The very first ‘preparations’

It is finally happening! It took me some time but I think now I am starting to realise that we are really getting married. It was a bit of a shock for me after Chris proposed and I thought that I needed time to get used to the idea…but 2 months is quite a while to wake up to reality :P. Anyway, I did start looking around for ideas for the wedding, for dresses and all that. On Saturday I went and actually tried on some wedding dresses and that felt really good, now I  have an idea on how I look in one and what I need to buy.

Another thing I did was to buy some books on engagement for Christian couples and on weddings and brides of course: Bride To Be: A Devotional Journal by Janice Thompson and Randi Morrow this is a pretty good journal with advice, prayer and enough space to write about my own feelings;  No Longer Two: A Christian Guide for Engagement and Marriage by Brian H. Edwards and Barbara Edwards is a course for engaged couples that can be used either just by the couple or with another mentor couple or with the help of a pastor – I’ve done two lessons with Chris and is engaging and interesting, bringing out really good questions we should answer ourselves before the big day; last and not least is a beautifully made wedding planner My Wedding Planner: A Record Book (Wedding Record Book) by Helen Exley with great images inside that I will probably use closer to the wedding day. Chris is a bit grumpy that he can’t find a book on grooms :D.

So far I am sure of one thing for that day and that is how my bouquets is going to look. I found this in a Romanian magazine and I simply love it. We might go for a beach wedding and this would go perfect with it.

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