The last few weeks not much wedding planning has been happening. Invitations were sent and now I’m just waiting on RSVPs to trickle in. All of my vendors have been selected. The menu is set. Flowers have been chosen. Photographer, DJ, musicians, hair & make-up are all on lock. Rentals and timelines have been completed. Leonard ordered his tuxedo and the bridal party has their attire picked out. My dress is being altered. So now I find myself with little to do planning wise. I learned from working in a hospital that we never say “it’s slow” as things will quickly turn around. So with that in mind I won’t say I’m finished planning, what I will say in that I’m enjoying the calm before the storm. A much needed calm as my work life has definitely been busy. [Read more…]
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