Tunnel Vision: Our Wedding Day 9/27/14

All I saw that day was my husband. All the anticipatory nervousness about being in front of everyone completely dissipated; nothing mattered besides marrying my love.I don't know if it was because he and I had no expectations or concerns over details going into our wedding day, (besides getting married of course), but afterwards, we marveled at how we both felt so perfectly zen, so completely at peace and happy. My husband told me that when someone had asked him if he was nervous, he replied,"No. It's so easy to marry her." I felt the same way....more

Our Annual Spring House Blessing

Right before the first day of spring, as nature renews its spirit and strength, so goes the renewal of spirit and strength in our home. Every year we invite our priest over to our home and perform a "House Blessing" ceremony, or "Service of the Blessing of Water". Image: 依靈 via Flickr ...more
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World Weddings: Send Us Your Best Posts!

Wedding season is in full swing! What does that mean to you? Something borrowed, something blue? Jumping the broom? A white dress… or a red sari? But traditions familiar to in one heritage may sometimes be baffling to others. Why do older guests leave right after dinner is served at a Korean wedding reception? What is the proper way to dance at an Indian wedding?...more

I bet your story is more interesting than you think!

And I love that you have been married ...more

Do Fairy Tales Come True?

The Lakota Inipi

The Lakota Inipi...more

Mean Girls and Where to Find the Nice Ones!

What do Chelsea Clinton and Alicia Keys have in common? They both rocked Vera Wang dresses this past weekend, in two very different ceremonies, as they exchanged their “I Do’s”. While an expecting Alicia married her DJ lover, Chelsea opted for the Wall Street Banker (doing her parents proud we are sure). Both weddings appeared in Google’s “top 10” trend list proving that we are either romantics at heart, or that we are simply happy to see two “nice girls” find love....more

The Bloggies at SXSW 2009!

Yes, it is that time of year again, time for SXSW Interactive and the 2009 Weblog Awards.  And it is the time of year where the BlogHers descend upon Austin for SXSW. The Bloggies are the web's longest-running non-profit, reader voted blog awards.  You may have participated in the Bloggies yourself by nominating a blog or voting for one.  Now it is time for the Awards Ceremony... ...more