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Diary of a Marriage: Diary of a Wimpy Wife

It’s not like I’ve never been in pain before. I’ve been hit in the face with a softball (that was never my sport), I’ve had […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Kathleen: In Need of Something(s) Borrowed And Old

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. Everyone knows this tradition/superstition that is supposed to give you good luck in your marriage. It seems […]

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Diary of a Marriage: Dealing With Sick Parents—Together

When it rains it pours, they say. But first, the skies cleared a bit. There was the news, of course, and then, the treatment for […]

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Diary of a Marriage: Thank You For Caring About My Eggs

My ophthalmologist’s daughter is having a baby. I know this because he told me so, as he peered into my cornea while wearing a weird […]

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ASK THE EXPERT: Is It Bad To Put Expensive Things On My Registry?

Q: I recently heard a friend griping about expensive items on another friend’s registry, and I thought, I have nice, pricey pots and pans and […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Kathleen: From Marla Hooch to Ladylike Bride

Happy New Year, everyone! Well, it’s that time of year in which many individuals set goals to become better versions of their current selves. I […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Alyse: Let the New Years/Wedding Day Weight Loss Begin!

This Saturday will mark exactly six months until our wedding. I’ve been thinking about this impending milestone as well as the New Year for a […]

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Diary of a Marriage: A Family Affair

My college roommate, Marcella, has the family I always thought I wanted. The Federico clan is a great big loud bunch. They all live very […]

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Bride-to-be Blogger Alyse: As Penn State Alums, Making Donations In Lieu Of Favors

To say that anything wedding related was not on my mind this past week would be a major understatement. For several reasons, the wedding planning […]

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Outside-The-Box Thank-You Gifts For Your Wedding

So many of your loved ones are involved in your wedding, and when it’s all over, it’s always lovely to give them a token of […]

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Marrying Your Pets

Before the puppy love between you and your fiancé began, you had a different significant other — one you still depend on for long walks […]

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Awful Wedding Toasts

You know what we’re talking about. You’re settled in at your friend’s wedding reception, ready to toast to their happiness—and either the maid of honor […]

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Diary of a Marriage: My Safety Net

When my dad walked me down the aisle and kissed me at the end of it, it was less of a “goodbye” and more of […]

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Diary of a Marriage: Help Wanted?

Right before J. and I got married, we bought our Starter Home—a tiny, just-for-two townhouse that we decided we’d live in for a few years […]

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Diary of a Marriage: The Slow Descent to Minivan-Dom

J.’s car is dying. It’s a slow death, and just when we think she’ll make it for another few thousand miles — usually after we’ve […]