Author Archives: Ally

About Ally

What started as a joke at a White Castle and a prank on a friend, ended with a box of cupcakes with an engagement ring in it. This is the story of our not-so-traditional wedding.

Dolly Couture

So I found a new possibility for a wedding dress: The Beverlywood.  I found it on a site called Dolly Couture, which specializes in short, vintage-inspired dresses.  It gives me that Mad Men-y feel, which I think matches the bridesmaids’ … Continue reading

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Caterer–done and done. Finally.

I had no idea what a heart of palm was until last night.  Well, as it turns out, it is one of the most delicious additions to a salad ever invented.  (Or grown, I suppose.)  And if you come to … Continue reading

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Good things come to those who wait.

Well, the wedding gods must have been reading my blog of late with all its financial woes and complaints, because things have taken a turn for the better: I just found out that Mike and I won that photography contest … Continue reading

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On Sacrifices.

**WARNING: This post is not to make me sound like a rich snob or a pitiful soul.  It just is what it is. So, the other day — Friday, to be exact — Mike and I were invited into New … Continue reading

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A sample Galapagos wedding.

When Mike and I first went to Galapagos to check out the space for our reception, one of the first things they said to us was that they would soon be featured in an issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.  Although … Continue reading

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Money is truly the root of all evil.

Much time has elapsed since Mike and I have done anything significant in terms of wedding planning.  But, yesterday we met with a caterer — the first one we actually deemed worthy enough to meet in person — and it … Continue reading

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A little wedding humor…

My friend Amruta shared this with me. I can only hope I’m lucky enough to capture such photography gold on my wedding day… View >> Select 2008-2009 winners from the Wedding Photo Journalist Association’s photo contest.

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