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.
There are plenty of things the wedding industry tries to convince you are “must haves” that… aren’t. But over the course of life—which, despite how it feels now, will go on far past your wedding—shit happens. For example, I just wrote about damaging my diamond wedding band beyond repair, and you may have heard the truly awful story of Meg’s engagement ring being stolen out of her house. Maddie is still in possession of her engagement and wedding rings, but only barely. She takes them off so often and leaves them such random places that it concerns Meg’s preschooler.…Keep Reading
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