Monthly Archives: January 2013

AOW A-Z of Getting Married – V is for Veil

  The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – V is for Venue

  The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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My First Love

I’ve read today’s submission by Victoria three times.  I still can’t decide if I agree with ot or not, which I take to be a good thing.  Victoria talks about what it’s like to be all-consumed by a relationship, past the point of reason or rationale, and how women react to such a situation, and [...]

Categories: Family, Friends and Relationships
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Any Other Hen Do!

The AOW Hen Do is something that sprang in its entirety from Twitter.  You know what happens, someone suggests something as a joke, and then someone else points out that that’s a great idea, and then fifty million people all concur that it’s the best ides EVER and when is it happening?  I’m pretty sure all revolutions [...]

Categories: Behind the Scenes at AOW, Family, Friends and Relationships
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The Jumble Sale…

This post is so named for it’s total lack of coherency and inclusion of All The Topics. I love a jumble sale, me. Because I couldn’t possibly have fit anymore into this post, if you would like to know about a very, very exciting event that’s currently being planned and would indeed like to attend [...]

Categories: Behind the Scenes at AOW, Written By Aisling
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Weekend Wonderings

Happy Saturday! January is the time for new beginnings.  And I always find that a new beginning is easier when there’s an enraged feminist ideal behind it. I first saw this video when I was worknig in a job that…to be honest…I was cruising in.  I wasn’t trying.  I was waiting for the next opportunity [...]

Categories: Money and Career, Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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Any Other Photo (Mary Jo and Bill)

When I hear this, in my head I hear Rachel telling it to me, over a glass of wine, eyes laughing.  Or I hear her mother, Mary Jo, telling it to me, like she tells everything, with the Irish way with a good story.  The beauty here is in the telling.  It’s funny, it’s simple, [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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Babies – When They Do and You Don’t.

This is a brilliant piece of writing from Amanda. Truly brilliant. She addresses the huge change in lifestyle that comes when all your friends have babies and you, by choice, do not. Amanda is honest and incredibly frank – the way she describes the sadness and feeling ‘selfish’ and ‘graceless’ is gut-wrenching and amazingly enlightening [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Family, Friends and Relationships
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married – U is for Unsure

  The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married
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Jobs for the Girls – Building Surveyor

Before we get stuck into today’s brilliant post, allow me to point you in the direction of yesterday’s FANTASTIC #aowbookswap announcement. If you haven’t already, get yourself over there and leave us a comment to ensure you’re part of the fabulousness that’s about to take over the world. (No, really. As in, participants from ALL [...]

Categories: Jobs For The Girls
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