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Posts Tagged ‘Weddings’

Getting Married At Other Peoples’ Weddings

Well, not exactly. But, being at other peoples’ weddings certainly makes me think about my own wedding. And June, July and definitely August are shaping up to be very busy nuptial seasons. This August, my best friend and my sister are getting married within two weeks of each other, and I am in both weddings.…

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Mollie Poppins

Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer Native Detroiter Mollie Yarsike takes care of the kids so parents can enjoy the party. I can’t believe this didn’t exist before,” is the most common reaction to Mollie Yarsike’s two-and-a-half-year-old business venture. It makes sense considering the idea of having childcare at a wedding or other adult-focused event seems like…

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Brides Bedecked

New local boutiques, businesses and brands you may not know — but should.

When Leah Tolwin wed her husband, Rabbi Alon Tolwin, there was just one thing she wasn’t thrilled about.

“I didn’t love my dress, and no one told me it didn’t look good on me,” she says.

So eight years ago, Tolwin decided to put her education in marketing and sales and social work to the best combined use she could think of to benefit her community and her Jewish ideals.

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On Bended Knee

Everybody loves a great love story. Many of us grew up dreaming of the romantic scenario that would play out when we got engaged. With Valentine’s Day upon us, here are just a few of our very own local love stories:

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Escape! It’s a long ride to get away from it all.

It was a glorious wedding — the stuff dreams are made of.

And after six months of planning a wedding and one week of parties, dinners and get-togethers with family and friends before the big day, the bride and I wanted a weeklong incommunicado honeymoon.

Canada seemed the logical choice. Quiet, simple, plenty of places to get lost — and enough extra roaming charges on our cell phones to convince us to turn them off.
We were sitting on a bench outside the Festival Theatre waiting to see 42nd Street when I realized our “get-away” honeymoon hadn’t gotten away enough.

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