So you've been invited to a pagan wedding

Hooray! You've been invited to a pagan wedding! We're so excited for you. That said, depending on your background or your beliefs, you might feel a little confused. What's in store? Why is everyone standing in a circle? Are we talking about gods?

GROOM CROWN: for when your groom is a king

In the lead up to our wedding day, my groom Sammy and I sat watching The Witcher. Both of us agreed the king's crown was cool.

"You should wear a crown at the wedding!" I said, and Sammy laughed.

Preorder the new book from Offbeat Bride's author, and enter to win a luxe Shitshow Survival Kit

Hey guys! It's me, Ariel — the author of Offbeat Bride. My new book, From Sh!tshow To Afterglow, publishes on July 21st. It's about how to rebound after loss, grief, and the other cruel crises life throws your way — basically, it's like Offbeat Bride, but for shitshows instead of weddings.

To encourage everyone to get their copies of Sh!tshow ordered now, my publisher is hosting a preorder sweepstakes, and I want one of you to win!