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My Beautiful BrideBox Wedding Album by Carina Mead

The process of creating our wedding album was a breeze. We chose the Marina album and couldn’t be happier with the design process and outcome. BrideBox uses their own software to make the design process as easy as possible. After going through hundreds upon hundreds of photos trying to figure...

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Our Fairytale Wedding Day by Carina Mead

Our wedding day was magical, adventurous, beautiful and sweet. The weather was perfectly clear and sunny. It was truly a perfect summer day. We chose to get married at a favorite location near our home, called GROWISER (short for Grande Ronde Overlook Wildflower Institute Serving Ecological Restoration). It was while...

wedding day expectations

On Not Rising to People’s Expectations by Carina Mead

Weddings bring out funny things in people. Those of you who have already informed your family that you are engaged have likely heard your mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, sister, friends, etc. all throw tons of advice at you, under the apparent assumption that you want a wedding just like theirs,...

wedding day adventures

Letting Your Wedding Day Be An Adventure by Carina Mead

Even if you haven’t planned a destination wedding in Costa Rica or atop a mountain, your wedding day can still be an adventure like no other. There is much to be said about rolling with the punches, so to speak. Will everything go according to plan on your wedding day? Certainly...

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On Trust and Worry by Carina Mead

As I approach my wedding day, I find myself with far too many things to do and not enough time to do them. Curiously, I find myself simultaneously surrounded by comments of “You’re so calm. How are you not freaking out right now? When do you think the stress is...

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Finding The Perfect Wedding Dress by Carina Mead

I have never been one to follow the status quo. I have chosen what one could deem an “alternative route” in my education, my career, and virtually every other aspect of my life. Wedding planning has been no different. Long before I ever began planning my wedding, I rejected the...

Carina and Ashley engaged

How I Met My Fiance by Carina Mead

My fiance Ashley and I met in January of 2009. I was at my best friend Sarah’s apartment. We had a few friends over for drinks and I, to be completely honest, was sort of on the prowl. The apartment next door was also having a party, albeit with about...

Introducing Our BrideBox Blogging Brides

Introducing Our BrideBox Blogging Brides

Here at BrideBox, our number one priority is you – the brides! We love hearing about all of your beautiful love stories and your perfect day, so we thought it would be fun to feature some of you on our blog so that our readers can get to know one...