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Forget Scrapbooking the Wedding- It’s Here!

Scrapbook your family’s memories. It’s a perfect way to re-live those moments while preparing a product you can share with others. And I’ve been scrapbooking my youngest son’s wedding. For most of 2015 (although, I have to be honest, I really slacked off early in the year). Now, it’s time to put the colored paper …

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Scrapbooking a Wedding: The Announcements

As I write this, the scrapbook contains no additional pages. Read on and you’ll discover why the book is barren – but my fingers are glue-covered and paper-cut. At some point, I’m sure I mentioned that my sister roped me into this whole paper crafting with scrapbooks gig. As for being the sole memory book …

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Scrapbooking a Wedding – Part 1 – The Dress

Things are changing in my world. One of the biggest changes that I’m relishing is being the mother of the groom. Of course, this calls for a scrapbook. As mother of the groom, I don’t play an integral role in most of the planning. I’m okay with that. I want to be kept in the …

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Since when did traditions become the standard?

With all this talk about weddings, the idea of having a “traditional” wedding (whatever that means) is bound to enter the conversation. This begs the question: Are traditions the same as expectations? My sister remarried two weekends ago. It was a small, fun ceremony. I helped her find her wedding dress (I’m practically a professional …

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Dress Shopping Adventure – This isn’t Bride-zilla

After ending my child-bearing with two sons, I never expected to join in on the bride-driven flurry associated with my sons’ weddings. My daughter-to-be has different ideas. Adventures in dress shopping are only the tip of this iceberg (I believe). Our first foray (a second is bound to come since the perfect dress remains undiscovered) …

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A Daughter – Finally!

I have two handsome sons. In December 2015 January 2016, I will finally get a daughter! No, this isn’t the longest pregnancy in the history of womankind. It doesn’t involve childbirth at ALL. My youngest son is getting married. I love my new daughter-to-be. Besides making my son happy (which is important to Mama Bear), …

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