Becoming The Nguyens

We finally did it! We got married.  We became “The Nguyens.” The wedding was beautiful. It was just a time to be in front of those closest to us and actually come together as a family.  A time to celebrate being together. On the day of our wedding while I was getting my hair and…

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It’s Getting Close

Dun, Dun, Dunnnnnnn!! This wedding is like 2 weeks away.  Holy Crap! Just about everything is ready and put into place.  I still have a few details to take care of, but hey, my motto has been: “I have time.”  I’m pretty sure I can use that line until the day of the wedding. Even…

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….Continued….The Journey to Wedding 2

For Quang and I, challenges came often.  Being part of a team has helped us grow closer and stronger over the past 14 years we’ve been together.  The start of our relationship brought quite a few of our first challenges.  Me bringing a child into the relationship and not being Vietnamese were two big ones.…

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The Non Proposal

During all this wedding planning and the things to do lists, I can’t help but to think back to the first wedding planning I did.  That’s right.  I’ve done this before. Quang and I were never really into the idea of having a wedding.  Or even getting married.  In all honesty, we have basically been…

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Food Fight!

Anyone who knows me personally or who follows me on social media probably knows that I enjoy cooking.  That doesn’t necessarily mean that I’m great at it, but there’s something I love about creating something, anything in the kitchen. I don’t enjoy creating a mess and cleaning it, but I guess it comes with the…

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My Partner in Crime

As I sit in front of my unforgiving mirror, applying layers upon layers of concealer in my desperate attempt to cover my dark undereye circles, I think about how exhausted I am.  It definitely shows.  I can definitely feel it.  I’m constantly trying to cover it up.  I guess we get used to always covering…

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