Dating time to engagement
Choosing a wedding date is one of the most important planning decisions that you'll have to make as a couple — it will impact every other aspect of your big day.You may have an idea of where you envision yourself walking down the aisle or what you want your cake to look like, but until you decide when you'd like to get married, you can't commit to anything.
Huge changes like this tend to make others (not to mention ourselves! The discomfort comes from the fear of isolation and being forced to see that we don’t have as much control over reality as we like to think we do. Shortly after getting engaged, I became very fatigued. I’m not talkin’ snuggle-in-the-corner-of-a-sofa-and-read-time. At that point, the only thing I could do was find my own bliss. For example, let's say that peonies are your absolute favorite flower and you can't imagine having a bouquet with anything else.Depending on the time of year, it may be hard (if not impossible) for your florist to find them at a price that fits your budget.In general, you can plan for weather based on past records and standards, but always remember to continue to track it throughout your planning process as well.I've planned weddings where we've encountered some unseasonably strange weather — those of you who live in California remember that December/January heat wave we had!