When the subject of our destination wedding in Punta Cana comes up, one of the things our family and friends still talk about is the dinner. And no, not for the food (which was awesome) nor for the cake (which was hideous). Nope, they talk about how my groom carried me around the restaurant on his shoulders and how we did the chicken dance while they (and everyone else in the vicinity, random vacationers and staff alike) hooted and hollered.
That’s how we know that we achieved what we wanted most for our wedding: for our guests to feel like they were a part of it and, most importantly, that they have an insanely fun time Breezy-style…that is to say, with oodles of goofiness.
Once we had determined that Mr Breezy was the head of the household forevermore, it was time to head into the restaurant to drink my sorrows away eat our scrumptious dinner.
For a few different reasons (including one big one that started with 17 and ended with 000) we chose to forgo a private reception in favor of dinner in the public restaurant by the beach followed by a speeches and dancing at the disco. DW BRIDES, TAKE NOTE: it turned out to be one of the best decisions we ever made. The staff set up two long tables of thirty for us and you know what? All that time I spent stressing about how it might be weird to be surrounded by other resort guests during dinner? Big fat waste of time. We didn’t even notice they were there!
Of course, that might be partly due to the fact we were all so distracted. By our awesome dinner game, that is.
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