To-do lists. For as long as I can remember, they have been my go to when it comes to keeping my sanity in check. Cleaning the house becomes a pages-long checklist of every menial task I can think of (dishes become: wash dishes, dry dishes, put away dishes; cleaning the bathroom becomes: scrub toilet, clean shower, wipe counter, clean mirrors, hang pretty towels, organize medicine cabinet, etc). I’ve even been known to add a chore that I completed on to a list, just so that I can check it off! Hey, I did it—I should get a little recognition! I think that it’s a coping mechanism of sorts. The more things I can check off of a list, the more accomplished I feel. And, strangely enough, having lots on my to-do list never stressed me out. Not until the wedding to-do list, that is…
There was a post I wrote on Facebook a while ago that still I still get all up in arms about. When we first got engaged, Mr. O bought me lots of wedding magazines for the drive home from the coast. I tore through them, so excited that I was really planning a wedding, but one article in particular caught my attention. The good folks at the Knot had taken the time to write a to-do list for me-and one for Mr. O, too!
Here’s Mr. O’s:
Image via The Knot Summer 2014 Issue