Hi all. I'm new here so I hope this is the right place to post this.
We are not engaged yet but have the ring and it will be happening shortly. BF is 29 and I am 25 and we have been together for a little over 4 years.
Basically, due to some family drama on his side we have decided it may be best to have a small wedding not too long after getting engaged and only invite our parents and my siblings. We looked into destination weddings but they looked expensive... so we thought about a courthouse wedding. Then my mom suggested doing the wedding at our house (that way we could include our kitties!). I'm a little worried about the event not being very special since I won't really have an aisle to walk down and I was really looking forward to getting to do a first dance and a dance with my dad (those were the things I was looking forward to the most). I had songs picked out for each. My BF assures me that we can have a VR at some point, but it's not like I can be sure of that.
I was just wondering if anyone had a wedding like this, what it was like if so, how you made it special, if you had any regrets about it, and what your budget ended up being, etc? TIA for any help.