What Would You Change?

If you had the chance to do it all again with your wedding and your marriage, would you? Would you marry the same person? Would you change anything? I was thinking about blogs the other day in the car when I heard the song The Way We Were and of course on of the lines echoed these thought. If we had to do it all again, would we? If I had to do it all again, yes I would make changes. No, not my darling husband. That’s non negotiable. There is no way I’d ever want to swap him. Recently … Continue reading

After the Wedding: Keep the Dress or Sell It?

What did you do with your dress after your wedding? Or, for those of you who are about to be married, what do you plan to do with it? Since I was pretty sure even back when I got married that I didn’t want to have kids, I didn’t really see a point in keeping my wedding dress. I didn’t foresee I’d have a daughter to pass it down to, so why keep it? But I ended up keeping it anyway. Mostly at Wayne’s insistence of all things. When we moved from Phoenix to Jacksonville we held a garage sale. … Continue reading

Weddings: Putting All That Planning Into Perspective

I’m conducting an experiment. Want to be a part of it? I’m trying to figure out how important all that wedding preparation ends up being. I got the idea back when my mom moved in with us earlier this year. I had to clean out the closet in what became her room so she’d have a place to hang her clothes. I ended up finding several wedding-related items. My wedding dress was in there. I knew it was in one of the closets, but if you’d asked me which one I wouldn’t have been able to tell you. I also … Continue reading