Introducing Miss Squirrel!

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

Join our latest bee on her Midsummer Night’s Dream wedding journey. Say hello to Miss Squirrel!


Miss Squirrel, Tampa, FL
Age & Occupation:
25, Genetic Counselor
Fiance’s Age & Occupation: 27, Graphic Designer/ Engineering Student
Engagement Date: March 17, 2012
Wedding Date: May 2013
Venue: Davis Island Garden Club
About Me: I am a DIY-loving, science dork. I like to eat green peppers every day and I wish all clothes would be made with bows and lace. I have a crafting corner but my ultimate goal is to one day have a craft room. During the day I am a genetic counselor and work with people who are at risk for inherited cancer syndromes. When I get home, I throw on some yoga pants and like to drink good beer with friends. I moved to the South for grad school and stumbled across Mr. Squirrel, aka Southern Gent extraordinaire. We moved to Tampa, Florida and are starting a new life together. Mr. Squirrel worked for many years as a graphic designer but recently decided to go back to school for environmental engineering. Some days it feels like our schedules are completely opposite, but when we have a few moments to spend together, we love going to the beach, singing obnoxiously in the car, and relaxing with Lost marathons. We are so excited to get married! Our ceremony will be in a Catholic church and the guests will then take a boat ride to the outdoor reception. We are channeling a Midsummer Night’s Dream and plan to have lots of twinkling lights, moss, and whimsy in the air.


Mrs. Penguin

Northern California
Wedding Date:
June 2008

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    shaynapunim 654 posts, Busy bee @ 5:22 am

    Welcome, Miss Squirrel!! :)

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    sunhat 1453 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:44 am

    Welcome, Miss Squirrel!

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    panda 1359 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:49 am

    Welcome! I can’t wait to hear about your big day!

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 5:54 am

    Welcome, Miss Squirrel! I can’t wait to hear more about the boat ride to your reception, it sounds magical!

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    camel 703 posts, Busy bee @ 6:01 am

    Welcome! The squirrel was definitely hard to turn down when it came time to pick a moniker! I’m so glad someone finally picked it! It is freaking adorable. We are doing a Marie Antoinette/Versailles inspired wedding, but I was very, very close to doing a fairy forest, mossy, whimsical-type wedding which sounds very much Midsummer Night’s Dream! I can’t wait to see your inspiration. :)

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    mswallaby 2069 posts, Buzzing bee @ 6:18 am

    Welcome Miss Squirrel! I’m an environmental engineer too – good choice, Mr. Squirrel! ;)

    I can’t wait to see more details of your wedding – I love A Midsummer Night’s Dream, sounds like a very romantic theme!

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    graywolf 725 posts, Busy bee @ 6:20 am

    welcome! another lostie! team sawyer or jack?

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    Gemstone 21055 posts, Honey Beekeeper @ 6:22 am

    Welcome Miss Squirrel! :)

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    bat 285 posts, Helper bee @ 6:27 am

    Yay! Like Miss Camel, the Squirrel was one of my top choices too! So glad you scooped it up! Your wedding theme sounds amazing and I can’t wait to hear more about your journey!

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    bunting 687 posts, Busy bee @ 6:33 am

    Yay, welcome Miss Squirrel! I am so excited to read more about this boat ride your guests will be taking!

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    Miss Squirrel, Guest @ 7:15 am

    Thanks for the welcome everyone! It is so exciting to get started! I can’t wait to share all sorts of fun details!
    @Miss Camel: @Miss Camel: I couldn’t believe Squirrel hadn’t been picked yet! I think Camel fits you perfectly though…I can’t see you being anything else.
    @Mrs. Wallaby: Yay engineers! I was constantly showing Mr. Squirrel your green ideas! We definitely snagged a few registry items :)
    @Miss Gray Wolf: Hah Jack is my boy. He just tries so hard…

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    beanstalk 770 posts, Busy bee @ 7:20 am

    Welcome!!! So happy there is another Florida bride on the hive!!! Can’t wait to read more about your wedding journey!!!

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    mssquirrel 276 posts, Helper bee @ 7:41 am

    Thank you everyone for your warm welcome! I am so thrilled to be here!

    @Miss Camel: I couldn’t believe that no one had snatched up Squirrel yet! Although, I can’t see you as anything except Miss Camel!
    @Mrs. Wallaby: Yay engineers! I showed Mr. Squirrel many of your green ideas…we definitely stole some of your registry items :)
    @Miss Gray Wolf: Hah, Jack is my boy! He just tries so hard….

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    mscoach 130 posts, Blushing bee @ 7:47 am

    Welcome, Miss Squirrel! :)

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    msarmadillo 497 posts, Helper bee @ 8:19 am

    Welcome, Miss Squirrel!! Your wedding inspiration sounds so dreamy…can’t wait to read all about it! :)

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    bluewhale 638 posts, Busy bee @ 8:24 am

    I love that little squirrel. I’m so glad someone snagged it! Welcome welcome! You sound like someone I’d like to get to know :) I’m excited to hear all about your wedding.

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    mstoadstool 2485 posts, Buzzing bee @ 8:30 am

    Your wedding sounds fantastic! Welcome!

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    genie 723 posts, Busy bee @ 9:26 am

    Welcome Miss Squirrel! I’m excited to hear about your wedding!

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    mink 2178 posts, Buzzing bee @ 10:45 am

    Hooray! I LOVED the squirrel! So cute!

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    mswallaby 2069 posts, Buzzing bee @ 1:22 pm

    @Miss Squirrel: No way!!! We got almost everything off our registry and are LOVING all of it! Viva Terra & Are Naturals did us good! :)

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