Tag: wedding

May 28

My parents want to help pay for my wedding. Should I let them?

#firstworldproblems, right? First of all I should start by saying that Eric and I are thrilled to be engaged! After dating for 6 years, we know each other really well and feel that we’re ready to make this big and important commitment to each other, yay! Shortly after we got engaged, my mom (and step-dad) …

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Apr 30

A Wedding costs HOW MUCH?!?!

On March 8th the love of my life proposed to me (aww). On May 9th, we announced the engagement to our excited friends and family. My mom was smiling from ear to ear and my grandfather joked, “It’s about time!” Immediately thereafter we were bombarded with a slew of questions I was completely unprepared to …

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Jul 08

Please Don’t Invite Me to Your Wedding

The other day a friend and I were talking about weddings. Without really meaning to, we got into a long discussion about how ridiculous weddings have become. I mean seriously weddings have turned into week long “events”. Gone are the days when you can throw a basic little party in your parents’ backyard. You have …

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