It’s your wedding. It’s only happening once. You need to have the best. Unfortunately, “the best” costs money, something that you’re seriously lacking. Cuts will need to be made.
You’ve heard about it. You maybe have even joked about it with your friends or your family. But what is one to do when suddenly struck down by a case of cold feet before the biggest day of their life? We want to see to it that every bride and groom finds their happily ever after so read up (or down, rather) for a few ideas.
Can it really be called winter in Eastern North Carolina? Well, sure! Even without the guaranteed subzero temperatures and feet upon feet of snow, the magic of the season and difficulties that may or may not come along with it still apply. Pondering a winter celebration of your love? Read onward for a few pros and cons you may want to consider.
In North Carolina as soon as your wedding license is issued you can get officially married. You don’t have to wait a nanosecond to snag your officiant and say your vows. So if you get the urge to legally merge as soon as the ink is dry, go for it and POOF you will be wed. You’ve read about it in English class, although Romeo and Juliet didn’t live happily ever after, and you’ve seen it in the movies and on soap operas. Here’s what you might miss out on:
If your wedding participants like to imbibe, alcohol at the reception and/or during cocktail hour is probably already in your Big Binder of Wedding Plans. However, why limit the spirits to vodka cranberries or whiskey and colas? Creating a signature cocktail can make your wedding celebration all the rage and uniquely unforgettable. That is, unless, your guests over-indulge…then there may be many things forgotten.
Cocktail hour: the time after the ceremony when the wedding party and newly betrothed couple are getting millions of pictures taken while the guests sit around, listening to poorly-performed Sinatra instrumentals, eating small versions of their favorite foods, sipping away at something vaguely alcoholic to alleviate their boredom.