Mindful Elopements

To plan and execute a beautiful, thoughtful wedding takes a great deal of energy.  And even when all of the details have been organized to perfection, it takes a mindfulness to fully appreciate not just the planning of the day, but the intention of choices made, related to location, decoration, dress, ceremony, and more.  Destination or micro-weddings come with additional …

Pebble Beach, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn has become the hottest borough in New York, of late.  Many of my couples are eager to capture not only the uniqueness of this location, while also capitalizing on the skyline of Manhattan. The Brooklyn Bridge Park is a perfect choice for so many eloping couples.  With the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges as the anchors of the area, the …

Traditions from Home

Even the most casual elopement ceremony can have wonderful touches of home.  I recently married Sonam and Mizuho at the Treehouse for Dreaming (Dene Summerhouse) in Central Park.  The Bride’s parents travelled from Japan to see their daughter wed.  The groom’s father and siblings, all from Nepal, now lived in New York City. While the ceremony was “western” in its …