Oct 14 bees! 9 months out!! how are you holdng up!

posted 3 years ago in October 2014
Post # 3
564 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

it depends on the day whether I feel ahead of the game or behind 

what’s done

– venue picked, photographer chosen, engagement photos done, STD done (not mailed) dj chosen, lots of decor picked out, wedding dress ordered, cake, hotel booked, asked bridal party


not done

– wedding coordinator, wedding officiant, flowers, rentals, honeymoon plans, other decor (candles vases etc) grooms attire, BM attire, rehearsal dinner (FMIL is doing but wants input from FI and I) hair dresser …..urghhhhh!! 


I have a meeting with with coordinator, officiant and rentals this week!! Sending save the dates as soon as I get the rest of addresses(grooms side) and hopefully putting together the vision!! 

Post # 4
1646 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

This month, I’m doing three things. Booking hair and make up for myself and the ladies, blocking off hotel rooms since there is only two hotels on my town, I am sure I have to do that early. And most importantly, I’ll be picking out my dress! 

Post # 5
8680 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

I’m working on save the dates.. thats about it at the current moment.

Once all of my orders arrive, I’m going to begin adding the lace to all of my candles and vases.. which is hundreds of candles and vases. Lol.

Post # 7
206 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I am at 8 months and 27 days as of today! Ahhhh!! This month I am planning on finalizing all the details – hotel room blocks, salon appointment, and picking out my wedding cake vendor. 

I still haven’t found my dress….gulp. Thats #1 on the list of things to do but I find that each time I go shopping and leave empty handed I get a little less enthusiastic about the whole process and I also lose a little more hope that “THE ONE” is even out there for me 🙁

Post # 8
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I have the wedding party selected, the reception venue selected (and almost paid for), wedding centre pieces selected and the caterer booked.

We are meeting with the photographer this week and we have been talking with a possible ceremony site also this week.  We have a DJ selected and we will be meeting with him shortly.

I need to start dress shopping ASAP.  So much to do and so little time.

Post # 9
187 posts
Blushing bee

@kansas_nurse: Hi date twin! 9 months?? Why in my head was I telling myself I had 10 months left?! Darnit…I have so much to do, but I’m trying to put off most of the stuff until after I graduate nursing school in April. I still have to…

  • find my dress (I haven’t even tried any on)
  • make a decision on BM dresses (I’m going back and forth on whether or not I’m going to pay for them)
  • figure out the wedding cake
  • schedule catering tasting 
  • schedule engagement shoot
  • order STDs and invitations
  • finalize guest list and get contact info
  • figure out all decor
  • schedule pre-cana classes 

…and I’m sure there’s more. This is possible, right? 


Post # 10
1568 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Mine is October 4th so far 


Venue for ceremony and reception is piced an paid for


Dress is bought and paid for


Photographer is picked and being paid 150 a month


Meeting with a new DJ next week


Looking into caterers (also back at square one)


Save the dates are made and ready to go out, we will be sending them out on February 28th


We has so much left to do. 


Post # 11
2581 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - UK

@kansas_nurse:  YES. PRESSURE. YES.


– Dress

– Suit

– Bridesmaids/Ushers asked

– My ring

– Venue + Catering (included in venue)

– Church (and organist and choir)

– Flowers

– Photographer

– Hairdresser

– Makeup



To Do:

– Guest List

– Make Invites

– His ring

– DJ

– Cake

– Seating plan

– Bridesmaid dresses

– Gift registry

– Probably should check with Church if we need to do any more

– Oh yeah start going to church more often again

– Plan service also



I’m actually pretty nervous about the invitations, more so than any other part I’ve done I think. Everything else has been pretty private, this is the bit that we send out to basically everyone we know. Eek.


Post # 14
1646 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I am having major issues finding a hair stylist/make up artist in my hometown. I have 4 more places to call tomorrow. I hope this can be figured out ASAP! It’s stressing me out!

Post # 16
1646 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Fifth times a charm! It’s everything I wanted to hear and a great price! Glad I can knock that off the list.

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