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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Wow. Picking a venue is no small task.
Where I come from, which is the lovely and remote area of the world called Michigan’s “Up North,” wedding receptions come in three flavors: Holiday Inn weddings, community center weddings or Knights of Columbus Hall weddings. The questions to consider when choosing one over the other include:
Do we want our reception in the same place I had breakfast with Santa?
Do I want a basketball hoop at my reception? Continue reading
Is it too early to talk about invitations when you don’t have a date set yet? Oh good, because here goes:
Part of the awesomeness that is is my job is that I get to meet a lot of amazing people who are doing amazing things all the time. The other day I was lucky enough to share a coffee with Rebecca Eldridge of Rizzi Designs in Lansing while working on a story for Capital Gains. While the purpose of our meeting was to talk about a client of hers we got to chatting about all sorts of things, and she happened to mention one of Rizzi’s newest divisions, RD I Do, a service to brand your wedding day. Continue reading
I was discussing the development of this blog with some friends of mine the other night and one of them asked, “So, just how ‘Michigan-made’ does everything need to be? Does your dress have be made here? Do all of … Continue reading
Mike and I are in an interesting position in that we have absolutely no life happenings that would dictate when we should or should not get married. No college graduations, no residence changes, no babies pending – nothing. We could literally get married next weekend or in two years.
Well, next weekend is out. I have plans to hang out with a friend. And two years might be too long for me to wait to wear my super pretty wedding band that I’m already having trouble keeping my hands off of. So I guess those are the parameters: we’ll be getting married sometime after next weekend and before two years from now. Perfect! Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I was having drinks with a friend of mine and she said,
“So…do you have any plans for engagement photos yet?”
She was grinning and practically wringing her and hand in such a way that suggested that she wasn’t just curious; she was hinting at something. Continue reading