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Snooki's wedding is really, truly, and officially happening! We admit it: When pint-sized Jersey Shore star got engaged to fiancé Jionni Lavalle in March 2012, we drank the Club Karma Kool-Aid and got super excited about her future Jerseylicious wedding.
However, she announced her pregnancy at the same time as her engagement, and, like Jessica Simpson did before her, she pushed back her any serious big day strategy. Snooki put her baby, Dancing With the Stars, and a spin-off MTV series first before launching into any serious wedding planning.
Thankfully, this Instagram shows that our excitement wasn't for naught—she started planning her wedding yesterday!
She followed up with this image of a crystal-encrusted chandelier, the exact kind of blingy detail we expect to see at her wedding. Maybe this means she's take a cue from fellow reality star NeNe Leakes, who had 60,000 hanging crystals at her over-the-top June wedding.
With glittery items on lock, there are some other details she just has to include. For one thing, she has to involve her dog. We're also banking on a grand, ornate wedding cake like the one seen above, a sparkly brooch wedding bouquet, a glimmery eyeshadow palette like the one above from Givenchy, Snooki-approved animal print lingerie, and the same Eve of Milady wedding dress we predicted more than a year ago.
Our final guess? A regal New Jersey wedding venue fit for the reality TV princess, the Ashford Estate. The European-inspired estate, pictured above, is a truly romantic venue that a party girl-gone-traditional like Snooki would fall in love with. Don't hold us to these predictions, though—with her track record, we may have to guess again in a year! Besides, the new season of Snooki & JWOWW promises to show us footage of wedding dress appointments, so we'll get to watch some of the process in action!