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Having and eating our cake

It just wouldn’t be a wedding without a cake. I have a sweet tooth that never ends. I was so excited about cake-tasting, I could barely stand it. We tried several different vendors and finally honed in on one. I must say, this has been my favorite part of wedding planning.…

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Forks, glasses, and napkins, oh my!

As soon as we got engaged, I bought several bridal books and a wedding planner. Everything I read already had us three months behind schedule. We had our ideas for the church and reception site. It was just a matter of availability.…

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Registry: not just for girls

I wanted to register as soon as possible, in hopes that many items might go on sale after the holidays. At first, Douglas wanted no part of the registry, and I practically had to drag him downtown to get started. Our first stop was Williams Sonoma on Union Square.…

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I am engaged!

I still can’t believe that I am getting married to Douglas Bowman. I know a lot of you are in shock as well. For those of you who don’t know, I met Doug the second week in July 1992. I was at my freshman orientation.…

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Location location location

Just four days after proposing to Cam, we already have a date set, and coordinated that date with our first choices for ceremony and reception locations. That was way too easy. To be fair, we already knew (basically) where we wanted to get married.…