Category Archives: traditions

Bridesmaid dress shopping: The long and short of it.

There have been quite a few times when my ideas, which are slightly contemporary, have clashed with typical wedding traditions. It’s gotten to the point that when my mother talks about my wedding to her friends, she always adds in … Continue reading

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Oh….how I LOVE monograms. And weddings are the perfect excuse opportunity to get a personalized monogram made. Just look at these awesome monogram finds: When I was brainstorming ideas for wedding invitations and save-the-dates (as well as general reception decor), … Continue reading

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DIY Project #1: Wedding Scratch-Offs

One of the things that REALLY excites me about wedding planning is the associated DIY projects! I *love* crafts and the wedding is perfect motivation to tackle new DIY projects. Before you start thinking “martha stewart”, I should mention: although … Continue reading

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Ceremony & Spirituality: compromises and understanding

As I briefly mentioned in the last post, Mr. A and I will be holding our wedding ceremony at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Superior, Wisconsin. I grew up Catholic and, because I have family in Superior, I have … Continue reading

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