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The Redwood Wedding: All men must dine

We met at a Game of Thrones viewing party and podcast, and we really bonded over our love (read: obsession) with food. So when it came time to plan our wedding at Mike's ancestral — Redwood House — we combined the things that brought us together: Game of Thrones and food. Thus, "The Redwood Wedding: All Men Must Dine" was born. And man, was it awesome!

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My favorite wedding purchases that brought me the most joy

I'm currently (and finally!) writing my wedding profile for The Redwood Wedding. While I've been re-visiting The Blessed Day, I've been revisiting some of my details. I thought I'd highlight the wedding purchases that brought me the most joy. Maybe they'll do the same for you, or spark some inspiration for your wedding. Then I want to hear about yours!

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Ask your parent to "support you down the aisle"

Even though having my father escort me down the aisle was one of my favorite memories from my first wedding, the second time I got married, I felt it was important to not make A Big Deal out of the processional. I thought I'd either walk down the aisle alone — an independent woman making her own life choice — or walk down the aisle with my partner, like no biggie.

Either way, no one was "giving me away" this time. That was for sure.

Then two things happened…