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Bridechilla: On Having Some Work Done

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Thus far I have failed to provide you with any great stories about the experience that was Our Big Fat Lovely Wedding. And this is a damn disgrace, because it was filled with adventures and characters galore.

Let me start with some thoughts on the pre-wedding beauty routine.

Brides are supposed to be beauteous. This is a given. The media tells us so. If you think you can just show up all chubby and pimply-faced for THE MOST IMPORTANT DAY OF YOUR LIFE, you better think again, little miss. Because as soon as that shiny ring from your betrothed is on your finger, people are going to start asking you questions.

Top question:
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Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Program

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Welcome to the new site!

Get cozy, look around, feel free to put your feet on the coffee table (I know it’s bad manners, but mine was only $25 at IKEA so I always do it anyway). It’s not terribly different from the Mistress of the Motor Pool website, so hopefully you won’t get lost. I’m still settling in, so if you see any bugs let me know. If they’re cute, anthropomorphic bugs I’ll befriend them and turn them into a mascot or license them to Pixar. Otherwise I’ll squash them. Or call an exterminator.

The main change you’ll notice is the blog’s name. I haven’t worked directly in a motor pool in a while now, so I felt the title had become somewhat misleading. My brigade technically still has a mistress of the motor pool, but she is tall, slender, and quite athletic, so we have somehow never been mistaken for one another. (I don’t understand it either.) Also I changed my name so my blog had to also. For solidarity’s sake. Continue reading

Three Wedding Lies (as told by Disney)

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I have fallen short on my promise to provide updates (as sort-of-kind-of promised here) concerning wedding planning this year, but life has been pretty hectic. Doing most of it myself, however, has taught me a thing or two about the wedding industry, confirming most of my suspicions about the racket they’ve got going. One thing I hadn’t thought about recently, though, were all the ridiculous things Disney sneakily slipped into their wedding scenes in their classic cartoons. Well I’m onto you now, Disney, Continue reading