I can finally say that I have asked each of my bridesmaids to stand next to me on our big day. I can't say the same for the mister. I have to keep reminding him, yet I know of no plans for when this will actually happen! I asked my girls at separate times because it would have been incredibly difficult to get them all together. The only thing I have left is to ask 2 very special people in our lives to be read at our wedding.
So here goes...here's the line up of ladies...
Venus -- One of my 2 older sisters. She obviously knew she was going to be in our wedding, so there wasn't much surprise in asking her! I know she'll always be around to help me out with advice on life and so I thought I'd ask her to be my Maid of Honor!
Melissa -- My other older sister! Miss and I have gotten a lot close over the years and I love her so much. I would not feel right getting married without her standing by my side! She's beautiful, loving, and smart. I love that I feel like I can talk to her about anything going on in my life.
Amber -- My younger sis! I know, I know, I have a ton of sisters! Amber and I have been through so much over the years and I am glad she'll be standing with me on my wedding day!
Marie -- Matt's one and only sister!! Marie is beautiful and I feel like she and I have similar taste (she may read this and laugh-- hehe), but I know I can always email her something and ask her what she thinks and get her honest opinion! I can't wait for her to be my sister-in-law!
Kristin -- Kristin is one of my closest friends! Although we don't see each other as often as we'd like, she's been one of my best friends for a long time! I am happy to say I am the first person she told when she found out she was pregnant (the fact that we lived together and I was the only one home had nothing to do with it, I promise!!)...
Meghan -- Meghan and I have been friends since high school! She's so fun to be around and she has such a great heart! She's the type of person who will do anything for her friends. She's so creative and thoughtful, can't wait to see what ideas she has for our wedding!
Kelli -- Kelli is one of my oldest friends!! She's so sweet and has a great head on her shoulders (thanks to her dad!). She's great to go to for advice and I love that we can go for months without seeing eachother (boo) but still pick up right where we left off when we can finally hang out!
Cheyann -- Flowergirl!! She's the only one I haven't officially asked yet but she's 4 so I'm going to make her to do it anyway. I hope she likes the book I got her that explains how important her role will be at the wedding! She's my niece and I can't wait to see how cute she looks in a flower girl dress!
Shai -- Flowergirl!! Shai is so pumped for the wedding and will do a great job. I also bought her the flower girl book and attempted to read it to her. The attention span of a 4 year old is very short!! :) She knows that she's going to be in our wedding though and is excited about it. Let's just hope that she doesn't chicken out the day of. I think with Shai and Cheyann together, they will be just fine!!
And there it is. I couldn't ask for better girls to be up there with me! I don't know how I'll ever be able to thank each one enough for saying yes to being a part of this day! Thank you girls! I love each and every one of you so very much! I can't wait to hear your thoughts and ideas for all the planning to come!