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    It’s Done, 6 Lessons From Our Wedding Day!

    What’s up people! Hope everyone had a great weekend! What’d you get up to? Uh huh, right, yeah cool, anyway so like I totes got married on Sunday. Was certainly a long time coming, and I for one am looking forward to the future together with MrsFrugalSamurai (starting with no longer typing out MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be, frigging long word – glad to see the back of you). A friend of mine aptly named “a tall, slender-leaved plant of the grass family” jokingly said he wanted 6, yes SIX learnings from our wedding. What? No well wishes for the family? No dirty jokes about the wedding night? No sage advice for the newly…

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    3 More Things I’ve Learnt From Planning A Wedding (So Far)

    “Tick tock, tick tock…” What’s that sound? Whose watch is broken? Where’s the bomb located? Shall we sell this grandfather clock? Tell me QUICKLY. Whoa, calm down please, it’s just the days, hours and minutes counting down to MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I’s big day. oh… is that all. What you mean – is that all, with a couple of months to go – things are starting to heat up! Surprisingly though, our head space is relatively calm considering the timeline. Don’t get me wrong, there’s still a ton of stuff to do, plenty of items to be ticked off and surprises just waiting to rear their ugly heads around the corner. But…

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    Valentine’s Day

    Lurve is in the air! Yes indeedy boys and girls, it’s Valentine’s Day Feb 14th. Tis the special day for romantic love each and every year. I’m going to keep this post short because MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I just came back from dinner, and it’s wayyyy past our bedtimes. Fact is though tonight we saw many, many couples out and about – one’s who have just started dating, one’s who have been dating for ages, married couples, young, old, it didn’t matter – if there ever was a reason to head out with your partner in love, tonight was it. But TheFrugalSamurai! Didn’t you know that Valentine’s Day originated in Ancient…