community, and the future. We want to build something to share with people and that would empower people. We created Nature as a platform for people to be supported byContinue reading “Nature”

Jewish Wedding Traditions

The Jewish faith is deeply ensconced in tradition. A traditional Jewish wedding follows a number of beautiful traditions that date back thousands of years. The signing of the Ketubah and the use of the chuppah are just a couple of my favorites but I truly enjoy the whole thing! Celebrating the Wedding Couple Before theContinue reading “Jewish Wedding Traditions”

Something Borrowed Something Blue: Wedding Traditions

Ever wonder where all those wedding traditions come from? Depending on where you live, weddings you attend will all have different types of things going on. Some will be in churches, some at the beach; some will even play The Chicken Dance at the reception. Here are few things to think about to have aContinue reading “Something Borrowed Something Blue: Wedding Traditions”

Wedding Traditions From Around The World Explained

I love talking about wedding traditions as you can tell by my many blogs about different traditions. In many cases, a marriage is recognized both by a church and the state. While the legal requirements for a wedding are established by the state, many couples wish to follow certain religious traditions to have their marriageContinue reading “Wedding Traditions From Around The World Explained”

Wedding Stationery: Proper Invitation Etiquette

With all the expenses typically associated with preparing for a wedding, there is the temptation to put less emphasis on certain aspects of the ceremony. Stationery often falls into this category. Invitations, thank you and note cards, and orders of service are examples of stationery that people choose to use for their ceremony. Of these,Continue reading “Wedding Stationery: Proper Invitation Etiquette”