Author Archives: annlili

About annlili

ecofreak. wino. explorer. small feet.

Charities & Gift Registries- a match made in heaven??

Call me a traditionalist, but I’ve always enjoyed the idea of wedding gifts helping the recently married to build a new home and life together. There is something romantic about telling your children “this is the vase that so and … Continue reading

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Invitation Design & Gathering Supplies

Our first big task of the summer was to secure a design for our wedding invitations and then start assembling supplies for the DIY process. We had already spent an afternoon gathering invitation inspirations, so we had a pretty good … Continue reading

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I’m back….

And married! Ya’ll, I’m so sorry I disappeared! Once the middle of July rolled around and we were only two months away from the wedding, it became all-wedding-prep, all-the-time. Invitations, table decorations, grooms outfits, flowers, jewelry, out of town gifts- … Continue reading

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Make me up!

Let’s take a break from invitations and discuss makeup, shall we? On a regular day, I don’t always wear makeup (um…actually, I usually do NOT wear any). And when I do it’s fairly minimal and uninspired. Don’t get me wrong though- … Continue reading

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Gocco my gocco

I’m not sure what the nonsensical heading for this post means (um, talk about a redundant sentence!) but it kinda fits in with the crazy-nervous-butterflies feeling I get when I think of the gocco sitting in my spare bedroom closet at … Continue reading

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Invitation Inspiration

Since we have many out-of-town guests that will be flying to our wedding, we are planning on sending our invitations on the early-side…..at least, that is the *plan*. We’ll see if the Andersoens can actually make that happen!! In order … Continue reading

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Bridesmaid Dresses: the final verdict is….

After an incredibly long (long) road, the Andersoen bridesmaids voted to wear the Priscilla of Boston dress dubbed “the hot one”. YAY! A decision has been made. Although you may recall that our wedding colors are based around purplish shades, I … Continue reading

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