Patron Saint of Lovers: History of St. Valentine’s Day

Kisses I'm a romantic at heart. I love cheesy romantic comedies. I'm a sucker for a sweet love story. Jane Eyre is my all-time favorite book for Pete's sake....more

8 Things that Wedding Guests (rightfully) Bitch About

1. Sending Ms. Doe & Mr. Smith an invite addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Smith...more

A Newlywed's Worst Nightmare

Monday, January 24, 2011: And yes, I'm living it.  Real-time. Right now. I hope I can blog tomorrow saying that all is well, because holy schnikers, this is...more

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These things happen though - I have a feeling that somewhere down the line, it will ...more

Celebrating The Anniversary

It's celebrating but not what you think.  Come on by the blog and check it out....more

Move Over Men, Las Vegas Is a Woman’s Playground!

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Buy Me Something! My Opinion Of Weddings

In 2010 the cost of the average wedding was over $20, 000. The National Divorce Rate was 50%.When I think of marriage, these are the thoughts that go through my head.Though I have been in a long term relationship for many years I do not feel the need to get married, or have children and doubt that will change....more

Graph of Your Marriage: What's Wrong With This Picture?

Next time you start to wonder how your marriage is doing, try an experiment. Take a pen and a piece of paper and draw a chart like the one above. The x-axis is how much time you spend on things, and the y-axis is how important each of those things are. Then start thinking of things. ...more

As Simone Signoret wrote: "Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of ...more

Raw Foods Diet, challenge Accepted!

I was at the Nordstrom Bridal show with my mom and future mother-in-law, listening to them talk amongst themselves about all the fabulous ideas and plans they have for my wedding.  "This isn't so bad," I thought.  It was the s...more

We're Getting Married.

If you know me in real life, you know that thus far I've been a bit of a reluctant bride. Not reluctant about the actual marriage part (I'd go to the courthouse with him today!) but about everything else. The arrangements. The cost. The guest list. The dress. Wondering when in the world I was going to have time to plan a flipping wedding when some days I already don't have time to do basic things like bring in the mail....more