- 5 years ago
- Wedding: May 2013
A few weeks ago I wrote a “woe is me” post about how I was jealous of all the brides on here with big lavish weddings and honeymoons. A lot of bees responded and it really helped put things into perspective.
A week after my wedding I can honestly say I am not jealous anymore. My day was stress free and perfect.
Instead of the courthouse we found a lady who specializes small weddings and elopements. It was just me, my husband and 4 guests ( just the most important people in our lives) on a beautiful apple orchard that was in bloom.
Afterward we went to a great little restaurant with amazing food. Then we went to the beach and my husband surprised me with chinese lanterns (the ones that you light and float away). I had always pictured an entire wedding party letting those go, but it just seemed silly with how small our wedding party was. But it was so beautiful just watching one lantern float away over the water into the sunset. Everyone on the beach cheered and yelled congratulations. It was almost like I did have my big wedding.
My family surprised us with a rather large sum of money that allowed us to spend a few days in Chicago where we saw an amazing musical comedy (The Book of Mormon), and just got to enjoy ourselves and the big city.
I wouldent change a thing. <3