Edible Delights and Halloween Frights

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Life has been a whirlwind of events for us! October brought us to Clinton’s 37th birthday, which we celebrated in fine style with a murder mystery party on Friday the 13th.  We managed to fit forty people and three doggies … Continued

Wedding Invitations Selected

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After many months of deliberating and buying of wedding invitation samples (which ended up a bust since the company went out of business), we finally settled on layouts for all three of our events!  I pre-ordered a few to see … Continued

Cleveland Reception Venue Confirmed

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We spent today looking at a couple different venues for the wedding reception in Cleveland, and settled on the Shaker Heights Country Club, which is the golf course that Clinton’s parents’ apartment overlooks.  The venue is gorgeous, and bright and … Continued

Dreaming of Steampunk

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We’ve been psyched to have our reception steampunk-themed, and lately, I’ve been doing research to get ideas on how to steampunk our wedding out without being overly expensive. Thank you Amazon! I’m so excited! I’ve even found ways to steampunk … Continued

Eastern Sierras, California

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Memorial weekend played out perfectly. Our first camping trip of the year was held at the Paha Campground near Bridgeport, California. With the snow capped mountains as our backdrop, and a rushing creek on the other side, this was definitely … Continued

Venues Officially Booked!

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I ended up taking a long lunch today and went down to the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department to fill out our applications and put down the deposits for both the Japanese Gardens and Sailboat House.  We got our date … Continued

The Gardens at Lake Merritt

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We fell in love with the Garden Center and botanical gardens during the Autumn Lights Festival last fall, so decided to take a site tour to evaluate if it would be a good backdrop for our wedding.  So I booked … Continued

Wedding Fairs are Horrid

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Just checked out my first ever wedding fair today at the Oakland Marriott, and I brought my mom for support.  I will never go to another wedding fair again!  All they want to do is talk to you and sell … Continued

California Road Trip

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Unemployment started off with a huge and well-deserved bang – an extensive camping trip through California!  Oscar and I spent 10 days traversing the wilds of our beloved state, and Suki ended up joining us with her parents off traipsing Ireland … Continued

San Francisco Waterfront

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Last night, my brother and I ventured over to the San Francisco waterfront for a friend’s 30th birthday celebration. We dined at Coquetta on Pier 5, then had a smaller after party at Hard Water on Pier 3. Both locations … Continued

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