Thursday, November 15, 2007
Down with tradition....
....I'm getting married! in a completely non-traditional way. (That's the only way I would have it, anyways). =) he he...That's my news! Z and I are tying the knot on Saturday..yes, this Saturday. The 17th. A little crazy? Yes. I'm all for a little shock value and also all for following my heart. And I honestly never thought I would want to get married anyways, but lo and behold, I am a hypocrite. I am head over heels for him. =) It is seriously last minute - we decided about 2 weeks ago and had to quickly put together the logistics: marriage certificate, party place, dress, rings, etc. Sooo....yay!! We're both super excited!! Eeek! It's going to be super small, in a park in West Van (cross your fingers for rain)...I got me a little black dress (black, yes...my sister cracked up at this cuz I always used to say I would get married in a black dress...lol), some new cute shoes, and Z has the cutest grey suit ever! My family can't make it out, nor Z's family, but my best girl Mandy is flying out for the weekend...it is, after all, just a little deal of a ceremony. In a few years, there'll be a big, invite-all-the-family, shebang...=) We promised the family a big deal and Z wants a dancing bear...I'm bummed that they can't be here, but didn't expect it on such short notice, anyways! We planned a little come-hang-out-and-have-drinks party for Saturday night, so if you're in Van and I forgot to e-mail you, mail me and I'll let you know where!!
I've been dying to blog about it, but between all the design stuff I have going on this month, work, and busy life in general, it took me a while to let even the close family know!!....I ended up calling a few people and word quickly got out...the phone's been ringing off the hook tonight and I have e-mails up the whazoo (but thank you guys, all of you...!!)..Did I say how excited I am?? he he...Poor Z, having to explain to his family that I'm weird and I don't like those big weddings and expensive rings and that I want a black dress. And I thank my lucky stars every moment for my amazingly understanding parents who are used to my unusual ways and have faith that my head is screwed on straight...=) And my friends for being happy and excited even though they were taken a little off-guard...=) he he...They truly are the most supportive people on earth and I love em!! Happy happy! And thanks so much to my parents and Z's parents for being so helpful and great! =)
And tonight, as Z and I are frantically (well...) trying to cross things-to-do off of our things-to-do lists...he looks over at me and was like, "we're both not doing anything remotely wedding related"...ha ha...I look down: I'm scrapbooking and he's ironing logos onto shirts...And then he says "we're so made for eachother"...he he...best guy ever. =) Seriously, we just fit....=)
Soooo...I was up til 2 last night doing important stuff like, umm..painting my toenails...he he...you know, getting ready. It's been a long time since I had my hair cut for more than $10 and it felt so friggin good to get it done last night! ahhh...getting all dolled up on the weekend, but til then, back to reality: Mandy flies in tommorrow morning, I have a billion things to do still, we're going to a screening for the film competition we were in last weekend tommorrow night....and whew! The big day will be here before I know it!
=) So happy! And if you're wondering where that burning dress picture is from, it's the latest wedding picture craze, "trash the dress"....I love the picture...=) If I was all for white dresses that's what I'd do..he he...happy night!
Rambled by Michelle at 11:23 PM