(Closed) I Feel So Behind

posted 8 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
4382 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

You are WAY ok. Early, even.

Post # 4
2475 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Um, it sounds like you are way ahead of the game.

Some of the smaller details you mentioned I haven’t even completed yet and my wedding is in June.

Post # 5
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

And your wedding isn’t until October?! I think you’re fine. You’ve almost got as much as me done and mine’s in May! Granted, I do have my dress already, but thats just one detail of many πŸ™‚

Post # 6
40 posts
  • Wedding: October 2010

Whoa, I think you are doing great!!!  Now you have me a little worried, I just finally booked our venue, but don’t have much else done, need to get on it πŸ™‚ 

Post # 7
2201 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I totally get where you’re coming from. I have all the big details done, and am now spinning my wheels until I can get moving on the others (invitations, anyone)? And all that waiting makes me feel like I’m behind because I’m not doing anything, even though I’m theoretically “ahead”. Strange, huh?

Post # 9
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

you’ve done more than me and I’m getting married in july.

Post # 10
400 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

you have accomplished a lot so far but I know how you feel.  Once you find the dress it will all come together. What’s the style of your dream dress?  Maybe if you post a style and have some bees send you pics of dresses it will make your search easier πŸ˜‰

Post # 11
1313 posts
Bumble bee

Your post makes me sweat!!!  You are doing great.
Getting the dress will make you feel wonderful πŸ™‚

I… ahem, am not “officially” engaged yet. My FH and I have known for awhile now, have a ring picked out, went to pick out his wedding band this weekend, etc…
I’m just waiitingggg….
Since we wanted to get married this fall, I figured I’d better get planning even though it’s not “official” yet!

Our biggest step was to book the venue last week! It only holds 150 (or else the price goes up from $350 to $500), so I know the guest list will have to be under that, which helps.
It’s been hard to plan without involving everyone. I mean, our immediate families know we are planning this, but I feel a little uncomfortable talking details until I have the ring.

Because of this, I don’t have a set budget yet. I am estimating about $5,000, but who knows.. Maybe someone will susprise me and offer to help pay more? We’ll see.

For now, I have the invitations designed, our website designed, menu planned (we are self-catering), have bought the seeds for my flowers to plant in the spring, have started collecting Mason Jars for centerpieces, ordered the mold for our wedding cake, and I have price checked tons of things online and with vendors.
I have 7 Google Docs going to keep everything organized πŸ™‚ Plus, a beautiful notebook full of things at home.

My Google Docs are: Budget, Menu, Guest List, Timeline (day of), Budget Actual Spent, To Dos that I can accomplish right now


Post # 12
7779 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Ha. I’d say your just fine. Mine is Oct. 30 and I’m just now signing my venue contract this Friday.

Post # 13
375 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

You’re WAY ahead of me….I’m in August πŸ™‚ I would get the dress ordered soon though, esp if you need alterations! Doing STDs?

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