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New Show Recap: Parenthood, 5.06, “The M Word”

The Braverman clan has hit the street to canvass for Kristina’s mayoral campaign. They find some interesting things along the way, and Crosby becomes the man he never thought he would be. 

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Perspectives

Planning My Big (Hopefully) Feminist Wedding

Two weeks ago my boyfriend–err, fiancé–got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Ever since he slipped the sapphire ring on my finger, my head has been spinning. The feminist part of my brain and the part raised in a traditional Catholic family are fighting a constant war. And it’s giving me […]

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Adventures in Being a Bride: Finding an Officiant

I’m getting married in a few weeks (five and a half, to be precise). One question that has come up almost as often as “when” and “where” has been “who is marrying you?” Until two weeks ago, I didn’t have an answer. Commence epic freakout.

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DIY Bride

The Devil is in the Many, Many, Many Details- DIY Wedding Planning Part 2

My life is an organized mess. I can find pretty much anything I need to, but if someone else were to try to discern the location of something, they’d be screwed. Unfortunately for me, this organizational style does not lend itself to planning a DIY wedding. There is too much to keep track of, too […]

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DIY Bride

Where Do I Even Start? DIY Wedding 101 Part 1

Traditional weddings are a large amount of work; Do-It-Yourself weddings take that amount of work and remove the amazing people that staff the multitude of vendors, and transfers all that work onto your shoulders. Are you really sure you want to do this? If so, follow me after the jump…