If you haven’t already, you must read Ariel’s Offbeat Bride post about a wedding that came down to what really mattered. We need to remember in the midst of monogrammed madness that we can count ourselves as blessed if we able to have our loved ones with us as we say our vows. All the rest is extra.
If there were a feminism litmus test (and boy am I glad we are not into litmus test feminists here at APW), one area where I would decidedly fail is engagement ring shopping. When I got engaged, I wanted to be surprised not only by the proposal, but by the jewelry too. Except, like anyone you hate to buy gifts for, I wanted to be surprised by a ring that was so me I would have picked it out for myself. And that logic is why the traditional proposal is possibly one of the most absurd parts of the modern wedding tradition.…Keep Reading
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