Posts in category "Bridezillas"

#WeddingWednesday: Miss Havisham works at the Chicago Post Office

Text exchange between B (stands for bride) and me (a married lady of three years) ~ Me: Have you heard from everyone re the shower and bachelorette party? B: No!  A few invitations were sent back by the post office for some reason.  So now I don’t know if the non-responders either didn’t get the... Read more »

At this time, one year ago ...

I was checking the weather report for Saturday, May 15th, approximately every 10 -15 minutes. It had been calling for rain in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey on the day I was set to marry H in an outdoor ceremony and even though there was an indoor ceremony contingency plan, that’s not how I had been... Read more »

Fellow Blogger of the Week

Enough about Osama, it’s #WeddingWednesday on Twitter! And, today I think about how, like any red-blooded American bride, I wanted to be really emaciated on my wedding day. Kidding! Kidding! Kidding! But, I was on a pre-wedding diet – who isn’t? – and it was then that I discovered Gina and her amazing Weight Watchers... Read more »
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Why it's OK to be a Bridezilla

The short answer: You can’t help it. But, for those friends and family who still don’t get it, here is the long answer ~  You were born this way.  You’re a girly girl.  And girly girls are not made. They’re born.  See my entry from Monday as further proof of this. And, because you were born... Read more »

Royal wedding guests receive 22-page instruction letter

Royal wedding guests receive 22-page instruction letter
Most of the directives sound reasonable ~ Don’t wear white. Arrive on time. Don’t touch the Queen (as tempting as it may be). And one that brought back a memory from H and my own wedding ~ Turn your cell phone off! In the time before my wedding, I had no shortage of ridiculous bridal... Read more »

What I learned from my own Running of the Brides experience

I went in 2009 and … 1/ Go with a team of girls.  I was by myself as my own team (mom, aunts, cousins, friends) are pretty much all in NY/NJ.2/ Make sure your team consists of morning people. I got there at 7AM and it wasn’t early enough. My place in line was all... Read more »
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The Bridezilla Promise

Dear Friends, It happened!  Got the guy.  Got the ring.  I’m the bride! Now, it’s my turn to make you pay for an ugly dress, which I said I’d never do because, well, I lied! Dear Family, I’ll wear what I want that day even if it’s a pink dress with polka dots or a... Read more »

The Wedding Day Hormone

I exist.  I do not come in pill or liquid form.  I am naturally occurring.  I course through your body on your wedding day and turn even the most nightmarish bridezilla into a ball of mush.  I am odorless.  I am colorless.  I cannot be detected through a blood sample.  I am not visible but... Read more »