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Recently someone was asking me about how the Boy and I are having two weddings and how we are handling it. What she wanted to know specifically was, “did we have to handle any tricky or delicate issues while planning the weddings and how did we manage them?” My answer to her? Well, it’s not […]

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I don’t like cake. THERE! I said it! Oh, don’t get me wrong. I like cheesecake, cupcakes, and chocolate but there’s just something about a big o’ slab of stale wedding cake with gum paste flowers that does nothing for my taste buds. So for The Boy and my wedding… NO CAKE FOR YOU! Instead, […]

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Hey, y’all – wanna know all about The Boy and my plans for our wedding rehearsal dinner? Traditionally, the groom’s parents host it but… y’all know we ain’t traditional. And that means that the Boy and I are hosting our own rehearsal dinner. At our house. Post rehearsal. But two days BEFORE the wedding date […]

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Hey, y’all know that old saying “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and a Sixpence in your Shoe”? Well apparently, when you get engaged – this is a VERY IMPORTANT THING. Even though you are not traditional at all. Even though you are not superstitious at all. It is still VERY IMPORTANT to […]

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By now, pretty much everyone knows about my dad’s cancer and The Boy and my impromptu civil ceremony in my home state of Alaska. Our ceremony was the thing that was most important to me from the very beginning of The Boy and my wedding planning. Like, ever since I was a little girl, all […]

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I consider myself lucky with my wedding planning because my big must have was booked within a few weeks of our engagement – the photographer. Yep, the photography was my number one wedding must-have. Ya’ll should know something about me – I have always attached memories and feelings to the things that I look at. For example, I […]

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Oy. The decisions one must make during wedding planning… because you can try and put them off for as long as possible but eventually – they needs to be made, y’all. One of those major decisions has hit The Boy and I right smack dab in our collective faces, too. And that decision is – […]

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It’s official. At my wedding, I will have THE MOST INCREDIBLE wedding dress – with a more incredible story behind it AND ALL FOR FREE! Confused? I understand. I am not very girly and haven’t been dreaming about my wedding gown for years. In fact, after I got engaged, everyone asked me what I would […]

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Now that y’all have found out a bit about my bizarre need to organize and you’ve also been party to my ideas for The Boy and my wedding ceremony – it’s time for you see my reception mood board (cue the choir of angels…)! Remember that we’re getting married at our house in the Texas Hill Country […]

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