Tonight, Jody and I sat down to start brainstorming some pieces of our wedding ceremony! We want to create a meaningful ceremony that includes readings, scriptures and symbols important to us as a couple that will describe the love we share and will cherish the promises we will make to each other on that day. … Continue reading Choosing Our Unity Ceremony
The first thing my dad said to me yesterday morning was "Five months from today, I walk you down the aisle". I cannot believe that we are closer to the wedding than to the date that we got engaged. The past seven months have flown by so quickly, and I'm doing my best to savor … Continue reading MEP to MEC: Five Months to Go!
One of the first conversations Jody and I had when starting the process of planning our wedding was to make a list of what we definitely wanted and then things that we felt like we could go without. At the top of the "we need this!" list were save the date cards. In the year … Continue reading Save the Date!
One thing I definitely wasn't prepared for during our season of engagement was how often I wouldn't see Jody. Most of my time, outside of work, consists of working on the wedding in some shape or form, and most of his evenings are spent at the university where he is taking his graduate classes. Especially … Continue reading Dating Through the Engagement
I can't believe that Jody and I have been engaged for a whole six months already! While it sometimes feels like I still have a million things to do, I know that I've made a lot of big decisions already! Here is a quick update of all of the fun things that we have accomplished … Continue reading MEP to MEC: Six Months to Go
For those of you that remember, I was a tad hesitant about Jody's idea to get our pictures taken for a friend who was trying to build his portfolio [see proposal]. I was set on having our engagement pictures taken at Randolph-Macon College, so when it came time to discuss engagement pictures, we had half … Continue reading Our Engagement Pictures
It was no secret that Jody and I wanted to get married. We began talking about it after Jody graduated from college. However, the following year when I graduated, Jody told me he wanted to wait until after he completes graduate school to tie the knot. While I was disappointed that we would have to … Continue reading the proposal.