Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some of the world's sweetest ideas for kinder, gentler wedding cakes and desserts. Vegan bakeries like Sweet and Organic and BabycakesNYC are popping up everywhere, and it's no wonder -- their cakes are even tastier than conventional sweets, and they're...

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Recycled Bride: Get Your Eco-Drink On At Your Wedding!

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About Recycled Bride Raise your glass to a sustainable and affordable friendly wedding bar! When you go out with your girls, you know how your bar tab can really add up? Well, your wedding is kind of like that- except that you're stocking the bar and paying the check. Oh, and all your friends are in a partying mood! So how can you serve them delicious drinks and cocktails without breaking the bank- and while also loving the environment? I'm a big believer in the theory that wine +...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Chic Destination Wedding Dresses

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About Recycled Bride Destination: Eco-Chic Five fabulous destination wedding dresses that say "I do" love the Earth! Planning a destination getaway, casual, or beach wedding? These 5 wedding dresses are among the best new eco-chic styles for brides with a conscience. 1. The Jessica Iverson Eden has a super-chic pleated halter blouse bodice and a sweep train in Natural Silk Chiffon. The chic shape and flowing natural fabric make this dress a stylish and sophisticated destination...

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Recycled Bride: Green Your Nest

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About Recycled Bride 4 easy ways to bring sustainability into your marital home Every week in this space, I bring you the latest trends and tips to turn your white wedding green. But what about showing love for the planet after the big day? It doesn't have to be expensive or inconvenient to make changes that will have a big impact on the environment. Here are four simple, affordable steps you can take to make your home better for the Earth, and a healthier place for your family and...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses: Everything You Need to Know, Part 1

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About Recycled Bride (Pssst... They don't have to be made of hemp, and can be fabulously glamorous- and affordable!) As the founder of RecycledBride.com, I'm often asked to help brides find wedding dresses that are sustainable and Earth-friendly. Many of them expect their options to be limited, and are surprised to learn that wedding dresses made from organic and sustainable fabrics are just the tip of the eco-wedding iceberg. There are lots of ways to choose ethical and responsible...

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Featured Maui Wedding: Alec & Rhea

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Featured wedding by Karen Stott of Avayah Photography In keeping with both of their laid back personalities, Alec from Texas and Rhea from Oregon found themselves moving to Maui on a whim with some friends. Hawaii had more in store for them than they originally anticipated when they were introduced to each other through mutual friends. When Alec proposed Maui was an obvious place for their wedding since it was the very setting of them falling in love. They decided on the gorgeous...

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Recycled Bride: The Flexitarian Wedding

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About Recycled Bride A Sustainable Way to Eat, Drink and Be Merry Your guests are coming to your wedding to celebrate, and they're coming hungry. How can you feed them an ecologically sound menu that's truly delicious- and do it all for just peanuts? Serve what I call the "Flexitarian Wedding Menu". What's a flexitarian menu? Well, a flexitarian is a person who eats mostly vegetarian, but occasionally incorporates small amounts of meat or fish into their diet. Taking a cue from...

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Green is the New White: 5 Ways to Create an Eco-Chic Wedding

by Azure

Get excited, ladies! We've got a new guest blogger that will be joining The Man Registry on Hump Day! Tracy DiNunzio is a popular expert on green weddings and eco-friendly lifestyles. She's also the founder of RecycledBride.com, a free marketplace where eco-savvy brides buy and sell wedding dresses, accessories, decorations and more. Tracy became interested in reducing wedding waste while planning her own nuptials in 2007, and has been dedicated to helping other couples plan green...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Born For Brides…

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About It's A Jaime Thing ...Shoes For Your Something Blue Green! Modern brides today are reinventing tradition. So why not turn that "something blue" into "something green" instead? By green, I mean smart and eco-friendly- like these adorable, ever comfortable bridal shoes by Born! "Handsewn constructions require fewer adhesives and cements and fewer internal components, creating footwear that is more organic, naturally. Børn Footwear is handcrafted by skilled artisans, not by...

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