After positive feedback on last week’s post, along with the enjoyment I get out of looking back, processing, and writing about the wedding and wedding process, I think I may try to do a whole #WeddingWednesday series to talk about a lot of the aspects of wedding planning that I didn’t get to cover in the first post.  I hope that doesn’t come across as self-centered or self-seeking; I hope to pass on the little I learned from my imperfect time as a bride-to-be, and maybe inspire and help other brides-to-be in their planning.  OR, you can just learn what was going through my head as I made the decisions I made 😉

I will probably end up back-tracking and starting from the beginning to cover other aspects of planning more chronologically, but first I want to talk about the blessing of having help when planning and preparing for your wedding.

This came to the forefront of my mind the other day at work when I overheard a conversation between two ladies, discussing their children’s upcoming nuptials.  Both had sons getting married, so we’re dealing with a mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship here. One of the women said that when she asked the bride-to-be what she could do to help, she was told to “Wear beige and shut up.”

A few things come to mind from this:

  1. I know this is judgmental and I shouldn’t say this, but I can only imagine how much of a bridezilla that woman is!
  2. What a way to start off your relationship with your husband’s family 😦
  3. I feel a lot of sorrow for this bride.

Let me explain the sorrow. Continue reading “#WeddingWednesday: The Blessing of Having Help”

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