Hey APW, I’m back! We spent Thanksgiving week taking the baby to London for his first birthday, and it was magic. Next week I’ll have a report, though you’ll have to imagine the photos of the kid looking angry and judgmental in sub-freezing temperatures at Stonehenge. We’re getting ready for his first birthday party this weekend, recovering from jet lag, and generally being grateful for December. The relaunch is done, the holidays are here, things are slowing down, and we finally have a bit of time to really appreciate our family... read more
I feel like it’s impossible for us to talk about bridesmaids dresses without sitting down and having a little therapy session first. Because, we’ve all been through it, and have the proof hanging in our closets. When it comes to planning your own wedding, bridesmaid dresses can be even more stressful. Because being the thoughtful caring people that you are (hello, yesterday one of you was worried about inconveniencing people by having your wedding too close to Halloween, for goodness sake) you really want to get it RIGHT for your ladies. And... read more
Disclaimer: I love to entertain. Every year I like to throw a big party with all of our friends. But I’m not what you would call an… organized person. For as long as I’ve been throwing parties, I’ve been frantically running around the morning-of stressing out, regretting having made the decision to begin with. Most of the time the idea of throwing a big party with any kind of unifying… anything, seems so overwhelming that I just give up and order pizza and call it a day. So today I asked Elizabeth to write a post for you... read more
As we anticipate the new year, don't forget to keep sending your weddings and essays! We'll see a bunch of new faces come January, so tell us what you learned this year and we'll pay it forward to all the folks who are just starting the journey themselves.