Five Ideas for Mothers and Brides

by Azure

Mother’s Day is Sunday and all this week we’ve been taking a light-hearted look at moms. If you have a mother, or a f-m-i-l and you’re planning a wedding, chances are there’s some tension. For a mom, the wedding of a child is a wonderful event, but it can also be bittersweet. This Mother’s Day, take a little time to look at your wedding from your mother’s perspective. Is she trying to be helpful, only to learn all her ideas are old fashioned? Does she feel dismissed in favor...

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Top Ten Mothers You Would Want at Your Wedding

by Azure

In honor of Mother's Day this Sunday we've been taking a light-hearted look at moms and weddings. Yesterday we looked at M-I-Ls from hell, so today we look at the top ten moms you'd want at your wedding! 10. Mrs. Brady, The Brady Bunch 9. Mrs. Partridge, The Partridge Family (especially if the band doesn’t show) 8. Mrs. Cleaver, Leave it to Beaver 7. Bree van de Kamp, Desperate Housewives (a little overbearing, but she’d fix up any catering or florist problems in a...

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Top Ten Mothers You Wouldn’t Want as Your Mother-in-Law

by Azure

In honor of Mother's Day, we present the Top Ten Women You Wouldn't Want as Your Mother-in-Law 10. Marie Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond 9. Peggy Bundy, Married with Children 8. Mrs. Bennett, Pride and Prejudice 7. Mrs. Vorhees, Friday the 13th 6. Mrs. Portnoy, Portnoy’s Complaint 5. Mrs. Iselin, The Manchurian Candidate (especially as played by Angela Lansburry in the original) 4. Lois Henrickson, Big Love 3. Joan Crawford, the original Mommie Dearest 2. Mrs....

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Mother-in-Law Trouble? Sometimes You Need to Vent!

by Azure

There’s no doubt about it, mothers-in-law have a bad reputation, and sometimes that reputation is deserved. Planning a wedding can bring out the worst in certain relationships so venting with strangers can be a needed release. If you need a place to vent, I’ve got two suggestions for you. The first, is obviously our forums. The Vents and Frustration forum is especially good for getting things off your chest and getting good advice on how to handle difficult situations. I also...

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Mother’s Day Present Idea for a Mother-of-the-Bride

by Azure

Happy Monday Savvy Scoopers! Last week we saw some fabulous shoes from Mary Norton, but I also really loved the purses in her bridal collection. I know we’ve seen some other posts on purses, but personally, I don’t see the need for the bride to carry a purse. Your groom has a pocket for your lipstick, and anything else you need can be tucked away in a little bag under your table. BUT, with Mother’s Day less than a week away, these gold purses really struck me as a great present...

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