The RAF boys are back and the realisation that the big day is ever enriching and only four months away, is spurring them on to finalise those finer details….
Hey everyone – we hope you are all good!
Well we are now within the last four months to the wedding day itself and it is starting to sink in what we have left to do! We have just come back from a friend’s wedding in Turkey (which was amazing!) and it has highlighted all the small things that we haven’t thought of.
Some of which were quite big ones such as the bridesmaids’ dresses, but with some help from the bride she pointed us in the direction of some great online sites that she used.
Within one week of the holiday being over, the dresses had arrived – James now needs to get his bridesmaids together to try them on. Fingers crossed he has gotten their sizes right.
The other bits being the bridesmaid flower posies and table decorations for the evening entertainment etc.
It has definitely crept up quickly and although the major planning has taken place, like the venue, catering, flowers etc, all the small things are definitely getting overlooked and give you a bit of sense of shock when you realise.
I know there is the stigma that a gay wedding is usually flamboyant and possibly overdone, but the things we have forgotten are all the finite feminine touches that a bride would usually bring to the wedding. James is such a bad bride (Lol!) However we have had such a busy period over the past six months with my job and James in between jobs since leaving the Air Force, that the time has flown without us realising.
Within the past two weeks we have tried our suits on during the initial fitting which definitely put a massive smile on face seeing James so dressed up. He is such a hot cutie when he dresses up! We have another date in September when the Best Man and the Ushers arrive for their fitting. My aim is to lose a bit of the podge I’ve gathered whilst being at home with James and eating contently! ☹
We are off to Berkeley Castle next week to see our new wedding event co-ordinator who wants to go through the detail with us.
We are so fortunate to have an amazing team at Berkeley Castle – such a god send when planning.
The visit will give us the opportunity to finalise some thoughts in our head to the decorations throughout the castle that we just haven’t quite thought of yet. If I had my way I would definitely blow our budget on the decorations.
So the next time we write one of these it would be just before the wedding and we will highlight any of the last minute prep, plus James will have had his ‘hen’ do in September to Ibiza, whilst due to work, my Stag do is the weekend before the wedding. I am not sure if that’s a good thing but we will see!!!!