Monthly Archives: January 2009

New Chicago Blogs!

I have been reading:

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Chicago Bride to Be

and

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Wed in the White City

Congratulations, Ladies!

New Look

I’ve been messing around with a new look for the blog, I like it clean, and I originally made this blog as my home improvement blog, but as we all know, it has been slowly making it’s way over to the wedding blurg.  So I have a new title!  I still have 8 months till the wedding, so I might as well give in to my bridely urges till then.  I also actually made a custom header, so I’m proud of that.

Also, I’ve been a bit ill, so I’ll be posting more next week.  I have had a very sore throat for a few days.

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In wedding news,  I finally finished talking to the photographer about our Engagement Book, and the final proof should be coming out this week!  And I also am talking to a florist.  This is good.  I need to get this stuff done.

Nightmare

I woke up on my wedding day and took my clothes off to get into the shower. For some reason my hair was wet and I looked in the mirror. My hair was spotty ad bleached in random places. And my face was orange! I had a stripe of orange self-tanner dividing my face from my nose up.
Also I was in the house I grew up in, where I haven’t lived in 8 years.

THEN I somehow put on my wedding dress and it was twisted around my middle so the sweetheart neckline dipped in my armpit.  So I put on a full-on long sleeve lace dress and tried to find my veil.  But I didn’t have a veil.  Luckily, Amy came and gave me the veil she wore in her wedding, pictured below.

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Amy and I on her wedding day.  I was MOH.  This is when I woke up.

Thank You!

I have had a huge outpouring of support from everyone about my wedding woes.  Thank you so much, blogosphere, and bridesmaids, and friends.   I am going to make more of an effort to ask for help instead of freaking out.

I love you very much.

Love,

Me.

Bridesmaids, look no further!

Seriously, if you are a bridesmaid, don’t click here.

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Scratch off STD’s

I love these and would use them if we didn’t already get ours.

Scratch off Save the Dates!

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Adorable.

Sip and Scan

The Macy’s Sip and Scan was full so we are making our own.
Thursday, January 22
Location: Bed Bath and Beyond on Clybourn
First we will drink beers at the Goose Island Brewery, then off to register. I told my FMIL about it and she
recommended we bring a flask.
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Will we?  Only time will tell.