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Every bride wants to look great on her wedding day. Each takes a different path but, for many, wedding planning is a great excuse to get into shape, perhaps lose a pound or two and feel just great walking down the aisle. help Still need some motivation? Yes, you can use your spouse for support […]

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What to eat before your wedding

So you’ve made it! Almost. It’s the day before you’re wedding, but you’re wondering “WHAT DO I EAT??” Well, don’t lose any hair over it (you’re going to need that tomorrow). There are plenty of things to eat that can keep both you and your belly happy for the big day. We’ve also listed some […]

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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 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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My grandmother introduced me to the world of Aqua Net when I was a kid.  One morning before church, I was in my grandparents’ bathroom looking for toothpaste.  I was around 8 or 9 and saw this metallic teal spray can nestled amongst the bottles of beauty supplies. I realized it was hairspray, so I […]

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I lived in Southern California for a few years. The area I lived in was 120 degrees in the summer and a balmy 70 in the winter.  Nothing irritated me more than after my steering wheel melted and just sitting down would us all to sweat, a person who never lived there would say, “But […]

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A Tale of Two Dresses

I made a costly mistake. In 2009, shortly after we became engaged, I had the opportunity to travel to many countries off the beaten path with Fiance. Vietnam, stop number seven on our itinerary, had much to see and do; but we were told one thing that was an absolute must was to visit one […]

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With the tween sensation of Twilight hitting the bookshelves post-Harry Potter and then turning into a five part movie series, vampires and the forbidden romance seems to have taken hold on the romance world.  True Blood, Zombieland, and other tv shows and movies have continued the forward momentum. From the lure of the loves that […]

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I’m pretty sure my anti-bride’s guide to wedding planning suggested that the groom is responsible for picking out the tuxedo/garb/costumes for the dudes in the wedding party. So I was a bit surprised when Fiancé tapped me on the shoulder on Monday and requested my presence at his appointment with Men’s Wearhouse. Not knowing a […]

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