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Bridal Blogger Stephanie: What I Learned—and Signing Off

I’m sad to say goodbye. This marks the end of a year and a half of writing, nearly 50 posts—a mini novel! In all honesty, […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Our Amazing Honeymoon in Costa Rica! (With Photos!)

White water rafting, ziplining, horseback riding, hiking through the rainforest, learning to surf—we had a magnificent, adventure-filled honeymoon that taught us we’re not quite the […]

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Bridal Blogger Stephanie: Our Wedding Day (With Photos!)

You know when you look forward to something so much, for so long that it inevitably doesn’t live up to your lofty expectations? It’s a […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: I’m Getting Married Tomorrow!

One more day! The culmination of a year and a half of planning is here. I can’t believe it. My wedding weekend has officially begun! […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Writing My Vows

So I’ve left one of the difficult tasks for last: my wedding vows. With just over one week to go to the wedding, what the […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: My Atlantic City Bachelorette Party!

The tiara, the sash, the scavenger hunt, Atlantic City—I would have never imagined myself in the scene, but I embraced it all last Saturday at […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: All About the Details

Twenty one days and counting! It’s a mad dash to the finish line. You’d think we’ve been procrastinating—that we lazily and indifferently left scores of […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: My Second Dress Fitting (Oh, and Buying a House!)

On my way to La Bella Moda for my second dress fitting, I had the AC blasting. I’ve noticed a new reaction my body has […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: T-Minus 36 Days! And the List Goes On …

36 days and counting! The thought of it is both utterly thrilling and completely terrifying. I desperately wish I could focus on the thrilling part. […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: My Bridal Showers

Wedding showers have never quite been my favorite way to spend a weekend afternoon. I’m not a huge fan of the shower games, the excitement […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Feeling a Little Overwhelmed With Wedding Planning

It’s official: I’ve reached bridal stressed status—like, way stressed. My brain is tired, my body exhausted. We have less than two months to go, and […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: My Cake Tasting!

In following with the theme of delicious food making me unreasonably happy (re: last week’s menu tasting blog), my wedding-cake tasting at Bredenbeck’s Bakery on […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Our Menu Tasting!

A heavenly Nutella shooter, gloriously creamy mushroom risotto, a candied walnut salad bursting with flavor—our menu tasting at the Four Seasons last week easily ascended […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Our Engagement Photo Session!

Pat and I aren’t a public-display-of-affection kind of couple, so as we walked to Washington Square Park last Friday evening for our engagement shoot—both still […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Stephanie: Tux-Buying and To-Do Lists

Just under three months to go until the wedding, and I am both completely ecstatic—ardently wishing the day would just get here already—and rather nervous […]