Mireya Navarro

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Want untraditional? Try locally grown flowers…in the winter!

If you’re planning a winter wedding, you may want to check out the bounty at your nearest flower farm. The New York Times recently reported that the seasonal, pesticides-free movement that took over our groceries and restaurant food has spilled over to the commercial flower industry. Your bouquet and centerpieces may come in tones of […]

How Not To Have a Green Wedding

Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, had the millions of dollars to throw the wedding of his dreams. Unfortunately, he got in trouble with California authorities for choosing a redwood grove as the venue and then going a bit too far with decorations to make it an “enchanted forest.” Any green bride could have […]

Post-wedding sales

In these tough economic times, do not underestimate the reach of the online marketplace when you’re planning a wedding. A quick perusal of sites that facilitate the sale of wedding items (Craigslist, eBay, BravoBride and others) will yield not just the usual second-hand inventory but also brand new merchandise that may suddenly become available because […]