10 Months

To me, that sounds like an appropriate timeline to conduct research for buying a new car, or perhaps to re-learn algebra. June 23, 2012, however, is the date my future husband and I will share our commitment to each other in the presence of our friends and family. Given the challenge at hand, I’d almost … Read more

Little Black Dress

8 reasons to cancel your wedding right now

I thought I was being a good friend to my bridesmaids and groomsmaids with these simple instructions:

Wear any black dress.

I figured they could pull a dress they already owned, or buy something new that could be used after the wedding. It was the economical, sustainable thing to do.

Then the questions came flying in:

“How long?”

“What fabric?”

“What if we all end up with a slightly different color black?”

I was naïve to think black only comes in one color. It appeared as if I wouldn’t be getting out of making another decision.

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Rehearsal Dinner Winner

Just when I thought I was tying up all of the details for the wedding, I was reminded that Fiance and I still had to coordinate the festivities for the evening prior. The rehearsal dinner is an important, yet slightly sensitive occasion for us; as products of divorced and remarried parents, all four sets of … Read more