DESTINATION WEDDING VS. WEDDING IN HOME STATE
Havent been on here lately but things have been crazy at work and with my grandmother. She celebrates her 77th birthday this weekend and that is a blessing- we definitely didnt think she'd be here to see it, so we're throwing her a mini party :).
I have been struggling with this whole wedding thing and the more me and FFI talk about it, the more open Ive become to having a smaller more family oriented wedding. As you may or may not know I'm a PK (preacher's kid) and I grew up at two different congregations here in the city and I love them both. That being said, they would ALL want to come to the wedding and reception, because they would feel like family you know? I aint got it like that!! So I've been thinking US destination wedding would be the only way to really avoid that.
So let me ask the divas that are planning destination weddings- Where did you go? How far from where you live? What are the pros and cons? Were you able to visit your venue before and/or after you booked? Do you regret not having it close(r) to home? How did it affect your bridal party?
Most of my family is from out of town so they'd be traveling and staying in a hotel whether it was here or not.