Flowers, centerpieces, and bouquets, oh myFlowers are tough. I know what I like, but I don’t know what I want. There are so many options to choose from. All I know is my favorite flower isn’t in season in September. *Sad face*

I adore peonies…I think they’re beautiful and romantic! But I can’t have them, so what is a bride to do?! Read the rest of this entry »

Who Knew Choosing Wedding Colors Would be So Hard!I’ve finally made a decision on our wedding colors. I have always wanted to have my bridesmaids in black dresses. It’s classic and if they like the dress, it’s easy to wear again. So we’re definitely going with black, but choosing the accent colors has been difficult. Read the rest of this entry »

wedding planning continues: our non-traditional receptionI’ll call my fiance Mr. P. Mr. P and I have decided to do a non-traditional reception. We don’t want to do a formal sit down dinner. From my personal experience at weddings, I eat too much, get way too full and just want to take a nap after a four-course meal. I’m not in the mood to get up and dance. I’m usually in a food coma! Read the rest of this entry »

honeymoon destinationsDeciding where to travel to for our honeymoon has been the best part of planning this wedding so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Finding the perfect wedding photographerAfter all the frustration of choosing a reception site, choosing a photographer was a piece of cake. I knew what I wanted and I had found a few photographers that I liked, so all we had to do was meet them. I chose three in different price ranges. I was looking for a photojournalist, but also a wedding photographer who could capture my day…or I guess I should say our day. Read the rest of this entry »

The Planning Begins: The Hunt for a Wedding Recpetion SitePickingĀ a date was a little more difficult than I expected. My fiance is working on his CFA designation, so we both decided it was best to get married when he wasn’t studying. We originally chose September 18, 2010. I wanted May but that’s during his study time, so it was a non-starter. So September it is, but more on the date later. Read the rest of this entry »

The Proposal: How It All StartedI started planning my wedding a few months back, so I’ll start from the beginning. It all started March 13, 2009, in Phoenix. My boyfriend and I have been together for a while, so it was about time! Read the rest of this entry »

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