Its very rare that I have a brilliant week in one go. But this week has been super productive already.
We have we have ticked off
- Booked food vendor
- Chosen menu
- Booked our cake tasting
- Closer to booking the entertainment
- I purchased some wonderful Drunk Elephant skincare to try
- Found a local hair salon to help me get rid of my weird blond streaks
- Arranged a space for myself ( blog to follow
Here is a truth universally acknowledged in the world of wedding vendors…
Sometimes they don’t get back to you.
Because they are super busy and have a million weddings before you.
You will physically have to chase them. We have done it with both the entertainment and the food. Now just to reassure you reader, I don’t mean stalk and harass. I just mean email them, call them follow it up with another email… all over the space of a few months. We really want our guests to have an amazing time, so food and music is really important to us.
And they still don’t get back…. honestly the food was worth the wait and I think our guests from all over will be super happy with the food.
The entertainment are reluctant to book with us until 6 months before but they pencilled us in. This scares us only because if they turn around and cant work our wedding we will have to search for someone else, and the first one I wanted were already booked! This band is Gavs first choice and we both agree they suit us perfectly and they already do an amazing version of our song! ( hence the reason why I let him pick his over mine).
Our food vendors where just busy, thy are getting more and more popular but honestly I could eat there food everyday and be happy.
It can just be frustrating when your to do list is a million miles long and you just want to tick them all off.
A good week
The week started off on Sunday with a gorgeous meal at the Soho Bun House, where in the restaurant they don’t serve buns but the food was so good we didn’t care! My uni friends like to meet up monthlyish to catch up. We all love eating and drinking (slight understatement we get super excited about trying new places)
The boys went off to a gig and we decide to stay out for one more and visit Basement Sate which Gav had been raving about for months. It didn’t disappoint. Even though i am a huge gin drinker I just love a gin and tonic I don’t need a gin cocktail. I like to taste the gin. My taste buds always head toward whiskey cocktails, Old-fashions etc. The After Slate was beyond yummy.
Last week I wrote a post about being grateful and pre-thanking people. I think it is so easy to forget the person you are marrying.
Gav loves to tease me constantly. Most of our conversation are spoken with a grin on his face because he is about to take the piss out of me. Its all in good humour but sometimes it gets a bit much.
Then I remember how thoughtful and kind he is. How wonderful he can be. We had a bit of personal good news this week and so to celebrate he picked up some Chinese pork buns from Soho Bun House ( which we missed out on last time). had a feast at home.
We don’t celebrate Valentines Day, ever.
It just doesn’t interest me or him so we don’t we just like to spend it together.
I can’t tell you happy I am that I can tick these things of the list. It just feels so productive. What we realised after such a good week is that we have all the major elements complete. We now need to focus on the detailed bits.
Wedding planning can be stressful not like other things in life but still stressful. Lack of communication from everyone! Difference of opinion on details. I think when people say its not stressful they have already forgotten how much effort they put into a wedding.
There is also a massive difference when your venue is all inclusive and not like ours where we just have the space and have to bring in everything we want.
But it will be wonderful and we cant wait.
Thank you for joining me on our wedding journey.