It feels like forever since I last wrote here. I just write in draft and never publish them. But anyway, it is already June now, meaning the actual engagement will come by pretty quickly once Hari Raya come and goes.
Ring – I thought long and extremely hard about the gemstone ring I really wanted and if it is something worthwhile. Luqman and I debated fiercely with each other and where cost is involved, i felt like i had to make a smart choice between investing in the engagement ring or getting a nice band. In the end, I chose investing in a nice band instead of purchasing a gemstone ring. I am only able to make this decision because I already know what band I want when we get married and calculating the costs involved, it just was not smart la. Sapphire gem ke ape ke, i guess, it can always be a present /upgrade in the future hahahaha. Tunang belum, kahwin belum, da fikir nak upgrade and da nak mintak as present lol BUT i guess, it worked out because I truly love the ring we bought for the engagement from Gem by Gems. I love and I love and I lovesss it.
Dress – I knew all along that I didnt want to rent the engagement dress because I feeel like it might be a bit too bridal-ly and I dont want to top up about $100 to rent the dress for a few hours you know? I decided to buy the dress instead. Every year, my family will buy our Hari Raya outfits from JB and I was quite confident that JB would have nice dresses and since the rate is SGD 1 : RM 3, i felt like I should take advantage of it. So last weekend, when we went to JB, i found a dress. It was the first dress i tried and after going around the whole Angsana, i went back to the store and get it. Initially, I wanted a dress that was not conventional in colour, i wanted dark colours, because my mood and temper when it comes to all this was just dark and moody. hahaha but my dad felt otherwise. I never realised my dad was a little bit primitive, but hokay la. I got the dress for about SGD140.
Catering – This was a little challenging and the most pening kepala thing? hahaha After a lot of going back and forth, we settled on a caterer that Luqman’s family is comfortable and have been using for several family occasions. This might be the same caterers we will engage for the wedding itself. 4 lauk (Ayam Merah, Rendang Daging, Sweet & Sour Fish, Cereal Prawn) Plus brownies and delivery = $950. I personally have never tried his food but since Luqman and his family rave about it non-stop then okla, cannn
Make-up – I placed deposit for Shima Matin Make-up a few months ago when I was a on a high on placing money on deposits haha. I kind of look forward to meeting her and hoping to look pretty hahaha
All that is done, I just need to order cakes for the dulang exchange thing. We are going to exchange 3 trays. I am doing my own paper bouquet and that is still very very very grey….Hopefully it works out. lolzzzz
That is all for now!