Category Archives: Weddings

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A Little Peek At My Bridal Shower

Date: August 24, 2015 at 12:59 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I don’t know how to write this post without being overly cheesy and sappy and gushy. If you are having an “I’m angry and I want to stay that way” kind of day, I suggest proceeding with caution. My whole […]

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My Many Stages of Wedding Planning

Date: June 23, 2015 at 2:24 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

I’ve gone through several stages of wedding planning. The first stage, immediately post-engagement, was EXCITEMENT. Everything was love love love and I was happy and glowing (“glowing” = riding a steady champagne buzz for the first month of our engagement) […]

An Update On That Party We're Planning

Date: April 23, 2015 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

“We should play ‘Welcome to New York’ when everyone is arriving at the reception!” “Like…the Taylor Swift song?” “Yeah!” To clarify, the first and third lines above were said by Brian. I was the one questioning whether he was aware […]

13 Things I've Learned In One Month Of Wedding Planning

Date: January 20, 2015 at 9:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 148

Right after Brian and I got engaged — like while we were still on the top of the mountain — we made four immediate phone calls: to my mom, to my dad, to my BFF Michael, and to Brian’s mom. […]

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My Happiness Hat Trick

Date: April 7, 2014 at 9:09 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

When you’re sick, weekends suck. It’s not like, “Oh, sweet, it’s the weekend, I can get lots of rest and feel better by the time the workweek returns on Monday!” No, not at all. Instead, being sick on the weekend […]

The Biggest Little Victories

Date: July 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

After last week, when I got to write that really fun “I see signs of improvement!” post, I’ve so badly wanted to write another one filled with enthusiasm and joy (if only because you all left me the best comments […]

Not The Happy Post...Yet

Date: June 18, 2013 at 11:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

After last weekend (as in June 8 — I know it’s been a while here, but you’re smart, you follow along), I was all set to jump in here and write that “I feel signs of improvement!” post we’ve all […]

An Update On The Great Juice Cleanse Of 2013

Date: April 8, 2013 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

I hate juice. I hate fruit juice. I hate vegetable juice. I hate freshly-made juice and I hate Cooler Cleanse juice. So yeah, The Great Juice Cleanse of 2013 is going supremely well! Clearly. To refresh your potentially short-term memory: […]

Thankful Things Thursday: For Basically Everything Ever

Date: February 21, 2013 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

People say the worst feeling in the world is heartbreak. I say the worst feeling in the world is when you come in from a frigid run and jump into a scalding-hot shower too fast, and then your legs turn […]

On The Roads Again!

Date: February 19, 2013 at 8:35 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

An exclamation point in the title. Good things are happening. Great things are happening. I went running. Pause for more exclamation points: !!!!!! Oh, you run every day? You’re healthy, uninjured and have just enough time to sweat outdoors daily? […]