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Tim and I met in Pittsburgh (where we both went to college) and neither of our families live here (which sucks…a lot). It seems like it’s a fairly common situation for people who meet their spouses in college to have family all over the map, but that doesn’t make it any less rough when it’s […]

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Hello ladies, I’ve got a cheap and delightful craft for you this week–wine bottle table numbers. The best part of this idea is that you don’t have to buy anything, assuming you (or people you know) drink lots of wine. And if you’re planning a wedding, you’re probably already drinking lots of wine. Here’s how we […]

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As I noted in a previous post, Tim and I are obnoxious spreadsheet people. Thankfully, Google makes it incredibly easy to stay organized for wedding stuff. If you are just starting to plan your wedding, or if you’re already in the thick of planning but feel a bit disorganized, here are my tips for staying […]

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    My fiance, Tim, came up with this awesome project that costs next to nothing if you already have the equipment. And if you don’t, the tools come in handy for a lot of other things and will eventually pay for themselves. He created a stamp that we can use to make wax seals […]

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  We sent our wedding invitations out last weekend. Woo hoo! One thing down. Choosing and receiving our invites has been one of the easiest parts of our wedding planning process so far. Our original invitation budget was $150 (total guesswork), which we quickly realized was very hard to do unless we DIY’ed our invitations. […]

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I will fully admit that I spend way too much time watching Say Yes to the Dress. Does it create unrealistic expectations of what a sane person should spend on a dress? Absolutely. ($35,000 for a wedding dress? Yep, let me just grab my checkbook.) It is healthy to have seen just about every episode, […]

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You know what’s fun? Standing in line in downtown Pittsburgh with about 1,000 other people at 7:00 on a Saturday morning, vying for a coveted ticket to be allowed inside city hall for a shot at booking the park venue of your choice. To backtrack a bit, Tim and I spent the first six or […]

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Hello ladies! My name’s Laura and over the next few months I’ll be posting all the (hopefully) fun details of our upcoming wedding, which is on September 27, 2014 in nearby Riverview Park. I live with my fiance Tim and our two cats in the lovely city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and we’ve been together for […]

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