(Closed) August 2013 – post wedding to-do's

posted 6 years ago in August 2013
Post # 17
1782 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I received my certified marriage license, sent off the social security paperwork, and got a military spouse ID, sent in all of the insurance paperwork to go onto DH’s policies, moved my cell phone to DH’s plan… Waiting to get ss card back to change drivers license w/ new name… And def still need to send thank you cards!! 




my last name went from W to B, signing my new name is crazy weird!!! 🙂


Post # 18
2868 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Ughhhh we mailed in our marriage license and still haven’t gotten our marriage certificate, so I can’t start the namechange process yet 🙁 Stupid Los Angeles County. 

I did finish all our thank you’s though! (Small wedding)

I did our vendor reviews on Yelp.

Post # 19
3295 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - An amazing non-profit retreat

Thank you’s are half done and photos to enclose are waiting for pickup

Waiting for marriage cert so I can start the official name change (in the same boat as loving_life)

Trying to sell a few decor items


Post # 21
120 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Genetti\'s in Dickson City, PA

Such a great post! You’re definitely making me feel accountable, right about now )

What I’ve done so far:

  1. Gotten new social sec. card
  2. Gotten new DL
  3. Opened new account in both of our names
  4. Added Hubz to health insurance
  5. Changed name at work (what a nightmare!)
  6. Changed auto insurance
  7. changed name on fbook
  8. added photos to wedpics.com
  9. ordered first photobook
  10. gotten photos printed from Honeymoon

What I need to do:

  1. Change name on the rest of my store accounts
  2. Add hubz to certain accounts as authorized user/caller (ie electric, cable, etc)
  3. Update passport
  4. Thank you cards (I’m waiting for a photo from photographer. Ugh!)

…….. I’m feeling GREAT that the list of things I’ve done is bigger – major win!


Post # 22
60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I’m not changing my name, so I don’t have to worry about half of the stuff that you guys are… lol


Here’s what we’ve done:

  1. All thank you notes (except 1)
  2. Contacted vendors (thank yous, reviews, etc)
  3. Got marriage certificate
  4. Opened joint checking account
  5. Opened joint savings account
  6. Completed physicals for life insurance
  7. Cleaned my dress (but wore it again lol so it will need cleaning again)


Here’s what we need to do:

  1. Finalize life insurance
  2. Write wills
  3. Select pictures for Christmas cards, personal album, album for families, photos around the house
  4. Figure out how to share pictures with wedding guests online
  5. Write final thank you letter
  6. Frame wedding program
  7. Make scrapbook

I think that’s it. Some of those are just for fun. 🙂


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