I'm in LA for a for a few days, on the final stop of my book tour. I'll have a few more appearances here and there, but this weekend marks the swan song of the sock puppet. If you're in Los Angles, I hope I'll see you! SATURDAY 7:30pm Offbeat Bride reading and drunken farewell…
"I wanted Offbeat Bride to be reassuring, not condemning."
"It's just an afternoon party — it's not starving children. It's not war crimes. It's just a party and try, try, try to keep that in mind. There are much bigger things for all of us to wring our hands over."
"Offbeat weddings can be just as expensive and over-the-top indulgent as traditional weddings … just cuz it ain't normal don't mean that shit's cheap!"
When you talk exact carats, you're getting into the dick-size game, whether you mean to or not. Here's a fool-proof way to avoid the whole OMG IT'S SO HUGE discussion.
The offbeat bride: Elaina B., Marketing Coordinator My offbeat groom: Matt S, Computer Programmer Location & date of wedding: Victoria, British Columbia – March 10, 2007 What made our wedding offbeat: We eloped to British Columbia. He didn't propose, but we decided together to get married. This was a huge part of our philosophy: marriage…
The dirty flip-side of "my wedding is too weird" is "my wedding isn't weird enough." Both sentiments make me sad because your wedding is not a contest.
Have a vegan wedding! (Another Offbeat Bride Elle Magazine excerpt for ya)
Working a wedding in a loft space
I loves me some non-traditional wedding cakes, and this one is almost more landscape than cake. You've got rolling hills of fruits and almond slivers and towers of strawberries and those phallic bananas and holy hell: it's enough sweets to feeds a small nuptial army! The caption refers to it as a "cake installation" which…
I just finished the Offbeat Bride book and adored it! Now, do you have any ideas for vows?!