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Monthly Archive for November, 2012

Ever catch the sleeve of your blazer on a door jamb? Has it ever rained, destroying your perfectly coiffed hair, and all you wished you had was a hair tie to pull it back?  Remember that time you spilled more of the coffee on your shirt than you drank?  Your wedding day is not immune […]

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When I met Fiance ten years ago, “run” was a verb we only used in conjunction with the word “beer.” I’m not sure exactly when health and wellness became a concern of mine, but I do know that even when I started hitting the gym regularly, I avoided the treadmill like the plague. Running was […]

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Endearing

He’s charming. Funny. Kind. Sensitive. Handsome. Insert other words any bride-to-be might use to describe her future husband here. Fiance puts effort in to keeping me happy. Between checking off items on the “honey-do” list and buying me surprise gifts, I think I’m pretty lucky he’s planning on sticking around for a while. Not all of […]

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I am a firm believer that it’s your wedding, so Have It Your Way.  When you don’t make it about you as a couple, it takes away from the meaning behind this one day.  Case in point, I once attended a wedding in Dahlonega, Georgia (which incidentally is where people usually begin their foray into a […]

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A couple weeks ago, I went for coffee with a long-lost friend who reconnected with me through, what else, Facebook.  We enjoyed the time together catching up, gossiping about our classmates.  I told her I started blogging for WedNet, and having switched to the topic of weddings, she launched into a quick and harsh criticism […]

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When a former roommate got engaged, she was struggling with some image issues. To everyone, she had a simple grace and beauty that glowed. To her, she was an adult with braces, she just started to get the early gray hairs, and she had only ever worn these thick Coke bottle glasses. That’s all she […]

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Wedding Workout Wonders

Wearing a formal dress all day long, in the heat or the cold, then followed by hours of taking photos, then an entire evening of mingling and dancing can wear anyone out.  Often brides are more exhausted than they should be for their first night of wedded bliss.  Bridesmaids also find themselves waking up sore […]

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I didn’t know my maternal grandparents very well.  They lived in Michigan and I grew up in eastern Pennsylvania. During major holidays we might take a road trip up to the Midwest, but mostly we went to the Great Lakes State for family reunions.  My mom’s side of the family would get golf visors made […]

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