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W Is For Wedding Dress

I must be the only person on earth who did not have a wagon as a kid.
Every one I knew had one, ironically red Little Flyer wagons were all the rage, but I didn't have one.
I made sure to buy a wagon for my kids. Fisher Price made awesome wagons with benches, so that's what I went with for them.
But I am not going to babble for a whole post about this, no, I have something nearer and dearer to my heart to share with you all.
"The hubby" and I are not actually married. We're only common-law for now. After 13 years, we're married in the government's eyes, our families eyes, and probably God too.
When my dad passed, my mom wanted to get my wedding dress, since my dad would no longer be there. It was the single most wonderful thing anyone has done for me.
I have what I call and Audrey-Hepburn-sense-of-style. The dress is very reminiscent of that era and reminds me very much of Audrey Hepburn. When I saw it, I knew I had to have it.
Thankfully, July of 2015, I finally get to wear it!!!! (Permitted things stay on plan. We have family in Texas we want here as well as family in other parts of our province, so coinciding every one's schedules may be an issue.)
I've had the dress a few years now, and still feel the same way every time I pull it out to look at it. I just know it's the dress.
Recently, I found the piece I will wear in my hair. It matches my dress perfectly.
People who know me, know what a princess I am. I was going to get a tiara to wear on the big day. Then I saw this headband and had that same "just know it" feeling.
Now it won't matter where we do the ceremony, which is still up in the air. He wants to do it on the harbor boat, I want outdoors... maybe even my mother-in-laws yard.... so we'll see what happens. Just be sure it will happen. Eventually.

For those who are married, how long did it take you to tie the knot? For those engaged, what type of wedding will you have??

Alphabe Thursdays



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  1. LOVELY! I hope all the details fall into place perfectly for you!

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  2. Congrats Freda, that is a beautiful dress :)

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  3. Lovely,Freda! That is a beautiful dress. Can't wait for more updates :) I am with husband for 8 years but just got married this year in Hong Kong and still planning to do it properly with our family next year in England.

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  4. I love the line that the hubby and I are not married! Congrats! Beautiful dress.... it took me quite a while and enough drama to write a book about before I tied the knot :)

    When I did marry, we had a planned elopement on the beach in Aruba

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    1. Sounds like my kind of wedding... I could do just us & the JP.... easy! :-)

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  5. Beautiful gown and lovely post for W ~ thanks for visiting ~ c (A Creative Harbor)

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  6. I am a fan of Audrey too, always have been and always will. I played so many of her movies throughout my daughter's childhood that she too is a fan as well. My current, and (second husband) and I lived together, unmarried for six years, dated almost two before that, and once we married, a year and 7 months later we had our first child! My first husband, we met on October 29th and married in December, of that same year. We had a baby boy three years later (he was born on the day the 29th of October) and that marriage lasted only four years. Making sure it's right, is so very important!

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  7. Beautiful dress -- and very Audrey! Congrats on setting a date!

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  8. What a sweet post for the letter W. Wherever you have it, I'm sure it will be perfect with the time and care going into the plans.

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  9. Are you sure you really want get married?

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  10. I bet it will look gorgeous on you! I can't wait to see pictures. Hubby and I got married after 2 years together, and have been married for 11 years and counting.

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  11. gorgeous dress ... I love that you and Vince will officially tie the knot; congrats

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  12. I'm incredibly happy for you!! What a neat way to mark a lifetime of commitment and love!

    Perhaps you should get a wagon for the event?

    Wouldn't that be a fun wedding gift?

    Thanks for the wonderful link to the letter "W".

    A++++++

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