Dear hurricane joaquin,

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

I know you want to come to Kentucky to visit and attend my wedding, however you AREN'T invited. Keep your cold temps and your rain and send us sunshine instead.


Although it's always something you have to keep in mind while planning an outdoor wedding, a rain plan is NOT something that a Bride wants to implement a few days before the wedding. When you wake up to texts from your mom with links to blogs about how to make your rainy day wedding a hit, you just want to curl up in bed and stay there. In an attempt to make myself feel better about the coming weekend and the weather that may happen, I've been Pinteresting rainy wedding day images.

Beautiful images of brides in cute rain boots

and couples hiding under umbrellas


are very fun to look at, but its kind of scary. You put so much time and effort into planning this fab party that could be rained on...but ultimately when it comes down to it, I'll be marrying my best friend and thats what matters most.



Tuesday, September 22, 2015

With less than two weeks till the big day Abe and I are definitely feeling the pre-wedding stress. Every day we have off in the next few days is devoted to wedding meetings/wedding prep/work on the farm. To say we need our honeymoon is an understatement (give me all the margs on the beach). Luckily there has also been some fun and exciting events to keep our spirits up and not totally focused on how the flowers will turn out and if the DJ will keep the party going (thinking about these details keeps me up at night).

I hope to get some blogging done between now and next Saturday and update you all on my bachelorette party and monograms and mimosas shower!

Until then I leave you with a picture of my adorable nephew shopping for ring bearer shoes!

stock our bar

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

A few weeks ago we had a stock the bar party at our apartment. After months of having/planning my showers, Abe told me that he wanted to have a party/shower of his own that wasn't just full of women and party games. He really wanted to have a stock the bar and although we threw it together very quickly it was so much fun! We knew we wanted to keep it very low key and have a cookout in our backyard. I put up a few decorations and set up ladder golf (one of our favorite yard games).

We were given lots of bourbon (much to Abe's delight) and some tequila and wine! It was the perfect couples shower and it was so nice to relax with our friends!

one month!!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Oh my gosh guys, there is less than ONE month until the wedding. ONE. What the heck?! I can't believe how quickly time has passed.

The final to-dos:

Plan day after brunch*
Schedule beauty treatments*
Buy accessories for Abe (need white shirt)*
Find dress for rehearsal*
Day after brunch invitations*
Decide on all special songs*
Choose seating cards*
Order table numbers*
Draft schedule of events for wedding weekend*
Write thank yous (CONTINUE TO DO THIS)*
Meeting with these vendors for a one month checkup:*
Put together welcome bags
Plan ceremony with Pastor (vows/poems/readings/ect..)
Honeymoon clothes!
Make seating plan...
Make signs for bar/ceremony/directions to farm/ect
Get marriage license
Have hair trial
Figure out alcohol situation

And I'm sure there are many many more items that could go on that list...

Last weekend I had my bachelorette party! It was an absolute blast and I promise to do a full post on it soon! Until then, here is are some sneak peeks :)