Over the course of the weekend (and after two or three glasses of Cab Sauv), I thought to myself "you really need to post a handy-dandy guide for weddings." So here we are, on Sunday night, and I'm trying to follow through on that idea.
I present to you...
The Power Couples Guide to Weddings
- Make sure you arrive to the wedding looking classy (duh). NOBODY will take you seriously as a power couple if you're lookin' like a college student during finals week.
- Get a good seat so you can take great pictures. You may not even know these people enough to tag them on Facebook, but trust me, you will look SO legit.
- Take cues from the family members and bridal party so you laugh and cry at the appropriate moments.
- After the ceremony, there will be a brief moment before guests start moving en masse towards the reception. Take advantage of this hesitation and you'll be the first to arrive at cocktail hour.
- If cocktail hour is dragging on, find interesting places to have a photo shoot. You can never have too many Power Couple pictures.
- When the bridal party prepares to make their grand entrance, make sure you've got a front row seat, ESPECIALLY if you're a shorty like me. Otherwise you will miss out on awesome spectacles like drumlines and grooms fighting giant snakes.
- Take a break from the open bar during dinner and hydrate--remember, this is a marathon, not a sprint.
- Dance, Dance, Dance.
- Be the life of the party. This can be accomplished by participating wildly and loudly in everything--photo booths, conga lines, great, big dance circles--WHATEVER. But, make sure you sit it out during the Cha Cha Slide. You've got to have principles.
- Power Couples stay for the entirety of the reception, right through to the grand finale. Unless, of course, your ride is leaving and you can't take the shuttle back because there is NO WAY you will find your way back to the cabin you're staying in the dark of night.
|Thanks for getting us home, Debbie!|
Have a lovely week, friends!