Wedding Wednesday

Dorothy and Fiance on a boat

Photo by Dorothy Tran

Dorothy is getting married. Follow her wedding journey from engagement to aisle. 

Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: I Need a Videographer

The countdown is on for real! 86 days to go until our wedding and here's what I have locked in: -venue (Marina Village) -caterer ( Avian's House Catering ) -hair & make-up ( Beauty Collective Co. ) -photographer ( Michael Lawrence Photography ) -DJ (my boy Klifton!!) -florist ( Thanh Thuy...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Our First Big Wedding Fight

In general, I'm a pretty chill person so whenever anybody told me that wedding planning was "super stressful" and "you will fight with your fiance," I didn't want to believe it. I was like, "Nah. That's not going to be me and Steven. We're really chill about things, and are really open with each...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Cake Tasting Part II at Twigg's

115 days until the wedding! Last week Steven and I went cake tasting at V.G. Donut and Bakery, and this week we tried Twigg's Bakery and Cafe in Normal Heights! The cakes at Twigg's were SOOOOOOO good! There were 3 flavors that stood out to us: Victorian Wedding Cake, Passionfruit, and Mexican...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Cake Tasting Part 1

We're exactly 4 months away to the wedding!!! I'm checking things off of my list, and one thing we still need to do is order a wedding cake. I heard so many good things about V.G. Donut and Bakery in Cardiff, so I had to check it out. We got a white cake with raspberry and Bavarian cream filling, a...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Having a Guy in My Bridal Party

129 days to go until my wedding!!! The Bridal Party Picking my bridesmaids was a no-brainer! My four sisters and my best friend, Mal. My 4 sisters and I are really close. I talk to at least two of them every day. They’re the first people I call when I have good news, bad news, if I need to vent, if...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Getting into Wedding Shape

February 28, 2018 I’ve got 136 days to go until the wedding, which means I only have 4 months and some change to get into the Wedding shape! I don’t want to drastically lose weight, but I’d like to tone up and get back to where I was before I gained some relationship weight (it happens to all of us...
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Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: The Guest List Problem

February 21, 2018- 143 days to go til the wedding! I’m finding the hardest thing about planning this wedding is getting our guest list in order. The Yacht Club has a max of 270 people, and while that may seem like a lot of people, that’s small by Vietnamese standards. Steven and I made our first...
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Wedding save the date

Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: Our Save-The-Dates Are Here!

Happy Valentine's Day!! You would think that being an engaged couple, Steven and I would be going all out for our Valentine's Day, but it's the exact opposite..... he got me rubber floor mats for my new car, I got him house slippers, and we're not even going out for dinner LOL
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Dorothy and Fiance on a boat

Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: We Have A Date & Venue!

This wedding train is moving along! So relieved to have found my venue and to have locked down a date.
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engagement photo

Dorothy's Wedding Wednesday: The Proposal Video

I got the surprised twice that night!!
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