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APW at the Love/Make Wedding Expo!

Finally a wedding show with free booze

by Meg Keene
So, wedding shows. Because so many of them are awful, APW has only ever done one wedding event. It was very local, I was very postpartum, and I put some books on a table and smiled and ate cake. I assumed that event would be the last time I attended any kind of wedding show around San Francisco. But no! More cake! On Sunday, April 27th, we’re thrilled to be participating in The Bold Italic’s first ever wedding expo in San Francisco, Love/Make. It’s going to be big, it’s going to be awesome, and we hope it’s going to be... read more
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Ask Team Practical: My Parents Aren’t Coming

Dealing with being "the girl whose parents didn't come to the wedding"

by Liz Moorhead
Q: My parents and I have had little to no contact for the past two and a half years, and there’s a very good chance they won’t be attending our wedding celebration. In a practical sense, I’m glad they won’t be there, but I’m having a hard time dealing with the idea that I’m going to be the girl whose parents don’t come to her wedding. Have there been any posts dealing with that? The closest I could find was the one about not choosing between relatives… but that’s hard to do when you yourself comprise... read more
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Kelsey: Proposals Are Tricky

Even more so when there are two of them

by Kelsey Hopson
I really thought we were going to ace the proposals. We’d saved for rings together, we’d shopped for our rings together, picked them up together, and mutually decided on an approximate timeline. I thought that it might make the actual proposing process easier. At least we both knew that it was coming, and we each knew what the other’s answer was going to be. That seemed pretty major. I worried a bit about the proposals feeling special, and hoped that people would still think our engagement stories were cool. Still, it seemed like it was going to... read more

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