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.
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.
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.
Wedding planning doesn’t usually usher in feelings of thankfulness or appreciation for the things which often add to the madness. We understand the franticness of getting married and how it can sometimes feel more like a chore than a celebration-in-the-making. Well, keep on reading so you can have a few reasons to smile through the pain. We’re thankful for:
When your parents got married your mom was the wild one who had the word “obey” removed from her vows. Yes, traditionally the bride promised to “love, honor, and obey…” her husband. Some women are still okay with that and others may be crossing their fingers if they must intone those words. But you’re different and you and your beloved have decided that you want to write your own vows that will be sincere, meaningful, and unique.
You’ve envisioned and planned every detail of your wedding celebration from the dress to the centerpieces. You can picture your perfectly decorated venue with all that joy just gushing out of your guests. Have you thought about what the room looks like 30 seconds after the party? Yeah, that’s not pretty and somebody has to clean it all up. Since you are planning to be out of the picture just slightly before the party ends, you’ve got to get a system in place to strike the site so that your personal fairy tale has a happy ending.