Post # 16
hahaha we had a similar experience at Macy’s. We could NOT kick off the sales guy. He kept showing us things we said we weren’t interested in. He’d leave us alone for a minute or two but he’d be lurking nearby and he’d always come back like a bad penny.
Salespeople annoy me in general. Fiance is very friendly though so they tend to chat us up a lot. I think the most memorable was the sales guy at the appliance store when we were shopping for a washer and dryer. He told us that the washer was gentle enough to wash the hand-crocheted Christmas ornaments his mother made…and then he started crying because his mom passed in the 1990s along with several other relatives. We stood in the middle of the store as the sales guy literally cried on FI’s shoulder.
Post # 17
I didn’t find anything remotely magical about planning a wedding. I’m glad it’s over with and we’re married already!
Post # 18
😱😳 I would be mortified. Still, that’s a hell of an endorsement!
Yes! They explicitly ignore the words coming out of your mouth while you’re holding sustained eye contact. It was unreal.
Post # 19
Sorry- I am a month away and about to lose my mind!
Post # 20
orangeblossomhoney : Something that took the magic away for us…
Our venue does a sitting for lunch every day. We took my parents and we had a wonderful time – perfect setting, perfect food. Was absolutely beautiful. Mum loved it and she’s picky AF
FI’s parents came over from over East and he was so excited to take them to the venue. What we got was a a bad seat, late food, slow service – all in all just a really average day. I was so disappointed!They did have a function on that day, which delayed everything, and I know that won’t be the situation on our wedding (they shut down the whole venue – we have exclusive use of the vineyard for the whole night), but when they came so far, and everyone was so excited….it was just really average!
Anyway! On to bigger and better planning things!
Post # 21
what does your contract say?
Post # 22
I found nothing magical about planning. The whole thing was on my shoulders (well dh helped a bit) and I found it all gruelling.
Our wedding was magical though.
Post # 23
Hang in there you’re in the home stretch! One month to go!
It was worth it in the end and I loved our wedding day, but yeah… the planning part I could have done without.
Post # 24
I used to be a bridal consultant at Bed, Bath. And Beyond and that is actually what they are trained to do. They are actually very knowledgeable about products though and do intense training to make sure that they are knowledgeable about the products, however I completely understand how it’s annoying and obnoxious. Normally, they only follow you in fine China and then just check up on you. That sucks.
The only issues that I had during wedding planning were family related… Basically my one aunt who we didn’t invite to the wedding (due to family issues, we just honestly felt like she would have made a scene and my DH had never met her and I hadnt seen her in years) messaged me on facebook two days before the wedding to tell me what a terrible person I was and that my father (who died when I was very young and I was really struggling to cope with the fact that he wouldn’t be there during my entire wedding process) would be ashamed of me and would not want to call me his daughter anymore because of how I treated family. Blah blah blah. It really messed me up, but basically confirmed that we were right in not inviting her.
Post # 25
Definitely the church for me!!
The church we wanted to get married in is right next to our Reception venue and we loved it, so beautiful! Contacted them about getting married there and we were just met with sheer rudeness and resistance!! They didn’t get back to me for 6 weeks regarding the date we wanted, but we had to book the reception venue within 2 weeks or we would lose it….
So no dream church wedding for me, but the venue has a lovely room to get married in so we’ll get married there in 3 1/2 weeks time withouth the hassle of the rude church!