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Laura & Peter’s vegan, starry, planetarium wedding

The offbeat bride: Laura, editor/writer Her offbeat partner: Peter, director of knowledge management Location & date of wedding: The Walter R. Schuele Planetarium at the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center in Bay Village, Ohio. Reception at The Nicholson House in Lakewood, Ohio. — October 10, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We were married […]

Torture-free wedding showers

Ah, the “wedding shower” — A wonderful tradition rife with feminist solidarity and celebrations of love, marriage and family bonding? …Or torture in the form of humiliating games and awkward, voyeuristic present-opening rituals?

Natalie & Nick’s Red Queen Garden Party Wedding

The offbeat bride: Natalie, Graphic Artist Her offbeat partner: Nick, Finance Officer Location & date of wedding: Newstead Park Rotunda, Brisbane, Australia on April 19th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I wore a red gown that I designed myself that was inspired in part by the Red Queen from Alice in Wonderland, Victorian fashions […]