||[Sep. 7th, 2011|11:13 pm]
Okay so I am trilled Chris and I are engaged and if you want to go into technicalities we are also already married because we had the commitment ceremony but I am still left to plan this somewhat big wedding for the majority of our family and friends to attend next June. This "wedding planning" is what I am not cut out for one bit :( The first task to start the ball rolling is setting up the Ceremony and Reception Venue and that is easier said than done because all the "nice" places want several thousands of dollars just to rent their facilities! I have no help in this task really because Chris is tired which is understandable when he gets home from work, and my Mom merely reinterates that she wants this under a certain budget.|
Easier said that done.
Our first choice was a showboat, the General Jackson, we actually went there and the place was nice but we were underwhelmed for the rental & catering fee being quoted at 5 g's and actually turning out to be more 6-7 when the e-mailed final estimates were sent. Mom called it highway robbery but I guess in this case it was Riverboat robbery??!!!?? Hahaha - I'm a dork I know....
I researched some more and found a few more possibilities but we still have to tour them...
Hermitage Hotel - The Viranda is beautiful with a arched cieling painted with a clouded blue and white sky.
estimate 5g's so far food and rental - decor
Ambrose House - historic Nashville house/mansion.
3g's not including food.
Fantasy Hall - Banquet Hall close to airport
3 g's not including food, but looks cheaper than others.
Juliet Chapel - Wedding Chapel by airport.
1,000 ceremony reception only hourderves so may have to have reception at later.
I honestly am overwhelmed by this all and I enjoy