(Closed) Non-DOC/Planner-having Bees… what did you completely space out on?

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
9216 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

i did have a hotel coordinator who was ok but wasn’t great.

since i was going to stay at the hotel the night before i needed to make sure i had everything.

i walked through friday, saturday, and sunday, step by step and make sure i had everything by writing a list of everything i would need i each segment of the weekend.

it worked for me.


Post # 4
1669 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Commenting to follow this – I have a coordinator at the reception venue, but I am doing everything else myself. I think the idea about walking through the whole week an listing out everything I’ll need is probably the bes thing to do. I’m afraid I’ll forget something stupid like… an outfit for the next day or… an accessory I really wanted to remember.

Post # 4
36 posts
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Old Art Building

I’m still three months away from my wedding, but I’m already in the same boat as you! Of course, I wanted a court house wedding long before we even got engaged, but my fiance wanted the big traditional wedding (go figure). I’m using these checklists to help me stay organized and hopefully not lose my head: http://apracticalwedding.com/spreadsheets/ 


I don’t know if it will help, but I’m sure you can do it! And then, come back and tell me how you did it 😉

Post # 6
2969 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I’m not going to have a coordinator (that I know of) and my plan is just to make lists ahead of time. 

Post # 7
111 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

skyeblu87:  I was just about to post those! I am pre-wedding, too, but I plan on using those to make sure all the things are where they need to be when they need to be. I have a coordinator at the ceremony site and at the reception site. So, I am hoping that they will take care of most everything other than getting things to and from the locations. 

Post # 8
4438 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

jwdesiree:  Miraculously I did not forget anything!  I had so many nightmares of doing so that I made extensive, crazy-person lists and nothing was forgotten!

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