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Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and its sequel (From Shitshow To Afterglow, the ultimate offbeat breakup book) Ariel Meadow Stallings is the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire web properties. She lives in Seattle with her son. To read her latest writing, follow @arielist on Medium.
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How to make a wedding porta potty less gross and more awesome

Porta potties have gotten a bad rap. Typically, the blue-water nightmares at crowded outdoor events are poorly maintained and abused by drunks, and you’re more likely to find a turd on the toilet seat than you are a roll of toilet paper. But it doesn’t have to be that way at your wedding…

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The Official Unveiling

My book, Offbeat Bride: Tafetta-Free Alternatives for Independent Brides is into bookstores now, but this website simply can’t wait another day. So, I’m decreeing 2007 The Year Of The Offbeat Bride and unveiling (har) this website! There’s a lot here — the requisite book information, but also what I hope will become a pretty robust batch of […]