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Planning your wedding is one of the most important and enjoyable things you will ever do. It’s also one of the most stressful. Most couples realize a few days after the engagement that stress has affected them already. This overwhelming feeling we all experience is only human and sometimes necessary in order to achieve success. […]

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A former student of mine called me out of the blue; he wanted to meet me for a cup of coffee and a healthy dose of advice regarding his upcoming nuptials. This happened when I lived in Boston, Massachusetts, in the little neighborhood of Brookline.  Right down the street from the Coolidge Corner T stop, […]

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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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Purge before you merge.  Couples who have differing clutter tolerance-levels need to have frank conversations about what stays and what goes prior to bringing two households together. I prefer to run a household with zero point zero knickknacks whereas Fiance has trouble parting with most items, down to the free ballpoint pens he gets at […]

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Planning a wedding can be an exciting time for the bride.  For the newly married Kim Kardashian, it was a crazy flurry of activity that only spanned three months and was chronicled every step of the way by reality tv cameras.   While we haven’t gotten to see Kim’s crazy wedding planning activities yet, there is […]

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Chances are, if you’re here, you’re already engaged. And, if you’re like me, you never will tire of re-telling the story about exactly how the “question” was “popped.” So I’ll do so again here. You’ll see my story has all elements of The Perfect Proposal. Personal? Check. Simple? Check. Ring? Check. I give romantic props […]

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