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When I got married, all wedding invitations looked basically the same. The place of business I got them from was unremarkable, I don’t even recall the name. What I do remember is wading through a very large book whereby I chose the most elegant and affordable “beige” set of invitations available to me. Were they exciting? No. Were they unique? Not so much. Did they communicate important wedding...Read more
Were you completely taken off guard or was this proposal a long time coming? Did he get on one knee, take you to a mountain top, or propose in the middle of an Italian square with loved ones hiding in the crowd? Perhaps it was over a romantic meal at some ridiculously expensive restaurant… Or, maybe your proposal was similar to mine when my then-boyfriend so inspired after the conclusion of the...Read more
I admit that there is a Princess Bride in me that wants to go back in time, drag my mother and best friend around to bridal shows, wear a tiara and a pink "I'm the Bride" sticker. Then, at the end of the day, sift through the bags of wedding samples, flyers and coupons that will make my wedding perfect. You see, my wedding was indeed lovely but very simple. In lieu of bridal shows and tiaras, we...Read more
When I first considered what to write on, many topics came to mind and I had difficulty narrowing it down. However, this being the first post, the natural place to start anything is at the beginning. Let me state right up front that I am a hopeless idealist. My mother used to affectionately call me “Pollyanna” growing up and I can now see why. I simply don my rose-colored glasses and choose to...Read more