Monthly Archives: January 2015

A-Z Guide – Age at Your Wedding

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Ask Heather: Uninvited plus ones

Image courtesy of Dyn Dear Heather, How do you handle guests who add a plus-one to their response card when they were not invited with an additional guest? Not Invited! Dear Not, This is a definite example of a guest’s “lack of social graces” problem. Alas, their deficiency should not transfer onto you exhibiting a [...]

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A-Z Guide – After party

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A-Z Guide – Adopting other’s ideas

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Recap – Pirate-themed Co-ed Baby Shower

Champagne at Pittsburgh pirate-themed baby shower

I have a confession: I am embarrassed that I haven’t done a recap on this event yet. Other than my wedding, this is the first event I ever did. And when I say, “did”, I really mean it. I cooked the food, came up with the favors, made the “cake” … other than the invitations [...]

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Ask Heather: Engagement ring woes

Image courtesy of Larson Jewelers Dear Heather, What do I do if I hate my engagement ring? Not Loving the Ring Dear Not Loving, There are a few approaches to this problem. First, I suggest you examine why you don’t like it. Does it have to do with the setting? Cut of the stone? Size [...]

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Ask Heather: Inviting coworkers

Image courtesy of Careerealism Dear Heather, I work in a small office. Do I have to invite my coworkers to my wedding? Struggling over who gets an invitation Dear Struggling, You don’t have to invite anyone at all, but I’m guessing that’s not what you were asking. My husband and I also struggled with which [...]

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Ask Heather: Kid-free wedding

Child-free wedding

  Image courtesy of 18 Chase Street Dear Heather, How do we explain to people that we don’t want kids at our wedding? Child-free Dear Child-free, Directly, politely, and unapologetically. Alas, this is often easier said than done. Luckily, there are a few stages to this process, so hopefully everyone will get the hint during [...]

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Wedding Recap: Amisha and Ricky’s Indian Wedding at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport

Pittsburgh Indian wedding

Amisha and Ricky were married at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport. This was my first Indian wedding ever – I’d never even been a guest at one – and it was so exciting! Amisha’s ceremony outfit was obviously gorgeous, as was the Mehndi she had done the night before: After she was dressed, she [...]

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Wedding Recap: Alaina and Jason’s Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel Wedding

Alaina and Jason were an incredibly sweet couple who got married at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, a phenomenally elegant venue that suited them perfectly. Prior to their wedding, they kicked things off with these absolutely gorgeous invitations, designed by Alaina herself: And the views from their banquet hall were absolutely breath-taking. If you’re a Pittsburgh [...]

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