This is another entry featured on Here Tracy DiNunzio, founder of Recycled Bride, discusses 5 possible gifts you can get for your bridemaids that are also gifts for the environment. Enjoy!

5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for Your Best Friends (aka Bridesmaids)

Give your friends earth friendly gifts!

Did you know that you can show appreciation for your bridesmaids while showing appreciation for the earth? How can you thank them for all the little and big favors that allowed your big day to flow so smoothly? With fabulous eco-friendly favors! So, start spending some green on these green gifts – my 5 fave bridesmaids gifts of the season!

1. Personalized birthstone necklaces from VivaTerra let you give each of your girls a necklace that’s uniquely theirs. They did so many personal favors for you during such a significant moment in your life, so show your appreciation with these personal and significant pieces. It’s a gift that’s thoughtful and thoughtfully produced, handmade by artisans from Earth-friendly materials.

2. Green Yoga Must-Haves – Give the gift of great health and wellness with eco-friendly yoga mats and Deluxe Yoga Bags from the Green Bride Guide’s fantastic new Green Gift Shop. The yoga mats are made from all-natural rubber that’s softened without harsh chemicals and toxins. The incredible Deluxe bag is made of water-resistant recycled fabric, holds keys and accessories, and is great for travel.

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Swiss Diamond Hotel / Olivella

by admin on October 22, 2014

A luxury hotel, located in the beautiful village of Morcote, and right on the Lake of Lugano, the Swiss Diamond Hotel boasts some of the most elegant settings in the region.

The Swiss Diamond Hotel has marble interiors, a wellness center, an outdoor pool, and several dining areas, both indoors and outdoors, all with a superb view of the lake.

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You can visit their website here.

I will, You will

October 21, 2014

Another post from Anna of Green Gables. Anna features many diverse forms of inspiration on her blog. Here is just another example: Clicking on each picture will open the full sized version

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Villa Sassa

October 15, 2014

Overlooking the city of Lugano, as as well as the lake, Villa Sassa offers excellent service with superb views. With a hotel, apartments, restaurant, bar, club, swimming pools, Villa Sassa truly has it all. From the website: In a wonderful setting on the hills overlooking Lugano, Villa Sassa covers 16,000 square metres around an old […]

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New York Times special on Ticino

October 15, 2014

Series of photographs of Ticino from the New York Times site. Interestingly, all taken from one area (the Val Bavona / Valle Maggia area). Beautiful even in the rain (although you get the impression they didn’t feel like taking another trip to get photos in the sun). Link to photos here.

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Lugano Events

October 8, 2014

Are you interested in booking an event in Lugano? Are you living in Lugano and want a comprehensive list of what’s out there and what isn’t? Do you need to know which hotels in the Luganese are under CHF 200 a night? You could always use the yellow pages (are those still around?) and call […]

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Weddings in Italy – Como

October 1, 2014

Lugano Wedding, in collaboration with Lugano Sposi, is proud to announce that we can now help organize your wedding in Italy as well! The Como region, adjacent to Lugano, offers many beautiful options at the foot of the Alps and along beautiful lakes. If you don’t believe us, just ask James Bond, who, in this […]

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Villa Principe Leopoldo

September 24, 2014

The Villa Principe Leopoldo, located on the Collina d’Oro and with stunning views, is one of the premier hotels in the Lugano area. From the website: Once the house of Emperor William’s brother in law, this historical building, which is post-modern in inspiration, with its versatile style, enjoys an astounding view on the lake and […]

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Wedding photos for Alex and Lisa – by Milo Zanecchia

September 17, 2014

The long awaited photos of Alex and Lisa’s wedding in Switzerland, taken by photographer Milo Zanecchia.

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Alex and Lisa around Ticino

September 10, 2014

Some photos by the extremely talented Marian Bader of Alex and Lisa and the two days they spent after their wedding, going to various sites around Ticino. A beautiful couple in a beautiful setting.

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