This series of posts will start on Apr 15th 2013 and will post every week for 8 weeks.
You know what’s important. You have created your list. You and your fiancé have put together key elements in the details of the planning that scream personality and say who you are or touch your heart deeply. They are already in place so there’s no question that they’re going to be a part of your wedding. Now that you are at this point, you’ve accomplished the important steps of planning your perfect wedding. You are almost done.
Before you were focusing on figuring out what your theme was, putting together your list of things and ideas that are important. Now it’s time to sit back and allow the day to come to you. This is very important.
Sit down with your fiancé and cover your list of personal things that will be making your wedding truly yours. Then have a fun conversation about the wild things that could go wrong. Laugh about them. Joke about how Uncle Sam could get drunk and try to tell one of his jokes at the reception. Talk about the car breaking down as you drive to the church. Go ahead and imagine what it’s going to look like getting Joe out on the dance floor. Keep in mind that your wedding, even though it’s yours, is also a family reunion. It’s a time where people who may never get out of the house at night get a chance to socialize. It’s an opportunity for friends and family to see you as well. They will want to tell you congratulations. All of your friends and family will be hoping this day is every bit as amazing as you dreamed it would be.
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