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#581 CAKnight

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:54 PM

What's funny is that I was going to put a drink and a bubble bath. But, I was like, "No, a drink and TV might be more realistic." lol. I might have to break out the bubble bath and candles. I would like to have a couple of drinks. But, I will have to take it easy because I'm trying to get my body in wedding/swimsuit ready. Then I can enjoy the drinks on my wedding cruise. lol

 

It's too bad that the wedding had to be postponed. But, think of it this way...at least once you're married, you know that your house will feel like a home instead of having to look for a new place to live. 

Yea, a real life example indeed. lol.  I have great intentions, but my mind is thoroughly exhausted after a day of work so I think i'll be productive after a glass or two of wine.  But, it turns into a glass or 2 while taking a bubble bath and watching tv. Then that's pretty much the end of the day for me because i'm going to bed after that!

 

Thank you...it was a long, costely, slightly painful process that was supposed to be a small renovation and turned into a full renovation that caused us to push back the wedding date from September 27th, 2013 to next May!  But it all worked out, and I appreciate the "new house"



#582 jandl2013

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 01:01 PM

Originally Posted by brunamcr 

jandl2013 -- I see on your profile you are located in the DC area!

 

Where specifically are you? I am also on the border of DC.

It could be easier for us to exchange tips!

 

:)

 

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Hi Bruna,

 

I work in DC, but live fairly close to DC in Maryland.  We definitely can do that :)



#583 CAKnight

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 01:06 PM

Well, I am anticipating a small group of guests. My FH and I are going on a wedding cruise. So, we are getting married in port and then having our reception in a specialty restaurant. The dinner will have dessert that comes with it. I've heard that people don't normally want dessert and wedding cake. As a result, we are giving 1  4oz rum cake to each couple. In the long run, it might be more cost-effective and a nice wedding favor. 

Originally Posted by brunamcr 

that is a great day, but aren't those cakes kind of pricey??



#584 jandl2013

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 01:28 PM

Originally Posted by CAKnight 

What's funny is that I was going to put a drink and a bubble bath. But, I was like, "No, a drink and TV might be more realistic." lol. I might have to break out the bubble bath and candles. I would like to have a couple of drinks. But, I will have to take it easy because I'm trying to get my body in wedding/swimsuit ready. Then I can enjoy the drinks on my wedding cruise. lol

 

It's too bad that the wedding had to be postponed. But, think of it this way...at least once you're married, you know that your house will feel like a home instead of having to look for a new place to live.  Plus, at least you got it out of the way, so you will be able to focus on your next big project (the wedding!!! ). Since my FH and I live in 2 different cities, I will be moving a couple of months before the wedding since my lease will be ending. So, I basically have to do more work on the front end instead of on the back end. That happens to work for me because I'm full of energy right now. It doesn't hurt that my wedding has a summer vibe (even though it's in April) so I want to be on the lookout for those clearance items, as I have been! Oh yeah! 

Great minds truly do think alike!  I can't tell you how many times that I have found myself in this situation...i have a CRAZY job, and for this reason will be in yoga starting this week!!! STRESS must go!!  I have a to do list, but after a long, crazy day all I want is A) a bubble bath or long hot shower B) a glass of wine or a frozen strawberry margarita or daiquiri C) the remote in my hand!  I don't always get all 3 at the same time, but it does happen on occasion on those days where I think i'm going to end up on an episode of America's most wanted and/or bridezilla.

 

School starts in another few weeks so i just want to be calm and as relaxed as possible so i can handle my job, school, and wedding planning...ambitious I know!

 

Ok, so you're living my life also!  Wow...my FH and I live an hour and a half apart and the renovation occurred because I was supposed to move in with him then rent my house out.  Had a major reality check during the move process and we realized that trying to move me a homeowner into a non-homeowner home was ridiculous because i have WAY more stuff aka crap than him even after throwing out/donating/giving away a bunch of stuff.  His lease is up in August and then we'll finally be able to see each other every day...yayeeee!!!  I can't wait!

 

I was thinking that after this season was under way there should be really great deals for us 2014 brides so i'm with you on that! 



#585 jandl2013

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 01:30 PM

Originally Posted by brunamcr 

that is a great day, but aren't those cakes kind of pricey??

I haven't checked the price at all, but i'll have to do that before I make any final decisions.



#586 CAKnight

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 02:41 PM

A strawberry daiquiri sounds divine right now! That's one of my favorite drinks! 

Great minds truly do think alike!  I can't tell you how many times that I have found myself in this situation...i have a CRAZY job, and for this reason will be in yoga starting this week!!! STRESS must go!!  I have a to do list, but after a long, crazy day all I want is A) a bubble bath or long hot shower B) a glass of wine or a frozen strawberry margarita or daiquiri C) the remote in my hand!  I don't always get all 3 at the same time, but it does happen on occasion on those days where I think i'm going to end up on an episode of America's most wanted and/or bridezilla.

 

School starts in another few weeks so i just want to be calm and as relaxed as possible so i can handle my job, school, and wedding planning...ambitious I know!

 

Ok, so you're living my life also!  Wow...my FH and I live an hour and a half apart and the renovation occurred because I was supposed to move in with him then rent my house out.  Had a major reality check during the move process and we realized that trying to move me a homeowner into a non-homeowner home was ridiculous because i have WAY more stuff aka crap than him even after throwing out/donating/giving away a bunch of stuff.  His lease is up in August and then we'll finally be able to see each other every day...yayeeee!!!  I can't wait!

 

I was thinking that after this season was under way there should be really great deals for us 2014 brides so i'm with you on that! 



#587 MissJali

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    Posted 29 April 2013 - 02:53 PM

    Of course I'm on here when I really should be doing school work. SMH and yes...a frozen margarita sounds great right now!



    #588 Edygiselle

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      Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:06 PM

      Originally Posted by jandl2013 

      Hi Bruna,

       

      I work in DC, but live fairly close to DC in Maryland.  We definitely can do that :)

       

      Originally Posted by brunamcr 

      jandl2013 -- I see on your profile you are located in the DC area!

       

      Where specifically are you? I am also on the border of DC.

      It could be easier for us to exchange tips!

       

      :)

       

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      Jandl2013  brunamcr - I'm being a little nosey ladies....Fellow Marylander here! Hey lol 



      #589 jandl2013

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      Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:30 PM

      Originally Posted by CAKnight 

      A strawberry daiquiri sounds divine right now! That's one of my favorite drinks! 

       

      What are you going to school for? 

       

      Yes, my FH and I also live about an hour and a half away from each other! Better late than never...could you imagine packing up your whole house, then realizing that? I have more stuff than my FH, but he has a better job than I do. So, I guess that means I'm moving! 

       

      I'm excited to see what treasures present themselves. What are your colors and theme? 

       

      Yea, it's one of my favorites too. ...i'll drink to that.  Hahhhaha!

       

      I'm going to school for Global Business and Public policy...I was out of class this past semester, but it's time to get back on track!

       

      Oh I know it would have been worse had I moved then we came to that realization, but I do wish I hadn't spent so much time and money renovating at this time.  I could have taken my time and renovated over time instead of rushing to finish to rent it out.  But c'est la vie!  It's done now.  My FH technically has a better job than I do, but I make more and mine isn't a contract position.  We just wanted to do what made more sense for space purposes, etc.  We're going to look for another home in the next 2+ years.

       

      My colors are red and purple...theme is kind of evolving.  How about you?



      #590 jandl2013

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      Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:34 PM

      Originally Posted by MissJali 

      Of course I'm on here when I really should be doing school work. SMH and yes...a frozen margarita sounds great right now!

      LOL....I completely understand that sentiment!!  I should be doing laundry...

       

      Well, you can treat yourself to one after you finish your homework??






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