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Hi everyone! I am so udderly excited to be here!

Super excited to be watching the O's win! Photo is personal.

Very excited Milk Cows ”“ personal photo

Mr. Milk Cow and I were sitting on the couch after having his tennis team over and I was obsessively refreshing my email when a message from Mrs. Mouse came through. It had the same subject line as the rejection email I had gotten a few weeks earlier, so I almost didn’t open it. When I finally worked up the nerve to read the first few lines, I screamed and immediately made Mr. Milk Cow (suggestions for a new name, anyone?) look at the farm generation with me so I could make a decision. I don’t think he completely understood what I was talking about, but he played along and was excited with me, which was all I needed!

Attending a derby party in the spring. Photo is personal.

Personal photo

Mr. Milk Cow and I are both in our early 20s and live in Columbia, Maryland—the perfect place to enjoy the suburbs (easy parking! tennis courts!) while still being close enough to head to Baltimore and DC when we’re in the mood for some city life. I work as a human resources analyst and spend my free time reading, playing soccer, and checking Facebook too often. Mr. Milk Cow is currently a mortician’s assistant and studying to be a funeral director. When he’s not working, in class, or spending time with me, you can find him playing tennis or video games. He is incredibly patient and laid-back, which is the perfect complement to my constant planning and worrying!

Photo by Marlayna Photography

Photo by Marlayna Photography

Together, we love the beach (being there or talking about how much we want to be there), Mexican food, Netflix marathons, spending time with our family and friends, cooking, and trying new things together. In the year and a half that we’ve been together, Mr. Milk Cow and I have learned to make sushi, taken ballroom dance lessons, run a 10K, found some new favorite recipes, and started playing racquetball together. We’re combining our personalities, backgrounds, and families in an interfaith Catholic-Jewish wedding. Our goal is to have a night that is elegant, memorable, very personalized, and a ton of fun. I can’t wait to share the planning with you!

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Mrs. Milk Cow

Birthday:
August 10
Location:
Columbia, MD
Wedding Date:
July 2014

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  1. Member
    bribaby119 203 posts, Helper bee @ 9:18 am

    Welcome Miss. Milk Cow! Can’t wait to read more about your journey!

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    sword 1029 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:19 am

    Yay, welcome! You two are so cute! Happy planning! :)

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    panda 1359 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:24 am

    welcome!

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    Saramina329 173 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:26 am

    Hi Miss Milk Cow! I grew up in Montgomery County MD, so hearing you you’re planning in Columbia MD makes me happy to have a blogger bee close to home!!!

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    nanilani04 111 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:35 am

    @Saramina329: I second Saramina! I live in Columbia too — so exciting to see a local bee!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:55 am

    @Bribaby119:

    @Mrs. Sword:
    @Mrs. Panda:
    Thanks, ladies!!

    @Saramina329:
    @nanilani04: So excited to see fellow Marylanders, yay! :)

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    pyramid 95 posts, Worker bee @ 10:05 am

    Hello hello Milk Cows, welcome! You guys sound so fun and I look forward to reading about your wedding!
    I guess you could call him Bull?

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    roadtrip 803 posts, Busy bee @ 10:14 am

    Welcome to Weddingbee Milk Cows!

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    airplane 395 posts, Helper bee @ 10:26 am

    My MOH is a funeral director. I’ve always found the people in that industry to be fascinating, in a good way! Welcome to the bee, Milk Cows!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:54 am

    @Miss Pyramid: I think that’s the best option we’ve come up with and we’re not feeling it, so we might just stick with Mr. Milk Cow. We shall see!
    @Mrs. Road Trip: thank you!
    @Mrs. Airplane: Thank you! Definitely fascinating and definitely something I could not do myself!

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    marita 33 posts, Newbee @ 12:23 pm

    Welcome Miss Milk Cow :) !!!

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    missgoldfish 454 posts, Helper bee @ 12:34 pm

    Welcome, Miss Milk Cow! My FI is a funeral director too! It definitely is a very interesting career. And like you, I spend a majority of my day using Excel and found it to be a great resource during wedding planning. I vote that you call your FI Mr. MC :)

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    camel 703 posts, Busy bee @ 12:53 pm

    Welcome!! We’re glad you’re here!

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    wellies 1425 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:00 pm

    Welcome! I’m looking forward to reading more of your story! :)

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 1:12 pm

    @marita: @Mrs. Camel:
    @Miss Wellies:
    thank you, thank you, thank you!! :)

    @MissGoldFish: So much in common, yay! :) and thank you! I will present that to him as an option – it seems like something he might go for!

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    mspalmtree 1122 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:15 pm

    Welcome, Miss Milk Cow! I’m excited to read about you both as well as your interfaith wedding!

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    genie 723 posts, Busy bee @ 1:18 pm

    Welcome! You two are adorable!

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    weathervane 171 posts, Blushing bee @ 2:29 pm

    Welcome Miss Milk Cow! Both of you are super cute!

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    Bethang, Guest @ 3:11 pm

    You could call him MC.Milk or simply Mr.MC!

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    bracelet 1419 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:54 pm

    Welcome! I hope you had a great first day!

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    Mrs. Clover 123 posts, Blushing bee @ 4:49 pm

    Welcome! Can’t wait to read more about your story!

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 4:58 pm

    I can’t wait to read about your wedding, the Milk Cows are adorable!

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    lynnielou33193 537 posts, Busy bee @ 5:34 pm

    Welcome!!! lol can’t wait to read more

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    beenumberbea 118 posts, Blushing bee @ 6:14 pm

    I’m wondering if your venue is the DoubleTree in Columbia?? My fiancé and I stay there whenever we visit my family and we love it :)

    Also, how about Mr. Steer?

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    Michelle, Guest @ 7:03 pm

    Other name ideas: Steer, holstein, angus, longhorn, swiss, jersey, kobe, wagyu. All yours if cattle!

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    delilahdiamond 312 posts, Helper bee @ 7:51 pm

    I’d call him MC Heifer. It makes me laugh every time haha.

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    Koukla, Guest @ 11:47 pm

    Can’t wait to see your wedding! Call him Mr. Moo?

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    gondola 1046 posts, Bumble bee @ 4:19 am

    Can’t wait to hear more about your wedding!

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    jlc3 1153 posts, Bumble bee @ 5:38 am

    Welcome!
    Trying to come up with clever names for Mr. Milk Cow is difficult! Udder-half? Lol!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 6:09 am

    @BeeNumberBea: It is! :) And I will pass along the name suggestion to Mr. Milk Cow, since he gets final say. Thank you!!

    @jlc3: Thanks! I know – we spent all weekend brainstorming and couldn’t come up with anything good, just some really bad cow puns. Udder-half is funny! :)

    @Mrs. Pony: Aww, thank you!

    @lynnielou33193: Thank you!

    @Mrs. Gondola: Thanks!!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 6:10 am

    @Mrs. Palm Tree: @Mrs. Genie: @Miss Weather Vane: @Mrs. Bracelet: @Miss Clover:

    Thank you!! :)

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    LAB 209 posts, Helper bee @ 10:59 am

    Hi, welcome! Just to add another suggestion, I think you should call him the Milk Man! :)

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:15 am

    @Bethang: Thanks! Mr. MC is one of my favorite options since it is so much shorter for me to type :)

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:19 am

    @Michelle: so many options, thank you!
    @DelilahDiamond: I am sitting at work laughing so hard right now. I suggested Heifer originally because I thought it was funny and he didn’t seem to like it, but I’ll give it another shot! :(
    @Koukla: Thank you, Mr. Moo is cute!!
    @LAB: Ahh I love it, thank you!

    I am going to have a nice long list of suggestions for Mr. Milk Cow to review tonight. Thank you! Hopefully he likes one :)

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    phonebooth 57 posts, Worker bee @ 4:30 pm

    Welcome, Miss Milk Cow!

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    weaselkidsmom 57 posts, Worker bee @ 5:52 pm

    Hi Miss MC! I’m in Catonsville :)

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    CheeseHead, Guest @ 7:06 pm

    I would advise against steer given it means a castrated bull.
    Welcome to the Bee & excellent choice in choosing the cow!

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    CheeseHead121, Guest @ 7:09 pm

    I would advise against steer unless you are not planning on having kids and are going to share something very personal about your fiancé!

    Welcome to the Bee! I love the cow icon!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 5:53 am

    @Miss Phone Booth: Thank you!

    @weaselkidsmom: Hi!!! So close, yay!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 197 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:47 am

    @CheeseHead121: LOL Ahh good to know, thank you for the heads up!! I think we settled on Moo so that problem will be avoided :)

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