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posted 6 years ago in March 2013
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Wedding Date: March 2, 2013

Engagement Length: 1 year and 4 months

Colors: Purple and gray/silver

Theme: Romantic

Wedding Party(#s): 6 BM/6GM/2 FG/1Ring Bearer

Ceremony (where, time): Mission Santa Clara de Asis, 12:30 pm

Reception (where, time): ABC Seafood Restaurant, 6:00 pm

Dress Style: Ballgown, fluffy and flowly

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: undecided

Flowers: shades of purple and white flowers 

First Dance Song: undecided

Centerpieces: Alternating centerpieces, big ones will be in a silver bowl type thing and smaller ones will be sets of three mint julup cups with the same flowers all surrounded by decorative votive candles 

Food/Menu: 11 course menu

Cake Flavour: undecided

Favours: undecided

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): November 30, VEGAS! 

Post # 4
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Helper bee

Wedding Date: March 23, 2013

Engagement Length: 17 months! One year and five months total. 

Colors: Dark purple and light green

Theme: No official theme, but classy  and sparkly. Lots of purple 🙂

Wedding Party(#s): Four each of bridesmaids and groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Concord Baptist Church, 4 pm

Reception (where, time): Genesis Banquet Center, 6 pm

Dress Style: Sparkly and beaded dropped waist tulle aline/ballgown! 🙂 http://plbgbridal.com/product/kenneth_winston/style_pl1462

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Undecided. Perhaps pro both.

Honeymoon Location: A cabin all to ourselves in the smokies in Gatlinburg TN 

Flowers: Um… purple flowers? Not sure what kind yet!

First Dance Song: Was Soulmate by Josh Turner, may switch to When I Say I Do by Matthew West

Centerpieces: Unsure, some flowers but candles are definitely getting involved.

Food/Menu: Traditional, poultry and beef, etc etc… buffet style though!

Cake Flavour: Mostly undecided, some chocolate and vanilla, haven’t gone cake testing yet!

Favours: Not set in stone yet, but probably chocolate covered pretzels

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Not a clue! Perhaps a few weeks before hand, or during Christmas break (Most of my BMs are in school still)

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

 

Wedding Date: March 16, 2013

Engagement Length: Will be 4 years when we get married

Colors: Teale, rose, and undecided

Theme: none

Wedding Party(#s): 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man and 3 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): 730 at Primrose Cottage in Roswell, GA

Reception (where, time): at same venue after ceremony

Dress Style: From Impressions bridal. Looks just like te Maggie sottero Virginia

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): aunt is a hairdresser so she is doing my hair. Makeup undecided

Honeymoon Location: Couples Negril!!

Flowers: undecided

First Dance Song: smiling face by James Taylor

Centerpieces: undecided

Food/Menu: undecided

Cake undecided

Favors: donating to charity

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): undecided

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Wedding Date: March 1, 2013

Engagement Length: 10 months

Colors: Haven’t decided but leaning toward sapphire blue and white

Theme: Formal

Wedding Party(#s): 6 BM/6GM/1 FG/1 Ring Bearer

Ceremony (where, time): At a local museum, 630pm

Reception (where, time): same as ceremony

Dress Style: Tulle ball gown

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro for both

Honeymoon Location: Couples Negril!!

Flowers: no clue (I should probably get on that)

First Dance Song: Lovesong – Adele

Centerpieces: ?

Food/Menu: Heavy appetizers w wine and beer

Cake Flavour: ?

Favours: ?

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Hoping for Vegas but will probably end up in Dallas, TX.

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Wedding Date: March 30, 2013

Engagement Length: 14 months

Colors: silvery grey, blush and ivory

Theme: Simple but Elegant

Wedding Party(#s): 0

Ceremony (where, time): Sea Temple Resort 3:30pm

Reception (where, time): Sea Temple Golf Club 6:00pm

Dress Style: Allure 8764

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro Hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: Cruise around the Caribbean, Mexico

Flowers: Calla lillies for my bouquet, not really sure on the decorations yet

First Dance Song: Undecided

Centerpieces: Three large candle holders that vary in height, on a mirror base, with three votive candles around it and a light pink fabric flower.

Food/Menu: It’s a buffet. There’s too many to include

Cake Flavour: 3 tier cake. The bottom layer will be Chocolate mud cake and the top two will be vanilla. Just to keep it simple.

Favours: Still deciding for sure, but probably macarons.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Not sure?

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

Wedding Date: March 9, 2013

Engagement Length: It will be almost a year of engagement when we get married.

Colors: Navy blue dresses, orange flowers.

Theme: None!

Wedding Party(#s): 8 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen/1 groomswoman, 2 flower girls. (I don’t care about having an uneven bridal party and wanted as many friends and family to participate as wanted)

Ceremony (where, time): Audubon Tea Room Garden, 7pm

Reception (where, time): Audubon Tea Room (right next door to the garden), 7:45pm

Dress Style: Long, lacy, fit and flare (David Tutera Pilar – http://www.netfashionavenue.com/david-tutera-for-mon-cheri—wedding-dress—112212-pilar.aspx)

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Getting hair done at my normal salon. My cousin is a makeup artist and is doing my makeup (airbrush).

Honeymoon Location: Hawaii!

Flowers: Orange roses.

First Dance Song: “Luna” by The Smashing Pumpkins

Centerpieces: Undecided.

Food/Menu: Too long to write! We are doing a buffet (which is common where I live)

Cake Flavour: 4 tiers with bottom tier being Irish Cream. The rest are almond cream, praline, and chocolate.

Favours: No favors. We are donating instead to a local animal rescue shelter. We’re having a photo booth, so maybe that counts as a favor?

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Probably a few weeks before the wedding. I live in a “party destination” area, so we have a ton of options!

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Wedding Date: March 21, 2013

Engagement Length: 25 months

Colors: vintage…pale pinks…greens…blues…cream

Theme: vintage garden

Wedding Party(#s): none!!! don’t want any drama..and I only want us up there!

Ceremony (where, time): The Oldest Wooden School House in St. Augustine Florida….right in front of the wishing well. 6pm

Reception (where, time): TSame as above. reception starts at 6:30..and will be throughout the entire garden

Dress Style: custom vintage made from Etsy Seller Amanda Rose

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair/make-up

Honeymoon Location: undecided

Flowers: mix of everything that is in bloom…it’s a garden!

First Dance Song: Nothings gonna stop us….starship

Centerpieces: mason jar….tons and tons filled with candles

Food/Menu: bbq….popcorn buffet and smore’s bar!

Cake Flavour: 3 tiers. and 6 doz cupcakes. raspberry…lemon, chocolate…strawberry…each filled with different fillings.

Favours: popcorn and smores

DJ/Band/Ipod: ipod

Bachelorette (when/what): nope

Post # 10
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Hi Soon 2 B Mrs S,

We are getting married on March 1, and we are going to Couples Negril, too!

Post # 12
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Wedding Date: March 16, 2013

Engagement Length: 17 months

Colors: Eggplant with gold accents

Theme: Elegant and traditional

Wedding Party(#s):  4 Bridesmaids, 4 Groomsmen, 1 Flower Girl

Ceremony (where, time): Carnegie Institute of Washington

Reception (where, time):
Same

Dress Style: Princess Ballgown 🙂

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Formal updo/ pro hair and makeup

Honeymoon Location: Western Caribbean cruise

Flowers:  a whole slew of flowers with names I don’t remember!

First Dance Song: Nine Million Bicycles by Katie Melua

Centerpieces: Flowers

Food/Menu: Steak in a red wine reduction, pesto and brie stuffed chicken, or vegetable roulade, served with garlic smashed potatoes and asparagus

Cake Flavour: Haven’t decided

Favours: Haven’t decided

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): No idea

Post # 13
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Busy bee

Wedding Date: March 2nd, 2013

Engagement Length: Just under 1.5 years when we get married

Colors: Pink, cream, and yellow

Theme: Laid back, and rustic

Wedding Party(#s): 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 3 Groomsmen, 1 Best Man, No Flower Girl or Ring Bearer

Ceremony (where, time): Star Hill Ranch

Reception (where, time): Star Hill Ranch

Dress Style: Pink! http://www.maggiesottero.com/dress.aspx?style=V7153BR&page=0&pageSize=36&keywordText=&keywordType=Any&collection=201202

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro Hair and Makeup.  I am clueless when it comes to both!

Honeymoon Location: Unsure as of now.  Looking at Jamaica though.

Flowers: I’m most likely doing a brooch bouquet.  I’m not a huge fan of flowers.

First Dance Song: Ooh…not sure yet.  The only one we seem to have liked so far is “Til Kingdom Come” by Coldplay.

Centerpieces:  Lanterns with candles, I believe.  My future Mother-In-Law wants to make them.

Food/Menu: An appetizer buffet with 6 or 7 different choices

Cake Flavour: Again, not a huge fan of cake, so not sure.  We may just end up doing a bunch of pies instead.

Favours: Undecided…yikes lol

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what):   In my hometown of Boston in less than a month!

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

 


Wedding Date: March 23, 2013

Engagement Length: 5.5 years (the same day of our wedding, since september 23, 2009)

Colors: fawn, blush, flesh, coral, black.

Theme: Classy but my actual theme is butterflies

Wedding Party(#s): 8 BM/8GM/1 MOH/ 1 best man)

Ceremony (where, time): texas, courthouse. Church in Mexico.

Reception (where, time): A classic hotel ballroom in Mexico, 8pm-2 am.

Dress Style: White by Vera Wang from fall collection tulle ball gown with Assymetrical draped skirt. I’m soooo in love with it <3

http://m.davidsbridal.com/mt/www.davidsbridal.com/Product_Tulle-Ball-Gown-with-Asymmetrical-Draped-Skirt-VW351129_Bridal-Gowns-Shop-By-Designer-White-by-Vera-Wang

 

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair & make up.

Honeymoon Location: cruise trough the Caribbean 

Flowers: undecided for centerpieces, for ceremony baby breaths.

First Dance Song: a thousand years – Christina Perri

Centerpieces: undecided.

Food/Menu: about to choose it on November.

Cake Flavour: 4 tiered, bottom layer will be vanilla with butter cream, red velvet, chocolate and the top carrot cake (my FI’s favv)

Favours: bracelets for ceremony, favor boxes with personalized candys, personalized candles and candy buffet.

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band 4 hours, mariachi 1 hour.

Bachelorette (when/what): i don’t think so (FI  would die! Lol) but I have a feeling my Maid/Matron of Honor will do, haha.

 
 

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Oh my theme is wrong! Didn’t erased it when copy/paste.

My theme: Classy, elegant, romantic.

Post # 16
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Wedding Date: March 16, 2013

Engagement Length: Almost exactly 1 year, we got engaged at the end of March 2012

Colors: champagne, lilac and ivory – slightly changed from before

Theme: Don’t have one. Romantic?

Wedding Party(#s): 4 BM/ 2 GM/ 1 Flower Girl

Ceremony (where, time): Auberge St. Gabriel, Montreal, 3PM

Reception (where, time): Same place as ceremony, 5PM

Dress Style: sweetheart neckline with illusion straps, A-line organza with lace and bead overlay, semi-cathedral length

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro Hair and makeup, loose curly updo and purple smokey eyes and pink lips! Loved my trial

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, Dominican republic

Flowers: undecided, but going to DIY

First Dance Song: undecided

Centerpieces: candles and flowers

Food/Menu: cocktail-style food stations

Cake Flavour: don’t know yet

Favours: cake pops?

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorette (when/what): February, maybe Toronto?

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