Category Archives: challenges

Second Hand Rose

Buying a wedding dress can be scary especially when faced with a price tag of $1000 plus. But if you are a cagey shopper you can find bargains out there like at Brides for a Cause. My next bride managed … Continue reading

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Waiting and Waiting and Waiting

Hello Readers, Mrs Mole said I could introduce myself; I’m a Maggie Sottero dress and back in 2013, I was featured as a tribute to the British TV series Downton Abbey. I was stunning, heavy, drapey and going to be … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Here I Come!

This dress came delivered and packed in a small pink shoe box. It cost $179 from Lulu’s. But my real life bride did not like the thick shoulder straps so they will be removed and replaced with ivory nylon rattail … Continue reading

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A Favorite Bride

Once in a while you get a bride who is polite and on time for appointments and it makes such a difference to how you feel…well, it makes a helluva difference to me anyway. Then, when the day comes for … Continue reading

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Mother of the Bride

Sometimes mothers work too hard at searching for the perfect navy blue dress to comply with their daughter’s wishes. They will drive over 5 hours north or south and troll through racks at Nordstrom and Macy’s to find a dress … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved

Do you remember the post that had the Oriental/Asian looking garments? Well, Claire responded with this: Hi Mrs Mole! The Chinese wedding outfits you have here are called Qun Kua or just Kua, they are traditionally worn by the bride … Continue reading

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Still Winter

Mother Nature has given us a little break from the snow and wind but the hummingbird feeders are still frozen every morning so let’s get started on some warming soup. Remember the butternut squash from last summer? This is the … Continue reading

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