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Author Archives: The Wedding Fairygodmother

Mother’s Day Wedding Story!

So, today is Mother’s Day. Today’s bride, Lisa, tells me that a couple of years ago she worried about what her sons thought of Scott. They were all in the kitchen and she said, “I don’t think I’m going to call him anymore.” She turned around and both boys had stopped what they were doing. […]

Poached Eggs

Confessions of an Innkeeper: I’ve had my B&B since 1998, I’m 58 years old, and today I poached an egg for the first time in my life. I’m astonished how fast, how simple, how easy – and why in the world have I been so intimidated by this??!? Nevermore! Break an egg (cold & fresh) […]

Wine Tasting at Frankie’s Italian Trattoria

The Ca’ Viola Barbera d’Alba… It stole my heart.

October’s Bright Blue Weather deserves a mention, today!

October’s Bright Blue Weather by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) O SUNS and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather; When loud the bumble-bee makes haste, Belated, thriftless vagrant, And Golden-Rod is dying fast, And lanes with grapes are fragrant; When Gentians roll […]

Poison Ivy and Serendipities

Ok, I’ll admit it: I’m askeered o’ poison ivy.  It hasn’t ever attacked me before.  I’m one of those people blessed to start out in life immune.  Didn’t even know what it looked like when I first got to the mountains, until I was weeding one day and a neighbor cried out, “What are you […]

What’s your Travel Personality?

I wondered if maybe there were also four corresponding travel personalities…

Fairygodmother Superpowers

In addition to all that wedding fairygodmother magic….  Now that I’m over 50, I have developed a super-power:invisibility!! Put me on a beach, any beach, where there are 20-something women in bikinis and I disappear. My life rocks.

A Celtic Handfasting

A handfasting is an ancient Celtic custom, which allowed a couple to make a marital commitment to each other, for a year-and-a-day.

Open Letter to a Wonderful Bride

‘I take thee [BRIDE]’

The heck with the red hat; gimme the yoga pants

I will go all week without cooking one egg.

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