Vintage Email Stamp from Wit & Whistle ($18.75) Are you friends with someone who likes taking a lot of pictures, blogging and tweeting, grammar, pinning pretty things, and getting shit done? (i.e. Are you friends with me?) I love giving gifts, and picking out gifts for people who have been especially good to me (by, for example, taking lots of bridesmaid dress selfies and otherwise helping me plan my wedding remotely) is even more fun. Yeah, you could just give her booze (if she’s anything like me, she won’t turn that down), but I’... read more
Q: We’re currently planning for an October 25, 2014 wedding. However, the more I think about it, the more I worry it will conflict with Halloween. Halloween falls on the following Friday, so I’m not sure if people will be celebrating on the night of October 25th or the night of November 1st (or even October 31st). I keep going back to the idea that “your wedding is not an imposition“, but I can’t help feeling a little guilty about butting up against a holiday a lot of my friends care about. But… if we move it to the... read more
Eric and I have a running joke about the ongoing sporting match in our house between the “home team” and “the visitors.” We are the home team. Our future children are the visitors. We are unofficially keeping score. Every time we see a tiny cable-knit sweater, the visitors score. Every time one of the dogs throws up in the middle of the night, it’s a point for the home team. It started off as kind of a “We’re so not ready for kids!” joke but… now we’re starting to realize that the only thing in... 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.