Tag Archives: Wedding

How is married life?

The second you get married people will start asking you this question. “How is married life?” Not just a few times, not just for a few weeks, but apparently for the first few years of your marriage. I have blundered my way through a response too many times to count. Let’s recap my life before marriage. -Future husband and I lived

Read more

Go Slow.

“Maybe you should turn your work email off during our honeymoon,” the new husband says. “I don’t even know how to do that!” I admit. He takes my phone, makes a few swooshes with his finger, and it is done. I feel a rush of both relief and trepidation wash over me. I’ve never vacationed like this before. Day 1.  Before I

Read more


                              When you propose to a librarian, you don’t really know what you are in for. You think you’ll have a lifetime of good book suggestions, but you don’t know you’ll have to pull off a literary themed wedding.   But as a true librarian, when

Read more

A Wedding Prayer

  Please forgive me for all the times I referred to brides as “bridezilla.” I had no idea how many spreadsheets they were having to look at on a daily basis. Please also forgive me for the judgement I passed on couples who elope. I had no idea how many spreadsheets they avoided by making that decision. Please let my family

Read more

The vows that aren’t making the cut

I’m writing my own vows for my wedding. Or, I’m supposed to be writing my own vows for my wedding. Every time I start thinking about what my vows could say, I feel like I’m negotiating a hostage situation more than declaring my love for someone. What can I honestly promise to do for an eternity? I can’t comfort, honor,

Read more

My Wedding Diet

I am thrilled to be getting married. I truly am. I can’t wait to have one giant celebration and to yell to the world “I found a guy who talks as much as I do!” It is going to be an amazing party. But there isn’t one step of the wedding planning where I am not reminded that this is

Read more
« Older Entries