(Closed) What should my next task be??

posted 5 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Invitations

Groomsmen and groom clothes

Cake

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Do you have an officiant? I would start designing your invitations.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper

Officiant?

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Start working on invites, maybe? Especially if you’re designing and/or addressing them yourself, it’s amazing how much time that can take. I’d probably also get started on anything you’ll be making decor-wise- centerpieces, signs, out of town bags, that kind of thing. Oh, and have you decided on groomsmen attire?

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Oh and premarital counseling.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

Decorations beyond flowers

Reserving any rentals needed

Hotel accomodations/ Out of town guest arrangements

Honeymoon

Legal requirements (blood tests, documents needed, applying for a marriage license)

Officiant/ Ceremony (if the officiant doesn’t provide one)

Music selections

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Have you done your guest list? This is an important part of the wedding so you know how many people you can invite, who you expect to not come, and about how many people you’ll end up paying for.

 

ETA: I know you said you did STDs already, but not sure if you just made them or already sent them out to everyone on your list.

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@asscherlover:  Why does everyone suggest premarital counseling? Is it really necessary if you aren’t having any problems?

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

One of the things I am currently working on for my wedding is officiant

A lot more can go into it then just picking someone, I have a little checklist:

  • Are they friendly and make me feel comfortable?
  • What do I want them to read?
  • What do I want them to say? 
  • Are they available on my wedding day?
  • Are they willing to comply with my ideas and suggestions? 
  • Will they review what they will say during the ceremony to me before hand?
  • Do they know what I don’t want them to say? 

What about the honeymoon also? Do you have a budget outlined for that? Tickets bought if it is a destination honeymoon? Money saved up to spend during the honeymoon? 

I know you said you had your dress done, but what about any alterations for you wedding dress such as adding a bussle? Do your bride’s maids need any alternations done? 

Something I don’t think I’ll ever finish to the very end is….decorations. Are you going to decorate your ceremony locations and/or reception venue? If so do you know where you can go to pick them up? Start buying decorations at stores you know have them. 

Are you going to have ceremony programs or menus for your wedding? You’ll also want to get those out of the way.

What about favors? Are you going to give your guests anything? I can understand if you don’t! 

Have you decided on hair, make-up, jewelry for you and your bride’s maids

It is always important to have a “day of” checklist to pass to someone in your wedding party, let it include everything you need to get done before the ceremony begins / guests arrive. Also, write in your vendors phone numbers so if you need to someone can call them. Give your vendors your M.O.H’s phone number, or some important so in case they can’t get a hold of you they can get a hold of someone in your wedding party you can tell you in person. 

Don’t forget an emergency kit. I would make one for your groom and yourself to keep both of you smelling good, looking hot and feeling sexy! 

Are you going to stay in a hotel before going off to your honeymoon? Make those reservations! Pack an overnight bag.

Do you know what your transportation is going to be to the ceremony, reception (if at different location) and then to hotel (or wherever you go to after your reception)? 

Are you going to have any games you want to host at the reception? Gotta keep your guests entertained! 

What about the mother of the bride and mother of the groom do they have their dresses yet? Do the groom’s men know when to pick up the tuxes

Who is going to help you clean up after the reception? Is anyone going to help you, or has someone stepped up and said they are willing to clean up after the reception and or ceremony too? 

Eh…That is all I can think of at the moment! I hope this helped. I have no idea what your wedding it like and I did assume, I am sorry! Even if this is not the direction you are going in I hope it got some ideas flowing your mind!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Check and see what your church requires… mine requires 3 classes… 2 in a group, and 1 with the pastor alone… its how to deal with problems and better communication… I dunno, i start mine in October. Just to get it done with

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