I think it’s important to get a budget of some sort together earlier rather than later, it puts things into perspective and establishes some targets; not to mention actually listing things down. Continue reading “Budget”
I didn’t know this existed but we need one. I don’t mean a person who organises your wedding for you (we’re not made of money!) I mean a book dedicated to keeping all the information about your wedding.
I get it, there’s a lot to manage and it’s all part of the process and yes it might be something to look back on someday. Continue reading “Apparently we need wedding planner”
The idea is to have a fantastic vacation with friends and family around us and get married in the process.
We want to try to keep this simple and without to much pomp. We took inspiration from my best friend’s wedding who, similar to us, has friends and family in both the US and UK. Continue reading “The Concept”
I have to admit either times have changed (I am a little old fashioned) or it’s this country. Let’s talk about rings.
So I thought (naively maybe) that when I decided I liked a girl enough to want to marry her I would, knowing her style and things she likes, go to a jewelers and select the best ring I could afford and as a promise of my love for her and of our eventual joining, offer it to her. Then, if she were willing, she would accept this ring I am gifting her and wear it as a symbol of our pledge.
Just starting this journey into my second marriage and this time doing it in the USA. Things have changed since I first got married and perhaps the change in country adds to that too.
It all strange, exciting and worrying at the same time. I need to support my fiancé as really it’s all about her but as the groom I have a reasonably major role to play and as such I have my own thoughts and concerns and wishes which need to be taken into account. Continue reading “It all kicks off”