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Florida. The Casino. A Wedding. Family Photos. And Countless Pomegranate Martinis.

Part Three. The Wedding. Note: It’s been quite the crazy week.  Honestly. I come home from work and literally want to veg out.  My apologies for my tardiness on this—and awayyyyyyyy we go to Part Three! Waking up on Saturday … Continue reading

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Florida. The Casino. A Wedding. Family Photos. And Countess Pomegranate Martinis.Part Two__The Casino and Family Pics!

A little backstory before I continue with Part Two. My mother, Germaine, and her two sisters (the ones who were not nuns) Margie and Tessie, loved to gamble.  I use this term somewhat loosely. Their gambling consisted of Bingo games … Continue reading

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Mother-of-The Bride Chronicles. On Friday We Keep Our Big Mother Mouths Shut!And Learn to Have Fun!!!!

Friday.  Tonight, we have the wedding rehearsal, rehearsal dinner and a Meet and Greet for out-of-town guests. But first, let’s delve into the events of this busy day. This is the day the remaining bridesmaids arrived.   Once again, it was … Continue reading

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Mother-of-the-Bride Chronicles. On Tuesday We Travel. On Wednesday We Work!

As I sit here starting my blog posts about the lead-in to my daughter’s wedding and the celebration, it’s now that I’m ridiculously misty-eyed.  Oona and her husband are in Mexico on a well-needed and deserved vacation (do they still … Continue reading

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More Mother-of-the-Bride Fun!

Far be it to not take advantage of Oona’s pre-wedding events to not make it about me. OK? Remember.  It’s all about MOI!!!! Anyway, last weekend I flew to Cincinnati for Oona’s Bridal Shower.  You saw a sneak peak at … Continue reading

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Why Are Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses So Freaking Ugly?

As the “Mother-of-the-Bride” I’ve so much to do before my daughter’s wedding next summer. Like stick to Weight Watchers to lose 15 pounds.  And to find a Mother-of-the-Bride dress!  Oh yeah. And I need to help my daughter pick out … Continue reading

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