Tag Archives: Planning

Wedding 101: My Final Thoughts


I find it funny when newlyweds say things like, “I LOVE being married!” It’s like marriage is some state of being rather than merely a legal recognition of a present fact, as if the relationship underwent some substantial change just because of the “I dos.” I can’t speak for Shaun, but I honestly feel no different than […]

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Wedding 101: The Spring Break Rush


The beginning of spring break was mostly devoted to knocking out a few wedding to-dos that were bordering on overdue. We made some pretty big strides and are pretty happy [and excited!] about the results. Honeymoon = Booked: We’ll be spending five weeks in Europe. We’re flying into Madrid and [currently] planning: Madrid –> Barcelona […]

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That “Food Drunk” Feeling


Yesterday we had an experience that left us “food drunk.” Yes, that’s the best way to describe how we felt. We were completely intoxicated by this experience, and although not an ounce of alcohol was consumed, we left feeling giddy, giggly, and tipsy. [source] We spent two quiet hours at The Local with their executive chef, […]

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Wedding 101: The Other Stuff


Shaun and  I have one wedding fight [thankfully, only one]. It always starts with me panicking about how I can’t “visualize the space” and worrying that it’s not going to all “come together,” proclaiming we need a “theme,” and then Shaun responding angrily, “What does ‘a theme’ even mean?” My retort is always the same, […]

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