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642 Things to Write About Challenge: Week 18

“You can only keep one memory from your entire life.  What will it be?” When I proposed this topic to Jay as an option to write about back during Week 7, he said, “Oh, that’s a heavy one.”  I didn’t think so.  While there are several memories that I would be devastated to lose, to […]

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Be My Husband and I’ll Be Your Wife

I cannot believe that it’s been two years since my wedding day.  So much has happened since April 29, 2011 and yet, it’s only been two years, so it’s technically only the beginning.  We’ve had the good and bad, the ups and downs.  We’ve had promotions and back-to-school and new jobs and family members with […]

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It’s my Facebook & I’ll use whatever picture I want to…

To Person Who Wrote This PostSecret, Do you keep the most recent picture of yourself as your Facebook profile picture or do you keep the most flattering picture of you up?  It really bugs me when people act pretentious about what pictures people use as their profile pictures on Facebook.  Who gives a shit if […]

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8 months later…

…I am FINALLY done with the last of our wedding thank you cards! Yayyy!  Now onto Christmas thank you cards, haha.  Hope everyone had a great holiday!  I‘m working will start on my yearly year-in-review blog post for New Years Eve, probably after work tomorrow.  I always enjoy recapping the best times of the year.  […]

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go ahead and roll your eyes at me.

Not only did I notice what the latest iPhone software is, but naturally I had to be super lamo and screen cap it to share.  #NeedsALife Tweet

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Our Wedding Ceremony!

Thank you very, very much to Rob for stepping up last minute and filming our wedding ceremony.  Here is the full mass, from start to finish. The mass was at St. Anthony’s of Padua in Rocky Point, NY. The readers were Jay’s Aunt Tammy (Old Testament), my Grandpa (New Testament – Corinthians reading), and my […]

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Legally CHG, yo

Jay & I got a pleasant surprise last night when we got home from Mexico to find that our official State of New York Marriage License had arrived already!  I brought it down to the Social Security Administration office this morning and changed my name officially!  Instead of “Colleen H. McAllister,” I am now legally […]

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Honeymoon during el Cinco de Mayo

We are having a great time and since we are on a resort geared towards Americans, lunch and dinner was dedicated to el 5 de Mayo celebrations.  Here’s some video updates: and Tweet

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Honeymoonin’

Greetings from Day 4 in Riviera Maya, Mexico!  Today, we are going to visit the Mayan Ruins of Chichén Itzá.  Even though they’re giving us “breakfast” on the tour bus, Jay went downstairs to get some bacon from the buffet lol.  All the sugary drinks we’ve had the past 3 days has given me a […]

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We did it!

Well, we did it!  The wedding went off without a hitch.  Jay even said “I do” too early because we were so excited hehe.  This is a short post because I’m exhausted and we’re getting up at 5:30am to make sure we get to JFK with plenty of time to go to Mexico.  I may […]

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