(Closed) 2 months to go!!! What do you have left to do?

posted 6 years ago in August 2012
Post # 3
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Buzzing Beekeeper

I’d like to think we’re pretty much done! I think the only thing we have left to do is book our honeymoon and the rehearsal dinner.

Other than that we are waiting for a few things to arrive: my dress, flowers and chair covers. The wait is the worst, especially for my dress.

Post # 4
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: August 2012

1. Finalize rehearsal dinner menu

2. Send out rehearsal dinner invites

3.  Book hair appoiintment

4 Go over music with DJ

5. Venue meeting with caterer to go over layout

6. Finish Ceremony Programs

7. Obtain Marriage License

8. Finish the details

9. Finish Bridal Party Gifts

10.  PAY for everything

ANd Finally Have Fun,  Get Married, and Live Happily Ever After

 

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

A few crafts and decorations.  I need to figure out how exactly I want to do my hair and makeup since I am doing it myself (AHH).  I need to have final meetings with my photographer, baker and officiant too. 

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012 - Sunset Harbour

  • Get bridal shoes
  • Work on escort cards
  • Hair trial & book hair appointment for day of
  • Engagement pictures (IF THE WEATHER WILL EVER COOPERATE!)
  • Finalize menu
  • Finish Ceremony Programs
  • Obtain Marriage License
  • Make card box (Fiance’s job)
  • Finish Bridal Party Gifts
  • Get parent gifts
  • Get family musicians gifts
  • Write vows
  • Make table #s
  • Make cupcake flavor cards
  • Finalize things with florist
  • Get bra for wedding dress
  • Make cards for Make a Wish/Take a Fish
  • Get candy sharks for Make a Wish/Take a Fish
  • Finish Shower thank-yous

 

I know there is probably a TON of other things that I am missing. I am officially starting to panic!!!!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Lots of little details which are annoying..

  • Making the seating chart
  • Get marriage license
  • Finish vows
  • Buy Bridesmaid gifts
  • Paint my table numbers and design the paper
  • Finish picking out music (arrgh)
  • Finalize the timeline
  • Pay for everything
  • Finalize all details with vendors
  • Officially order the food for the rehearsal dinner
  • Finish alterations on my dress
  • Book my beauty appointments (facials, manicure/pedicure etc..)

 

I can’t believe its 1 month and 29 days to go..  Definitely feeling more real now!  Starting to feel the pressure more..

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

  • Find shoes for me and Fiance
  • Find dress for the flowergirl
  • DIY centerpieces
  • Finish crocheting bouquet and bouts
  • Pick up wedding rings
  • Decide on hairstyle. Can’t do that until I see how long my hair will get..
  • Meet with musician to finalize music choice.

..and a few smaller things but I’m strangely calm. I can’t wait to get married!!

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

OY let’s see here:

Finalize FH’s outfit

Buy my jewelry

Get fitting (First is this coming sunday!)

Print and assemble programs

do escort cards

finalize menu choices 

finalize wine choice

marriage license

finish song list

finish day of itinerary

write a packing list for wedding trip as well as Honeymoon

I’m sure there’s more!

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Sooo Much To DOOOO!!!

Send out invites

Make escort cards

Seating chart

Finalize flowers

Centerpiece details (buy ribbon and candles)

Make table numbers

Make paper lantern decor for ceremony

Make programs (I still have to find sticks to make program fans)

Write vows

Dress fitting/groom shirt

Get Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

My accessories

Meet cake baker

Finish DJ list

Get marriage license

Order favor supplies (cookies, boxes, stickers & paper)

FIND OFFICIANT!!! (ours cancelled last week!)

Okay, so I am not a super picky person, so I expect MOST of this to be smooth sailing…wish me luck!

 

 

 

 

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Too much!  

My DIY’s to finish are

     ~BM gifts- jewelry, jewelry boxes, clutches and hangers (about 1/3 done) 

     ~Sew burlap table runners

     ~make deserts for sweet table (can’t do till August) 

     ~sew Jr Bridesmaid or Best Man and Flower Girl dress (need to start pretty soon!) 

     ~figure out what to do with ceremony arch 

Finalize flowers

decide how to decorate outside patio

figure out what to do about paper lantern lighting (my electrical engineer Fiance is being no help!) 

Put together ceremony- readings, vows

Dress fitting/Tux fitting (in July) 

DJ list 

order candy for desert buffet

Get marriage licence (in August) 

finish bridal accessories- bra and braclet

programs (have them started- waiting til the week before to finish) 

And reading your lists I have about 12 other things to put on mine, which means I need to get off weddingbee and work stuff that needs to get done! 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Here’s my list

  • Finish ribbon wands
  • Make drink stirrers
  • Print programs (can’t do this until we finalize the ceremony with the priest in July)
  • Finish bride/bridesmaid robes
  • Decorate flip flops for bridesmaids
  • Make unity and memorial candles
  • Finalize our music selection
  • Take dance lessons (first one is tonight!)
  • Finish marriage prep classes (2 left)
  • Order flower girl dresses
  • Have hair and makeup trials
  • Get marriage license

And I think that’s it.

Post # 13
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Well quite a few things! God I’m un-organized!

 

  • Hold bachelor and bachelorette party’s.
  • Hold relaxing spa day/pyjama party with my girls! (Havent decided which yet!)
  • Confirm everything with wedding planner, baker, caterer, beautician.
  • Confirm all hooneymoon bookings.
  • Fly to milan for last dress fittings with all the bridesmaids. 
  • Send Fiance off to tuxedo fittings with the other groomsmen
  • Spend a week with my sister in mine and FI’s villa in mykonis, greece, before wedding to relax.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Oooooh, lets see…

Inform caterer of final guest numbers

Order drinks

Buy Grooms shirt

Paying installments as and when it’s time

Think that’s pretty much it…

Buy bridesmaids shoes

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I keep thinking I dont have much to do, then I read these posts and realize crap maybe I do 🙁

So here we go my list that keeps getting bigger:

Book honeymoon!

Flower girl dress and basket

Check status of my dress and get all my final alterations done

Get my veil and have my hair and make-up trial

Finish all my DIY projects ie. favors and centerpieces

Get marraige license

Attend both my bridals showers and all 3 of my bachelorette partys 🙂

And of course all the final stuff right before the weddings ie. payments and final numbers

This list could go on and on I really need to sit down and make a big list and start checking things off, never thought there was so much too do when planning a wedding.

Post # 16
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Lyndzo:  Freaking about my dress date twin! When is your dress supposed to be in?  Mine, not until the first week in AUGUST!  UGH!!!

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