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Buon Appetito! Family Dinner Time!

When my mom and step-dad were married back in the 1990’s, we had an amazing rehearsal dinner at a little family owned Italian restaurant in the town we lived in. I remember the warmth of not only the food but the conversations … Continue reading »

Ring Bearer Pillow

A Familiar Ring To It (Part 2 of 3)

In my last post, I mentioned how my mother butchered her wedding dress along with my grandmother’s in order to create something very special for my wedding day.  Patches of both dresses were sewn into my dress, but that was just the … Continue reading »

Honeymoon Registry

Honeymoon Registries: Are they Worth It?

Honeymoon Registries: Are they Worth It? By Erin Sforza Your honeymoon should be the experience of a lifetime. Whether it is a romantic escape, a thrilling adventure, or a laid back drift into paradise it should always be one thing: unforgettable. These … Continue reading »

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Pretty Little Things

Oh Etsy, what a treasure trove of goodies you have! I’d like to share a darling find – allow me to introduce you to IrisJane. IrisJane creates one of a kind earrings in both bridal and whimsical styles. Above is an example … Continue reading »

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Body Glide – Not Just For Athletes!

A few years ago I was out with some friends wearing a sequined top. The top was fabulous, but after a few hours I realized I had rubbed the inside of my arms raw. My bestie was out with me and she … Continue reading »

Our Unconventional Destination Wedding

From the moment my fiancé and I were engaged, a destination wedding seemed the way to go. We are quiet people who tend to have a few very close, family-like friends, and then many acquaintances. While we wanted to celebrate our love … Continue reading »

MAC Pro Longwear

Smooch Smooch

When my best friend got married last year she wanted to make sure that her lip color did not come off, especially on the groom! She found a beautiful lip color by MAC Cosmetics in their Pro Longwear line. Fast forward to … Continue reading »

"Garden of Love" Forever Stamps

Garden of Love

One of my hobbies is to write letters. I am always scoping out the newest and prettiest stamps. Therefore, I was so tickled when these new Forever Stamps came out from the United States Postal Service! I like how these stamps, beautifully designed … Continue reading »

Dyeable Ballet Flat in Orchid

Unforgettable Moments – Designer Shoes at Payless Prices!

A few years ago I decided that wearing high heels just wasn’t for me. I’m fairly tall and work with children, so the added height was not necessary. This was when my love for adorable yet comfortable flats began. I knew I … Continue reading »

Arguing does not pay

How many pennies do we have? Photo Source: When it comes to weddings, tradition provides (or at least strongly suggests) that the bride’s family pays for the reception. But, what happens when the bride’s family does not have the requisite funds … Continue reading »

Table Numbers

DIY Project Your Groom Can Do!

Let me be clear here, I did not do one lick of last minute DIY. Nothing. There were too many details, too much family, too much craziness for me to be putting hydrangeas and river rocks into jars the morning of my … Continue reading »

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Funding a Wedding: Don’t Use Credit, Use Creativity!

presents Funding a Wedding: Don’t Use Credit, Use Creativity! by Laura The iDo Project was conceived through a combination of a number of factors: Alastair and I needed money to fund a wedding, my colleague and I could not find a decent iPhone … Continue reading »