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Fashion Friday: Toilet paper wedding dress winners are …

   June 13, 2014 6:15 am    0

I DO think you’ll agree these wedding dresses are impressive — made out of toilet paper. The 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest held in New York City announced its winners yesterday and they include:   First place:  Romance on a Roll by 28-year-old Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Mich. The designer and professional cheerleader for the Detroit…


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Roll into Charmin toilet paper wedding dress contest

   March 31, 2014 7:41 am    1

It’s time for the 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain, who operate the, annually ask  readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape, needle, thread and  glue. You can win $2,000! Feeling inspired? You have until May 13 to submit your design — just the photos. The…


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Fashion Friday — Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Winners

   June 7, 2013 6:29 am    0

I was amazed in 2012, and now another roll of winners wrapped up the Ninth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain, who operate the, annually ask  readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape and/or glue. Entrants were allowed to sew as well. Charmin, and…


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Design a TP wedding dress — win $2,000

   March 21, 2013 6:14 am    0

Here’s your chance to be a designer. The Ninth Annual Cheap Chic Weddings Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Rolls Out — sponsored by Charmin. Don’t laugh — look at the impressive pictures of the dresses that won, and yes these are all toilet paper! Make a beautiful wedding dress, and you just might win $2,000. Laura Gawne, Susan Bain and Roxie Radford operate the popular…


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I do say — it’s National Proposal Day

   March 20, 2013 6:10 am    0

It’s the first day of spring, and what better day to spring a proposal? David’s Bridal sent me an update on wedding etiquette — social-media style. Here’s the unveiling (get it un-veiling): Skype a seat  49 percent of all respondents would consider “skype-ing” their wedding. Hold the phone! 56 percent of newlywed women think it’s important to…


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‘Young and the Restless’ — 40 years young — still restless

   March 19, 2013 6:48 am    0

My mother watched it. I watched it. My college roommates watched it. In retirement, my father watched it — peeking around the newspaper so we didn’t think he was watching. “The Young and the Restless is celebrating 40 years on CBS, and if you need any evidence of its popularity, just go to the Emergency Room. I…


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All brides on deck at Lake Erie LifeStyle

   December 30, 2012 8:18 am    0

Our annual bridal guide is full of terrific stories of brides who got married on the water, in the city and out in the country. Here’s a link to the digital magazine — a page turner and a keepsake with dozens of local brides and their stories. The link gives you access to all pages…


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Fashion Friday: Stunning toilet paper wedding gowns — really

   July 6, 2012 5:37 am    0

Clever. Chic. Stylish and seriously cheap wedding gowns. These toilet paper wedding gowns are winners in the Official Eighth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, hosted by founders Paul Krupin, Susan Bain and Roxie Radford, creators of Cheap Chic Weddings. Sponsored  by Charmin and Life In Mobile, Inc., the contest announced winners, and here they are:…


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Modern Family — what does a stepmom wear to a wedding?

   October 27, 2011 3:39 am    4

So what’s a mother to do? A stepmother that is.  It’s dress up time for a stepson’s wedding and the mother of the bride is wearing purple. So I guess vanilla is out the window these days and I’m glad to see it go. So since it’s the holidays, I’m thinking cranberry, emerald or black….


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Stepmother files — kids tie the knot

   October 6, 2011 5:08 am    0

Weddings have arrived for our family, and being a stepfamily opens a new chapter with another wedding on the horizon. Fortunately, it’s not uncharted territory for us. My hubby’s oldest son got married a few years ago. As a stepmom, here’s what I learned: 1. It’s all about the bride and groom and their bio-parents…


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