(Closed) May 2011 brides- 5 MONTHS 5 MONTHS!

posted 7 years ago in May 2011
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

omg I am a May bride and I haven’t done any of that stuff!! AHHH!!! All I have so far is my dress fitting on January 26th (I have to get it done just right and in time for my bridal portraits in April;) ) We did already take engagement photos, we still have to order our cake, limos, bm dresses, invites, Crap I have a lot of work to do!!!

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

FREAKING. OUT.

 

Doing our:

-food tasting

-making our lobster trap card box

-finishing our manzanita favor donation tag tree

-deciding on men’s attire

– purchasing wedding bands

 

… plus a ton more.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

This is what I can think of off the top of my head:

-bridal shower!!

-Cake research/tastings

-Finalize caterer/band details

-start invites

-pre cana

-start table linens/favors/escort table stuff/guestbook

-oh and rings! *eep*

 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I wish it was still five months away lol !! Eeeepp….

Making invites.

Deciding on ceremony aisle decor.

Sorting men’s clothes.

Deciding on hairdresser… uck.

Talking to hotel on: possible ways to shrink costs a little, menu, room block, wine choices, timeline, fauxtobooth placement, decor for roof terrace, and prob 7million other things…

Sorting DJ/band situation.

Have to book pre-marriage course.

Talk to priest about readings etc – want to make all papery stuff at the same time.

Oh and work out like a mad hoor!!! lol

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Oh and make Quaker marriage cert – type thing.

Easiest bit of it, really!

Gaaah forgot about rings! *head explodes*

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

ugh please dont remind me lol!!

we are

doing our cake consult

finishing up invites (diy)/ getting addresses

starting on programs (diy)

finishing up centerpieces (diy)

pre cana

guys gotta go decide what theyre wearing

girls gotta order their dresses

finalizing the food with the caterer…

diy favor boxes

hrmmm im sure theres a ton more

im scared… howd it sneak up on me so fast!

 

 

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i feel like i am either:

 SUPER ahead on some stuff

or

SUPER behind on some stuff

MY HOPE-TO-DO-LIST:

-send Save-The-Date Cards (we got engaged only 2 and 1/2 months ago and were waiting for the engagement photos to be done)

-finalizing the guest list

-obtaining addresses

-brainstorming centerpiece ideas

-deciding on groom’s/groomsmen clothing

-making sure BMs are ordering their dresses: only 2 out of 7 have already.

-booking wedding night hotel

-pre-marriage counseling

 

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2011

 

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

EEeek I had forgot about the Pre Cana courses !!

So this is what I hope to accomplish in January:

1 book a Pre Cana session

2 Order invites

3 order bm dresses / groomsmen tux

4 research Djs

5 research videographers

6 book a hair and makeup trial

 

We have a lot of work to do ladies!!

 

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We just got engaged. He asked on Christmas.

 

So …

 

Currently, I am trying to wrap my head around the fact that we will be married in 5 months. And trying not to freak out about pulling it all together. This is possible, right?

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@dankrist: yes!! my friend got engaged in Feb 2010 and had a wedding of 300 the beggingin of June 2010

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

To do this month:

-Order invitations

-Meet with officiant 1/5

-First dress fitting 1/20

-Get my 5th Bridesmaid or Best Man to order her dress

-Finalize registry

-Decide what the guys will wear

-Start planning/saving for bachelorette party, bridal shower, party the day after the wedding

-Should I have hotel blocks and our wedding night hotel room booked by the end of Jan.?

-Continue my search for a cheap limo service (definitely didn’t think about how May + Friday evening = prom night for half the high schools around here)

-Work out every day and stop with the carbs and wine!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m so excited! And it’s almost 2011!

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