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Wedding Advice: 5 things no one tells you and neither will I

Did my  crafty title suck you in?  Of course, it did.  It sounds like one of the plethora of Buzzfeed posts. Here’s the thing about planning weddings: They are stressful as fuck. It doesn’t matter if you are running off to Vegas to get hitched in front of a few close family and friends like me or if you are… Read more »

Minnesota: The land of never ending winter?

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Yesterday, I had a mental breakdown. The drive home was so frightening that the moment I saw Paul, I burst into tears.  I was so happy to be alive and needed to relieve the pent up stress from white knuckle driving through downtown Minneapolis. Honestly, why do you people live here? Do you not know California exists? I kept thinking… Read more »

Wedding Dress Blues

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My wedding is almost a month away. I can hardly believe it. You know what else is unbelievable?  I found a wedding dress that I love. Also? It cost me less than $50. Seriously. And I bought it online. Now, it’s not a traditional white dress.  That’s not my style.  I’ve watched those Say Yes to the Dress shows and… Read more »

Be back soon: Gone winter crazy

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My first winter in Minnesota and it’s awful. Honestly, do you people know California exists? I now understand why people thought I was nuts for moving here.  Love does make you do crazy things. I mean what the hell, Minnesota? Getting to the grocery store is a freaking chore. I’m not used to having my movements so restricted. I used… Read more »

Hot damn, it’s cold again.

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Don’t call it a polar vortex…or a comeback. It’s just the subzero temps have hit the midwest again. And I think the northeast is getting pounded by snow.  Have I mentioned that I’m sort of over the snow? Don’t get me wrong. I like watching it fall, but driving in it is ridiculous.  I keep thinking, “You people know California… Read more »

Wedding technology: websites, social media & more!

Oh how times have changed…When I was out in the dating pool, most of my friends and family couldn’t comprehend the influence technology had on my love life.  Now that I’m preparing for my wedding, I am overwhelmed with the amount of technology available. I remember when my sister got married about 10 years ago, she had a three ring… Read more »

An evil wedding registry? Honeymoons vs gifts

One thing I’ve realized from reading various wedding websites is that everything outside the norm is controversial.  And if you don’t have your etiquette down to a T, you’re an awful, awful person who probably kicks kittens for fun. Seriously, people need to calm the hell down. We’ve done something that might cause a few of the more traditional folks… Read more »