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What the movies just don’t tell you about wedding planning

By Adriane | March 16, 2017 | Comments Off on What the movies just don’t tell you about wedding planning

When I was a little girl, I played “wedding” with my stuffed animals on a regular basis. I was never blessed with the opportunity to be a flower girl, so my impression of a wedding was based solely on what I had seen on television. The Disney Channel was always on in the background of…

Where to seat the divorced at your reception

By Adriane | April 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Where to seat the divorced at your reception

When planning your own wedding, it’s hard not to be reminded that the marriages of others sometimes just don’t work out. Unless you’re really superstitious, there is no real reason to not invite your divorced friends and family members to your wedding. They are adults, they know why their marriage didn’t work, and should be capable to celebrating…

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"Niagara Part 2" – The Office (U.S.) – Season 6 Episode 5

By Adriane | March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on "Niagara Part 2" – The Office (U.S.) – Season 6 Episode 5

The wedding of Jim and Pam was one of the most anticipated moments in television history. Having spent six seasons as soulmates on separate paths, the world’s most perfect couple finally tied the knot at a chapel in Niagara Falls. Normally I try to review weddings that could happen in and around Chicago, but I…

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“Leslie and Ben” – Parks and Recreation – Season 5 Episode 14

By Adriane | March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on “Leslie and Ben” – Parks and Recreation – Season 5 Episode 14

Can we just admit that NBC really knows how to put a cute couple together and make the envy of all other couples? Jim and Pam, Liz and Criss, and Leslie and Ben. The spur of the moment wedding of Leslie, played by Amy Poehler, and Ben, played by Adam Scott, was supposed to take…

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"Phyllis’s Wedding" – The Office (U.S.) – Season 3 Episode 15

By Adriane | March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on "Phyllis’s Wedding" – The Office (U.S.) – Season 3 Episode 15

PAM – Phyllis ended up using the exact same invitations as Roy and me. So it was kind of like being invited to my own wedding. And I was like, wait… I thought I called that off. THE SCENES The couple was married in a church ceremony in the presence of a large wedding party and…

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"One Flew Out of the Cuckoo’s Nest Part 2" – The Golden Girls – Season 7 Episode 26

By Adriane | March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on "One Flew Out of the Cuckoo’s Nest Part 2" – The Golden Girls – Season 7 Episode 26

Given that I am a woman in my early thirties, I probably shouldn’t be this obsessed with the hit television show The Golden Girls. I can legitimately relate to each one of the women on the show. I can go on long, drawn out stories about weddings and my life in central Illinois, much like Rose (“One…

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