A Room with a View

May 4th, 2013. The best day of my life. Yes, you guessed it. It was my wedding day.When I close my eyes and think of that day, my heart fills with love. That day was filled with love. From the moment I woke up, until the moment I finally fell asleep… there as nothing but love and happiness.The moment when I truly felt the love was the moment my husband and I were introduced at the reception....more

My Favorite Selfie

Selfie (n) – an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social networks. This latest trend even made its way into the Merriam-Webster dictionary.This is my favorite selfie....more

Welcome to the Planning Life, Welcome!

Once you start planning for your wedding, you will love to plan or hate to plan either way you must be plan your wedding wholeheartedly. I feel once you start having ill feelings toward planning your wedding, you will not be satisfied once the Big Day is finally here. Don’t let wedding planning consume your life or alter your attitude because no one want to feel your wrath or deal with your irrational behavior. Don’t be a Bridezilla!...more

Imperfect Weddings, Imperfect Marriages

Since I am fresh from having a wedding on May 25, 2013, I decided to write a blog post about my experience of being a bride. I wasn’t your average bride because my husband and I eloped on May 26, 2011 with only our immediately family knowing about our secret journey. I enjoy getting eloped because it was my husband and I professing our everlasting love and commitment to one another at the Justice of the Peace's home in Attleboro, MA. Just us, no bridal party, no fancy dress, no drama, no first dance or the ambiance....more

No New Shoes

No New Shoes & Mean Women: Why We Still Worry About What We Wear to WeddingsTomorrow, I'm flying out at 4am to make it to a wedding out of town with no bags packed yet.  I'm trying to make a good impression, a very good impression.  I'm talking my fiance's best friend's wedding. Something new, something fresh I know would prop up my posture, but there is no time.  Why is not wearing something new affecting my confidence? It's not like these people know my closet......more

Job First, Then the Wedding

This post is verbatim from an Ask Amy column, written by Amy Dickinson, one of the smartest, most practical and ethical syndicated columnists. Thank you Amy!!...more

A Real Friend: Being Happy for Your People Even if They Have Something You Don't.

Ever since I hit my mid-20’s, congratulations have been in order for many of the important ladies in my life.  It started off slow with an engagement here and there, and then they started coming full throttle: the engagements, the bridal showers, the bachelorette parties, the weddings.After that?  You guessed it.  BABY TIME.  Pregnancy announcements, baby showers, the baby being born, christenings, and first (and second…and third…) birthday parties....more

The Business of Being Engaged

Wearing this diamond on my finger feels like nothing else, a prism shimmering with the magic of marriage to come....more
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"I Have Stage IV Cancer and I'm Getting Married. Help!"

Most women have suffered great angst over planning their wedding day, and some even suffer from something called "post-wedding blues," but can you imagine what it would be like to be diagnosed with cancer in the midst of planning this special day?...more
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Seven Simple Ways to Cut Big Wedding Costs

A wedding is a symbol of love, devotion, and celebration. It’s a time when friends and family come together to rejoice the union of two people in love—a time when two families become one. And, a time when the bride’s parents’ credit cards are maxed out.Weddings have become an expensive commercialized production that can take away from the beauty of the union itself. A wedding should be one of the happiest, most carefree days for the bride, groom, and their families, and unfortunately the high wedding costs can impede on that joy....more