Welcome to the Here Comes The Bride Blog Hop
Character interview with Cassie Callahan from Hearts Afire.
Let's find out a little bit about Cassie and her wedding day.
Were you nervous on the big day?
Actually I really wasn't nervous at all, I thought I was marrying someone who really got me. I guess that shows what I knew because my fiancé called to say he'd changed his mind on the morning of the wedding and he wasn't coming.
Then I was more mad than nervous.
Did anything go wrong?
You heard what I just said right? I was jilted on the day of my wedding. Still that actually wasn't the worst thing that happened that day, believe it or not. I'm a caterer so I decided to cater my own wedding (okay in hindsight maybe not a great idea) and in all the fuss my sister left the stove on and the kitchen caught fire so the fire brigade turned up. I think the real question should be - did anything go right that day?
Be honest were you a total bridezilla? (Or do you have a Bridezilla story?)
It turned out was not even a little bit bridezilla, in fact my fiancé chose my wedding dress - maybe he was a groomzilla. Is that a thing? It should be. I am a caterer so I have dealt with my fair share of highly string brides so I think that made me extra anxious about not being one.
Bridesmaids, how many is too many?
Well I was only having two, my sister (more about her later) and my best friend Miranda. I think even one bad bridesmaid is one bridesmaid too many. I never wanted to be like Julia Roberts in Steel Magnolias...so many bridesmaids.
You can’t have a wedding without family – how did yours behave in the lead-up to the wedding or on the day?
I don't have much family. My parents were killed when I was a teenager so it's always been my sister and I...she set the kitchen on fire and then came with me on my solo honeymoon with me (may as well use the tickets). However she abandoned me on the honeymoon so all in all I guess my family didn't exactly have my back.
Are you still a believer in the happily ever after?
You know what a funny thing happened since my botched wedding day. I've started to see that maybe I was with the wrong guy all along and that maybe the right guy isn't too far away at all.
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