While I am committed to my partner, I just didn't like the politics that went with being married. So, when we decided to do something to honour our relationship, we decided to have a "celebration."
Thanks to Cassandra for sending me a link to this New York Magazine article: Attack of the Indiezilla When getting married becomes an elaborate display of unharnessed self-expression, the result is a wedding that doesn't look like a wedding at all. The article peeves me a bit, and it's not just the title or the…
Here's me on a local Seattle morning show, chatting about a couple of my favorite local lab rats, Jen Moon and Phyllis, and dispelling the myth that every woman dreams of being a princess for a day.
I love these photos of San Francisco couple Monica Tse and Mike Templeton Brady, who said "I Do" on stilts! Check out the full
I wish more brides wore wings to their weddings … it's such a fanciful, fun way to lighten up the day. Can this become a trend, please? Thanks. Here's more fodder for the wing trend fire…
Forget about "How's the PhD coming?" — all you'll hear is "How are the flowers coming?" and if you're not excited about your gardenias, people get disoriented. You mean … you're not excited about your flowers? You mean … you have other things going on in your life?!
Ooh, it's officially a trend!
Want to read a chapter of Offbeat Bride? Indiebride.com is currently running an excerpt from the book, all about the agony of figuring out that whole "last name" thing. Related post: Husbands changing their names.
Not cheap, but ooooh. Pretty.
Cultish devotion to the idea of "the perfect wedding" was everywhere.
The offbeat bride: Susan Beal, writer (and Offbeat Bride lab rat!) My offbeat groom: Andrew Dickson, artist Location & date of wedding: August 7, 2005, Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, Oregon What made our wedding offbeat: We got married by our good friend Diane in the Church of Craft, at a craft museum, and threw a…