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Catching Up

Oh hey. Remember me? My name is Allison and I have been M.I.A for the past week or so. Oops. I’ve been enjoying living in the moment and I guess needed a break–next time I’ll try to give a little notice before I just pack up for a week or two at a time.While I was gone, I turned 23. I had quite the spread and my family even made me a cake!  My mom and sisters are the real cake bosses here. I basically ate the whole thing myself.  ...

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How To: Tips on Finding “THE” Dress

I’ve learned a lot in my week of being “Maid of Honor” so far. I mean, it’s like I was made for this job. My favorite thing, thus far, has been to go along and help pick the wedding dress. After 14 dresses and 4 hours, she said yes to the dress–and I picked up some tips along the way! 1. Don’t bring too many people. A handful of people and at the most 5-6. You don’t want too many opinions bouncing around. It’s already an overwhelming  ...

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Wedding Planning, Weddings

Bridal Show Musts

One of the best parts of my job, is getting to go to events. (I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned that before) Anything that gets me out from behind the desk is A-OK with me. And lucky for me, yesterday was bridal show day! I always love bridal shows because:1. You get to interact with brides while drinking wine and eating fabulous food and 2.You get to interact with the other vendors from around the city while drinking wine and eating fabulous food. Starting the day  ...

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#lovethelessards

ATTENTION. I HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT! ONE OF MY BEST FRIEND’S IS ENGAGED! I repeat: One of my best friend’s is engaged. When Rebecca called me Thursday night, I almost didn’t believe her. All she had to say was “Allison” and I knew what she was going to say. Every time I hear the story about how he asked her to marry him and how he asked her parents for permission to ask, I almost cry. Disclaimer: All photos by Courtland Wells. Fabulous job. They will  ...

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