hana shindig recap

Vincent van Gogh once said “your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.” I am so grateful to call this business my profession for the past …

A special anniversary.

Keiko Yasukawa McKnight February 11th 1936- February 8th 2001 Oh my gosh.  My mom would be turning 80 years old this week.  I can totally imagine her as a cute old Japanese obaasan, shuffling around in her little slippers. She’d probably be saying the same old things to me too.  …

Sailing numero tres

Well if you are anywhere here in the Northeast, you’ve experienced a fair amount of snow.  We certainly did here on the eastern shoreline of Connecticut! Sledding and walking through the snow sure is pretty and it’s great to sit inside, cozy up with a book and glass of vino, …

Happy holidays from Hana

As our wedding season officially ends this Saturday we are wishing all of our brides and grooms and their families, our clients and friends a very happy holiday season! Please note our studio will be closing December 24th at 2pm and will remain closed until February 11th. Just in time …

Thank you for ten years!

November is a month for thanks and gratitude. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, no doubt you are all making plans for the holiday weekend. It truly is such a wonderful time to enjoy the company of family and friends, eat yummy food and feel pretty thankful. I am indeed …