Countdown to Wedding: 3 days!

Y’all… it’s almost here. I can hardly sleep from all the excitement. It’s like Christmas, but better. I get to marry my best friend, my favorite guy, and the love of my life in 3 teeny-tiny days. EEEEP!

This past week has been a whirlwind. I am officially off work now and signed off too (occasionally “off work” still means checking email). Last weekend, I made a quick trip to the mountains of Blacksburg, VA for a birthday party for one of my favorite little girls – who happens to belong to one of my favorite bridesmaids and favorite best friends.
photoI also spent one evening exploring a gorgeous undiscovered park in Blacksburg with my mom and a photographer for bridal portraits. Shhh! These were a last minute decision. My groom will surely be surprised.
photo-4My favorite part of being home was spending quality time with the best Paw Paw a girl could have. Sharing little moments with him means so much. We enjoyed a homemade eclair that I brought safely in a cooler with me all the way from Charlotte. We took a walk to look at his fields and the mountains all the way in Blacksburg. We talked about life, the wedding, and my new job. And before I left we spent some time sitting on the front porch. My heart still breaks to think about not having him here with us on this earth but my heart was full of happiness for getting to spend some uninterrupted time with him and steal a bunch of hugs while I was at it.
photo-2After Hollins’ birthday party, I had to scoot back to Charlotte to celebrate the graduation of one of our dear friends from grad school! We have both worked closely with Courtney in the past and are proud of her success. She definitely has the “favorite coworker” award from me!
photo-1And after a wonderful brunch with our awesome friend Jeff who is providing the DJ service for our wedding, we spent the evening watching The Lion King! Such an awesome production – and so fun to reminisce on our childhoods. This was our last major event as an engaged couple and our next big event is THE big one!
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This girl cannot wait!
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2 thoughts on “Countdown to Wedding: 3 days!

  1. Oooo..I know the feeling. I will be married for 6 years this December but I still remember all the build up to the event. The shopping, the eating, the get togethers everything. You enjoy every minute of it and good luck on the day. Funnily enough, though I remember everything leading up to the wedding, the wedding by itself is a big haze..I was so overwhelmed by everything that I cannot remember the event right. I checked with my friends too and they feel the same. They all remember the events leading up to the day but not so much the day..Lol! I hope you remember the day too..:)

    • Thank you! I, too, hope that we remember the day. We’re excited to have everyone we love in one room for a whole evening. When will that ever happen again? I’m trying my darndest to take mental pictures of everything and soak up the wonderful feeling of it all. Wedding weekend, let’s do this! xo

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