Happy National Wedding Planning Day, everyone! –>especially to my fellow engaged couples 😉 These last few months of being engaged has been a wonderful whirlwind of sorts with making wedding decisions to just trying to squeeze in any free time to be together- #LongDistanceProbs. But I wouldn’t change any of the craziness because I know that the result will be marrying the guy of my dreams and spending a lifetime being loved by, and loving him!
Today, I wanted to post a little update on our wedding! While we are sticking to most of our original plans/vision (see here), we have decided to go with an idea we have had from the beginning, an elopement of sorts, featuring us with our parents + siblings, along with Seth’s grandmother. We’ve daydreamed about how fun and intimate it would be to have a tiny wedding like this, but being how most of our families + friends had larger weddings, we didn’t quite know how we could do the tiny wedding. We started off with a smallish number, 50 people, whom we love dearly, but that first vision was so hard to shake, and after many (and I mean a ton) of conversations with each other, we decided to do what we had talked of before, and bring that elopement style wedding back to reality. At the end of the day we realized we needed to do what was best for us + our relationship dynamic. It was hard, I’m not going to lie, because we love so many people, but at the end of the day, we knew this was going to be what would make us the happiest. And it has depleted so much stress going forward! I have never been a big crowd person, and Seth has always had a more reserved personality, so it’s nice to be able to do something for us, that feels like us.
I’m going to stop there, because honestly the last post covering our wedding pretty much is staying the same, it’s just the number of people that changed. I want to also shout out to all that gave such positive feedback. It’s been so nice being celebrated by you all regardless of what wedding we are having. I can’t count on one hand how many positive messages I got from my friends and family after I told them the new plan, and I know Seth got some positive feedback as well. We are just so thankful for you all and for the constant love. I can’t wait to be Mrs. Starbuck! Cheers!