Mireya Navarro

New York Times Writer

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Archive for December, 2008

Why a Green Wedding?

Many couples are downsizing their wedding plans in 2009 because of the bad economy. They may be surprised to learn that couples who married with the environment in mind managed to both save and have the wedding of their dreams by following some green principles, such as renting or borrowing whenever possible. Multi-layered invitations? Not […]

Happy New Year!

Wishing you all love, health and success in 2009. Mia

Selling Green

A wedding industry trade magazine interviewed me a few days ago wanting to know how retailers could best appeal to eco-conscious couples.  The answer, these couples say, is simple: walk the walk. One of the biggest challenges consumers face in buying environmentally-sound products and services is how to tell the real green vendor from the greenwasher, those who make […]

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 […]