(Closed) May Brides: It’s November!!

posted 8 years ago in May 2011
Post # 3
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26 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I guess the better question for me is what’s not on my list!  I only have the following completed:

-Ceremony site booked

-Reception site booked

-Honeymoon booked

I am planning on going dress shopping this month, hopefully finding a photographer, and getting the guest list finalized… Glad I work well under pressure!!

Post # 4
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523 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I can’t believe we are at the roughly 6 month mark! Time is definitely starting to pick up!

We are definitely working on our honeymoon plans. For some reason that has been really overwhelming for me. We’re also taking our e-pics today. So excited!

Post # 5
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279 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I can’t believe I’m getting married 6 months from today!!! I NEED it to get here sooner! Since we are having a mini Destination Wedding, there’s really not much to do. I wish there was sometimes so the wait wouldn’t seem like forever…

Post # 7
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384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Another awesome realization about how close we’re getting — we’ll all get married before the newest Bee.  I just read it in the blog and the fast approaching date smacked me in the head again.

This month I hope to get our DJ and Caterer nailed down.  Those will be the last two large vendors we need to sign contracts with. 

I’m also hoping to book our honeymoon, pick out a pattern for the flower girl dresses and formally ask the ring bear (I asked his mom a month ago.)

Over the holidays I hope to start working on putting my invitations together.  My grandma is working on a drawing to put on the side and the wording is finished.  I still need to get the inserts designed. 

I’m not feeling stressed or behind yet so that’s good.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

ugh i feel like there are a million things to do!!!!!!!!!!

i still need to get with my cake lady…

i need to finalize my guest list

i am diying my invites so i need to get started on that…

fi and i also have to do our pre cana stuff (our work schedules are oppposite so its making it a challenge)….

i just bought my dress last month but i still need shoes, veil, accessories….

i need to get my girls bm dresses.

i need to finish my diy centerpieces….

i also need to finish up my song lists

get with the reception site and figure out a seating chart…

ughhhh … theres just too much… now i know why people have wedding planners lol

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I also can’t believe we’re at the 6 month mark, but at the same time it feels so far away. Since we’ve been engaged for 16 months already, I am way ahead of the game, so we’re taking a wedding break until January 🙂 In January things really ramp up and get more real, looking forward to it!

Post # 10
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178 posts
Blushing bee

holy cow!  I knew it was approaching, but for some reasoning see this post and all of your to-do’s just made me realize how crazy busy I should be working….

My fiance and i will have busy work schedules right before our wedding and will be moving.  I better get my butt in gear this holiday season to get a bunch of stuff done! 

 

 

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Since ours is a destination wedding I feel like it’s all out of my hands, so I’ve been working on the honeymoon right now. Looks like we need to raise the budget again who knew?! -_- Next week we are visiting FI’s parents for thanksgiving, and his dad owns a Hobby Lobby, squeeee!!! He told me I get free reign to go crazy in the store, but everything for decorations will need to be picked out next weekend so its all pretty crazy, I’m just showing up with a bunch of pictures and hoping I can find everything! 

Post # 13
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289 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

I have a ton of this to do this month!

  • Sign contracts DJ, officiant, makeup artist/hair stylist for the bridal party
  • Book honeymoon
  • Order paper for DIY invitations and have them printed/print them ourselves
  • Find a cake maker!
  • Update our wedding website

We are considering adding an online registry of stuff from Etsy to our conventional department store one.  If we decided to that, then we have to add this to the list too:

  • Contact sellers for our ETSY registry.  Wooo!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

6 MONTHS!!!!!

 

We need to

 

*Taste cake flavors and pick our cake

*Finalize Guest List

*Start and finish invitations

*Get my girls Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses

*Plan Honeymoon

*Food tasting at the venue

*Finish Card Box

 

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

OMG, i just started having heart palpitations and my stomach flipped. i don’t know if its bc i got anxious from all the stuff i just remember i still need to do or bc its getting more real the closer the date comes!!! FYI…i’ve been crying the past couple days watching ppl’s wedding videos. really touching.

stuff to do this month for real this time…no slacking:

  • decide on videographer and sign a contract
  • sign photobooth contract
  • book our honeymoon to tahiti: bora bora & moorea
  • kick out one of my bridesmaids
  • choose bridesmaid dresses
  • purchase bridesmaid gifts
  • decide what days to have bridal shower, bachelor, and bachelorette parties
  • finalize guest list for rehearsal dinner
  • reserve transportation

@SuperBrook: we have the same day!!! 🙂

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