Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Happy One

29 Jan

I ran across this post randomly, and thought I would repost it for others who might need a good chuckle on a Monday. 🙂

Ordinary Life Translated

The holiday season was especially sparkly for several of my family members and friends this year. At this moment, I know TEN couples who are engaged. This significantly exceeds the highest proposal rate during a 3 month period that I have ever witnessed…even at the height of  the wedding frenzy in my 20’s.

My 20’s were a decade represented by 1 bad marriage (my own), 2 beautiful children and about 57 weddings. I have nothing against weddings, but even when the phrase “always a bridesmaid, never a bride” doesn’t apply, you can only be the member of a bridal party about 12 times before you develop aversions (bordering on phobias) to isle runners, taffeta, buttercream frosting and rhinestones.  It becomes increasingly difficult to muster the excitement and exhilaration that each bride deserves from the members of her bridal party. (YES! Definitely go with THIS bakery! Their tiny white rosettes are WAY more delicate than the other 37 pictures of frosted roses you have shown me! They will be…

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