First year of marriage for an independent woman
What’s it like for an independent woman who gets married? I just did it. Got married last year at age 40 (yes, for the first time). Over my lifetime, I’ve had 3 proposals, two engagements. One made it down the aisle. So after year one of nuptials, I’ve got plenty of lessons learned to share…
Episode 5: Why I chose an alias for my last name
Getting married at 40 posed many new challenges (and opportunities!): one of them being what to do with my new last name. I wanted to take the surname of my husband, but I also wanted to be mindful of my own brand that I’ve built over these first four decades of my life – as…
Bridal Consignment: How Much Money Do You Really Get Back For Your Wedding Gown?
Put my wedding gown in a #bridalconsignment shop and this was what I got back for it. Eh. It’s just a fraction of the cost, which is neither here nor there at the end of the day. How do I feel about it? I’m ok. My thoughts on #weddinggowns: 1) I knew I would never…
Episode 4: What to do when you can’t do a honeymoon?: A Minimoon!
Weddings are expensive and not everyone can afford the time and immediate extra expense of a full-blown honeymoon. But you also want to get away with your new honey, right? Here’s the new honeymoon alternative to try!