Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wii want a Wii Wedding

No, I didn’t *personally* have a Wii themed wedding, but I’m sure there’s a lot of couples out there who would love to!  I’ve recently been stumbling across various Wii themed things that would work really well at a wedding, and I … Continue reading »

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Thank you to all who participated in our commenting contest. It was our first contest ever to encourage our audience to participate in discussion. We love your comments so please continue to share your thoughts, dreams, and suggestions. Our winners are: Connie … Continue reading »

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Wedding Day Hair Worries

Another popular topic with my girlfriends lately is wedding day hair and the lack of good photos online.   I haven’t been able to determine if there is maybe too many hair photos online or not enough since the majority of them are … Continue reading »

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Keep Your Eye on the Prize – Commenting Contest

Hello friends. Today is the last day of the commenting contest. Automatically enter yourself in the contest by commenting on a post until tonight midnight. Make sure to check the rules and stuff. We’ll pick the top female commenter and top male … Continue reading »

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DIY: Gorgeous Return Addresses

I’ve recently discovered how gorgeous embossing can be – not the sort that you use with a rubber stamp, ink, a heat gun and wonder, “why the HECK did I decide to do this on *all* my invitations and programs??” – but … Continue reading »

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My Programs

We made our programs to match all the stationary in our wedding.  Our programs are an accordian-style design.  The covers were printed from the same paper used for the reception placecards (I will post about those next).  I fit two four-panel 5″ … Continue reading »

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Married Couples Tell All

Blog Post Today on NBC4’s Today Show, Ann Curry covered a short piece on “Married Couple’s Tell All…” (link) where three married couples were asked to give their perspectives on questions couples face over the course of their marriage. 1. Banking: “Same … Continue reading »

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Favors Por Favor? Wedding Favor Ideas for 2009 and Beyond

presents Favors Por Favor? Wedding Favor Ideas for 2009 and Beyond by Naomi Vail Decisions decisions! Yep, there are a lot of them to make when planning a wedding and it’s often the smallest details that herald the greatest of indecision. Magnolias … Continue reading »

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My Favorite Place – Trousseau!

One of my biggest worries for my upcoming wedding day was probably not the typical stress point of a bride. Being larger then normal on top I was really concerned about finding a strapless bra for my dress. Now often times you … Continue reading »

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Male Banding

This topic has been covered somewhat before in Mel’s post about wedding rings, but I’m here to give you the guy’s perspective, and my own experience. The missus-to-be is in Taiwan for vacation, and part of her trip includes shopping for our … Continue reading »

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Win a Free Big Fat Cake Shirt and Aluminum Water Bottle!

The team at Big Fat Cake would like to say thank you to our audience for reading our blog and anticipating the debut of our Market Place. As a fun way to say, “thank you,” we are holding a commenting contest from … Continue reading »

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Bargain hunting: Bridesmaid Dresses

With two close friends in Australia, multiple good friends in America, and three sisters, I had a lot of options for bridesmaids. Part of me wanted to have one sister and a bunch of friends, part of me wanted all my sisters … Continue reading »

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