Wing to Wing, Oar to Oar

Twenty-five years ago today, which would have been a Thursday night, John and friends were having a bachelor party (and the less said about that the better!) while my friends and I celebrated more sedately at the family home of one of my bridesmaids.  We were married two days later, on August 12, 1989, which means that we are marking our silver anniversary this week....more

7 Random Facts About My Lucky 7 Wedding

Now, THAT, calmabrave , is cool. And the rainbow? Perfect. Thank you for sharing.more

Your Guide to Wedding Themes

Choosing a wedding theme is often Step One in planning your wedding. Here are some helpful tips to get you started. ...more

After 11 Years, My Partner Still Has My Number

This month Laura (aka Ledcat) and I celebrate 11 years of togetherness. Like many LGBTQ couples who (until recently) had no access to marriage, we've used our first date as our anniversary. Thanks to smart planning on my part, we moved in together almost two years to the day later. This minimizes anniversary dilemmas....more
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I got Married Sept 29, 2012 to Enzo!I was on the show: Four Weddings on TLC - "Mother Know's Best" episode and we won. I won a trip to France.  We had to fly about 8 hrs to Paris... then take 2 trains to LA GACILLY, France. Kind of a coutry style hotel.  ...more
I have always wondered about those honeymoons they give away! Thanks for the insight : )more

Yes I was on Four Weddings !

Hey Guys!  Since this is my first blog on here I will introduce myself quickly. My name is Concetta. I was born & raised in Brooklyn. I come from a big Sicilian (Italian) family. My father is a musician "Angelo Venuto" and had several hits on the radio....more

My Guide to a Happy Marriage

My sweet husband and I recently celebrated our 11th anniversary. While I know this doesn't sound like a lot to some of you, in this age of quickie divorces I'm pretty thrilled to have made it this far. So, I got thinking, what advice could I give a newlywed or someone thinking about getting married?Well, here it is (in no particular order):My Guide to a Happy Marriage1. Make Sure You Like the Person You Marry...more

One Year Blogiversary!

My one year blogiversary was this past weekend. That means the blog has been alive and (mostly) well for one full year! Apparently that's a pretty big accomplishment. As I reflect on this past year, I see how much I've changed, my life has changed, the blog has changed and the resulting feelings I have about these changes. It hasn't been easy, yet it hasn't been the hardest thing either. Harder things that blogging have happened in my life, blogging helped me to have a place for those harder things to be heard, to get sorted out, and even to overcome....more

why i had my engagement ring re-set

Happy Monday everyone - how was the weekend? Mine went too fast and I feel like I didn't even get anything done really. Isn't that how it always is? So last week I finally got my engagement ring back after it was at the jeweler's for over 3 weeks. Not having my ring for that long was the worst but it was worth it because I got a new setting. So today I'm sharing exactly why I had my engagement ring re-set....more