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Adulting Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Weddings

Unrequited Sacrifices

Taking out the trash.Fighting inner demons.Folding laundry.Slaying online bosses.Humoring crazy in-laws.Buying the best pet food and treats.Ordering pizza sans your favorite toppings. There are so many things we reluctantly do, day in and day out, for those we love. Little things that take time and effort, and consume us to the point we forget we […]

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Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Weddings Wrestling Infertility

Unlucky At Love

Financial and career success. ✔ College education (including multiple degrees) ✔ Strong nuclear families. ✔ Health and wisdom. ✔ Worldly view. ✔ Food on the table and a roof over our heads. ✔ Romantic partnership bliss 🚫 All three remaining generations of my maternal line suffer from the same ailment: They are awfully unlucky at […]

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Adulting Countdown to 10! Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Weddings

Happy 11th Anniversary?

You meet someone. You fall in love. 🤪🥰 After days/months/years of courtship you get engaged or dedice to tie the knot. Venues and plans are explored. You pick a date based on the experiences that best describe your relationship. Perhaps one that is close to your future spouses birthday, or your own, so no one […]

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Adulting Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Weddings

The Best Bath Bombs for Nerds (and Anyone Who is a Kid at Heart)

Picture this: An explosion of color and exquisite aromas undertake your senses, transforming your daily self-care routine into a relaxing magical adventure. The rush of watching a chemical reaction come to completion when the bath bomb comes in contact with water and dissolves leaving behind a surprise gift, if not at least a more serene […]

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd Weddings

The Maid, Matron and/or Man of Honor Commandments

Modern weddings are ripe with opportunities to create drama and misunderstandings especially when it comes to the roles and responsibilities for everyone involved. This is most prevalent in the bridal party where tasks like the bachelorette and day of preparations fall on the maid, matron or man of honor who gets to serve as a […]

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Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Weddings

Are Weddings No Longer Relevant?

By now, many of my blog followers know my beef with weddings, and with the post The Wedding: Take Two – The Ceremony and The Reception, so this title shouldn’t come as a surprise but, hear me out. With a population that is becoming less religious and that is leaving the nest to shack up long […]

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Countdown to 10! Mrs Enginerd Weddings

The Wedding: Take Two – The Reception

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. As overwhelmed as I was about the turn of events and the lack of professional one on one […]

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Countdown to 10! Mrs Enginerd Weddings

The Wedding: Take Two – The Ceremony

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. I’m going to be honest. The wedding was the party of the decade, if not the century, for […]

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The Days Leading Up to The Wedding

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. Safely in Puerto Rico after Saying Yes to the Dress Again and with enough time to get the marriage […]

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Countdown to 10! Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Weddings

Saying Yes to the Dress, Again

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. Halfway through proof reading The Wedding: Take One I realized I had skipped a very important planning milestone: […]