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Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. Her first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a top three bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit

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  • ashley

    awwww.. what a great idea, Nicole… sometimes it’s good to have wedding mementos that make you laugh!

  • Krista

    I love it!

  • Mouse

    Nice! It’s so great when a moment like that can be transformed into a really great inside joke.

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  • Cate Subrosa

    So cool. It really is the things that go wrong that make the day.

  • Julia

    hehe! what a great sense of humour. My sister’s wedding cake had little red hearts iced all over it. While the cake was being transported to the venue by my dad and a family friend, some of the hearts fell off. What did they do? got a red marker and drew the hearts back on. Noone got sick (thank goodness!) and I don’t think my sister ever knew ;) it’s been a bit of an inside joke ever since, and WAY more fun than having things go perfectly.

  • One Love Photo

    That is exactly something I would do and think is SO FUNNY!Love that!

  • Christy

    Whoooooo my… oh, lordy, that’s the best ab workout I’ve had in some time. Thanks for that. I needed a bit of levity in the middle of my existential oh-my-god-this-wedding-stuff-is-so-not-me crisis.

    My new rallying cry is, “It’s just a cake/tablecloth/bunch of flowers/piece of chicken/napkin/candle”.

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