So our wedding is in 10 days. This wedding that I didn’t really want to have in the first place because I was never that little girl who dreamed about her wedding day and I hate being the center of attention anyway – that wedding is about to happen, whether I’m ready or not.
I’ve turned into a raging stress-monster over it. I don’t give a flying fuck if my tablescapes are Martha Stewart-esq, but I do care that we have chairs and food and alcohol and entertainment, and all that shit is a lot of work to coordinate, even if you’re not worried about the little details.
Stupid Pinterest told me I should make craft projects. ‘Craft projects are cheaper!’ Pinterest said. Pinterest lies. Yesterday I went to Kinkos to print out my programs, and after hitting print on 90 color copies, I realized that somehow between the Word version and the PDF version, the two tiny Hebrew words had gotten transposed and were now spelled incorrectly. At least 4 or 5 people in my family can read Hebrew, so that was $53 down the drain.
Then I printed out pages on special cardstock for a secret special project I’m doing, and printed just enough with one extra in case I messed something up. Naturally I messed up two. So Charming is being sent back to Kinkos today to make more copies of that.
The cupcake tree stand currently looks like it got attacked by the 90s sponge-painting craze, and did you know one yard of ribbon can cost $6+?! Fortunately I only needed about 10 of those… No wonder people like to huff spray paint – after spending an hour in a damned Michaels trying to find the right shade of acrylic paint you need a little mental relief.
Oh, and there was the fact that the original estimate for just the food/alcohol from the venue came back at a couple thousand over budget. And by that I mean what I’d budgeted for the ENTIRE WEDDING. The second attempt was a little better, but hopefully there’s still some more room to come down. Otherwise we may not be renovating our kitchen anytime soon.
Ten days, right? Just ten days and this nonsense will be over…