DIY: Striped / Chevron Coasters | By DIY Bloggista Allison!

DIY: Striped / Chevron Coasters | By DIY Bloggista Allison!

Hey lovers!  Alison here (obviously).  So it’s Thursday, and I’m pretttttyyy, prettttttyyy excited (and overwhelmed) for two reasons… reason number one is that I’m heading out on the road for what should be a really fun press trip in Cape May today with some fellow bloggers and I literally justfinishedpackingthissecond.  Typical me.  Anyway I’m excited [...]

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DEAR TKB: “How do I break this news to my mother.” | Also: a French Bulldog’s Top 4 Fave Summer Activities

DEAR TKB: “How do I break this news to my mother.” | Also: a French Bulldog’s Top 4 Fave Summer Activities

Shark Week means emotional posts.  Please just deal with it ok. It’s the latter half of Tuesday, on this super balmy day in nyc, Memorial Day weekend is over (I know, sorry), and I have a HULK SMASH of a Dear TKB to share with you.  

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‘ALISON LOVES’ SPOTLIGHT: Honeymoon Pixie = My New Favorite Registry Idea, HANDS DOWN.

‘ALISON LOVES’ SPOTLIGHT: Honeymoon Pixie = My New Favorite Registry Idea, HANDS DOWN.

Ummmm.  This thing I’m about to blog about below, is sort of exactly the kind of thing the wedding world needs.  In my humble opinion. Well here, lemme ask YOU:

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PROJECT ~ DIY Fabric Coasters in Metallic Gold! Plus: Mom, You Just Made a HUGE Mistake. Oh and Bambino.

PROJECT ~ DIY Fabric Coasters in Metallic Gold! Plus: Mom, You Just Made a HUGE Mistake. Oh and Bambino.

Hi everybody!  Alison here.  It’s the latter half of Tuesday — that’s elitist for ‘Tues. evening’ — and I just got off the phone with mi madre… who has informed me that she knows what it is I go through season after season, “recapping that Bachelor show” and so she wants me to know that [...]

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Do You Like the ‘Facebook’ Gown? Plus, Jessica’s Fave Mantilla Veils, Juliet Caps and Bridal Head-Gear!

Do You Like the ‘Facebook’ Gown? Plus, Jessica’s Fave Mantilla Veils, Juliet Caps and Bridal Head-Gear!

Happy Monday afternoon, babyloves!  Ok, before I share Jessica’s furious search for the perfect thingie to wear on her head when she gets married, I simply HAVE to touch on the wedding of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his longtime love, the gorgeous Dr. Priscilla Chan.  They wed on May 19th in a private backyard ceremony [...]

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DEAR TKB: Is it wrong that I want to have sex… THERE? Plus: Am I Alone in This? Another Weird Thing I Do…

DEAR TKB: Is it wrong that I want to have sex… THERE? Plus: Am I Alone in This? Another Weird Thing I Do…

Me on the subway, whenever I listen to music… EARBUDS OUT: Feeling fine, breathing normal.  Confident. EARBUDS IN: 

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DIY Drink Stirs by DIY Bloggista Andrea, My Fave Mini Flag, Bunting and Pennant Stickers, And Bambino.

DIY Drink Stirs by DIY Bloggista Andrea, My Fave Mini Flag, Bunting and Pennant Stickers, And Bambino.

Happy Tuesday afterneeeevening, peeps!  By the way, is it “drink stirs” or “drink stirrers?”  Anyway, good news: one of our lovely DIY contributors Andrea

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GIRL TALK: I Have a Secret Single Behavior. | By Knotty Bloggista Cassie, Survival Guide Bride

GIRL TALK: I Have a Secret Single Behavior. | By Knotty Bloggista Cassie, Survival Guide Bride

Hey lovers.  Happy Monday afternoon.  I hope you all had lovely/relatively enjoyable/tolerable weekends over the holiday, puppy and kitty parents included!  Anybody get married this weekend?  I brought Bambino to visit his grandma (and by association, grandpa) in the country, and I don’t know which one of them enjoyed it more:  

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My Top 5 Fave Relationship Tips, My Top 13 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts, and Why That TIME Magazine Attachment Parenting/Breastfeeding Cover Is Such a Drag.

My Top 5 Fave Relationship Tips, My Top 13 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts, and Why That TIME Magazine Attachment Parenting/Breastfeeding Cover Is Such a Drag.

Happy Saturday, folks!  This post was originally titled ‘That time I washed my hair with puppy shampoo and liked it’ but someone downstairs started practicing the theme to Star Wars on their picolo, so as you can imagine I got a little distracted by how Fifty Shades of Nerd that is and ended up meandering [...]

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PINTERESTING GIVEAWAY | 3 Will Win A Free *Custom Design* Inspired & Named After You, from Appy Couple!

PINTERESTING GIVEAWAY | 3 Will Win A Free *Custom Design* Inspired & Named After You, from Appy Couple!

Oh, hey, happy late Thursday!  Just wondering… do you want to be the inspiration for a wedding app that’s literally named after you?  Not just abstractly based on your style; I’m talking NAMED. AFTER. YOU.  … you’re listening?  Cool. Do you wanna win it by looking for pretty stuff on Pinterest (or creating an inspiration [...]

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I’m a bit of a snob when it comes to what I put in my mouth. ~ by Jessica, Real Bride

I’m a bit of a snob when it comes to what I put in my mouth. ~ by Jessica, Real Bride

So… food is kind of a big deal with me. I’ve been in the food biz for a little over 5 years now, doing everything from catering weddings to slinging soup at the farmer’s market. I’m a certifiable foodie and a bit of a snob when it comes to what I put in my mouth [...]

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On Happiness | Approximately 22 Ways to Help Happiness Thrive in Your Relationship.

On Happiness | Approximately 22 Ways to Help Happiness Thrive in Your Relationship.

Sometimes, and this may come as a shock if you don’t know the everyday Alison, but sometimes, I just don’t really feel all that inspired. In fact it took me all the way until evening – 11pm, east coast time – to feel good enough about what I had written to actually have it go [...]

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The 3 Reasons You Love Ryan Gosling, and the Dresses You Should Wear When You Get Saved By Him.

The 3 Reasons You Love Ryan Gosling, and the Dresses You Should Wear When You Get Saved By Him.

Oh, is it Friday already?  Wow.  Ok, first things first……. shout out to my pops, whose bday is today.  Happy Birthday, Dad.  I love you like a daughter. ;)  You really are the best. Ok, so this morning I saw something PRETTY FUTHER MUCKING INCREDIBLE.

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Create Your Own Chic Wedding App with Appy Couple + Free Code for TKB Readers!

Create Your Own Chic Wedding App with Appy Couple + Free Code for TKB Readers!

I had waaay too much fun putting that graphic together.  Sometimes I get carried away, you know me.  But that Bambino *ecofriendlyness badge of honor* up there?  I think I may I keep that one, for the future. So, random story — Honey and I were on the phone earlier because he needed to know [...]

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THE BIRD & THE BEAR | This Is How You Rock a Field Shoot, SON. | By Feather & Twine Photography

THE BIRD & THE BEAR | This Is How You Rock a Field Shoot, SON. | By Feather & Twine Photography

(little intro addendum before I get into it…) it happened.  Again.  I can hardly believe it.  In just over a year of living here, we’ve now had four couples break up on the sidewalk under our window sill.  I don’t know why this is happening, but I’m going to assume it has less to do [...]

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