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My daughter and I found a dress for her to wear the wedding.  It is pink and as a compromise I have agreed that she can wear these shoes. Awesome right?

 
 
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This weekend I recieved the reverse proposal...For those of you who don't know what that is let me explain..So, I proposed to my fiance Peter 2 months ago and presented him with a ring.  On Saturday he proposed to me (on bended knee with champagne!) and presented me with this stunning engagement ring.  Yes, I am a child of the 80's and yes, I was caught up in the whole Lady Diana saga so this really is the perfect princess ring for me.  I am a lucky girl :-)

 
 
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So, who knew that things that you sit on to eat dinner could become such a bone of contention when organising a small, SIMPLE, family wedding?? OMG, I knew we should have eloped to Vegas...So, to my mind a simple but elegant wedding requires simple but elegant chairs like the ones picured left (sans bow, I am too old for bows on chairs) right???  No, my lovely father has decreed that we shall have white, wait for it....PLASTIC chairs!  On a day that could potentially be 35 degrees in the shade.  Sob. 

Happily everyone seems to have come to their senses and whilst I won't call it the perfect compromise, we have ended

 
 
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So, last night I had to go buy a strapless bra for my first wedding dress fitting on Saturday and it turns out I have back fat!! When did this happen?  I thought my back was the only non-fat part of my body! I hate getting old.

It looks like running is not enough gosh-darn-it so now I have to try and fit back fat crunching exercises into my week.  For those also afflicted these consist of:
1. Pull ups - Pull yourself up on a bar with your arms - yeah right!
2. Push up - position row - Push ups on wieghts! I am flat out doing regular push ups
3. Superwoman - this just looks strange but will give it a go..
4. Lat pulldowns - I just cancelled my gym membership, what else can I 'pull down'?

Seriously now,  I commit to doing these exercises (or variations of) twice a week for the next 11 weeks.  Sigh

 
 
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OMG! Just scored the last pair of these PERFECT Kate Spade pumps in Lime ON SALE!! Thank you wedding shoe fairy...I LOVE YOU!!

Wedding shoes - CHECK!

 
 
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So, I have chosen the fabric for my dress, hit my parents up to use their house for the reception and picked a date...what else is there to do??

 

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    Hopeless romantic as verified by my willingness to go through this wedding malarchy again..Pink and Lime Green should always be seen...

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