(Closed) 6 month check-in

posted 5 years ago in May 2015
Post # 16
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507 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Our church and then at The Garden Room for the reception

Yikes! Seeing everyone’s lists makes me think that we’re falling behind again. I guess after FI’s college final exam in a few days, we need to start cracking down again over Christmas break.

Post # 17
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917 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception / Courtyard Marriott Legacy Ballroom

May 9th bride here! Here’s what we have done so far:

  • Booked Church/Officiant
  • Booked Venue/Caterer
  • Booked Photographer
  • Took Engagement Photos
  • Completed Wedding Website
  • Purchased Dress/Suit
  • Blocked Hotel Rooms
  • Sent out Save-The-Date Cards (except for a handful)
  • Purchased Photo Guestbook
  • Purchased Latern Cardholder
  • Purchased Wedding Rings – FI’s needs to be resized in January (they told us to wait until after the holiday rush)

Here’s what we’ve decided on but still have to complete or purchase:

  • Purchased DIY Kokeshi wedding cake toppers – need to paint
  • Purchased DIY ‘guestbook’, ‘Mr & Mrs’ signs and table numbers – need to paint
  • Chose baker – will book in mid-January per her request
  • Chose flowers/florist – will purchase January/February for DIY centerpieces
  • Chose boquets & boutonnieres – have price from Etsy seller and will purchase in January/February
  • Chose Invites & Ceremony Programs – will purchase in January/February
  • Honeymoon Destination & Transportation Chosen – need to book in January (per B&B request)
  • DIY Makeup – need to purchase
  • DIY Hair – need to purchase accessories
  • Chose groomsmen gifts
  • Chose favors

Here’s what still needs to be decided:

  • Bridesmaid dresses – I chose the color and they will purchase themselves, only Maid/Matron of Honor has made a purchase
  • Ceremony Music & Readings – will be done about 3 month before ceremony
  • Rehearsal Dinner – Future Mother-In-Law is set on organizing this
  • Escort Cards – I have a couple ideas I’m thinking about
  • Day of transportation to and from church – also have a couple ideas for this, but need to make a final decision
  • Need to purchase dress accessories/jewelry, undergarments, and shoes
  • Bridesmaid gifts – I have 2 ideas and I just have chose one

We’re not doing a DJ, so we don’t have to worry about that! There’s probably more I’m can’t remember off the top of my head, but I feel like we’re on the right track and on time with everything!

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