On Friday, our event planner Beth and I went down to Big D Party Rentals. We started in the design center, picking out the tackiest colors of linens you’ve seen paired since 1989. Meanwhile, a bride and groom were trying to contain their side-eye reactions, while picking out their lovely blush and ivory linens behind us. We were asking, “Do you have anything brighter? Shinier?”
They seemed genuinely concerned for us.
We schemed about table layout, placement of the dance floor and activities for the 80’s memory stations. We even popped in the ‘staging’ room, to try out the different colored lights and patterns on the disco ball. We’d covered everything from stemware to lounge furniture and it was time to go.
Then we realized we needed to discuss refrigeration.
Jordan told me they had mobile refrigerators. She offered to show them to me. I was tempted to just go with whatever they had, sight unseen. …