Tag: wedding

Our wedding vows: disaster, Wordsworth’esque, somewhere inbetween?

Note: “Petaya” is “Pete” and “Saya” smooshed together. #petaya was the hashtag we used for our wedding. We went to a wedding last night. I read Ten Ways I Trimmed $21,000 Off My Wedding Budget (and its comments) today. It being two weeks after our wedding, I found myself comparing. Not in the negative, bitchy way. “She wore that?” “They Read more…

Why I may be naked or in a red jumpsuit at my wedding

May 2012 – engaged in Asheville, NC. Why I wind up with three rings. Summer 2012 – kinda not-really start wedding planning. Really, just write a blog post about our big wedding wish. Fall 2012 – discouraged by the ‘perfect’ venue not falling in our laps and none of the options being exactly what we wanted. Read more…

Wedding: Six months later, still a great decision. Phew.

1/2 a block from this non-descript, gritty, urban corner, in the heart of vibrant, noisy Pilsen… is a door that leads to… The Secret Garden. Aka where we’re getting married September 1st. We had dinner there [well, at Honky Tonk BBQ down the street, the Garden’s owner] last night, our first time back since we chose the space in Read more…

Wedding: Six months later, still a great decision. Phew.

1/2 a block from this non-descript, gritty, urban corner, in the heart of vibrant, noisy Pilsen… is a door that leads to… The Secret Garden. Aka where we’re getting married September 1st. We had dinner there [well, at Honky Tonk BBQ down the street, the Garden’s owner] last night, our first time back since we chose the Read more…

How I went from pig roast at abandoned convent to my wedding

You may notice a HUGE difference in this post than in all previous posts since I started this blog three years ago. I’ve been doing something wrong for basically my whole life, ever since taking typing classes on those slick Commodore 64s in Chairavalle Montessori’s “lab” [it was more of a broom closet at that point]. Read more…

Our Ridiculous Wedding Wish. Please share.

*If you’re viewing this in a reader/have your images turned off, you might want to head to the original post to see the pretty pictures* If you’ve spent any time with me, you’ve probably heard me say, “No matter how ridiculous it sounds, just put it in the universe.  You never know.”  That’s how I’ve Read more…