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Happily Ever Johnson: Changing Plans

Happy Tuesday!! I am loving this beautiful weather and hope it stays for a while. I know in my last post I was feeling pretty overwhelmed and getting a little stressed out. I figured planning your own wedding would be stressful but not this stressful!! Well after talking and a few discussions, we have decided to change this to a destination wedding!! My fiance suggested this when we first got engaged but I really didn't hear him. I just kinda envisioned what I always dreamed of and ran with it. I didn't realize how expensive a wedding would be and I just shut out his opinion in a way. I kept saying "Oh, this is our day, not just mine" but I was acting like it was mine. I had to realize how much we would be saving with a destination wedding and how much stress that would take off of us and myself. It really pays to open your mind to others and really listen to people. I just never thought of having a destination wedding but the more I learn about it and research, the more I'm loving the idea. I have only been to the Bahamas and the thought of getting married on the beach or in a tropical location is an amazing idea. I'm thankful to those who have given me advice and shared their own experiences with having a destination wedding.My aunt and uncle had a destination vow renewal and she is helping me with this process. I'm still growing and learning and I know that I need to work on listening to others and not just sticking to what I want. I just got super excited and my eyes grew bigger than my pockets. We have so many other things to consider besides this wedding. I'll admit that I'm kinda sad about giving up the venue we picked but I believe this will be an experience we won't forget. So now I'll be taking you along as we plan this destination wedding. This will be pretty interesting. Now I need to start dress shopping because I know that will be process for me lol! Did you have a destination wedding? Have you attended one? What was your experience? Comment below and let me know. See you guys Thursday!!

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~**Drea Notes**~

Just realized that I haven't done a fashion post here in a while!! I'm working on that for next month!

I'm going to a networking event on Sunday!! I'm super excited and will have a post on that!!

We took our son to his first baseball game last weekend and he had so much fun!! 


  1. Congrats on making this decision - your destination wedding is going to be so much fun! I was a bridesmaid in a wedding in Bermuda and it was absolutely beautiful.

    1. Thank you so much B!! I'm getting really excited!!

  2. A destination wedding sounds fun! I have never been to one but I would love to one day!

    1. I'm pretty excited! Hopefully you get to attend one, I have never been to one either!! Thanks for stopping by Tanya!!

  3. it sounds like it's working out! and you can always have a vow renewal at your venue you wanted one day!

    1. That is a great idea Elle, thank you!

  4. Destination wedding sounds exciting! I've never attended one and can't wait to read your journey. Tropical destination sounds fun and relaxing.

    1. It is exciting the more we get into it! Thanks for reading Jackie!


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