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…
My fiancé has a very small family, while my family is ridiculously huge … do you have any ideas on how we might be able to help his family (of about eight Polish immigrants with limited English speaking abilities) be not so intimidated by my family (of about 50 festive Mexican Americans)?
I'm featured in the wedding section of The Seattle Times' magazine, Gender F. You'll see Offbeat Bride mentioned in two articles, the first being about wedding dresses (where I'm featured as the DIY option alongside the traditional and couture dresses), and the second about the offbeat ways we kept our wedding costs down. And for…
Like Julie's scuba wedding, but totally different: Jules Underwater Lodge
The barefoot brides of the '60s got it right when they threw out the rules; the range of options is daunting, but it can also be beautiful.
The offbeat bride: Joriel Foltz, writer (and Offbeat Bride lab rat!) My offbeat groom: Ben Haley, photographer Location & date of wedding: March 20, 2005, Plant Zero Art Center, Richmond, VA What made our wedding offbeat: Technically, we didn't have a wedding. For various reasons we decided not to get legally married. But that didn't…