Inspiration

Connection is Contagious

Connection is Contagious

I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.  Brené Brown If you believe in Brené’s definition like I […]

Open Yourself Up to Vow Writing

Open Yourself Up to Vow Writing

When the thought of writing our own vows came up, I looked at my fiancee to see a terrified look come to his face. To be honest I probably had a similar expression. I love being with people, with family, but sometimes being the center […]

5 Questions We Should be Asking

5 Questions We Should be Asking

A thought came to my mind as I was writing the other day. Something that I do very often and its been bugging me. Maybe you do it too? Why are we likely to answer the question, “How’s everything going?” with generic one word answers […]

Whole Weddings | Brand Refresh

Whole Weddings | Brand Refresh

The moment we stepped into 2018 I decided this was a a go big or go home kind of year for Whole Weddings (you can read more about it here.) And I also knew a big part of that was going to be defining where […]

4 Uncommon Ways to Reduce Wedding Plastic

4 Uncommon Ways to Reduce Wedding Plastic

If you’ve been hanging out on online lately, chances are you’ve come across a post, article or friend talking about what plastic is doing to our environment and our health. Maybe you’ve already started looking at the single use plastic usage in your personal life, […]

PLASTIC FREE JULY || 31 Days to a Greener Life + Wedding

PLASTIC FREE JULY || 31 Days to a Greener Life + Wedding

I’m excited to announce that we’ll be joining the Plastic Free July movement this year! Plastic Free July is a campaign started by Australian non-profit WMRC Earth Carers in 2011. Over the years it has grown into a global movement spanning 150 countries, providing information and […]

BE SEEN | Our Vision of Green for 2018

BE SEEN | Our Vision of Green for 2018

Happy 2018 gang! We made it, phew! 2017 was such a whirlwind, and a tough year for me and my family but we made it through! And it wasn’t all bad! We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary, got back in the kayaks for a few […]

Let Nature Nurture You Through Your Engagement

Let Nature Nurture You Through Your Engagement

SEASON OF ENGAGEMENT My husbands birthday was a few weeks ago and I got us tickets to Star Wars: The Last Jedi on opening night. I felt like I scored some wife points for this one. But truth be told, I’m pretty excited to see it too. When […]

What Does a Zero Waste Wedding Look Like?

What Does a Zero Waste Wedding Look Like?

Unlike some only children whose souls crave space and solitude, mine feeds on connection and community with others to grow. I find it difficult sometimes to be a sole business owner because I often need someone to bounce ideas off of, share insight when I’m not sure […]

Wedding Stationery Traditions + Why We Honor Them

Wedding Stationery Traditions + Why We Honor Them

Last weekend I went to a local production of Fiddler on the Roof. We managed to get tickets on the last day of its run, and I’m so grateful we did. If you’re local to CT check out the Clay & Wattles Theater Company; they were amazing!! […]