Time is running out as our wedding fast approaches, its only 9 more days till the big day. Friends, family and future family have started arriving, I still haven’t finished everything I’m supposed to do and my day job is starting to get in the way, but I need some way to pay for the honeymoon.
I’m still trying to finish writing my speech and try not insult the future in-laws, my parents or any family and guests…
I don’t wear cuff links, in fact I’ve never worn them… but I have fond memories of when I was kid and my father would be getting ready for an important dinner or similar event sitting on his bed scratching through his box of cuff links.
Lately in preparation for my wedding I’ve been wondering if I shouldn’t perhaps wear cuff links to my wedding, that got me doing some searching online for “funky” cuff links, these ones by the designer Jan Leslie I think are awesome… although they’re not exactly “me”, but they are still very nice. They’ve got a few very nice ones for golfing enthusiasts.
Gift Lists, Guest Lists, To Do Lists, Play Lists, Wine Lists…
Been Working on wedding stuff and I’ve come to the conclusion that weddings are all about lists. Between Claire and my self we’ve made alot of them, and I’m expecting even after the wedding there will be more lists.
For those of you who have been following the wedding planning closely (mostly friends and family of the bride…) things are moving along smoothly, I’m not sure exactly how many days it is until the “big day”, and I’m not too stressed about the things I have to organise.
The honeymoon is mostly booked, there are some minor logistical matters to sort out but they can only be done closer to the time. I just have to make sure that me and my groom party (or whatever the groom version of Bridal Party) show up at the right place, on time, dressed in the appropriate attire… and that I say the right things (“I do”… been practicing that ).
Speaking about appropriate attire, I have been informed that I can not get married in jeans and a t-shirt… even if I swap the t-shirt for a shirt with a colar. So I’ve organised that this week myself and one of my trusty 2 bestmen are going shopping to pickout something that doesn’t make me look like an undertaker. I’m not sure yet whether to buy or rent, we’ll decide that once I find out what effect the clothing will have on my bank balance.
The other thing that I’ve been responsible for are the invitations… which admittedly have been taking a little longer than they should of, those I should finish up and post this week still. So those of you who have been checking your post box everyday eagerly awaiting them will have to do it a little longer.
And thats the end of my list… for now… there are a few things missing from this public list, but those are stored in Google Docs with entries in Google Calendar to remind me.
If you haven’t noticed yet… you can go look at our Wedding Site and you’ll see a few updates, we now have some nice buttons to click on and I’ve uploaded Our Story of how we met…
When I get a chance I want to write up an article on tweaking wordpress theme’s and how I put together the Wedding pages look.
Wedding plans are all progressing very smoothly thanks to my lovely Mother in law who has organised most of the details for our wedding.
Alot of people have been asking where exactly is the place we’re having our wedding so I’ve created a page under the wedding section on the Nunns.co.za Wedding Site with details on the venue.
You can find it here.
I don’t often mention my girlfriend, its more out of respect to her and her privacy but today I’m making an exception.
On Valentines day I asked the love of my life, Claire to marry me. For some it was a huge surprise, for others it was expected and others were just happy I had finally done it.
My proposal didn’t go as planned, but then again life never does go according to plan… but in the end at about 11:30pm on the 14th February 2009 I asked the question on my knees in my PJ’s, and she said YES
I didn’t realise though that its sortof expected that you know when and where the wedding is going to be… have the guest list already worked out along with the theme of the wedding, catering, DJ’s and all that stuff. So for the moment the plans are something along the lines of… It’s going to be in the Cape Town area, sometime towards the end of the year, in warm weather and the bride will be wearing some or other shade of white and the “theme” will be… “Wedding” or something like that.
The rest of the stuff we’ll work out as time goes by…
PS: You can contact me for details of where to send early wedding gifts (big screen TV’s, cars, houses or cash gifts).