The 4th of July is the perfect day for a low key summer barbeque wedding in a backyard. Everyone has the day off for the holiday so the bride and groom will receive a great guest turnout. You can go green without any extra effort for Independence Day.
Whether you've just gotten hitched and want to get rid of your old jewelry from past relationships or perhaps you and your husband want to upgrade your engagement ring -- take a moment to go through your jewelry box this month and recycle.
Here's the problem with an eco-conscious wedding: The advice you receive about being green is usually counterintuitive to what is intended to be the "most" special day in a newly-married couple's life (and in their respective parents' lives).
You may be thinking, "I have enough to worry for my wedding without trying to save the world!" But considering the environment while you plan, purchase, and get set to party can actually make your job easier.
I don't remember exactly what I did on the first Earth Day 40 years ago, but I remember exactly how I felt: deeply relieved. You have to realize, the spring of 1970 was a tumultuous time. And in the midst of this came Earth Day.