"These are people who don't really fit into a regular traditional church, but they still have a sense of spirituality." Catholic priests are performing half as many marriages today as in 1970, the year Cynthia Gonzalez was born. And she is part of the reason. Gonzalez is a sales manager who lives in Columbia Heights….
New book by Emily Elizabeth Anderson
This is the trailer I made in late 2006 to announce the release of the Offbeat Bride book!
Well, what a delicious surprise! Looks like copies of Offbeat Bride are already being shipped out by Amazon, despite me thinking they weren't going out until February. Awesome! So go! Buy! Tell the world!
Porta potties have gotten a bad rap. Typically, the blue-water nightmares at crowded outdoor events are poorly maintained and abused by drunks, and you're more likely to find a turd on the toilet seat than you are a roll of toilet paper. But it doesn't have to be that way at your wedding…
Mrs. Kennedy's how-to
I've always thought that wedding china was a silly tradition — who wants flatware you're afraid to use? And I've just never seen china in patterns that I actually like. As a fabulous alternative, Sarah Cihat makes amazing rehabilitated dishware, complete with silhouettes of animals, jolly rogers, rockers, and pin-up girls.
Godawful Wedding Crap, a blog full of, well, Godawful wedding crap
If you're a Flickr user, I heartily encourage you to join the Offbeat Bride group and either submit your awesome photos or browse through the pool. Photos submitted to the pool are part of the gallery over there in the sidebar to your right, and I'll be featuring especially awesome ones regularly as offbeat wedding…
Offbeat Bride may not be in bookstores quite yet, but offbeatbride.com simply can't wait another day. So, I'm decreeing 2007 The Year Of The Offbeat Bride and unveiling (har) the website!