Posts in category "Wedding dresses"

#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 »

Wedding Season: 14 Breakable Wedding Traditions

Tradition: Getting Married in a Church by a Priest.  
Alternative: Getting married on a beach, on a mountain or on a cliff and having a friend or family member get ordained and do the honors.
‘Tis the season! Wedding Season! And it’s also #WeddingWednesday on Twitter! In celebration thereof, I give you this entry from the Archives … ~~~ If you’re getting married next spring or summer, you’re probably in the thick of wedding planning right now, which means you’re probably in the thick of feeling both excited and overwhelmed.... 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 »

How my ex-boyfriends paid for my wedding dress alterations

  We had new furniture delivered yesterday, which means I’ll be selling the old stuff on Craigslist, which reminds me of the months before my wedding when I discovered all that ex-boyfriend jewelry and sold it on Craigslist. And, I specifically called it that in the Craigslist ads. Ex-boyfriend jewelry! Tiffany Bracelet! Come and get... 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 »