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The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Elope

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Elope

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ByAshleyJune 4, 20197 min read

The thought of planning a wedding was emotionally exhausting, especially since he had been married before, and I had not.…

Tips and Tricks for Writing Second Marriage Vows

Tips and Tricks for Writing Second Marriage Vows

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ByKristenDecember 21, 20188 min read

For many, planning a second wedding can come with mixed emotions — especially for those who already planned a big…

The Honeymoon Stage of Being a Stepmom

The Honeymoon Stage of Being a Stepmom

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ByAshleySeptember 18, 20187 min read

People often refer to a new romantic relationship as being in the “honeymoon phase.” This basically means it is all…

Can’t I just enjoy my engagement without everyone asking when we’re getting pregnant? 

Can’t I just enjoy my engagement without everyone asking when we’re getting pregnant? 

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ByKristenSeptember 2, 20173 min read

Acquaintance: How many days until the wedding? Me: 3 weeks! It’s getting so close! I can’t wait! Acquaintance: How exciting! Then…

How to Keep Calm While Wedding Planning, As Told By Clichés

How to Keep Calm While Wedding Planning, As Told By Clichés

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ByKristenJune 30, 20176 min read

Are you overwhelmed by wedding planning? Or are you crazy like me and overwhelmed at the thought of potentially one…

Our Blended Family Wedding: How I Included my Stepdaughter in Our Big Day

Our Blended Family Wedding: How I Included my Stepdaughter in Our Big Day

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ByKristenJune 2, 20176 min read

When I married my husband, I very much felt that I was also marrying his daughter. We thought the commitment…

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