In the beginning of our engagement, I was nervous. Nervous at the thought of planning our BIG day. My friends typically call me when they need help planning their parties, barbecues, showers, etc., but I knew I was about to enter a world I hadn’t had much experience in. In my older years, I haven’t attended many weddings or been in any weddings, so I didn’t have much inspiration. I know that your wedding day is about you and your soon-to-be spouse, but people are critical, so I knew that with our possible large guest list the pressure was most definitely on.
My only ideas from weddings had really only come from social media sites like Pinterest (bad, I know) and Instagram. Now, on the other hand, Mr. W has been in attendance at a lot of weddings from a young age because of growing up in the church. So he had a slight advantage over me.
About a month after we got engaged, I started calling venues and we toured a couple of them together. We continued to run into issues with either our date being booked or venues not having the capabilities to hold the amount of people we needed for a sit down dinner, etc. Mr. W was pretty helpful with making recommendations for places that may have been a little outside of the box (hint: our venue).
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