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Choice is double-edged sword when planning a wedding

Generally, choice is a positive thing. But in the case of wedding planning, it’s a beast of burden. Sure, it’s wonderful to have choices, but once I started planning our wedding, I realized pretty quickly why weddings are a multi-billion […]

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Choice is double-edged sword when planning a wedding

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Generally, choice is a positive thing. But in the case of wedding planning, it’s a beast of burden. Sure, it’s wonderful to have choices, but once I started planning our wedding, I realized pretty quickly why weddings are a multi-billion […]

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Dogs get sick just like kids, and you still feel guilty

Normally I try not to compare having a dog to having a child, but just this once I just can’t help it. Of course I would never say that

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Trial marriage shows how disposable our society can be

Time magazine reported this week that 43 percent of millennials (people born within the years 1981 to 2000) would support a “beta marriage,” or trial marriage in which you would evaluate

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Getting engaged proves everyone else just wants the wedding

As I type this I can’t help getting distracted by the sparkly diamond ring that is currently residing on the third finger of my left hand. Yes that’s right

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Why stress over a wedding?

These days, weddings are insane. The other day I read an article about how brides starve themselves to fit into their wedding dresses, which sometimes they buy a size

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Picky eater equals frustrated spouse

Caramelized Chili Shrimp from Betty Crocker When I was a little kid, I was a really picky eater. Everything had to be plain: hot dogs, cheeseburgers, salads, chicken – condiments

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Being single on 4th of July doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time

While discussing plans for the holiday weekend, a friend of mine mentioned that she was invited to a cookout but that she wasn’t sure she wanted to go because

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Even doctors can’t pressure you into having babies too early

So, I love my gynecologist. Dr B. is sweet, caring, doesn’t rush you, and is overall a good doctor. I’ve been seeing her for at least 8 years, and

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Hobbies are an important part of a healthy relationship  

When we first started dating, my boyfriend Awesome bought me a saltwater fish tank as a present. I always say the tank wasn’t my real present - Awesome taking

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Pick-up lines – effective or cheesy?

Pick-up lines. No one wants to hear them unless they are being delivered by Steve Carell in a hilarious comedy flick. I can’t tell you how many times a drunk

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