A Whirlwind Month!

13 Oct

Hey, team! Did you know that is it almost the middle of October? How on earth did that happen? Sorry it’s been a bit since I last posted, but it’s been a whirlwind of wedding planning and life!

Here’s a little mini-wedding update since the last time I posted:

  • We officially got the bridesmaids dresses and shoes in! I tried on those of my sister and MOH, Renee Locher, and couldn’t be more excited! I won’t leak the details, but I can tell you what they don’t look like. This:

Do people actually wear these things?

  • We registered! The scanner gun is the best thing ever. Next stop is Macy’s and Home Depot. And yes, in case you’re wondering, Home Depot was Chip’s idea, but I am equally pumped. My main want on the list? A staple gun for a reupholstering project I’ve had my eye on. Stay tuned.
  • The most giddiness-inducing of all… we took engagement pictures! My fabulous friend, Jessica Henry, is extremely talented and shot some incredible photos. She’s a seriously dedicated friend for waking up before the crack of dawn (literally) for a vintage travel themed shoot and being the third-wheel all day. I’m still waiting on the final photos, but here is a small preview! Can’t wait to share the rest with you later this week!

  • And finally, the most important of all… we house/apartment/condo/duplex/shack-hunted! It was absolutely overwhelming but oh so exciting. More on that in a future post. Hopefully I will have good news and lots of fun to share about where I will do all sorts of crafting and redoing of old, thrifty finds! Maybe I can even give a bit of advice on the “first-time-as-an-engaged-couple-looking-for-a-home” business. We laughed. We I cried. We even almost bought a house. What?

And in other news, here’s a little mini-life update while I’m at it:

  • I have awesome clients at See.Spark.Go… I had the chance in the past month to go to the following places/do the following things, all of which were awesome:

1. Visit San Francisco for literally 24-hours for the Aha Moment Tour wrap party and take a tour of the city in this fine ride:

2. Attend Catalyst in Atlanta and Passion University Tour in Athens to “love on some Jesus”.

3. Visit the Boosterthon Fun Run at a local school in Athens and seriously get fired up about the EPIC Adventure they are going on all over the nation.

  • I love living in the Yellow House with my two roommates. They are always so relaxed, loving and clean up after themselves. Yes, please.
  • I saw Wicked this past weekend for the third time and still am absolutely in love with it. It was such a fabulous bachelorette party for one of my dearest friends. I never fail to tear up in Defying Gravity.

Allright – now that I feel like I have updated you a bit on life, I can get back to the proper details of all things planning, crafting and cooking.

For now, anyone have any great honeymoon suggestions? We’re thinking we would like to go all-inclusive and want to pick the perfect place!

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6 Responses to “A Whirlwind Month!”

  1. Jessica Henry October 14, 2011 at 1:29 am #

    Okay, trade you. Engagement photos for aha tour wrap party photos. This saturday, it’s going down. 1 for 1.

    • Lauren Locher October 14, 2011 at 8:35 am #

      It’s on! Just sent you the photos. Enjoy! 🙂

  2. Charlotte | livingwellonthecheap October 14, 2011 at 8:56 pm #

    Yay! So excited to hear about the staple gun! From what I remember when my friends and I were getting married a few years ago, Home Depot’s registry system is annoyingly low-tech. Hopefully it’s improved since then. I looved registering at Macy’s. Have fun!!! So exciting!!!

  3. Wendy November 9, 2011 at 10:40 am #

    I just got my SECOND mention on your blog– I need to hire a publicist now. No pictures please…

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