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A Marriage Proposal Out Of Pushpins!

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Here's one we've never heard before: Groom-to-be James Jaramillo proposed to his girlfriend of three years, Anne Mudlaff, by creating a custom piece of art resembling her face -- made entirely out of pushpins! According to the video, he used 16,500 push pins to create the masterpiece and it took him a whopping 64 hours... read more

10 Things No One Tells You About Getting Engaged

No matter how long you and your fiance dated or how many times you've been a bridesmaid in your friends' weddings, there are some truths you just don't find out about until you get engaged. 1. You'll have a big zit on your chin the day he proposes. Okay, maybe you won't (or didn't). But the... read more

Proposals Caught On Camera!

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One proposal trend we're seeing everywhere is hiring a photographer to catch the big moment. Call them proposal paparazzi photographers if you will -- either way, they make for seriously tear-jerking photos. I want to see your proposals too! Tweet them at me @samroberts456 Want to see more? (You know you do!) >... read more

My Mountaintop Proposal Story (Fashionista Bride)

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It all started on Thursday when I was at work my boss came into my office and told me he had a crazy idea for one of our donor functions (I am a fundraiser and we are always thinking of creative things we can do for our donors). He told me that he had set... read more

The Honeymoon Period of Our Engagement (A Groom With A View)

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A few days after we’d told everyone we were engaged, we learned we hadn’t actually told everyone we were engaged. One of Evin’s cousins and two of my oldest friends found out via Facebook which left us scrambling. Ugh! This transgression necessitated several crow-eating phone calls, a lot of apologies, and a wee bit... read more

Do the Carlton Dance! Alfonso Ribeiro is Engaged

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Best known as the straight-laced, Ivy League-obsessed prep Carlton on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Alfonso Ribeiro is now engaged to his girlfriend, Angela Unkrich. Ribeiro reported the news on Twitter: "Hey everybody. I got engaged tonight to @angiesue224. Greatest day of my life." Based on their tweets and photos, it looks like the pair... read more

4 Reasons Seeing The Five Year Engagement Might Actually Improve Your Engagement

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Full disclosure: I got the chance to catch The Five Year Engagement early a few weeks ago (the movie hits theaters this Friday) and was lucky enough to chat with stars Emily Blunt, who plays the movie's bride-to-be, and Alison Brie, who plays her sister, as well as costume designer Leesa Evans. But even if... read more
Accept that you might not actually be able to press pause on the compulsive wedding chatter. Hey, you're excited, and that's cool! But expecting one or two people to listen to all of it? Too much. Share the love. Spread the obsessing out over a wider circle of friends (that's what cubemates are for, right?) and space it out, so you can spare them all, including your fiance, from bride (that would be you) burnout.
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