No, really, that's pretty much how it went down, except I think I was drinking wine, not whiskey. I don't remember.
Whoever officiates my wedding MUST speak like this.
Eventually we got around to telling everyone (well, I emailed STY and crew pretty much four seconds after it happened) and my family was all, "Yay! Also, about fucking time".
So now I get to plan a wedding, which I figured couldn't be much more difficult than planning last year's trip to Forks. In fact, I figured it would be even easier, since there wouldn't be three brides involved and I wasn't working with vendors three thousand miles away.
Here's the thing -- it's not the wedding planning that's difficult. It's the wedding planning with a budget that's fucking hard. I knew that weddings were expensive, but I had no idea just how expensive they really were.
I had a really simple plan for this shindig. Rent a barn or something similar, have some good eats and drinks and party like a rockstar. Nothing fancy-shmancy, just rustic and down-home. How expensive could that be?
This may fit in my budget.
A boatload of expensive, that's how much.
But still, I'm going to do this shit, and it's going to be awesome and not cost me an entire year's worth of my salary. Because what this post really is is a-not-so-subtle plea for ideas from some of the most creative and snarky women around.
More or less how I feel at the moment.
So Twitards, married, unmarried, whatever -- Give it to me! Got an idea for cool rustic-y centerpieces? Hook me up! Saw some really nifty wedding invitations on Etsy or somewhere else? Send me the link!! If you know of any interesting online stores for favors or dresses or anything, please leave the deets in the comments below. I need to pick your brains! Any and all ideas are more than welcome.
I'll even bet that there are a bunch of you who will get ideas for your own weddings!
Just one thing - apparently ML doesn't want to have a Twilight themed wedding. I know, I know, what a lame-o.
But that doesn't mean the FSE's won't be smuggled into the venue on the big day...