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MARY'S STORY: WEDDING DRESS SHOPPING

It's one of those things that every girl dreams about... trying on wedding dresses and saying yes to the perfect one! Oh and trust me you know when it's "The One". Finding the dress is a hunt! You are scared to commit but once you find the one, every other dress you try on doesn't compare. After about 3 months and 15 bridal salons later, I found my dream wedding dress and I am excited to share all the details and photos of my wedding dress shopping experience.

Mary's Story Dress Shopping

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MARY'S STORY: OUR ENGAGEMENT PARTY

As you may recall, Raffi and I got engaged on August 27, 2016 when Raffi surprised me with a sweet proposal surrounded with our close family. Immediately after the proposal, we decided to have an engagement party on October 28, 2016. I planned everything for our engagement myself and I am excited to share with you all.

Mary and Raffi Engagement

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MARY'S STORY: THE PROPOSAL

As the countdown begins for Raffi and Mary's wedding on October 21, 2017, we are excited to share their story from their first date to their wedding day. In a series of blogs, throughout the next few months, Mary will be sharing her fairytale from one chapter to another. Here is Mary's first blog about how the two met and their sweet proposal story.

Raffi and Mary Proposal

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MANIFA'S STORY: ARMENIAN TRADITION AT BRIDE'S HOUSE

Hello readers! I’m going to dive right in with this blog. 

One of the struggles Emin and I have had is breaking certain Armenian wedding traditions. For example, our choice to not get married in a church or with a Ter Hayr. Another issue we came across was doing the Bride’s house celebration vs. doing a more Americanized first look. The one thing I don’t like about Armenian weddings is the fact that the bride and groom don’t really get a moment to take it all in with each other. There are people who are constantly there. Whether it is the photo and video team or family members; the bride and groom don’t get a minute alone the entire day. I really wanted to do a first look, away from family so that Emin and I could have a special moment with each other without prying eyes. My mom on the other hand wants to give away her daughter from her own house. So, our struggle began. Do we go the traditional route and make my mom happy? Do we do things our own way? I was on the fence about this one. My mom was already upset that she didn’t get to see her daughter walk down the aisle of a church or have a priest marry her. It would break her heart if we took away this happiness from her as well. After talking to Emin, we decided to participate in the Bride’s house Armenian tradition

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MANIFA'S STORY: OUR TRIP TO ARMENIA

Our Bride Story Blogger Manifa shares her personal experience of traveling to Armenia for the very first time. While at first she was not a fan of Armenia, the beautiful sights, the delicious food, and the relaxed attitude of the people helped change her mind about the beautiful country of Armenia. She tells us all about her trip as well as tips for traveling to Armenia. Grab some popcorn and settle in; this is a blog you don't want to miss!

Manifa's Story: Our Trip to Armenia

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