Friday, 22 September 2017

A reflection on our special day.

Ok so I've started this post about four times now and scraped it each time.

I feel like a lot has happened since my last post but then also, not so much. Firstly, I got married. Secondly, we went on a super lovely cold honeymoon to Tasmania. Yes, cold but cold is good snuggle weather remember.

It's an odd feeling once it's all over. A whole years worth of planning and savings all done, dusted, drunk and eaten in a matter of hours. Once the day was done I had a sort of internal lull... I couldn't help thinking of all the small things that didn't go to plan or what I forgot on the day... did I thank everyone, oh dear who did I miss, did I talk to everyone, I should have planned that better... blah blah blah and also worrying if everyone else had a good time rather than if we enjoyed ourselves.

The food on the day was seriously good and I think everyone also enjoyed the booze. The venue told us we were up there in some of there top weddings for the most drinks consumed... oh dear. I think Tris's red wine stained shirt and my splashed dress are evidence of that. Oh and the cake! It was the best wedding cake I've ever eaten and this is not even being bias considering the cake-baker is a good friend of mine (putacakeinit - check her insta!). We had a two tier, white chocolate mud cake, filled with layers of chocolate ganache, iced in vanilla buttercream topped with fresh flowers. It was both beautiful and delicious.

And after having a good three week honeymoon to ponder and go over every minute again and again and again, I realise that our big day was exactly what we wanted - a big party that we got to celebrate with all our closest friends and family. Yes, there were a few hiccups (windiest day in Sydney in three years, terrible DJ, red wine spillages, lost teeth, nerves and sore feet) but without dwelling on the tiny things and remembering what we wanted in the first place - everything was perfect. We couldn't have asked for a more happy and love filled night than what we had.

I am a lucky girl.

Oh and a blurry happy snap from the night...


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