(Closed) Mom and FMIL picked same dress!

posted 5 years ago in Family
Post # 3
Hostess
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@MsYankee:  Oh my gosh what are the chances??  Thank goodness everything is working out here! Phew!

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@MsYankee:  thats hysterical, and thank God your Future Mother-In-Law is willing to exchange. not everyone is so lucky

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

@MsYankee:  Wow, that’s such a huge coincidence. I’m glad for you and your mom that your Future Mother-In-Law is so easy-going and fine about picking a different dress.

Post # 6
Hostess
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

Of all the dresses in Macy’s? That’s crazy! Good thing they were both flexible. 

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My grandma and my aunt’s Mother-In-Law wore the same dress in different colors to my aunts wedding.   Apparently every one ended up having a good laugh over it.  We came from a small town with one department store, so it was very easy to do!

I don’t think we will have that problem, but I think you would always remember it!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@MsYankee:  That’s crazy! What are the odds!? I am glad your Future Mother-In-Law is so understanding. It is nice that it’s working out!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2024

Yeah I’m glad your Future Mother-In-Law was so great about it!

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

@MsYankee:  Just shows that they both have excellent taste! Smile

I will say, it is really nice to see a positive post that shows all parties involved in a good light. Weddings can make so many reasonable people go completely over the edge. I’m glad everyone in your situation was able to be mature and open-minded.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Your Future Mother-In-Law sounds like a wonderful person!

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

It is really nice your Future Mother-In-Law is willing to exchange the dress but I think you put her in an awful position.  I’m sure your Future Mother-In-Law didn’t want to start any drama so she just obliged to keep the peace.   You are lucky to have such a wonder Future Mother-In-Law.  

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Funny! I had a similar experience but not quite the same. My Future Mother-In-Law sent me the dress she ordered online and it’s a champagne lace number. I sent a picture to my mom (who lives far away) and she literally said ‘Oh, I considered trying that on too but thought it looked too bridal’. Soooo now I cannot stop thinking is the Future Mother-In-Law dress too bridal and is my mom offended by it? In any case, I do not care so I am totally okay with it but feel your pain/relief as these things do happen!!!

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