(Closed) New wedding survey!

posted 5 years ago in June 2013
Post # 3
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234 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 131!
Pic of your dress:

how many people are you inviting?: about 220, only expecting half, (it’s a morning wedding, lots are out-of-towners and out-of-state…ers?)

when are you sending out invites?: Probably late march, early april

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

what will your guestbook be?: I was raised on vinyl, and fi and i bought records players last year and got back into it, so we’ve bought a big vinyl and 4 45’s for people to sign and hang in our home.

what is your next wedding related appointment?: we’re going to see the florist this weekend. YAY!

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: It’s already paid for, but I get to pick up my WEDDING DRESS TODAY!! AHH! 😀

who is your wedding officiant?: Our Bishop. 🙂

what do your wedding bands look like?: his is a sandblasted tungsten band and i don’t know what mine looks like because he is custom designing it himself.

where will you be getting ready?: Either in the home we are marrying at (hopefully) or in a hotel suite nearby.

what time does your ceremony start?: 10:00 am

where are you registered? bed bath and beyond and target, soon to be kohl’s, too.

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Saying our own vows.

Post # 4
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149 posts
Blushing bee

How many days do you have left?: 113 (if I did the math right!)
Pic of your dress: (sorry it’s so huge)


how many people are you inviting?: 130-ish

when are you sending out invites?  first week of april

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  I use the clarisonic on my face, and go to the gym almost every day.  Not sure it’s doing much, but I’m feeling okay about it!

what will your guestbook be?:

we’re having a photo booth so it will be the scrapbook from that.

what is your next wedding related appointment?:  I have to meet with our day of coordinator in March, I think that’s the next big one!

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: votive holders and other centerpiece-related items!

who is your wedding officiant?: our pastor, Father John O’Brien.

what do your wedding bands look like?: he is having a claddagh ring (old school Irish), and mine is white gold with small diamonds

where will you be getting ready?: I will be getting ready at the bridal suite at a nearby hotel, and he is getting ready at our apartment.  everything (church, apartment, hotel, reception is within 10 minutes of each other)

what time does your ceremony start?: 5:30pm

where are you registered? target, crate and barrel, and etsy

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?:  our ceremony

 

Post # 5
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705 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 125!!
Pic of your dress:

 

how many people are you inviting?: We have invited 153, but are hoping for more like 120…

when are you sending out invites?:Hmmm… i actaully haven’t thought about that yet! Probably around the middle of March.

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?: I have been doing the 30 day shred 5 days a week, and eating 1500 calories a day… thats about it… but i am also going to start training for a 5k!

what will your guestbook be?:

Ordered our canvas thumbprint tree Friday!! I am super excited about it!

what is your next wedding related appointment?: Umm… I dont know? I think the next one will probably be with the venue to discuss where the ceremony will take place for sure, and finalize the menu.

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: I think that will either be accessories for my dress or starting to get stuff for the favors…

who is your wedding officiant?: A Lady I found online that was close to my venue.

what do your wedding bands look like?: His is a tungsten ring, and mine is a double band, white gold!

where will you be getting ready?: It will be a mix. We will start getting ready in the hotel, and finish getting dresses at our venue in the bridal room.

what time does your ceremony start?: 4:00pm

where are you registered? bed bath and beyond, walmart and Target 🙂

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Seeing my FI all dresses up… and the cake. I always look forward to an occasion that includes Cake!

Post # 6
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25 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 131

Pic of your dress: Can’t post a picture but it’s Maggie Sottero Karena Royale.

how many people are you inviting?: Invite list is at 168 people.  We’re hoping for 140

 
when are you sending out invites?: Early to mid April
 
what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?: Nothing past my regular beauty routine except monthly/bi-monthly facials.  Workout routine is exercising (crossfit) 3-4 times a week and watching my calories through cleaning eatting.   
 
 what will your guestbook be?:  A photo guest book done by my photographer.
 
what is your next wedding related appointment?:  we have our menu tasting coming up this week.
 
what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: i need to buy the jewerly for my bridesmaids that I want them to wear the day of.
 
who is your wedding officiant?: we hired one. 
 
what do your wedding bands look like?: his will be white gold.  my will be white gold with diamonds inset to match engagement ring.  .

where will you be getting ready?: my parents house (my childhood home)

what time does your ceremony start?: 3;30pm

where are you registered? The Bay, maybe Home Outfitters.

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Seeing my fiance’s face when I walk down the aisle. 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

How many days do you have left?:  110!!! EEEEeeee!!!
Pic of your dress:

how many people are you inviting?: 739 on the guest list – shooting for 400 in attendance

when are you sending out invites?: April 15th

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  Couch25K

what will your guestbook be?:  A photobook from Snapfish.com

what is your next wedding related appointment?: Dress fitting and hopefully taking it home!!!  My alterations lady has had it since October!  Im so eager to see my dress again!

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: Probably the rest of the LED candle sets for centerpieces and FH’s wedding band

who is your wedding officiant?: My FH’s former youth pastor

what do your wedding bands look like?: We havent bought his yet!!! (We definitely need to go shopping for it SOON!)  Mine band is a white gold channel setting with princess cut diamonds – matches my band!  FH did such a good job picking my set out!

where will you be getting ready?: Hair & makeup will be at the beauty salon and will be dressing in the “bridal room” at the chapel

what time does your ceremony start?: 6:00 P

where are you registered? Target (we went Saturday), and I need to at Walmart, and two local boutique shops

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Seeing my FH for the first time as I walk down the aisle!!!  Makes me tear up with butterflies in my stomach everytime I think about it!!!

Post # 8
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757 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 110
Pic of your dress:


how many people are you inviting?: Counting us and vendors, 198. But we are expecting 150.

when are you sending out invites?: First week of March, hopefully

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  Going to the gym regularly, drinking lots of water, eating healthy with one free day. I get my eyebrows waxed every 4-5 weeks. I think I’m going to get my last haircut and dye in late April/Early May.

what will your guestbook be?:
undecided…oops.

what is your next wedding related appointment?: florist and cupcake people…i think.

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: invitations

who is your wedding officiant?: TBD, FI is taking that on as his project.

what do your wedding bands look like?: we haven’t looked yet! yikes. Probably early March.

where will you be getting ready?: hair and makeup will be done at the salon but dressing will happen at the venue.

what time does your ceremony start?: waiting to hear back from photographer in terms of lighting.

where are you registered? Crate and Barrel, Amazon, Honeyfund

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: walking down the aisle and seeing each other, vows, first dance, PARTY!

Post # 9
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747 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 110
Pic of your dress:

how many people are you inviting?: 75 hoping for around 50

when are you sending out invites?: First week of March, hopefully

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  working out with weights, pilates and cardio, also going skiing and walking!

what will your guestbook be?:
We are doing the fingerprint tree

what is your next wedding related appointment?:  I need to call the woman making my cake and get that squared away

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: We need to book the honeymoon!!

who is your wedding officiant?: My grandfather

what do your wedding bands look like?: mine is channel set princess cut diamonds and his is a nice dark band, I can’t remember the details, they are currently in our Safe Deposit box at the bank.

where will you be getting ready?: probably at my friend’s house who will be doing our hair and makeup

what time does your ceremony start?: 1pm

where are you registered? so far just Target

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: walking down the aisle and him seeing me the first time in my dress 🙂

Post # 10
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396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 

138!!

Pic of your dress:


It looks awful in this picture but I promise it isn’t in real life!


how many people are you inviting?: 370ish on the guest list right now. Thinking 250-300 will come tops. Low end-200.

when are you sending out invites?: Last few days of March.

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  Facials (home and salon), I’ll probably grab some Crest whitestrips in a few months and use those. I have every intention of going to the gym and it never happens. haha

what will your guestbook be?: I want to do a framed picture of us where everyone signs the mat around the picture. Something we can hang at home because I will never go back and read a book.

what is your next wedding related appointment?: Probably with who ever I find to do hair. I am still looking for a hair dresser. 

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?:More supplies to make table numbers, I have 10 finished so far!

who is your wedding officiant?: One of our best friends. We had him ordained!

what do your wedding bands look like?: His is a titanium and black band. It’s really neat with a cool curving instead of being flat. I have 2 bands, they are skinny ones with diamonds across the top half. It matches the band of my e-ring. 

where will you be getting ready?: The hotel we are staying at. I am getting a suite for all the girls to get ready in. We can’t get ready at the venue.

what time does your ceremony start?: 4:30pm

where are you registered? bed bath and beyond and Target

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Getting Married!! Having a great time with family and friends.

 

Post # 11
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496 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 107

Pic of your dress: I don’t have my dress yet, as it’s being custom made right now! I will post again when it arrives!

how many people are you inviting?: We are inviting about 170 … hoping for 150 or less.

When are you sending out invites?: First week of March

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?: Just my usual routine plus some extra cardio.

what will your guestbook be?:

We are doing a guest quilt! (I am going to stitch the messages before sewing and quilting it together)

what is your next wedding related appointment?: I will be going out to our venue next week for a refersher! I also have to go to the salon to put down our giant deposit! 

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: I need to buy the fabric for the quilt so I can begin preparing it, and some more crystals for my shoes.

who is your wedding officiant?: He is the father of my MOH’s friend. A very sweet and funny man!

what do your wedding bands look like?: Since I don’t have a photo of my dress, I’ll post one of my bands! FI’s is a titanium band that is not pictured here.

where will you be getting ready?: The salon and our house! (FI will be getting ready with the guys in a hotel that they will be staying at)

what time does your ceremony start?: 7:00 pm

where are you registered? Bed Bath & Beyond, Sears, & Anthro

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Our ceremony, and seeing all of our loved ones come together!

 

Post # 12
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525 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How many days do you have left?: 112!

Pic of your dress: I’ll come back and add it once I go get alterations done.

how many people are you inviting?: 78 – with me and my Fi, we arrive at 80 people total.

When are you sending out invites?: First week in March. Ack!

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?: Umm… I wash my face with a new Neutrogena cleanser? And, I started walking/running more again and doing the yoga with the Wii Fit

what will your guestbook be?: A DIY book I made 🙂 It has cards for guests to write on, and then they will place them in the envelopes in our book. After the wedding I can either keep it as is, or add it to the wedding scrapbook I plan to make.

what is your next wedding related appointment?: Probably a cake tasting

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?:Cupcake/cake deposit. Oh, and makeup for me to test out my wedding look.

who is your wedding officiant?: A very sweet minister who is performing a civil ceremony for us at out venue.

what do your wedding bands look like?: Umm.. I think they are just going to be plain. Mine will just be a simple white gold band, and his..well.. whatever he decides within reason (i.e. not crazy expensive)

where will you be getting ready?: Either my sister’s house or my parents house.

what time does your ceremony start?: 5:30pm

where are you registered? nowhere yet… will get there… hopefully just before we send out invites lol

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?:
Saying our vows. I read the ceremony the officiant sent us, and I started crying a bit because they sound so sweet. Also, really looking forward to our first dance and dancing with my dad. 🙂

Post # 13
Member
128 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

That other one is so fun, I thought I’d make a new one with different questions

How many days do you have left?: 78!!!
Pic of your dress:
Sorry it’s to big!


how many people are you inviting?: 425! I know crazy! My fiance has a HUGE family!

when are you sending out invites?: Next Friday! So last week of February!

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  Since last January I have lost 43 pounds. I work out 5 times a week and eat a pretty clean diet. I’m trying to tone up my arms and get my waist even tinier 🙂 I have also started using two different face washes as well as tanning a few days a week.

what will your guestbook be?: We did a photo book off of Shutterfly with pictures of us all in it with different questions in it. I think it’ll be fun to look back on it!

what is your next wedding related appointment?: 
I don’t have any coming up. I stopped by the florist recently but other than that – I don’t have any! Does remind me to make an appointment with my decorator though!

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: I either need to buy my garter or buy the stuff to attempt to make my own!

who is your wedding officiant?: Father Chris from the church that we are getting married in.

what do your wedding bands look like?: His is a plain dark band – a thick one. I LOVE my band and can’t wait to where it! My ring goes inside of of it, with diamonds lining the top and bottom of the band.

where will you be getting ready?: At my fiance’s parents house. Our house is too small for me and all the girls to get ready at. So I’m getting ready at his parents and he is getting ready at our house.

what time does your ceremony start?: 2:00 pm

where are you registered?
Kohls & target

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?:
Well of course becoming a Mrs! But also spending a day with all our family and closest friends!

Post # 14
Member
13 posts
Newbee

How many days do you have left?: 124!!
Pic of your dress:

how many people are you inviting?: We have 30 who have RSVP’d for Jamaica, and we have our list of 300 for our Reception back home in August.

when are you sending out invites?: Sent out Destination ones already and Reception ones will go out first week in June

what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?:  Not too much.  Run/walk every morning with the dog and then just trying not to stress and make my skin stress ou.

what will your guestbook be?:

We will have a Wedding Guestbook Quilt for Jamaica and a Fingerprint tree for the reception.

what is your next wedding related appointment?: Go to the reception venue to check on their progress for renovations.

what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?:Today I bought fabric for the wedding quilt

who is your wedding officiant?:  A Jamaican

what do your wedding bands look like?: do not have them yet.

where will you be getting ready?: Oceanfront suite on Montego Bay

what time does your ceremony start?: 2 pm

where are you registered? bed bath and beyond and target

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: marrying my best friend.


Post # 15
Member
484 posts
Helper bee

How many days do you have left?: 123

Pic of your dress: Am posting this sneaky from work but it’s Pronovias Almagro (2011 collection)

how many people are you inviting?: 98 but hoping for closer to 80 attendees 

when are you sending out invites?: I’ve started hand delivering some and we’ll be sending the rest out in the coming 2 weeks.
 
what is your beauty/workout routine looking like?: Trying to watch what I eat and getting to the gym reasonably regularly. I’ve also started considering facials as I found a salon near my house that does them at reasonable prices!
 
 what will your guestbook be?:  Photobooth!
 
what is your next wedding related appointment?:  8th March, engagement shoot!
 
what is the next wedding-related thing you have to buy?: we’re off to IKEA on Saturday to buy votives.
 
who is your wedding officiant?: our chaplain
 
what do your wedding bands look like?: his is white gold with millgrain edges, mine is a channel and bead set white gold half-eternity band with little canadian diamonds.

where will you be getting ready?: a fancy hotel across the road from the chapel

what time does your ceremony start?: 3:30pm

where are you registered? Trailfinders (travel agent, honeymoon fund)

what are you most looking forward to about your wedding day?: Stepping through the door of the chapel and seeing FI wait for me at the end of the aisle.

 

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