- 7 years ago
- Wedding: September 2011
Who knew that a grown woman has to ask her mother permission where the stay the night before her wedding? She says it’s customary for me to stay with her, I say I’d rather stay with 15 other girlfriends at a friend’s house having a sleepover. Okay, maybe that does sound juvenile? haha. Here’s the downlow.
I live abroad. I am returning home for about a month to get married. I miss my friends and I want to see them. My wedding is on a Saturday. Therefore. I am giving my girlies 7 months notice to get the Friday beforehand off work. Thursday night we are doing a girls night in which will include drinks, mani/pedis, perhaps a wine tasting woman to visit?, a movie, a few games (nothing to boring) and just spending some time together. I’m thinking 20 at the most (it’s a big house, my friends are low maintenance and drama) and that includes my wedding party gals. So then, Friday morning we pack up and head to become a small army of wedding getting-readiers. We will but bouquets together, organize center pieces, maybe carve a ffew heartshaped jack-o-laterns (it’s an October wedding) but overall–be helpful. Then they go do something (site-seeing whatev) I do the rehearsal with my wedding party and family and whatnot. After dinner I head back to the house and we all get some fun shut eye before my big day.
I should preface all of this by telling you I’m the biggest kind of extravert there is, and having people around me will be vitally important for keeping me sane. My girlfriends are all REALLY excited for it, and are seeing as their way of being a part of my big weekend. It all makes sense right?
A. does anyone have anymore fun ideas for our sleepover? games/visitors (not strippers haha)/massage people
B. doesn’t that sound fun
C. I know it sounds a bit crazy–but I’ve been a bridesmaid a million times, have gone to a million weddings, and I’m not naive in how they function. Just have fun! Organize beforehand and be flexible when it all hits the fan!! haha.
D. How do I convince my mother I’m not crazy? Have you gals done this before?