(Closed) Survey Time! Wedding related

posted 8 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
3295 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Age: 23
Profession: nursing student/ waitress 
Date: may 14, 2011

# of guests: 150 ish 

Length of engagement/dating: 1 year/ 4 years dating  
Ballpark budget: 8,000 ish
Dress (style, designer): havent bought one yet!
Theme: classic/ sophisticated
colours: black and white with touches of green and damask accent
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 5 on both sides
first dance song: “dont wanna miss a thing” by aerosmith
open bar/cash bar: complimentary beer, wine, champagne toast and signature drink/ everythign else available for purchase 
honeymoon spot: cancun!
Most excited about: DIY centerpieces and candy bar/ having our first dance!!!

Post # 4
6597 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

  • Age: 27
  • Profession: PhD student/Personal trainer/Anatomy Instructor
  • Date: Aug 21 2010
  • # of guests: 60
  • Length of engagement: 1 year
  • Length of relationship: 6.5years
  • Budget: 15,000 (including rings and honeymoon)
  • Dress: Sottero & Midgely RSM 1308
  • Theme: Modern, Romantic, Elegant Whimsical
  • Colours: White, Silver and Hot Pink
  • Wedding Party: 3 on each side
  • First Dance Song: So Far Away – Staind
  • Open bar/Cash bar: Champagne punch at cocktail hour, wine with dinner, 4 hours of open bar after dinner
  • Honeymoon: Playa Del Carmen Mexico
  • Most Excited About: Sharing our day with friends and family!

Post # 5
972 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Age: 25

Profession: Merchandise Planning Analyst
Date: August 7, 2010
# of guests: 175-200
Length of engagement/dating: 5 years  
Ballpark budget: We’re way past $15k stopped counting after that.
Dress (style, designer): Paigely by Maggie Sottero
Theme: Traditiona and romanticl with a dash of preppy
colours: Navy and blush pink 
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 4 on the brides side 2 on the grooms side
first dance song: “You’re still you”- Josh Groban
open bar/cash bar: We’re providing a couple of kegs since they have opoen taps and we’re creating a tab for well drinks and wine. Once that’s done, they’re on their own.

honeymoon spot: Hawaii or Caribbean next March or April
Most excited about: being married to my best friend. Makes me smile just thinking about it!

Post # 6
166 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011
  • Age: 31
  • Profession: Vascular Access Specialist 
  • Date: March 5, 2011
  • # of guests: 40-50
  • Length of engagement: about 1.5 yrs
  • Length of relationship: 9 months
  • Budget: 10,000
  • Dress: Mikaella 1367
  • Theme: Modern, simple, fun
  • Colours: Black, white and sage green
  • Wedding Party: 3 on each side
  • First Dance Song: Undecided, but so excited!!
  • Open bar/Cash bar: Champagne toast, a deposit on bar, then available for purchase
  • Honeymoon: Undecided, but somewhere with warm weather, beaches and drinks!
  • Most Excited About: Walking down the aisle with my dad, the first dance with my husband, partying like a rock star with my closest friends and family
  • Post # 7
    3539 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010
  • Age: 25
  • Profession: PA
  • Date: Aug 14 2010
  • # of guests: 140
  • Length of engagement: 13 months
  • Length of relationship: nearly 3 years
  • Budget: 12,000 )
  • Dress: Demetrios sasha
  • Theme: Modern and Fresh
  • Colours: orange and red
  • Wedding Party: 3 on each side
  • First Dance Song: With You – Chris Brown
  • Open bar/Cash bar: Open Bar for Beer and Wine
  • Honeymoon: Melbourne, Australia
  • Most Excited About: Seeing friends and family and the day after, our honeymoon!
  • Post # 8
    612 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010
  • Age: 26
  • Profession: Student 
  • Date: 22 Aug 2010
  • # of guests: 80
  • Length of engagement: a little over a year
  • Length of relationship: 5 years a start of engagement
  • Budget: $10,000 (And came in under budget!!!)
  • Dress: Jessica McClintock
  • Theme: Ceremony is at the beach and Reception is at a victorian townhouse
  • Colours: Navy and shimmer… shimmer is a color right! 🙂
  • Wedding Party: 2 BM’s for me and 3 Groomsmen for him
  • First Dance Song: I’m pushing for Better Together by Jack Johnson or You’re My Sunday by Jessica Simpson
  • Open bar/Cash bar: Champagne toast with beer and wine
  • Honeymoon: We are doing it a year later and going to Europe for a month to travel
  • Most Excited About: Putting a ball and chain on my man candy:)  Seeing all my family is gonna be pretty cool too:), I live on the opposite coast:( 
  • Post # 9
    7779 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Age: 22
    Profession: student, costumer
    Date: October 30, 2010
    # of guests: 60
    Length of engagement/dating: 4.5 years  
    Ballpark budget: $10k
    Dress (style, designer): Allure 8871, natural waist ballgown
    Theme: retro/pinup/rockabilly/1950s glam
    colours: black and white with red and aqua
    # bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 2 on each side
    first dance song: “Hold My Head Above the Water” by Quiet Company
    open bar/cash bar: open bar
    honeymoon spot: none. Fiance is in the military and cant take enough leave. We’ll probably spend a day or 2 in a B&B locally.
    Most excited about: just being married

    Post # 10
    2280 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Profession: Writer
    Date: May 2011
    # of guests: ~150
    Length of engagement/dating: Over two years
    Ballpark budget: 10K + 5K honeymoon
    Dress (style, designer): Casablanca lace and chiffon mermaid, no sparkles
    Theme: Wedding.
    colours: No specific colors. Springy palette.
    # bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 6 each
    first dance song: Not sure yet. Possibly You’re My Home, Billy Joel.
    open bar/cash bar: Beer/wine
    honeymoon spot: Ten days in Ireland
    Most excited about: The ceremony, the honeymoon, and living together.

    Post # 11
    762 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Cute thread. I’ll play.

    • Age:28
    • Profession: Stay-At-Home Mom, hairstylist and student
    • Wedding date: July 24th, 2010- 4 days away!
    • # of guests: 112
    • Length of engagment: 1.5 years
    • Length of relationship: 6 years
    • Budget: 12-15K
    • Dress: DB, simple, strapless A-line
    • Theme: Zoo, nature
    • Colors: Kelly green and fushia
    • Wedding party: 3 girls, my BF’s and 3 GM’s, FH’s brother and 2 friends
    • First dance song: We don’t really have one but we are planning on dancing to DMB “You and Me”
    • Bar: Premium and open
    • Honeymoon: Going to another friend’s wedding in Vegas. We’d like to have an actual honeymoon but can’t afford both.
    • Most excited about: The stress and planning to be over!


    Post # 12
    48 posts
    • Wedding: September 2010


    • Age:21 (groom 22)
    • Profession: Student for dental hygiene/waitress
    • Wedding date: September 3, 2010
    • # of guests: 180ish
    • Length of engagment: 8 months
    • Length of relationship: 4 years (friends prior)
    • Budget: 10K
    • Dress: Strapless A line Maggie Sottero.
    • Theme: Rustic late summer tuscany feel
    • Colors: Yellow/white, and peaches and creams in boquet
    • Wedding party: 3 gals and 3 guys, 2 flowergirls and yet to choose a ringbearer
    • First dance song: Yet to choose soo many I love..
    • Bar: no alcohol. Due to mix of alcoholics, people who dont get along, and students gettin hitched. 😀
    • Honeymoon: We won two, and still aren’t sure if we can afford the tickets alone.. *sigh*
    • Most excited about: Marrying my best friend. Being with family from so far away,

    Post # 13
    2476 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’m a newlywed, but I’ll play too.  Tongue out

    • Age: 30
    • Profession: physician
    • Date: June 5, 2010
    • # of guests: 135
    • Length of engagement: 1.5 years
    • Length of relationship: 4.5 years
    • Budget: $40k (including rings and honeymoon)
    • Dress: Marisa 726
    • Theme:  Classic, Romantic, Elegant
    • Colours: Plum and Mustard
    • Wedding Party: 6 on each side
    • First Dance Song: I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You– Elvis Presley
    • Open bar/Cash bar: Hosted beer/wine/champagne with cash bar for other cocktails
    • Honeymoon: Maui
    • Best part of the wedding: Too many to list, but loved saying our vows and our first kiss!  🙂

    Post # 14
    937 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Age: 24
    Profession: Receptionist (trying to get out of it)
    Date: October, 10th 2010 (10/10/10 at 10am haha)
    # of guests: 25
    Length of engagement/dating: about 2yrs
    Ballpark budget: 2000 (including honeymoon.. not including the rings)
    Dress (style, designer): off rack… not an actual “wedding” dress. but it’s perfect
    Theme: no theme
    colours: Navy and hot pink… white and black 
    # bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 2 each.
    first dance song: haven’t figured that out
    open bar/cash bar: we’re buying all the alcohol
    honeymoon spot: Up the coast in the mountain in treehouse *Beautiful*
    Most excited about: The honeymoon… and surprising everyone at the ‘reception’ that we got married that morning!!

    Post # 15
    2532 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Age: 23
    Profession: student advisor for an online university
    Date: August 21, 2010
    # of guests: 120ish
    Length of engagement/dating: 1 year/4.5 years
    Ballpark budget: 25,000
    Dress (style, designer): Mikaela – strapless sweetheart A line
    Theme: no theme – love and marriage?
    colours: green, yellow, brown
    # bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 7 each
    first dance song: “Today” by Joshua Radin
    open bar/cash bar: open bar
    honeymoon spot: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
    Most excited about: marrying my FI, seeing his face as I walk down the aisle, getting ready the morning of with my girls and mom, seeing all my friends and family, seeing all my hard work come together!

    Post # 16
    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Age: 24
    Profession: social worker 
    Date: Sept. 24, 2010
    # of guests: 160-180
    Length of engagement/dating: 15 months/3 years  
    Dress (style, designer): Romona Keveza, not sure of the style #
    Theme: elegant, formal, vintage garden party
    colours: eggplant, green, gray, white
    # bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 4 on each side
    first dance song: not sure…leaning toward amos lee’s sweet pea
    open bar/cash bar: open bar alllll the way!                                                  honeymoon spot:South Africa and Mozambique!
    Most excited about: seeing FI’s face when he sees me all dolled up, and spending the morning getting ready with my BMs and my Mom.

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