The Groomzilla Files #7

By Brandon James Anderson As of this week, I have less than two months to go before my nuptials. Now that #brandonsbigday is in sight, I’m starting to feel a sense of urgency. Which, from having spent the past several months talking to others about their own wedding experiences, is quite the norm. Even in talking…

The Groomzilla Files #6

by Brandon James Anderson If you’ve been following this series closely (and honestly, why on earth would you not?), you’ve probably picked up on the fact that my innovative and, at times, grandiose ideas come from a place of care. I care about the guests and I want them to experience a wedding that’s more…

The Groomzilla Files #5

by Brandon James Anderson One of the benefits of having a longer engagement is the opportunity to allow ideas to grow. Like a tomato plant in a garden, the ideas I’ve developed for my wedding over the past several months have had the opportunity to develop. That’s not to say that all my ideas, both…

The Groomzilla Files #4

by Brandon James Anderson My fiancé and I have been told often by couples who have tied the knot both recently and long ago that you cannot please everyone and that the big day is, ultimately, about the two people who are taking the step to join themselves in union. There is definitely some truth…

The Groomzilla Files #3

by Brandon James Anderson In the months since my fiancée and I have been engaged, I’ve come up with countless ideas for making our wedding unique. Some of them are pipe dreams while others have the potential to become feasible. For instance, I recently saw this amazing move on Dancing with the Stars and suggested to Alli…

The Groomzilla Files #2

by Brandon James Anderson Early on into the planning stages of our wedding, my fiancé and I learned that if are going to have our wedding in Alpena, we’re going to have to accept the fact that Northern Michigan does not like reading or responding to email. The preferred method of communication, it turns out,…