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Why Kristen and I Almost Didn’t Get Married (For a Good Reason)

by Richard Furleigh The decision to get married is a big one; one of the biggest of your life. The decision to spend the rest of your life with one person is daunting to say the least. Now, Kristen and I love each other (a lot) but when talking about the rest of our lives… Continue reading Why Kristen and I Almost Didn’t Get Married (For a Good Reason)

Budget, creativity, DIY, life, Marriage, penguins, Reception, wedding reception

Finding A Wedding Venue

When starting to plan for your wedding one of the biggest choices you have to make is the venue. Venues come in all shapes and sizes and determine when, where, and how you get to celebrate your wedding day and reception. When picking a venue Richard and I knew we did not want to break… Continue reading Finding A Wedding Venue

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Hubris

“It's often foolish pride that tells us we're not wrong” - What If I Was Nothing? by All That Remains (one of my favorite hard rock love songs, who says headbangers can’t have feelings too?!) When it comes to relationships I feel pretty confident in saying that this one thing more than almost anything else… Continue reading Hubris

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Your Wedding Day is YOUR Wedding Day

Your wedding day should be just that, YOUR, wedding day. A day for you and your future spouse to celebrate however you deem appropriate. Your day is NOT to please other people. In my opinion it should be a reflection of your love for each other and what you value. Not what your parents, your… Continue reading Your Wedding Day is YOUR Wedding Day

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It’s Wedding Season!

It is that time of year, spring/summer, when the weddings seem to be never ending. Every where you look there is another white dress by a costly designer, extravagant venue, artistic masterpieces for cakes, guest lists that go on forever. Bridal magazines, Pinterest, and Instagram all perpetuate this idea of what we "need" for a perfect… Continue reading It’s Wedding Season!

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She said , “We don’t want to have kids…”

At least that's the thought right now. Kids might be cool...One day...Maybe? We often get the "Oh, you will want kids one day" or the "Kids are the best thing to every happen to you" cliches. I am not so sure. We have time if we change our minds and right now I know I don't want… Continue reading She said , “We don’t want to have kids…”

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What’s in a Name?

The origin story of Furleigh -Kristen Furleigh Growing up I didn’t give much thought to names. I had a name that I was given at birth that I just knew to be mine. For me it became a part of who I am. When I got to my teens I was finally truly aware of… Continue reading What’s in a Name?