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Apr13

How to Respond to Dumb Things People Say to You When Pregnant

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Dear Amy- Ugh- why is it that most people feel a need to comment on how you look when you are pregnant? I remember this with my first but it seems to be happening all the time with my second. My belly is big- I am due in late May and am measuring right on […]

Nov28
What to Wear: Fancy Restaurant Openings

What to Wear: Fancy Restaurant Openings

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Amy (do you mind if I call you Amy?), HELP! I don’t know if the following question is Smackdown worthy, but if anyone could help me, it’d be you. Because you are wise and wonderful. And have probably been to this sort of thing before. Ahem. My husband and I have been invited to the […]

Oct30
Smack Me Down: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trick-or-Treating

Smack Me Down: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trick-or-Treating

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I’m breaking format this morning because…da da da DAAA…I’m an idiot who is having trick-or-treating anxiety. Yes. Trick-or-treating anxiety. My life is…really very sad. A recap of my life, pre-pathetic-ness: We lived in the city, in a building that did not get trick-or-treaters. We never even bothered to buy candy. We never took Noah out, […]

Oct01

Couture, Cash & the Canceled Wedding

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Amy! Please, I need help. My fiance and I just called off our wedding–not the getting married part, the wedding part. We’re going down to the courthouse with our parents and then going to dinner instead. We just can’t go through with all of that big wedding stuff–we cut it down as far as we […]

Sep21
Beauty Mythbusters: Wearing White After Labor Day

Beauty Mythbusters: Wearing White After Labor Day

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Hola Amalah! I’m a fairly new reader of your blogs, but that hasn’t stopped me from giving you my full attention and devotion. As such, I need some advice on the long standing “white after Labor Day” rule… and fast! My bridal shower is coming up in 2 weeks (Sept 30th), and I bought a […]

Jul06

Are Tattoos a Wedding Taboo?

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(I feel the need to confess that today’s column is being written in our basement, which is currently the only area of the house that’s NOT undergoing renovations and does not have plastic draped floor to ceiling. This would be okay, except that we never purchased any seating for down here, save for a large […]

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