Engagement, Pakistani, Tradition, Wedding

Throwback Thursday: the Baat Pakki (BP)!

The Baat Pakki, or BP as we called it, was tricky to explain to my non-Pakistani friends....."so, it's an engagement,  but not an engagement?" Pretty much, I told them. At least that's what my experience was, but every fam does it differently I'm sure. I actually had 3 variations of engagements, or declarations of commitment!… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: the Baat Pakki (BP)!

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Engagement, Marriage, Planning, Wedding

Four Months to Go!

I  had this realization the other day. When I first had my baat pakki (a "pre-engagement" sorta thing) in the summer of 2011, a wedding in the autumn of 2013 felt like ages away! Even when my fiance officially put a ring on it (in a manner that was nothing short of a production, by… Continue reading Four Months to Go!