We’ve been engaged for almost six months, and so far, we’ve learned our fair share about what it takes to plan a wedding! As we near the six month mark, I thought I’d share a piece on what we’ve learned and offer some advice to couples planning a wedding.
Planning a wedding involves not only planning the grand ceremony, but also preparing for married life. While this sounds obvious, this was a lesson I had to learn this past month as the wedding slowly dawns on us. Continue reading
After August’s moments of feeling helpless and completely disorganized, I took the month of September to take a step back, take time to ‘chill out’, and get my head wrapped around the wedding planning and find calm in the chaos. And in doing so, I’ve successfully found my mojo again, and the pieces of the wedding puzzle are starting to fall into place.
Before you read this blog, let me tell you this – I tend to be paranoid, a little dramatic and I’m known for my grand overreactions, so maybe I’m not as disorganised as I feel. But in my head, I’ve been feeling a little bit disorganised, and wedding planning has been slow this month. At one point, I even put off looking at my to-do list (which ironically was an item waiting to be ticked off my to-do list)!
As I’m writing this, I’ve remembered that I still need to design our save the dates, I need to pay the deposit for the makeup artist, and we need to look at the quotes for photographers piled up in my inbox. But just when I feel like I’m organised and that I’ve achieved a great deal, I remember that there is still so much that I need to do – from choosing bridesmaid dresses and finding my own dress, to booking a florist, a DJ and choosing a wedding cake design! It can be a little bit difficult not to panic at the thought of the enormous task ahead of us! And while we have eight months to get everything done, time goes by so quickly, especially when there are many decisions waiting to be made, and details competing for my attention!