Category Archives: Reception

Bloody Mary Bonanza

Well, hello! Did you wonder if we’d fallen off a cliff? Perhaps we snuck off and eloped after deciding we were bored of this whole Made in Michigan wedding nonsense? We have disappeared for almost two months, it’s true, but … Continue reading

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You’re Welcome for the Favors

I take gift giving seriously. I feel that if you’re giving someone a gift, it should matter; it should mean something. It should, at the very least, be worth both the time and money spent pursuing it and whatever amount of excitement the gift receiver is expected to have. How does this work when you’re giving a gift to 250ish people?
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Picking the Blooming Flowers

It’s flower time. To understand what this means to us as a couple, it’s good to know a few things about Mike and me and our relationship to plants. If there was a reality television show about people who mindlessly … Continue reading

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A Wedding Party Party

Last week, someone designed a wedding expo-type event just for our wedding. Well, it really had nothing to do with us, but you would have thought it was custom designed for our wedding. It was called The Wedding Party, and … Continue reading

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Mitten Roasters

Every little girl dreams about her wedding details, right? What her dress will look like, what kind of flowers there will be, the cake, the coffee…

Or wait – not the coffee? Well, I guess that one is a stretch. But in our case, we really do care what kind of coffee is served at our wedding. Though drinking coffee at weddings is usually reserved for the elderly and your uncle who drove from Cleveland and refused to get a hotel room, I have a feeling our own wedding might be an exception for us. It’s likely going to be a long day, and an extra boost of caffeine will probably be welcome. More importantly, we care about the coffee that is served because Mike and I love coffee. Making coffee together in the morning (OK, Mike making me coffee in the morning) and drinking it together is something very special to us, and we love trying different brands and roasts. Continue reading

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