LETTER TO RYAN GOSLING + REAL LIFE ISSUES | Do the holidays test your relationship? Plus: Pinterest Finds, and a Classic Ryan Gosling Move.

LETTER TO RYAN GOSLING + REAL LIFE ISSUES | Do the holidays test your relationship? Plus: Pinterest Finds, and a Classic Ryan Gosling Move.

Happy day, lovers.  Seeing as it’s evening-time, I’m feeling especially excited that you’re with me.  Thanks for sticking around for this HUGE POST that I, once again, put way too much effort into.  Anyway, it’s so lovely to have you back for a new week.  Tell me, how are you?  Did you have a good [...]

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“KEY TO MY HEART” DIY PINK & BLACK WEDDING | Bakers twine, antique knobs, black bows, paper straws and a baby in a fedora… + DEAR TKB: Should I fake my look, or keep it real, on my wedding day?

“KEY TO MY HEART” DIY PINK & BLACK WEDDING | Bakers twine, antique knobs, black bows, paper straws and a baby in a fedora… + DEAR TKB: Should I fake my look, or keep it real, on my wedding day?

(↑ This wedding is giving me a contact high.) BE WARNED: Menstruation makes for emotional blog posts.  So if you are related to me, or have an *outtie* instead of an *innie* in that region about five inches beneath where *innies* and *outties* are typically used to reference a part of the body, then you’ll [...]

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“THE FIRST FOUR WORDS DESCRIBE YOU” + REAL TALK | I have discovered the wedding trend of my ironic, hipster dreams. Also, Kim Kardashian is my hero?

“THE FIRST FOUR WORDS DESCRIBE YOU” + REAL TALK | I have discovered the wedding trend of my ironic, hipster dreams. Also, Kim Kardashian is my hero?

Oh hello there, everyone.  Happiest of afternoons to your faces!  I hope your day is going pleasantly… is this something I can safely assume?  Do you mind if I just go ahead and assume it?  Great.  Ok, here comes me talking… I’ve got something very serious to talk about today, and it’s about being true [...]

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{#2} UHH, CAN I DO MY WEDDING OVER? | How one photographer ruined their wedding day… and how another saved their memories. | Images by Diana Rush Photography

{#2} UHH, CAN I DO MY WEDDING OVER? | How one photographer ruined their wedding day… and how another saved their memories. | Images by Diana Rush Photography

just to be clear ↑ these are the saved memories, thanks to the incredibly kind and talented Diana Rush.  The photographer who committed the wedding fail in today’s story?  Will not be named.  Homey don’t play like that.  (I’m homey, if you were unsure.) Happiest of afternoons to you, my darlings.  How’s your day going? [...]

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¡OMG! THESE DRESSES + DEAR TKB “Do we have to invite *THEM* to our wedding?” [Bridal Market Coverage]

¡OMG! THESE DRESSES + DEAR TKB “Do we have to invite *THEM* to our wedding?” [Bridal Market Coverage]

Happiest of Monday afternoons to you all!  This week is going to rule the school and sit at the popular kids’ table and get free cookies from the lunch lady just for being nice looking because I’ve got such coolness in store you don’t even KNOW.  Giveaway KILLERNESS, wedding KILLERNESS, Vera Wang KILLERNESS.  Just lots [...]

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CHILL DIY WATERSIDE WEDDING OF MY DREAMS + DEAR TKB: “Veil? Or no veil. Tell me what to do and I’ll do it.” | Photography by M David Media | Also, The Bambeeen.

CHILL DIY WATERSIDE WEDDING OF MY DREAMS + DEAR TKB: “Veil? Or no veil. Tell me what to do and I’ll do it.” | Photography by M David Media | Also, The Bambeeen.

You guys.  The only thing I think this wedding needs is maaaaybe more cowbell.  But that’s really it. Ok let me just get the niceties out of the way, I’m not a barbarian.  So, happy Friday afternoon, pretties!  Love ya faces!  Are those hotpants you’re wearing?  Oooohh you are en fuego!  Mama like.  Ok, DONE. [...]

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DRESS WINS vs DRESS FAILS + DEAR TKB: My Sister’s “Fiance” Is Pissing Me the Eff Off. | Plus, A Severe Ice Cream Styling Fail & Bambino’s Glamour Shot Is a 4 at Best.

DRESS WINS vs DRESS FAILS + DEAR TKB: My Sister’s “Fiance” Is Pissing Me the Eff Off. | Plus, A Severe Ice Cream Styling Fail & Bambino’s Glamour Shot Is a 4 at Best.

Hello there, my pretties.  It’s a lovely Wednesday evening, a little before 8pm in nyc, and after proofing her post, mama’s pretty sure she’s gonna need to start things off with a fair warning: This is quite likely the most insane out of hand post I might have ever written.  And I’ve written like 600 [...]

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DEAR TKB: “DIY and Cheesiness Are Four Letter Words to Us…” | Plus, an exquisitely vintage, romantic session that proves my answer. | Photography by BrancoPrata

DEAR TKB: “DIY and Cheesiness Are Four Letter Words to Us…” | Plus, an exquisitely vintage, romantic session that proves my answer. | Photography by BrancoPrata

AAAAAAAAND we’re BAAAAAAACK!  *said like Jimmy Fallon in that Z105 sketch from SNL in which he uncharacteristically managed not to crack up at himself during the sketch* Sooo… ‘ja miss me?  I missed you.  … Wait no, not you… YOU… yeah… you, over there… yeah… no wait, no, not you – YOU.  Yeah, YOU, right there.  I’m [...]

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KNOTTY BLOGGISTA WEEK! | Murphy’s Law: Wedding Day Edition. What happens when you get the stomach flu 24 hours before your wedding? A true story by Libby of Follow the Wife

KNOTTY BLOGGISTA WEEK! | Murphy’s Law: Wedding Day Edition. What happens when you get the stomach flu 24 hours before your wedding? A true story by Libby of Follow the Wife

Happy Tuesday to you, lovelies!  Ok, so prepare to be psyched, because we’ve got another fabutastic Bloggista to introduce today, and she’s kicking her Bloggistaship off strong-style with a seriously harrowing tale of one of THE WORST things that can go wrong as your wedding approaches.  

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DEAR TKB: “I am getting married in just over a week and am in desperate need of guidance!” | Also, Candy Shop Photo Booths = My New Favorite Photo Booths!

DEAR TKB: “I am getting married in just over a week and am in desperate need of guidance!” | Also, Candy Shop Photo Booths = My New Favorite Photo Booths!

Can you guess where they are?  I can’t keep a secret they’re in a candy shop photo booth! Happy Thursday evenin’, honey bunnies!  Ok SO.  I’ve switched things up today, because we received an urgent question from a reader who needs help (if you couldn’t tell by the title of this post), and I definitely [...]

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BUNTING ‘N’ SWAGGER DIY WEDDING + DEAR TKB: “I’m Having a DIY Wedding and I Feel Like DIY Crying…” | Plus, Bambino Part Deux: Return of the FACE.

BUNTING ‘N’ SWAGGER DIY WEDDING + DEAR TKB: “I’m Having a DIY Wedding and I Feel Like DIY Crying…” | Plus, Bambino Part Deux: Return of the FACE.

check it out.  check out that swagger up top.  almost as much swagger as this duck has.   not as much; almost. FYI, I love this wedding, and I really think you’re gonna love it, too.  For starters, it’s not the typical wedding I drop onto the internet’s face.  It’s full of peacock feathers, button [...]

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DEAR TKB: “He Wants to Invite His Ex-Girlfriend to Our Wedding.” | Plus, three of my FAVE things to use in a shoot.

DEAR TKB: “He Wants to Invite His Ex-Girlfriend to Our Wedding.” | Plus, three of my FAVE things to use in a shoot.

two of my fave things are in these photos, but can you guess what the third is?  it’s not revealed up there… Hey lovies!  Three – count ‘em, three! – photographer friends recently asked me to make sure I include some Bambino in their features, so I’m telling you, if you’ve been suffering without your [...]

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WEDDING PLANNING IS THE BEST AND THE WORST | It’s all in the details on the outside… but, hopefully, we all know what it’s *really* about… right?

WEDDING PLANNING IS THE BEST AND THE WORST | It’s all in the details on the outside… but, hopefully, we all know what it’s *really* about… right?

Happiest of happy afternoons, dear friends!  How you doin’, eh?  You doin’ aight?  I hope so, I do.  Would you like a massage?  Yes?  Me too, get in line. Listen, I’m moderately psyched right now because it’s turning out

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‘DESSERT FIRST’ TWILIGHT GARDEN WEDDING + DEAR TKB: “I think my sister’s making a mistake. Should I tell her?” | Photography by Serendipity Studios

‘DESSERT FIRST’ TWILIGHT GARDEN WEDDING + DEAR TKB: “I think my sister’s making a mistake. Should I tell her?” | Photography by Serendipity Studios

Whew!  Happy Monday afternoon, my friends my buddies.  I’m relieved to report that the hurricane’s over, and we made it out alive.  Thank you ALL for your incredibly kind well-wishes and concern!  I’ll tell you, there were some light breezes that, for a moment there at the height of the storm, we thought *for sure* [...]

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PINTEREST, BEST CAKE EVER & PHOTO CREDITING | Editor’s Notes + Bambino, The Credit Mascot | Also, I can no longer say, “I’ve never seen a porn star in Vera Wang.”

PINTEREST, BEST CAKE EVER & PHOTO CREDITING | Editor’s Notes + Bambino, The Credit Mascot | Also, I can no longer say, “I’ve never seen a porn star in Vera Wang.”

FYI, ↑ these cakes ↑ have got me by the balls. First things first – happy weekend, folks!  An early Saturday morning post is happening right now.  Yes, literally.  It’s like midnight.  This is happening, in part, because I feel like communicating with you all before we inevitably lose power this weekend, but mostly because [...]

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DEAR TKB: “We’re planning our wedding, so I have a lot of pictures of my body in my near future… should I hide it or embrace it?”

DEAR TKB: “We’re planning our wedding, so I have a lot of pictures of my body in my near future… should I hide it or embrace it?”

Happy Monday afternoon, everybody!  There’s a reader out there who needs a little advice regarding her body.  But I think this question could stand to be heard by all of us. Question from a reader: “I’m in a little situation for which I have only myself to blame, but I’m hoping you can give me [...]

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REAL WEDDING ISSUES | Part II | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

REAL WEDDING ISSUES | Part II | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

ATTN MY FAMILY: Kindly refrain from reading the first paragraph of this post IF YOU WANT TO LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW. Hey lovies.  Top o’ the afternoon to ya!  Hope you guys are having a happy/productive/loving/profitable Thursday thus far.  Mostly hoping it’s happy.  I’m doing pretty well myself, despite the disturbing/frustrating fact that it’s become [...]

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REAL WEDDING + THE ‘CHILDREN AT WEDDINGS’ ARGUMENT | A simple, chic affair at Watercolor Resort in Santa Rosa Beach, plus… the ultimate question.

REAL WEDDING + THE ‘CHILDREN AT WEDDINGS’ ARGUMENT | A simple, chic affair at Watercolor Resort in Santa Rosa Beach, plus… the ultimate question.

Happy lazy afternoon, darlings!  Well, actually, lazy hardly defines today, as I’ve been teaching my inbox a lesson for the entire morning and into the afternoon today so I’m in pretty high spirits at the moment… thank you, Pandora, for THAT.  Aright, let’s get moving – weddings and puppies, here we go… ;) Ok so [...]

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REAL WEDDING ISSUES | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

REAL WEDDING ISSUES | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

Happy Wednesday, darlings.  Today’s post is a little different from most, and I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts and reactions to what we’re doing today.  Because today, a gorgeous, smart, super real, super talented, and above all exceedingly cool and kind young lady is telling her story on TKB… and it’s kind of a [...]

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BOUQUETS AND DO-OVERS | Stressing out about your wedding day? SHHH. Stop it. Not worth it. Here’s why.

BOUQUETS AND DO-OVERS | Stressing out about your wedding day? SHHH. Stop it. Not worth it. Here’s why.

This process is pretty addictive, right?  Sunshine and lollipops and moonbeams and everything.  Correct?  That how wedding planning is going for you? I mean, of course, yes, wedding planning and all that goes with it can get a teensy weensy little bit overwhelming and hectic at times, I guess.  Wellllll maybe it’s more like

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CANDY-COATED LOVE SHOOT | Why not match your fashion, decor and surroundings to your “couple personality?” I say DO IT | by Simply Bloom Photography

CANDY-COATED LOVE SHOOT | Why not match your fashion, decor and surroundings to your “couple personality?” I say DO IT | by Simply Bloom Photography

Real Housewives of New Jersey attacked my eyes again last night.  Please, someone teach me how to resist, without canceling our Bravo feed entirely. In other news, you guys are gonna get *real quick* why I love this engagement shoot.  It should be rather apparent

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LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | From cubicle neighbors to wedding favors… for this couple, it worked out brilliantly. But what do YOU think of romance at the office?

LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | From cubicle neighbors to wedding favors… for this couple, it worked out brilliantly. But what do YOU think of romance at the office?

Today’s engagement session is not just beautiful… it’s kind of important.  For two reasons.  One of those reasons has to do with photography (obvs.), the other has to do with romance at the office. 

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