Posts tagged "hitched"

Hitched: Help Me Platonically Charm The Pants Off My New In-Law Family

In a couple of weeks, I’m going to be living it up in beautiful South Dakota. The occasion: my new grandma-in-law’s octogenarian birthday and combination family reunion. I hear there…

Andrea Grimes | July 18, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: On The Fairy Tale Ending That Katie Holmes Will Not Have

What are you doing right now? Is it after noon? Actually, I don’t care if it is or not: go pour yourself a glass of something cold and boozy and…

Andrea Grimes | July 11, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: How To Get Married Without Being An A**hole

The amazing thing about life is how many complete assholes manage to find someone willing to put up with their bullshit and marry them. When I was a single person,…

Andrea Grimes | July 3, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: How To Be A Good Wedding Guest

I didn’t know how bad I was at being a wedding guest until I had my own wedding. I was bad about gifts and good about stiffing bartenders. Worst of…

Andrea Grimes | June 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Tales Of The Happily Divorced

Last week’s Hitched column was all about the “myth of the happily married woman,” challenging the idea that marriage is some kind of natural state of being for women, who…

Andrea Grimes | June 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: The Myth Of The Happily Married Woman

Wouldn’t you feel like shit, and wouldn’t I look like a jerk, if I sat around with this huge pile of adorable kittens and was all, “Oh man, my pile…

Andrea Grimes | June 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Miley Cyrus, Don’t Marry Him, Girl!

Miley Cyrus, pop star and heir to the “Achy, Breaky Heart” fortune, has announced that, at 19 years old, she’s engaged to marry her boyfriend of three years, actor Liam…

Andrea Grimes | June 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: Your Elaborately Planned Public Marriage Proposal Is Awkward For Everyone

If you are currently in the process of planning an elaborate and public marriage proposal to your intended, please consider not doing that, not doing that even for a minute,…

Andrea Grimes | May 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: We Got Married Because Our Friends Were Doing It

Patrick and I totally got married because our friends were doing it. We didn’t do it only because our friends were doing it, or because our friends were going to…

Andrea Grimes | May 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Yes, I Kept My “Maiden Name”

“So, should I be calling you something different now?”

The bartender at my local bar walked hurriedly over to my table last week as I sat with my…

Andrea Grimes | May 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: My Mom And My Wedding, A Springsteen-Fueled Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, there was a Texas girl who loved and adored her mother, but also respected and feared her. The Texan girl didn’t always see eye-to-eye with her…

Andrea Grimes | May 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Let’s All Get Married! All Of Us!

Well, I’ve finally sobered up some from our honeymoon — real talk, y’all, I remember writing just about 10 percent of last week’s column. And now I know that there’s nothing like a…

Andrea Grimes | May 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: I’m A Married Motherf**ker!

Last night, my husband (!) Patrick and I were having Hawaiian martinis at Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill (which is to Hawaii the way Chili’s is to Texas) when he…

Andrea Grimes | April 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: I’m Getting Married On Saturday!

The next time y’all read a Hitched column, I’ll be a married person! It’s been a long, strange journey since Patrick and I got drunk at the lake last September…

Andrea Grimes | April 18, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: Why I Didn’t Have A “Real” Bachelorette Party

“But Andie, it’s your last chance at freedom!”

This is what my father told me when I informed him that I wouldn’t have a bachelorette party, and instead…

Andrea Grimes | April 11, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Our Wedding Venue Fell Through 20 Days Before Our Wedding

Of all of the many things I worried about before our wedding — dreaming of accidentally getting huge, hideous chest tattoos or enduring painful silence at our karaoke reception —…

Andrea Grimes | April 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: The Bizarre Phenomenon Of Being Rewarded For Getting Married

On Saturday morning, Patrick and I were enjoying some delicious breakfast tacos when I got the greatest e-mail of my life from Susan, my person of honor at our wedding:…

Andrea Grimes | March 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Should We Go To Premarital Counseling?

The State of Texas, beautiful and God-blessed land led by the white conservative men Jesus always intended it to be led by, rewards people who go to premarital counseling. The…

Andrea Grimes | March 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Can You Throw A Cheap Wedding In The Age Of The Wedding Industrial Complex? We’re Trying

It sure doesn’t come as surprise to me that I’m getting married in a few weeks. After all, there was much to be done after we got drunk at the

Andrea Grimes | March 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: I Love My Dad, But I Don’t Want Him To Give Me Away

I think I just got away with telling my dad he won’t be giving me away at my wedding — and the world didn’t fall apart.

I’d been…

Andrea Grimes | March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm