As if my life weren’t busy enough before, I have added full-time wedding planner to it. Because I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s a full-time job.
Oh but good news! We finally figured out the date … August 16.
Yes, I’m serious. 96 days, people. I’m trying not to freak out. I have woken up in the middle of the night for three consecutive nights with a thousand things running through my head. I have to keep a notepad on the table beside my bed so I can get some sleep.
I am super excited about where we’re getting married! I really wanted to hold it somewhere I’d never attended a wedding before, and living here so long, those places are few and far between. But this is the first and only place we looked at. We loved it.
We got our wedding rings a couple weeks ago. That was fun and
totally spontaneous. One day after church, instead of heading to my place like we normally do, Chris turned the truck the other way and drove to Jared’s. Within 30 minutes, we had picked both of our rings. Mine is absolutely gorgeous and it made me even more excited to get married. (As if that’s possible.)
My first foray into dress shopping will be this weekend. I’ve made appointments at four different places over the course of two days. I’m sure I’ll have lots to share from that experience, based on my previous experiences doing this with sisters and friends.
Basically at this point we both eat, drink and breathe wedding stuff. 24/7. We actually have to purposely designate times not to talk about the wedding. Chris has been great with all this, especially considering the fact that he was not too crazy about the idea of fitting it all into three months. He hasn’t said “I told you so” once, although I’m sure he’s been tempted to. I’m hoping that things will slow down soon once we get a few more things figured out.
You know … stuff like flowers, catering, band, vows, colors, cake, decorations, invitations, musicians, ceremony, wedding dress, attendant gifts.
Oh my gosh what the heck am I doing writing on this blog?
I have a wedding to plan.