(Closed) APRIL BRIDES OMG!!!!!

posted 10 years ago in April 2011
Post # 17
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

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@Ms.Teddy: Ihear you! Your friend just FOUND the invitation yesterday? I’m sure you sent it on time, so how is this short notice?

We STILL have past deadline RSVPs coming in.  One guest is somewhere in FL for his job and Future Mother-In-Law tells me to assume he is coming, just because “I would be very surprised if he didn’t come!”  Then yesterday we get a “No” who filled it out in the “Yes” line, and the person(s) didn’t tell us who they are.

Post # 18
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

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@AprilJo2011:its extremely stressul…but for the most part im just HURT. its like they didnt even care enough to send in their “no” rsvp because they just dont care at all. ๐Ÿ™   ๐Ÿ™  ๐Ÿ™

Post # 19
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011 - The Tribute Golf Club

Yay for being so close to April weddings!

Still left to do: Out of Town Boxes, Chocolate favors, confirm those coming to the rehearsal dinner, get our marriage license (only good for 30 days in Texas), drop off our cake topper and pay the balance on the cake, pay off the venue (I’m holding off on this one until April because I have a feeling there may be a “yes” guest that actually won’t be able to come).

 

Post # 20
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

finish seating chart

Pick hair color- appt. April 2nd (friend does color at salon)

Practice walking in shoes, find way to make them fit better!

Decide fake nails or short mani

Buy gifts for “wedding party” (Man of honor, best man and my 2 close friends who have been unofficial bridesmaids)

Start packing “Do Not Forget” day of box

Submit playlist to D.J

Annnnnnnnnddd…I think that is it?

Post # 21
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Arrgggghh stressing out because people who have sent in yes are now backing out. Mind you I have finished the seating chart and almost done with the place cards. At least they let me know now. We hired babysitters based on people telling us 8 months ago when we sent out RSVP that they will be bringing kids. Now we only have one kid our nephew who really doesn’t need a babysitter. I doubt we can get our deposit back. 

I am pretty much done. all I have left is to tie fabric on the Marmalade we made as favors, cut out the runners, and finish the places cards. All this should be done by this weekend and we will be good to go. We are mailing all the DIY stuff to Cali starting this weekend. 3 weeks of no wedding stuff to do will be great for once. 

 

woooosahhh

Post # 22
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m so sick of the people who haven’t RSVP’d telling us they have to wait until they find out if they have this job they applied for, or if they can get off. Stop trying to make this convenient for you. I swear, the next time I get married, I’m going to court house. lol

No one but us brides seem to understand the importance of the having the final guest number. My florist is waiting on the final count so she knows how many centerpieces she will needs, my baker needs to know how much cake to back, everyone needs the final number and I have to FORCE Fiance to call his friends/family to find out when they are sending in the card. They think it’s acceptable to tell us over they phone if they are coming and how many will be coming. Umm HELLO???? I PAID for that RSVP card and I PAID for that stamp you see in the right hand corner. Are you seriously that F***ing lazy to get a pen, write your name, if you are coming and how many?

I just bought my hair extensions and false eyelashes today, waiting on my guestbook to come in, zazzle ONE AGAIN screwed up my menu cards, going to see my Maid/Matron of Honor Friday to finish the card box and order the table numbers.

Post # 23
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2011

@xshellx2003 I think every job I’ve ever started I already had a prior scheduled appt or function coming up… I always let them know in the interview the projected dates coming up and they were always fine with letting me off….. I’ve NEVER bought that excuse “gotta wait to hear” b/c really if  you do your part professionally it’s not usually an issue. You should tell your friends that… lol ๐Ÿ˜‰

And just breath ladies…. we STILL have time… sorta lol

Post # 24
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I totally butchered my post with so many misspelled words. lol I’m a little ticked tonight if you can’t tell.

Post # 25
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Ah! I am getting married in 10, yes TEN freaking days!! I still have to:

  • find a makeup artist (INSERT SCREAM HERE) my mac girl backed out!
  • make table numbers
  • make all signage for all days
  • figure out the weather, bc as of now weather.com, NOA, and 2 local channels all say different temperatures (varies by 10-20 degrees each) I have an outdoor under the tent wedding!
  • type up order of events
  • finalize all rentals
  • finish my brooch bouquet (INSERT SCREAM HERE, bc its not turning out right, so I think I might just give up and order a regular bouquet =( )
  • Complete payments for all things, like food, photobooth, DJ, Photographer.

Good thing is, Friday is my last day at work, and I am taking vacation for the next week so I can run around like crazy and get stuff down before wedding events start on Thursday! Good luck ladies!

 

Post # 26
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

yeah date twins!!!  I am so excited.  I only have one thing left to do which is dip my fortune cookies for favors.  We are waiting cause we dont want them to get stale.

Post # 27
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

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@efitzger: That’s it? Must be nice =) 

 

Post # 28
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

OMG, everytime I think the list is almost done something else pops up!

Set aside deposits in envelopes

Get favors

I think that is it?

Post # 29
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Well, Im done. Marriage license, vendor payments, timeline, seating chart, rehersal, rehersal dinner bach party, dress rehersal, makeup trial, center peices, table numbers, buying odds and ends, coloring books, crayons, colored pencils and paper for the kids table ALL DONE!!!!! Oh yeah HONEYMOON BOOKED AND PLANNED AND PAID IN FULL!!!! Now the next week i just get to actually be excited and not focused on planning. IM so excited.

Post # 30
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m almost there.  Finishing the cursed slide show.  Decorating the card box.  Need to replace my driver’s liscence.  Wrap up work.  Pack.  Then we go!  

One week from this moment, I’ll be eating my wedding dinner.  ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 31
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

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@octgirl:  Date twin..Best of luck.  I hope you’re mostly wrapped up now!

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