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Why I Love My BrideBox Wedding Album by Nia McLean

There is one post-wedding realization that I think most brides can agree on: the wedding itself goes by soooooooooooooo fast. It’s crazy to believe that what has taken months to plan seems to be over in milliseconds.  That’s why it is so important to have get pictures taken and have...

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Mental Snapshots: Remembering My Wedding by Nia McLean

Sadly, this blog post is dedicated to my friend Ryan, whose fiancée died suddenly this morning. They just got engaged on Thanksgiving. When I was preparing for my wedding, many of the married people I knew told me to stay as present as possible because the actual event would go...

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Focusing on the Finish Line by Nia McLean

As I write this blog, I am running on fumes. My wedding is three days away and I feel like a walking-talking to-do list. This morning, I reluctantly emailed my professors to let them know that I am getting married this weekend and have a myriad of last-minute tasks to...

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More Than a Prerequisite by Nia McLean

As I wrote in my previous post, I find the processing of planning for my wedding to be extremely stressful (since that post, Sean and I found a coordinator to help). I’m not being dramatic when I say that it has contributed to a spike in my blood pressure. There...

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And So It Begins (The Search for the Dress) by Nia McLean

“You’re going to cry.” That was Jamelle’s prediction about how I would react to trying on wedding dresses for the first time. Jamelle and I have been friends since 8th grade, so she is well aware how sentimental and emotional I can get. Hearing her words in my head, I...

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How I Met My Future Husband by Nia McLean

My fiancée, Sean and I met online in January 2011. I had been skeptical about online dating, but became curious about it after two of my friends met their current spouses on a popular site. Initially, it was rough. I received a number of salacious inbox messages from strangers who...

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...