(Closed) Sept To-Do List for Nov. 2012 Bees

posted 6 years ago in November 2012
Post # 3
310 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I love these to-do list updates… helps me get my head on straight! My August to-do list looked like this:

  • Block off hotel rooms for guests
  • Print reserved signs for reception tables
  • Print cards for the MOB/MOG gifts
  • Pick up guestbook from photographer
  • Purchase matching frames for the “Meet the Maids” table at bridal shower
  • Spray pomander stands for ceremony decor (this idea has changed)
  • Stuff invitations to be mailed September 1
  • &… the most exciting… I’m taking my Maid/Matron of Honor to an overnight trip to have our makeup done and purchasing our “day of” makeup for the wedding!

So, based on that, my September to-do list is:

  • Pick up guestbook from photographer
  • Create ceremony backdrop
  • Purchase fiance’s gift
  • Purchase bachelorette dress
  • Purchase “morning-of” tracksuit
  • Mail invitations
  • Turn in paperwork @ work for marriage

What the heck am I going to do with my time when this is over? 🙂

Post # 4
1811 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

My September to do list is:

-Do a cake tasting and order the cupcakes (finally found a baker!)

-Work out the logisitics of the late night snack and decorate the snack bags

-Finish the fabric flowers for the bouquets

-Finish the tissue paper flowers

-Finish the painted jars

-Finish the table numbers

-Book the rehearsal dinner

-Finish Bridesmaid or Best Man gifts

-Get my mom to decide on a dress so my Future Mother-In-Law can at least get an idea of what to wear

-Encourage Maid/Matron of Honor to decide on a date for the couples shower (I have to request off work a full month in advance)

It just seems like SOOOOO much!  Well…now I’m off to make some paper flowers!

Post # 6
488 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Oh gosh… You ladies really have it together! I was just relieved that I got my DIY invites out! 


Let’s see: 

  • Get a final quote on my all-inclusive venue (I really feel like my coordinator should have already given me this information!!!


  • Help my mom pick a dress 


  • Select my wedding day lingerie 


  • Order part of the personalized presents for my parents


  • Make sure my future step son’s suit fits


  • Make sure my Fiance has all of his suit accessories 


  • Misc DIY signage, bubbles, and photos


  • Attend my Couples Shower and Bachelorette Party! 🙂

Anything I am missing?! 

Post # 7
2693 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Well, the month started off pretty good, but it will be a busy month for sure:

*Buy material for the guys vests/MOH ans Maid/Matron of Honor dress: check

*Book venue for the ceremony: check

*Book transportation: semi check (called and had them reserve the date but need to go in, look at the types of buses they have and pay a deposit.

*Book officiant: semi check.  I spoke with a lawyer and got her price but still need to  reserve the date, pay the deposit and finalize ceremony details.

*Edit, print and mail invitations

*Edit and print cards

*Hair and makeup trial: in 2 weeks (same day as bridal shower!)

* Attend Bridal shower: in 2 weeks *sqeeeel*!!!

*Finish guestbook photo mat: just need a pic of me and fi printed up for it.

*1st official fitting for my dress: end of this month



Post # 8
310 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

@lindseyl06:  Steal away! 🙂 I found the idea on Pinterest (hell- I planned my whole wedding from that site) I got the frames from the Dollar Tree & sprayed them- super easy and I think they will appreciate it!

Post # 9
433 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I have everything pretty much done except:


1. Print programs – just need to give approval to program maker (fan programs)

2. finish last two payments for wedding (we want to be all paid up when we get there)

3. pick & buy hair ornament (brooch for my hair on the side)

4. pick & buy bracelet

5. make sure groom buys his shoes (he is wearing boat shoes and hasn’t bought them yet…sigh)

6. book airport transportation for us and also for my mom (grey line is great in Cancun)

7. lose 20 lbs (not sure this is going to be a reality anymore, but here’s hoping!

8. final dress fitting/alteration on 9/18


Post # 10
133 posts
Blushing bee

-decide and order favors!

-set up appointment with photographer

-finish buying bridesmaids gifts

-make a card box

-figure out design for escort cards

– send a wedding payment in

– buy jewelry


Post # 11
28 posts
  • Wedding: November 2012

Why did I not join the boards sooner?

Might’ve been helpful to have this list sooner..!

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