Rachel’s Honeymoon!

Helloooo my friends! Long time no see! We’ve missed you! Last time we wrote it was a few days before Rachel’s wedding day. We concluded our “Confessions of a Future Bride” series but that doesn’t mean we will stop writing. We received such a great amount of feedback that we wanted to keep this blog alive and running.

Since Rachel is no longer considered a “future bride,” we thought it would be cool to document her first year as a WIFE! Or better yet – “Confessions Of A Newlywed!!” I [ERICA] will also be writing about my life as a wife, mom and photographer showcasing a lot of our work!! So make sure to check back here frequently as you won’t want to miss some great posts!

THE HONEYMOON
Art and I had an amazing time in Puerto Rico.. I absolutely loved that our hotel was right on the beach and had beach chairs and hammocks scattered down the beach.. You could find me laying on a hammock reading my book on most afternoons:)
Of course it was our Honeymoon, so most of the trip will stay between Arthur and me😉 But I will share that we had a great time at the beach, the pool, El Yunque- the rainforest, the Bacardi factory and we ate soooooo muchhhhh fooooddd!! And saw lots of little creatures.. Actually the iguanas were not little at all:)
Enjoy some pictures from our week in paradise!

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 MAKE SURE TO CHECK BACK IN TO SEE ARTHUR AND RACHEL’S WEDDING PHOTOS!!! WOOHOO!!

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 38 [LAST ONE]

Today’s post is a very special one. It’s the last #weddingwednesday post before Rachel gets married. On Friday, June 24th at 5:00pm, Rachel will no longer be a Freitas and will become a Mrs. Bongiorno. I’m already getting emotional just writing this. I am going to cry soo much on Friday. Ahhhh!!!

You will want to make sure that you are either following me on my Instagram {@ericaleephotography} or Facebook page {EricaLee Photography} to see some peeks into her wedding day, as you all know I will have my phone out!!! So make sure to ‘Follow’ or ‘Like’ once you are done reading todays post. Rachel will not be making an entry on todays post since its all about her Bachelorette weekend. And honestly I, Erica, will not be writing much either other than the fact that we went to Ocean City, NJ as well as Atlantic City.

What I will write is, “what happens at the shore, stays at the shore!”😉 hahahahaha Here are just a few photos from the weekend.

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Here are some iPhone Pics!

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I hope you all have enjoyed our fun blog series! Be sure to come back as we start a new blog series in a couple of weeks after Rachel returns from her honeymoon! You won’t want to miss it. So many new things will be appearing on this blog.

Now if you missed any of our posts or want to start from the beginning, here are all of our posts from the “Confessions Of A Future Bride” blog series.

Rachel, my business partner/assistant/second shooter, got engaged and with us being photographers, thought it would be cool document her whole wedding planning process. Not only to keep these memories but to maybe help out one of our readers who may be a future bride as well as get suggestions from you guys. Here are the past posts that you’ve missed.

  1. Post 1 ~ We got a glimpse of how Rachel and her fiancé, Arthur met! It’s an adorable story including some very young pictures of them.
  2. Post 2 ~ We got to hear the story of how Arthur proposed in Bermuda! Check out that post to see her ring! It’s beautiful!
  3. Post 3 ~ Rachel said YES TO THE DRESS!! Check it out to see her experience at David’s Bridal!
  4. Venues! Venues! Venues! Post 4 | Post 5 | Post 6 | are her weeks in search for the perfect venue! And in Post 7 you get to hear the place that she chose!!!
  5. Post 8 ~ We are back at Davids Bridal picking out the Bridesmaids Dresses as well as seeing who she chose to stand up there with her on the big day!!
  6. Post 9 (maid of honor & big sis), Post 10 (little sis), Post 11 (cousin), Post 12 (sister-in-law), Post 13 (best friend), and Post 14 (MEE) ~This is where Rachel introduces her bridesmaids and tells us the background stories of how she knows them. There are some pretty funny moments and awesome pictures!
  7. Post 15 ~ Engagement Pictures!!!! Here, we get to see Rachel’s engagement session. I also give some tips on how to make the most of your engagement session.
  8. Post 16 ~ All about the “Save The Dates.”
  9. Post 17 ~ All about the DJ and some songs you don’t want to miss being played at the wedding!
  10. Post 18 ~ Bridal Registry! This is a fun post because I filmed it rather than photographing it!! Check it out!!
  11. Post 19 ~ Speed Round Questions with the Fiance’ himself!!!
  12. Post 20 ~ Special Valentines Day Post!
  13. Post 21 ~ To Peek or Not To Peek…That is the question!!! Will Rachel be doing a first look?
  14. Post 22 ~ Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!!! Time to talk about the Bouquet.
  15. Post 23 ~ This post is all about the Wedding Cake! mmmmmmmmmm
  16. Post 24 ~ Checklist of what has been done so far and what’s left to do!
  17. Post 25 ~ Tuxes Tuxes Tuxes!!! Arthur get’s his Tuxes! Rachel came up with a beautiful look for the guys!
  18. Post 26 ~ A Wedding DIY!!
  19. Post 27 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas | Part I
  20. Post 28 ~ A post all about the rules or traditions that Rachel is either keeping or doing away with!
  21. Post 29 ~ The post that everyone has been waiting for!!! RACHEL’S WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER!!! WOOHOO!!!
  22. Post 30 ~ She booked her honeymoon! Check out where Art & Rachel are going!!!
  23. Post 31 ~ Wedding Bands! Soo pretty!!!
  24. Post 32 ~ Invitations
  25. Post 33 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas | Part II
  26. Post 34 ~ Another Wedding DIY – Table Numbers
  27. Post 35 ~ Rachel’s Bridal Shower
  28. Post 36 ~ Another Wedding DIY – Card Box
  29. Post 37 ~ Wedding Favors

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 37

Getting down to the wire!!!!!!:-)

“Being at so many weddings I see lots of really great ideas for the favors. Some great ones from past weddings are seed paper with something like “watch our love grow,” jam/jelly with “spread the love,” drink koozies with one saying or another…
After scouring Pinterest {of course, what else would I do} I found some other great ideas.. Some needed lots of craftiness.. And others needed lots of money:)
I did some searching on my second favorite website, Etsy, and I found something that was different from what I had seen before and I absolutely loved it… Succulents! {Here’s the link for the shop on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/SANPEDROCACTUS } They offer a million different options.. Different types of assortments. Some come in pretty little pots for wedding favors {but of course those cost more:) } So I went with the cheaper option and if you remember back to all of the burlap I had purchased, I will be wrapping each plant in burlap:). It will be a bit of a task, but that is what I have my amazing bridal party for:)

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They should be delivered by Friday, so get ready girls:)
Almost a week until the wedding! This is all happening so fast! This week we picked up our wedding bands, met with the DJ, today I will meet with the florist and tomorrow we sit down with my brother {David, our officiant} to go over the ceremony.. And I also scheduled for me and my girls to get our manis and pedis:) It has been a super busy week!”
~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 36

Let’s just call today’s post #weddingTHURSDAY just for today! I feel like this whole month is extremely busy with Rachel trying to tie any loose ends for the wedding as well as being in the middle of a very busy wedding season. This weekend is Rachel’s Bachelorette Party Weekend! Woohoo!!!!! You won’t want to miss those pictures! Make sure you follow us on Facebook or Instagram to see photos from this weekend!!!

If you are new to the blog and are just following along, here’s what you missed:

Rachel, my business partner/assistant/second shooter, recently got engaged and with us being photographers, thought it would be cool document her whole wedding planning process. Not only to keep these memories but to maybe help out one of our readers who may be a future bride as well as get suggestions from you guys. Here are the past posts that you’ve missed.

  1. Post 1 ~ We got a glimpse of how Rachel and her fiancé, Arthur met! It’s an adorable story including some very young pictures of them.
  2. Post 2 ~ We got to hear the story of how Arthur proposed in Bermuda! Check out that post to see her ring! It’s beautiful!
  3. Post 3 ~ Rachel said YES TO THE DRESS!! Check it out to see her experience at David’s Bridal!
  4. Venues! Venues! Venues! Post 4 | Post 5 | Post 6 | are her weeks in search for the perfect venue! And in Post 7 you get to hear the place that she chose!!!
  5. Post 8 ~ We are back at Davids Bridal picking out the Bridesmaids Dresses as well as seeing who she chose to stand up there with her on the big day!!
  6. Post 9 (maid of honor & big sis), Post 10 (little sis), Post 11 (cousin), Post 12 (sister-in-law), Post 13 (best friend), and Post 14 (MEE) ~This is where Rachel introduces her bridesmaids and tells us the background stories of how she knows them. There are some pretty funny moments and awesome pictures!
  7. Post 15 ~ Engagement Pictures!!!! Here, we get to see Rachel’s engagement session. I also give some tips on how to make the most of your engagement session.
  8. Post 16 ~ All about the “Save The Dates.”
  9. Post 17 ~ All about the DJ and some songs you don’t want to miss being played at the wedding!
  10. Post 18 ~ Bridal Registry! This is a fun post because I filmed it rather than photographing it!! Check it out!!
  11. Post 19 ~ Speed Round Questions with the Fiance’ himself!!!
  12. Post 20 ~ Special Valentines Day Post!
  13. Post 21 ~ To Peek or Not To Peek…That is the question!!! Will Rachel be doing a first look?
  14. Post 22 ~ Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!!! Time to talk about the Bouquet.
  15. Post 23 ~ This post is all about the Wedding Cake! mmmmmmmmmm
  16. Post 24 ~ Checklist of what has been done so far and what’s left to do!
  17. Post 25 ~ Tuxes Tuxes Tuxes!!! Arthur get’s his Tuxes! Rachel came up with a beautiful look for the guys!
  18. Post 26 ~ A Wedding DIY!!
  19. Post 27 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas | Part I
  20. Post 28 ~ A post all about the rules or traditions that Rachel is either keeping or doing away with!
  21. Post 29 ~ The post that everyone has been waiting for!!! RACHEL’S WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER!!! WOOHOO!!!
  22. Post 30 ~ She booked her honeymoon! Check out where Art & Rachel are going!!!
  23. Post 31 ~ Wedding Bands! Soo pretty!!!
  24. Post 32 ~ Invitations
  25. Post 33 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas | Part II
  26. Post 34 ~ Another Wedding DIY – Table Numbers
  27. Post 35 ~ Rachel’s Bridal Shower

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Which brings us to today’s post – ANOTHER DIY!!

“As I had said two weeks ago when writing about the table numbers.. I had planned to go to Michael’s to buy table numbers and a card box. So off to pick up Rebekah I went {I drag her along with everything:) } We decided to go to Middletown so we would have the choice of Michael’s or AC Moore. {I honestly don’t remember if I had written any of this when talking about the table numbers, so I am sorry if I am repeating myself:)
I went into both stores to check out the available card boxes.. The only box from both stores that I liked was $40.. And I don’t know if I have mentioned this before or not, but I am super cheap.. Like super cheap:) I wasn’t in love with the box so I could not justify to myself spending $40 on it.
We happened to be walking through AC Moore and happened upon some decorative bird cages that were on sale.. On a side note, Rebekah has an obsession with birdcages.. But I was able to get a large bird cage for $12!! Much better than $40:)
So at a later date, Rebekah and I sat down to turn the bird cage into  a card box. We were not really too sure where we were going so we Pinterested {of course} some ideas. We had a bunch of leftover supplies from my bridal shower and such.. Twine, ribbon, flowers, burlap.. We tried a few different things before deciding on using some leftover burlap {from the table runners}, some flowers {from the centerpieces at my shower}, and paper {that will be used for my place cards} to complete the look. We did have to use a few different sheets of paper because I made Rebekah write the work “Cards” a million times before I decided I liked it:)

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Since everything else was repurposed from another date.. It really only cost $12!! AMAZING:) 

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Okay people.. We are in the final stretch! Two weeks from Friday! Ah! Scary! I have so many meetings I have to schedule with a million different people! Also, Arthur and I will be picking up our marriage license today!! :)”
~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 35

23 more days until Rachel’s big day!!! Woohooo!!!!

Oh My Goodness….. I was so surprised by my bridal shower😉 I was semi-surprised.. I do love surprises, but I also love trying to figure out what everyone else but me knows. I’m a little {teeny, tiny bit} nosey:)  

CORRECTION – SHE IS VERY VERY NOSEY! OK BACK TO RACHEL!

I have to say, my ladies {and my man} did I really good job hiding it from me! And trying to trick me into thinking it was another date:) They even went so far as to having Arthur create a fake invitation and leave it in plain site.. But little did they know, I did not even look at it! I like to figure out surprises by following the clues, not being told straight out:)
So anyway, my girls planned an awesome day for me and even got the help of my awesome boss to make the food.. I was really, truly shown how much everyone cares for me and how much they would do for me:)
My girls included some of my favorite bridal shower games including: Who knows Arthur best? and What’s in your purse? Unfortunately, I did not know who wins Arthur best.. But his mother won, so I guess I will take the loss to her😉 Annddd I also did not win what’s in your purse; I moved over to a small purse from my massive one last year and had to condense:)
I received some great gifts!! My big gift, that I almost did not include on my registry, a roomba was given to me by my amazing girls and my mom:) I love, love, love, love, love, love, love {times a million!!} my roomba! It is the best invention in the whole entire world.. I think I should get a cut from roomba because I tell everyone and anyone I meet that they need to get one:) I also received a KitchenAid mixer from my {soon to be} mother in law! And tons and tons of amazing gifts.. Rachael Ray {my favorite} pots and pans, pyrex, towels, hampers, a waffle iron, a blender, a spice rack, a wine rack, comforters and more comforters {those who know me well, know that I have a weird love for blankets} .. just to name a few:)

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It was a super amazing day.. And now I am ready for the wedding.. Just kidding, I am totally not ready:) AND TODAY IS JUNE 1ST!! WHERE ON EARTH DID THE TIME GO?!?!?!
~ The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 34

Happy Hump Day and #weddingwednesday!! Rachel’s wedding is approximately 29 days away! Rachel says she has soo much to do still but after looking at our posts, I can assure her that she’s basically got everything done!!😉 This week is all about table numbers!

“I got home from work today {Tuesday.. I write these the night before you see them:) } and I decided to go to Michael’s.. So, I grabbed my little sister, Rebekah, and off we went. I went in looking for table numbers and a card box {This post is about the table numbers, we will get to the card box at a later date}

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I had an inspiration for the table numbers.. I wanted wooden numbers covered in silver glitter. But let me tell you.. It was a lot harder to find wood numbers than I thought it would be! There are wood letters everywhere, but no numbers! I went to both Michael’s and A.C. Moore and only found one full set of wood numbers..So I just went with them, they were a little bit smaller than I would have liked but like I said I just went with them:)
So at 9:00 at night, I got to my parent’s house and decided to start the table numbers.. Rebekah and I had decided to go with the spray glue. I am not too sure if this was a good idea or not still:) It only took about 25 minutes to get them all glittered up…….. BUT…….. It took probably about the same amount of time to get the glue/glitter mixture off of my fingers as it did to get it on the numbers:)

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I do really like how they came out; however, they most definitely need a second coat. For now they are at my parent’s house still drying. When applying the second coat, I will wear gloves for sure {Especially since I an still trying to peel the glue off my hands as I am typing}.”

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~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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**Thanks again for joining us on this journey of documenting Rachel's wedding planning process!!!! We've received so much love from you all especially when we are out and about and brides say things like, "Oh I love that venue," or "I love what your wedding cake will be!"

“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 33

“(Come on) If you a fly gal get your nails done. Get a pedicure,get your hair did…” ~ Missy Elliott

IF YOU MISSED PART I CLICK HERE 

PART II

“I had checked in a few weeks back with some hair styles that I was tinkering with for the wedding day.. They were both pretty similar:) Buttttt we are following up because I had my hair and makeup trial!
Lucky for me.. My cousin/bridesmaid, Amy, used the same hair and makeup artists for her wedding.. So I knew before even going into the trial that it was going to be great! These two awesome girls, Maryssa from Hair by Maryssa Babicz (IM NOT SURE IF THIS IS ABLE TO BE TAGGED? SHE HAS A FACEBOOK PAGE BY THIS NAME) and her good friend Melissa for makeup, lived up to my expectations.. Plus a million times more!
I had my back to the mirror and wasn’t able to see myself until the product was completely finished.. And I was floored when my chair turned around.. Floored.. I think my exact words were, “Is that even me?!”:) I have never been so dolled up in my life! 
Maryssa and Melissa were so professional and amazing in their work! I would highly, highly, highly recommend them to anyone.. After sending the pictures from my trial to my bridesmaids, I think a few of them were swayed who were unsure if they were going to get their makeup done:)
I obviously can’t give away the entire look😉 So here are a few sneak peeks into my hair and makeup…”

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~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 32

If you are new to the blog and are just following along, here’s what you missed:

Rachel, my business partner/assistant/second shooter, recently got engaged and with us being photographers, thought it would be cool document her whole wedding planning process. Not only to keep these memories but to maybe help out one of our readers who may be a future bride as well as get suggestions from you guys. Here are the past posts that you’ve missed.

  1. Post 1 ~ We got a glimpse of how Rachel and her fiancé, Arthur met! It’s an adorable story including some very young pictures of them.
  2. Post 2 ~ We got to hear the story of how Arthur proposed in Bermuda! Check out that post to see her ring! It’s beautiful!
  3. Post 3 ~ Rachel said YES TO THE DRESS!! Check it out to see her experience at David’s Bridal!
  4. Venues! Venues! Venues! Post 4 | Post 5 | Post 6 | are her weeks in search for the perfect venue! And in Post 7 you get to hear the place that she chose!!!
  5. Post 8 ~ We are back at Davids Bridal picking out the Bridesmaids Dresses as well as seeing who she chose to stand up there with her on the big day!!
  6. Post 9 (maid of honor & big sis), Post 10 (little sis), Post 11 (cousin), Post 12 (sister-in-law), Post 13 (best friend), and Post 14 (MEE) ~This is where Rachel introduces her bridesmaids and tells us the background stories of how she knows them. There are some pretty funny moments and awesome pictures!
  7. Post 15 ~ Engagement Pictures!!!! Here, we get to see Rachel’s engagement session. I also give some tips on how to make the most of your engagement session.
  8. Post 16 ~ All about the “Save The Dates.”
  9. Post 17 ~ All about the DJ and some songs you don’t want to miss being played at the wedding!
  10. Post 18 ~ Bridal Registry! This is a fun post because I filmed it rather than photographing it!! Check it out!!
  11. Post 19 ~ Speed Round Questions with the Fiance’ himself!!!
  12. Post 20 ~ Special Valentines Day Post!
  13. Post 21 ~ To Peek or Not To Peek…That is the question!!! Will Rachel be doing a first look?
  14. Post 22 ~ Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!!! Time to talk about the Bouquet.
  15. Post 23 ~ This post is all about the Wedding Cake! mmmmmmmmmm
  16. Post 24 ~ Checklist of what has been done so far and what’s left to do!
  17. Post 25 ~ Tuxes Tuxes Tuxes!!! Arthur get’s his Tuxes! Rachel came up with a beautiful look for the guys!
  18. Post 26 ~ A Wedding DIY!!
  19. Post 27 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas
  20. Post 28 ~ A post all about the rules or traditions that Rachel is either keeping or doing away with!
  21. Post 29 ~ The post that everyone has been waiting for!!! RACHEL’S WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER!!! WOOHOO!!!
  22. Post 30 ~ She booked her honeymoon! Check out where Art & Rachel are going!!!
  23. Post 31 ~ Wedding Bands! Soo pretty!!!

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Have you been following along??? Thank you so much to our readers! I can’t believe that Rachel’s wedding is next month!!! It’s been so fun putting this blog series together with her. Tell us – what is your favorite post so far?????!!!

“Of course when choosing an invitation, Pinterest was my best friend :)  I had a hard time choosing a design that I liked.. As many of you know, my colors are navy and yellow.. But when looking at navy and yellow invitations on Pinterest, I really wasn’t a huge fan of any.. 
I had chosen a simple white invitation with navy blue writing, but my bridesmaid/cousin, Amy, vetoed that idea. She said it was too simple and it needed something more..
At that point I decided to throw out the color scheme and do whatever the heck I liked.. I picked out a few inspiration invitations and showed them to Arthur and he took it and went with it!

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My fantastic fiancé created the invites, RSVP and an information card. And of course I loved them! Something a little bit different.. Arthur and I decided that we do not want to have children at the wedding. I found an awesome way to word this on the invites.. “In order to allow all guests, including parents, an evening of relaxation we have chosen for our wedding to be an adult only occasion. We hope this advance notice means you are still able to share our big day and will enjoy the evening off!” I couldn’t think of a better way to word this! 
Here’s a sneak peek of my wedding invitations :)”

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~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 31

We continue our wedding blog series with a post about wedding bands…

“In all honesty.. I almost forgot about getting the wedding bands:) This was actually something that Arthur took the lead on. It was such a small thing, but I was so glad that Arthur set up a time for us to go check out some bands with our great friend Rachel {Another Rachel.. Not me obviously:) }who works at Kay Jewelers. It was nice to have one tiny thing that was not put on my plate.

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So off to Kays we went! Let me tell you.. Choosing a wedding band was a lot harder than I thought it would be! When I was walking into the store, I had a style in mind. I was thinking that I wanted a regular band with small diamonds in it.. But after trying some on with my engagement ring, I couldn’t make up my mind! So Rachel gave me a great piece of advice.. She told me to find a band that I liked on it’s own, then to try it on with my engagement ring. And I ended up with a ring that I did not expect to be walking out with!

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I love, love, love my choice. I was just saying to Arthur the other day that I could not wait until we actually had the rings.. And he says to me “Rach, you know you can’t wear it until the wedding, right?”:) I’m just super excited!!

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And I am a terrible fiancé.. I did not even take a picture of Art’s ring😦 I didn’t even realize until I had sent a picture of my band to my mom and she said send me one of Art’s.. Oops:) {So I went on the Kay Jeweler’s website and took a screen shot of it} When Art was trying on rings, it looked so weird to see a ring on his finger! I told Rachel to give him a size smaller, because that thing is never coming off :)”

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~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 30

Hello my friends! If you noticed last week we didn’t post our normal #weddingwednesdays post because Rachel wasn’t feeling well. I decided that we could use the day off to recoup.

But we are back at it again!!!!

“So, I was super slacking with booking our honeymoon.. Everyone was asking “Where are you going on your honeymoon?!” And I would have to say.. Umm.. I have yet to book it:) So then I would hear “You have to go on a honeymoon!!”
And to be honest, Arthur and I were contemplating not going on a honeymoon at first.. The wedding is just so damn expensive! Plus we are trying to buy a house after the wedding:) Buttttt… I would then hear “If you don’t go on a honeymoon now, {either} you’ll regret it {or} you’ll never make it up even though you say you will on your one year {or five year or ten year} anniversary!” Which I do know is true.. And I think we will regret it if we don’t.. 
With that being said, I knew we had to book the honeymoon.. Like real soon:) So Arthur and I finally made it to the travel agent.. We went to Liberty Travel in Newburgh and we were in and out! The woman we were working with said we were probably the fastest people in and out of there.. Ha ha.. I guess we are just pretty easy going. All we said was that we wanted to go some place beachy.. And that’s about it! 

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Since we don’t have our passports {And honestly, I just don’t have the time or feel like going through the hassle right now of getting them.. I have a few other things on my mind:) }, the first place the travel agent checked out was Puerto Rico. She showed us a few pictures and we were sold!! We will be visiting the Gran Melia Puerto Rico Golf Resort!! {And lucky for us, my fantastic friend/coworker, Melissa, knows of the resort and said it is awesome there!} We did book one excursion.. Only because Arthur’s eye lit up when she mentioned the zip lining excursion:)

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We are super excited for 7 nights in paradise!! As you can tell by all of my exclamation points and smiley faces throughout the post :)”
~ The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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