January 9 08

In an effort to  save our marriage* go green…the husband installed these fancy light switches…that turn off after a certain amount of time…

* it did, in fact, save our marriage. because I, am a chronic lighter leaver-on and he, well, he is not.

anyway, there’s nothing quite like taking a shower in the morning and having the light turn off on you…so there you are, in the pitch black, in the shower. it’s like i was in a really awful horror movie…you know the kind that would have Paris Hilton it…and the crazy angry madman with some sort of weapon has shut all the power off…

anyway…i see that not too many of you have entered my 27 Dresses contest. Just FYI, you don’t have to be Canadian, or a mom. heck, you don’t even need to be female. So, in an effort to convince you to come on out of the woodwork and post a picture, or tell a story (it doesn’t even have to be your own story)…i’m going to post mine. the two weddings in which i walked down the aisle.

these first two shots are from my sister’s wedding. my god, how beautiful is she? anyway…i was 5 months pregnant and looked rather whale-ish, but still had to stuff my arse into a dress. it wasn’t maternity…we just ordered it two sizes up. friends, you are all lucky those shots are in black and white.

these are from my sister-in-law Adina’s wedding…it’s hard to get a good look at the dress..and it was lovely, it really was. pretty much exactly what i had wanted…except for those sleeves. hello linebacker!

so, now it’s your turn! head on over to Juice and dish.

and you can still help me choose some boots…Emily and i are going to choose a winner this evening and post it tomorrow morning ;)

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  1. I’ve only been in two weddings as well and both of the dresses weren’t too bad. I’ll try to dig the pictures out and scan them in :)

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    Comment by Katie on January 9, 2008
  2. I WANT those light-switches!!!

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    Comment by Holly on January 9, 2008
  3. I posted a story, but since a) it doesn’t involve me wearing a dress and b) I wasn’t the bridesmaid in question, I don’t know if I count.

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    Comment by SciFi Dad on January 9, 2008
  4. Showering with the lights off IS BRUTAL! I’d love to get those light switches, but…30 mins tops? He should go for some dimmers…. That’s what we have.

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    Comment by Haley-O on January 9, 2008
  5. Okay, you convinced me to enter. That phone looks AWESOME.

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    Comment by Assertagirl on January 9, 2008
  6. Cool light switches. And I still know nothing about boots.

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    Comment by Chris Cactus on January 9, 2008
  7. Those light switches would totally save my marriage too! I WANT THEM!!

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    Comment by sam on January 9, 2008
  8. I’m looking for a pic from my sisters wedding…
    from 1990. I could win this contest.
    The dresses were hideous.
    taffeta
    velvet
    …CRINOLIN!

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    Comment by Christine on January 9, 2008
  9. Can you believe I have never been in a wedding other than my own!?! Not even as a flower girl, I think something must be wrong with me. Plus the fact I was one of the first to get married out of my closest friends! There is still time!

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    Comment by Unnaturally Blonde on January 9, 2008
  10. I have no photos, but I told everyone about your contest :)

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    Comment by Angella on January 9, 2008
  11. I am so turned on by that lightswitch. me and the huz are going on a date to home depot tonight!

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    Comment by kgirl on January 9, 2008
  12. no crazy dress pics or stories…believe, it’s a sweet prize, just can’t partake. :(

    And that photo of you and the hubby, 3rd one down, was the first pic I ever saw of you – and I still think you look simply gorgeous! ;)

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    Comment by Sara on January 9, 2008
  13. So, does the lightswitch actually turn off after 30 minutes no matter how long you’re in the room? Or is there an override to it? I think that lightswitch would get my husband hornier than Bridget Moynahan.

    I’ve only been in three weddings besides my own. Twice the dresses were not that bad and the third time I was 9 and adorable so…

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    Comment by Chantal on January 9, 2008
  14. nice pictures!

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    Comment by Tova on January 9, 2008
  15. That shower thing? Would terrify me. I have shower/face washing fears. When my husband and I first started dating, I actually told him my biggest fear was someone attacking me while I wash my face with my eyes closed and he better never approach me while that is happening. I was not kidding.

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    Comment by slynnro on January 9, 2008
  16. So we don’t have the light switches, but we do have the timer power cords that you preset to turn off and on at the same time each day. We have our TV and entertainment electronics hooked up to it, but my DH has them set to turn off at 10. Many a night I have been in the middle of a movie or whatever and the farcking thing turns itself off! BAH!
    The computer and printer are also hooked up to one of these fancy cords. That, not a big deal.

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    Comment by mrs. mustard on January 10, 2008
  17. Hubby would love those light switches, great idea

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    Comment by Laura McIntyre on January 11, 2008
  18. Love you!

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    Comment by Charna on January 12, 2008
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