Wedding Update: A Castle and a Color Scheme

Hey guys! As you may know, depending on how long you’ve been reading here, Ken and I are getting married next summer. t’s been a little while since I wrote an update on our wedding, and a lot has changed since my last post! I thought it would be fun to bring you all into

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How I Made My Murder Mystery Board Game Bridesmaids Proposal

The internet has brought us a lot of great things, from laughing Chewbacca mask lady to the ability to connect to basically anyone in the world. It’s also given us some stupid things we didn’t ask for, especially for the Instagram/Pinterest/blogger crowd. It’s as though we collectively decided that there wasn’t enough pressure around weddings,

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How it Felt to Find My Wedding Dress

I went wedding dress shopping a few weeks ago. My best friend since 8th grade, Maya, had come to the Netherlands with her mom to visit me as a graduation gift for finishing her master’s. One of the things I was most excited about (other than her bringing me the 13 sewing patterns I sent

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Why I Stopped Blogging

I almost lost Sara Laughed this week. When I realized that my blog wasn’t working, and that I might lose the name “Sara Laughed” forever, I was devastated. I cried, fearing that this blog, which I’ve poured so much love and labor into for the last six years, might be gone. Even though I had

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My Taylor Swift Reputation Tour Costume

I’ve been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for the last ten years — if you didn’t know that from my ‘6 Taylor Swift costumes for Halloween‘ post, you’d know it from my ‘every song Taylor has ever written’ playlist on Spotify.  Even though I’ve loved Taylor’s music since the first time I heard

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