(Closed) Silly Survey. You know you wanna ;p

posted 7 years ago in August 2013
Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Future_Ms.Bostonceltics:  

 

It’s crazy how similar our dates our, and location too! We got engaged May 27th which is also 15 ths engaagement; we’re getting married on the same day *yay date twin* and….My fiance lives in Vaughan, so my bachelorette, which is either the 10th or 17th will also be in Toronto!

Post # 18
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - An amazing non-profit retreat

 

 

Wedding Date: 8/17/13

 

Engagement Length: Just shy of 24 months

 

Colours: Different shades of blue

 

Theme: Wedding

 

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 2 bridesmaids, 1 flower/ring girl, 1 best man, 2 groomsmen

 

Ceremony Time: 4pm

 

Reception Time: 5:30pm

 

Dress Designer: DaVinci

 

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Don’t know yet for makeup, but hair has to be pro. I can’t do my hair at all!

 

Honeymoon: All Inclusive Resort at Tryp Cayo Coco, Cuba

 

Flowers: Blue and green hydrangea, baby’s breath, cream roses, stephanotis, gladiolus, calla lilies

 

First Dance Song: Don’t know yet

 

Centerpieces: Rose bowls filled with glass pebbles, with hydrangeas and baby’s breath. Mason jars wrapped in burlap tied with blue ribbon with tealight candles inside

 

Food/Menu: Italian feast! Everything from bocconcini salad to pannacotta

 

Cake Flavour: We don’t have a cake yet…might do pie

 

Favours: Three kinds of ferrero rocher chocolates

 

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

 

Bachelorette (when/what): Don’t know yet

 

 

Post # 19
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wedding Date: 8/3/13

Engagement Length: 11 1/2 months

Colors: Apple Green and Raspberry Purple

Theme: Vintage-ish

Wedding Party(#s): 4 Bridesmaids and 4 Groomsmen. No Maid/Matron of Honor or Bridesmaid or Best Man. 1 Ring Bearer, 1 Flower Girl

Ceremony Time: 6:30pm

Reception Time: 7:30pm

Dress Designer: Got part of it online from ASOS. Having the rest handmade by a talented friend.

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Hair: Pro Make-up: DIY

Honeymoon: Road Trip! Pennsylvainia, New York, DC, Virginia, etc.

Flowers: Queen Anne’s Lace (significant in our relationship), Babies Breath, Lisianthus, Alstroemeria, and a bunch of others I can’t remember. πŸ˜›

First Dance Song: Dancing in the Minefields by Andrew Peterson

Centerpieces: Collections of antique/vintage bud vaes, fresh-picked wildflowers, tea lights in little glass tea cups, and DIY table numbers in vintage picture frames

Food/Menu: A hosted coffee bar catered by a local coffee shop, an ice cream sundae bar, and the usual finger foods; veggies, fruits, and cheese and crackers.

Cake Flavour: We’ll be cutting into a cake-looking brownie! πŸ™‚ (neither of us like cake all that much)

Favours: Not sure yet. Maybe chocolate covered coffee beans?

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what): Don’t know yet, although I think one of my bridesmaids is hoping to plan it soon. πŸ˜€


(Thanks, that was fun!)

Post # 20
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wedding Date: 8/17/13

Engagement Length: Exactly 2 years

Colors: Royal Blue and Green

Theme: Rustic Elegance

Wedding Party(#s): 1Maid/Matron of Honor, 5 BM’s, 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man, and 4 GM’s

Ceremony Time: 5pm

Reception Time: 7pm cocktail hour and 8pm reception

Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero <3

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro- coming to our hotel suite

Honeymoon: St Lucia- 4 nights at Sandals and 3 nights at Ladera (built into the mountainside)

Flowers: White and Green with touches of Blue. White roses, baby green hydrangea, white dahlias, white gardenias (my bouquet only), and some others

First Dance Song: Better Together by Jack Johnson

Centerpieces: Tall ones will be trees with flowers at the base and small flower balls up in the branches with hanging candles and candles on the tables. Short ones will be flower arrangements in birch containers with candles. All will have FI’s pictures as table names/numbers.

Food/Menu: Cocktail Hour: Cheese, Veggie, and Seafood display with a bunch of passed appetizers. Then dinner is a choice of filet mignon and scallops, salmon, stuffed chicken, and rack of lamb. Cannot wait for the food πŸ™‚

Cake Flavour: Pink champagne cake with seedless raspberry jam filling and the 2nd flavor is maple cake with a maple buttercream filling

Favours: Maple syrup from our friends parents farm

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ (who also plays piano at the ceremony and cocktail hour) Our ceremony will also have a cellist

Bachelorrete (when/what): Atlantic City July 19th

 

Post # 21
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wedding Date: 8/31/13

 

Engagement Length: Only 8 months by the time we get hitched!

 

Colors: Pink and Lavender for ceremony; Baby Blue and Red for reception

 

Theme: Old Brooklyn Meets New Brooklyn/ We’re *Very* Gay

 

Wedding Party(#s): None, although a few of my friends will be running around doing bridesmaid duties. πŸ™‚

 

Ceremony Time: 5:00pm

 

Reception Time: 6:30pm

 

Dress Designer: Dina Davos (in-house from Kleinfelds)

 

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

 

Honeymoon: Still deciding- not going until December 2013.

 

Flowers: Pink rose petals and assorted pink roses; centerpieces not yet decided but should include some red and some lillies (favorite flower)

 

First Dance Song: I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You (Melanie Duane)

 

Centerpieces: Thin crystal vases with floral arrangements, red lanterns with a pillar candle inside, succulent holding DIY table numbers on library cards, and books bound with burlap and lace. + for quirk: Mason jars for water

 

Food/Menu: Not finalized yet, but we’re leaning towards: Hor d’ouevres- filet mignon crostini, stuffed mushrooms, and panko fried shrimp. Entree- wild mushroom ratatouile and marinated steak with yukon gold potatoes and vegetables.

 

Cake Flavour: Red velvet!

 

Favours: Mini-wine bottles with customized “couple” label, adding some growing succulent plants for close friends/ family

 

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod for now, but may end up hiring an amateur DJ to run it

 

Bachelorrete (when/what): Not having one, but my “unofficial bridesmaids” and I are renting a hotel room here in NYC and being escorted by a limo as we luxuriate in the last 48 hours before the wedding 

 

Post # 22
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Wedding Date: 3rd November 2012

Engagement Length: 14 months (hubby was not happy he wanted no more than 12!)

Colors: Purples and silver

Theme: Bling!

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 Best Mans, 3 Bridesmaids, 3 Groomsman and 1 ring bearer

Ceremony Time: 2.30pm

Reception Time: 5:30pm

Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo 217 (Belle 2012)

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro!

Honeymoon: Cruise through the south pacific

Flowers: Light purple roses & dark purple hydrangeas for the BM’s; light purple buttonholes (ivory for hubby) and ivory hydrangea with broches for mine!

First Dance Song: A song by hubby wrote (and I didnt hear until doing the dance!) and for kicks this is it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2R7f8Z0MHY.

Centerpieces: Crystal candleabras

Food/Menu: Cocktail hour: not actually sure never got any! Meal was a buffet with two different meats, fish, veg and salads.

Cake Flavour: White chocolate mud cake with honeycomb filling.

Favours: Candy Buffet! (everyone loved it!)

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band! They were AMAZING! https://sites.google.com/a/alcatrazjazz.com/alcatraz/. Although I feel for the drummer! He was not only a groomsman that was with hubby the night before as well as early on the day but also had to make his way to the venue SOMEHOW during the day to set up his kit then play all night!!

Bachelorrete (when/what): A month before, pole dancing dinner & back to one of my BM;s for games.

Post # 23
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wedding Date: 09/07/2013

Engagement Length: 14 1/2 months!

Colors: Pink with some camoflauge

Theme: Outdoor

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Bridesmaid and 1 Groomsman, Flower girl and ring bearer

Ceremony Time: 3pm

Reception Time: N/A (It’s being held at the same place, our home, so whenever we get done with photos!)

Dress Designer: I have no idea lol

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): A friend

Honeymoon: All Inclusive Resort at Sandal’s in Jamaica

Flowers: Some pink and white ones lol

First Dance Song: Cowboys and Angels by Dustin Lynch

Centerpieces: Some candles & flowers.

Food/Menu: Buffet style- chicken, lasagna, salad, rolls

Cake Flavour: Chocolate and Vanilla

Favours: Mason jars that I decorated and they will be drinking out of

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): August 30th, bachelor/bachelorette party. Don’t know where yet!

Post # 24
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’ll play

Wedding Date: 9/21/13

Engagement Length: Will be 1 year

Colors:  dark purple, greens, gold, neutrals

Theme: distillery, lovebird, modern with some vintage

Wedding Party(#s): 2 Maid/Matron of Honor, 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 2 Groomsmen, 1 Best Man

Ceremony Time: 5:30 pm

Reception Time: 6:00 pm

Dress Designer: Essence of Australia

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon: Undecided

Flowers:  Purples with greens.  Dahlias, stock, green button mums, lisianthusm, hydrangeas

First Dance Song: Undecided

Centerpieces: Thinking of doing short square vases filled with flowers.  Picture frame table numbers, votives

Food/Menu: Buffet, undecided.  Probably some type of steak/beef carving station, some type of chicken selection, sides, salad, a few apps.  6 hour open bar with local beer, wines, and liquor + liquor from the distillery

Cake Flavour: white with raspberry filling and coconut cake with lemon filling.  Buttercream icing with sugar peonies.

Favours:  Decorated sugar cookie wedding cakes made by me

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): Vegas, July 31-Aug 4

Post # 25
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

 

 

Wedding Date: october 4, 2014

Engagement Length: 29 months…. Eesh

Colors: shades of purples and greys with some hints of blush

Theme: no theme really, just want classy, elegant with some sparkle

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 4 BMs, 1 best man, 4 groomsmen, flower girl and ring bearer

Ceremony Time: 6pm

Reception Time: 7:30 pm

Dress Designer: Enzoani


Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon: dont know yet, Fiance is planning it and will be a surprise

Flowers: unsure.  I waton just hydrangeas – white and greenish tinted white but I have been told they wilt extremely fast

First Dance Song: Still discussing – right now I think it will be Come Rain or Come Shine by Ray Charles

Centerpieces: don’t know yet – I’m envisiosolve variousilos I silver vases/tea pots/whatever with white hydrangeas in them, and crystals sprinkled on the table around it

Food/Menu: again don’t know yet.  We aren’t doing a dinner but plan to have hot hors d’oeuvres, platters of food, and a late night buffet.  I’m rooting for a poutine bar

Cake Flavour: don’t know.  Most likely some type of vanilla

FavoRs:  none, we are goig to make a donation in lieu of…

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): toronto – one night

 
 

Post # 26
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

Wedding Date: 8/3/13

Engagement Length: 18 months I think

Colors: Yellow, Navy blue, white

Theme: Beatles

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 2 best men, 3 bridesmaids and 2 groomsmen.

Ceremony Time: 5pm

Reception Time: 7:30pm

Dress Designer: Vera for David’s Bridal

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro…otherwise I’ll look plain as hell.

Honeymoon: Italy and England

Flowers: Yellow roses for my girls, white and yellow mixed bouquet for me, daisies for the reception.

First Dance Song: Baby I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys covers

Centerpieces: Floating candles or something…still figuring this out.

Food/Menu: Italian family style! Will be so tasty!

Cake Flavour: Red velvet and vanilla tiers.

Favours: Poker chips (Vegas wedding), beatles pins

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ!!

Bachelorrete (when/what): It’s a surprise πŸ™‚ 6th of July.

 

Post # 27
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wedding Date: 15th June 2013

Engagement Length: 16 months

Colors: navy and silver

Theme: lots o candles and pearls. Classic and romantic

Wedding Party(#s): 3 groomsmen and 3 bridesmaids

Ceremony Time: 1pm

Reception Time: 2.30 (day) 7pm (evening)

Dress Designer: Forever Yours

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon: Greece

Flowers: Roses!! different species in cream and pink

First Dance Song: Can’t help falling in love by the Eels and then ‘to be loved’ by Jackie Wilson

Centerpieces: Candles and pearls

Food/Menu: 3 course meal (3 choices) followed by large hot and cold buffet on evening

Cake Flavour: Fruit and sponge 

Favours: Silver mint tins for the men and pretty favour boxes for ladies, illed with chocolates.

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): York (UK) – 1’st June and a spa break on 8th June

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Post # 28
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

Yay~ I love these LoL been a while since our board did one!

Wedding Date: 8/17/13

Engagement Length: 17 months

Colors: Light blue and apple green

Theme: Bunnies… maybe woodland critter wedding haha.

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 bridesmaid, 2 bridesmen, 1 Best Man, 3 groomsmen, plus officiant (friend)

Ceremony Time: 6 (told people to arrive at 5:30 tho)

Reception Time: 8pm (cocktail hour in between ceremony and reception)

Dress Designer: Leanne Marshall

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DIY): hair diy, just going to use some mousse I think, then pro makeup – bridesman’s girlfriend who works at Sephora and is going to makeup school!

Honeymoon: Sandals Grande St. Lucia resort 8/19 – 8/23

Flowers: not sure… centerpieces will have succulents, Future Mother-In-Law is handling bouquets, boutennierres and corsages for us

First Dance Song: “Dress and Tie” by Charlene Kaye ft. Darren Criss

Centerpieces: terrariums with succulents and vintage animal shaped salt and pepper shakers (different animal for each table, which is what the table “numbers” will be!)

Food/Menu: Cocktail hour: spanakopita, smoked duck quesadillas, crabcakes Dinner (no choices except for allergies/dietary restrictions): Mediterranean grilled vegetable soup en croute, caesar salad, duet of salmon and chicken breast, mashed potatoes, veggies, with a late night Chicago style hot dog cart

Cake Flavour: 4 tiers, I can’t even remember but there’s a mix of fillings, apricot jam, strawberry jam, strawberry mousse, and fresh strawberries, also between vanilla cake and I think red velvet

Favours: hard candies and photobooth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): I think July 13 going to the Renaissance Faire, also planning to go to a drag show in Chicago hopefully!

 

 

Post # 29
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707 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wedding Date: 8/10/13

Engagement Length: Just under 20 months 

Colors: Navy, gray, blush, white

Theme: Italian renaissance/garden I guess?

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 1 Best Man, 4 Bridesmaids, 4 Groomsmen, 2 Ring Bearers and 1 Flower Girl

Ceremony Time: 4:30

Reception Time: 6:00

Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon: Sandals La Toc in St. Lucia 8/12-8/19

Flowers: White roses, blush garden roses, white hydrangeas, ranunculus

First Dance Song: Still undecided, yikes need to figure that out!

Centerpieces: Some tall white vases with flowers, some silver low vases; mixed with silver votives and silver bottle vases, cocktail tables will have blue bottle vases with hydrangeas 

Food/Menu: Lots of Italian food: pizza, bruschetta, olives, cheese, etc. for apps; buffet for dinner with chicken Parmesan, pasta with marinara and Alfredo sauce, filet tips, green beans, potatoes, stuffed peppers, salad and rolls.

Cake Flavour: Oh geez, a whole mess of cupcake flavors with funny names. Banana cake with peanut butter icing called silly monkey, chocolate stout cake with chocolate cream frosting called happy hour, walnut toffee espresso, berry lemonade…maybe another lol. Our cutting cake will be white cake with white cream cheese frosting.

Favours: Photo strips from the photo booth

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorette (when/what): I had a “bachelorette” weekend with my east coast/Midwest college friends back in March in Florida and we went to Savannah, GA for St. Patrick’s Day. My west coast friends are throwing me another bachelorette party in Seattle to see a burlesque show then out to bars on July 21st.

Post # 30
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@elysion:  Yay for Sandals Grande!! And I love the idea of the hot dog cart! I still really want a late night snack but everyone says not necessary πŸ™

Post # 31
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

@VermontBride13:  Hey if you want it and you can do it, you should go for it!!  Nothing’s really *necessary*, it’s all up to what you want/envision πŸ˜‰  I wonder if we will see each other at Sandals Grande too LoL!!  I’ll be like “Vermont Bride!?!?”

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