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Eloping = Easy Button! (Maybe)

I am psyched and here’s why: 

* I have the wedding ceremony all booked!
We’ll have limo service, a beautiful private ceremony, a photo package, a dvd of the ceremony and extra time for some photos around the valley!

* I have an awesome photographer, she’s sweet and patient and I’m glad she’s on board.  Oh yeah, and I kinda like her work too. lol


* David’s Bridal agreed to Rush, RUSH, RUSH my dress alteration!! It took me a while to get them to agree to it, but finally (after I would have to pay way extra) they agreed to have it to me in 5 days after first fitting (which will be happening today)  They really fought me on it.  Rush was 3 weeks! That’s no good.



* I really have NO WORRIES right now!  I have little things to do like find shoes, (i’m probably going with pink so I don’t know why I am posting these lol)

order my flowers (a DIY project – a lily bouquet – might as well stick with the yellow theme for this post hehe),

and find jewelry

and a place for our celebratory dinner,

but otherwise I’m golden!!

* Oops that’s not true.  We also need to find bands.  John and I are going today to look and try on and also get him fitted. I kinda just want a plain white gold band with nothing on it:

but something like this would be nice too:

* We have an awesome Vegas Shoot scheduled with my initial wedding photographer Todd for 2 days after the ceremony.  Love his work too and glad he’s available.  I’m hoping to do this downtown vegas or the neon sign museum.  Both kickass locations for a newlywed couple’s photo shoot in lieu of engagement pics!

* I get to plan another vacation! Yay Honeymoon!  We’re thinking St. Thomas or Costa Rica if it’s just us 2, or, if we can get a group together a cruise! We haven’t cruised since 08, I miss it!

All in all I got the biggest thing (ceremony) out of the way and now I get to think about fun stuff.  I plan to have everything I need to order done by Sunday.  After this weekend I’ll only have to worry about makeup and hairstyles to show the artist! Fun!

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DAN

That post above was written before John struck the deathblow (OK I’m being dramatic, but plans have changed a big bit).

He invited his Mom and brother basically so I invited my parents and brother.  
(sidebar, we had a huge fight about what the word ELOPING meant.  It was really upsetting because I don’t remember the last time we fought. ) 
Our wedding weekend is not our own private special goodie anymore, but it will still be awesomely wonderful.
Now I have to find a nice restaurant for a group.
A limo for a group.
Gifts for a group.
Something to do after dinner for a group.
And possibly a next day brunch for a group.

Waitaminute….
Sounds suspiciously like I’m planning a wedding again, just mini-fied.

HA!

Ah well, such is life.
If anyone asks about the wedding I’m telling them we’re semi-eloping 🙂

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Dani @ OK, Dani

Friday 24th of September 2010

Thanks Ethony and Welcome to tha blog Dee and Thanks!

dating diva

Friday 24th of September 2010

Hey I just found your blog... you are so pretty first of all!! And that is so exciting about everything about your wedding is coming together :) and it seems like you're keep super calm and balanced about everything- no bridezilla here!! but im definitely going to be a new follower! cant wait to read more posts

xx,dee

Ethony*

Friday 24th of September 2010

Oh that sucks that things have become stressful, just when you thought you were clear of it all! I hope it all runs as smooth as possible for you. And I CAN NOT WAIT to see you looking like a Goddess on your wedding day!

Dani @ OK, Dani

Friday 24th of September 2010

Oh I love you all!! Thanks! I was over-thinking it.After dinner those mofos are on their own! My HUSBAND and I will have some qt :)

Reich, easy button is coming your way!

Reicha

Thursday 23rd of September 2010

Dani, no gifts are needed. If you want the idea is sweet but not needed. Also, I would skip planning the after the wedding dinner for the group. I am sure your moms and brothers will understand even if you are semi-eloping!I am so happy this is working out so awesome for you...now pass that easy button over here will ya? lol

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