Our Wedding: Getting Ready with my Bridesmaids

Okay, funny story: I started blogging at Sara Laughed on February 5th, 2012. I was getting ready to leave for the Netherlands to explore the world and ‘find my roots’ during my gap year, but I hated packing — so, to procrastinate, I started a blog. (It was 2012. We all started a blog that

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Our Wedding: The Civil Ceremony

Dutch law is a lot stricter than American law about where you can get married. In the US, you can be married in your backyard and have the officiant be a cousin who just got ordained this morning. Here, only some places are approved as official wedding venues, and only a handful of people per

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I Tried and Tested an Eight-Ways-to-Wear-It Dress

As I’ve mentioned in my two most recent blog posts, I’m currently redefining — and redesigning — my wardrobe. I’ve never had a Clueless-sized closet with rows and rows of clothes. But I realized back in August that my closet was too big: many of my clothes didn’t fit my body, my tastes, or my lifestyle anymore,

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