Post # 1
Can you believe it?!?!?!?!?!? What are you doing in January????
*We are finishing our card box
*Picking Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses
* Food Tasting
*Picking out outfits for our engagement photos
*Ordering our invites (we are sending them in March)
*Collecting everyone’s addresses
*Picking up our wedding bands
Post # 3
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
-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
This is what I can think of off the top of my head:
-Finalize caterer/band details
-start table linens/favors/escort table stuff/guestbook
-oh and rings! *eep*
Post # 6
I wish it was still five months away lol !! Eeeepp….
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
Oh and make Quaker marriage cert – type thing.
Easiest bit of it, really!
Gaaah forgot about rings! *head explodes*
Post # 8
ugh please dont remind me lol!!
doing our cake consult
finishing up invites (diy)/ getting addresses
starting on programs (diy)
finishing up centerpieces (diy)
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
i feel like i am either:
SUPER ahead on some stuff
SUPER behind on some stuff
-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
-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
Post # 10
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
We just got engaged. He asked on Christmas.
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 # 12
@dankrist: It is BUT you need to get started ASAP
Post # 13
@dankrist: yes!! my friend got engaged in Feb 2010 and had a wedding of 300 the beggingin of June 2010
Post # 14
To do this month:
-Meet with officiant 1/5
-First dress fitting 1/20
-Get my 5th Bridesmaid or Best Man to order her dress
-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
I’m so excited! And it’s almost 2011!