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Do Not Lose Sight Of The Goal

by Meg Keene, Editor-In-Chief

Go read this right now. I was crying by the end. True and smart and exactly how I feel. This is why we get married, not for the matching stationary or the dress or even for the really fun party.

Eyes on the prize.

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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  • Megan

    That was great. Thank you.

  • K

    “When you dip me, you don’t drop me.”

    Priceless. :)

  • vanessa

    ahh boy. Love. *sigh*

    I was definitely tearing up at number 40. so sweet.

  • MaryKate

    So beautiful. I like “You are snuggly.” That’s one of my favorite things about my boyfriend :)

  • Ms. Green

    Hey K, I picked out the same one — “33. When you dip me, I know you won’t drop me.”

    Love it!

  • K

    Perhaps you have a husband who doesn’t drop you either, Ms. Green? :)

  • Melissa

    This is the best :)

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