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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 »

What is this feminist photo a day thing?

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I’ve written about photo a day memes on social media here before, but I recently decided to join another one.  Unlike other photo a day things, this one doesn’t have a daily theme…other than myself. The hashtag is #365FeministSelfie. I saw a few people I follow on social media with the tag and read a blog post about it on… 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 »

Non-traditional wedding, bridal stuff

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If you haven’t heard by now, I am engaged to be married.  Yes, I am a fiancee, a bride to be. The thing is, I hate weddings. I like the idea of being married, but the hub-bub necessary to get to that point freaks me out. Before I even met, Paul, I had decided that if I ever do get… Read more »

Christmas Tradition: Dinner with the gals

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One of the things my sister, mom, and I have done since I moved to Sacramento is go out to dinner, just the three of us, some time just before Christmas.  We usually go somewhere nice like Ruth’s Chris or in last night’s case Bandera.  It’s a great bonding time.  We have fancy drinks and splurge on a good meal…. Read more »