Post # 77
Cute! I like things like this!!
Date: October 2, 2010
# of guests: 60
Length of engagement/dating: 6 month engagement / dating for just under 2 yrs at time of engagement
Ballpark budget: 3,500-5,000
Dress (style, designer): Mori Lee (don’t know style #)
Theme: Hmmm, it’s a wedding? No theme…
Colors: Charcoal & Apple/Lemongrass Green
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 2 on either side
first dance song: Unsure
open bar/cash bar: DRY!
honeymoon spot: Unsure. We’re going to go with the “honeymoon” on our 1 year anniversary.
Most excited about: Getting married to my honey!!!!
Post # 78
Profession: Retail Manager
Date: June 26, 2010 (newlywed!)
# of guests: 102 😉
Length of engagement/dating: Engaged 13 months and dated only about 5 months before that…we just knew 🙂
Ballpark budget: $45,000ish
Dress (style, designer): Galina…it is a strapless dress with some beading on the top and a tulle bottom
Theme: It was very classic/traditional but we had lots of natural touches
Colors: Lilac, Lavender, Chocolate Brown and touches of light green in flowers/cake
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: Maid/Matron of Honor & Bridesmaid or Best Man plus an adorable flowergirl 😉
first dance song: “everything” Michael Buble
open bar/cash bar: 2 open bars (one outside on the deck and one inside) with wine service and champagne service at dinner
honeymoon spot: We stayed on Mackinac Island a few extra days
Most excited about: Being married 🙂 and pictures now that the wedding is done!!
Post # 82
Age: 23 (24 on January 21)
Profession: Graphic Designer / Web Programmer / Classical Singer
Date: February 2012
# of guests: Up to 100, preferably around 60-70.
Length of engagement: Little over a year. Been dating 3 years.
Ballpark budget: 10k
Dress (style, designer): Saja
Theme: Rustic, Winter, Cozy, Homespun, Traditional Sugaring Off
Colours: Red & Cream mostly, but I don’t really have wedding colors.
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 3-4 on both sides.
First dance song: Haven’t picked that. Maybe “I don’t want to set the world on fire” by the Ink Spots.
Open bar/cash bar: I think we’ll provide some alcohol, but also have a cash bar.
Honeymoon spot: IDK.
Most excited about: Having the traditional quebecois sugaring off meal and sharing it with our families!
Post # 84
Profession: Paralegal for a Bankrupcty Law Firm
Date: September 24, 2011
# of guests: 125-150ish
Length of engagement/dating: currently? 2.5 months / 3 years
Ballpark budget: 15-18k
Dress (style, designer): Not purchased yet!
Theme: vintage, birds, birdcage, mason jars…that kind of thing
colours: Tan, brown, and dark green
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 4 on either side
first dance song: “Why don’t we just dance” by Josh Turner
open bar/cash bar: Open bar with alcohol we provide (not provided by venue) and a bartender serves
honeymoon spot: Jamaica!
Most excited about: Partying my ass off at the reception. I promise to keep it classy!
Post # 85
OMG how fun is this?? Cute post! Well, we’re still deciding if we want to go through with all of the planning of a wedding, but as of now:
Profession: Biology student, Hospitality
Date: Oct 2012
# of guests: 100
Length of engagement/dating: dating 7 years, skipping an engagement
Ballpark budget: 20,000 – 30,000
Dress (style, designer): all lace, mermaid or fit and flare
Theme: Twilight garden or spring bounty
colours: totally unsure
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 3 or 4 on either side
first dance song: Inside of You by Infant Sorrow (from Forgetting Sarah Marhsall)
open bar/cash bar: Open bar
honeymoon spot: Europe or maybe charter a yacht
Most excited about: the venue
Post # 86
Profession: Social Work Student/looking for work aka unemployed right now
# of guests: inviting 180
Length of engagement/dating: we’ve been engaged 4 months, dating 9 years
Ballpark budget: 22k
Dress: Alita Graham
Colors: eggplant, lime-ish green
# of bridesmaids, groomsmen: 4 on each side, 2 ring bearers, 2 jr bridesmaid
First dance song: undecided
Open bar/cash bar: limited open bar – beer and wine only
Honeymoon spot: either Aruba or Bermuda
Most excited about: finally being married and starting the rest of our lives!!
Post # 87
Date: June 12, 2011
# of guests: 80
Length of engagement/dating: 1.5 year engagement, 3 years dating
Ballpark budget: 15-17,000
Dress (style, designer): a-line, strapless sweetheart, fitted on top, unsure of designer
Theme: summery colours: pink, yellow and cream
# bridesmaids, # of groomsmen: 3 Bridesmaid or Best Man and 3 GM
first dance song: “Lucky” by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillait
open bar/cash bar: wine with dinner and we’re hosting all pop, coffee, juice etc. but other than that it’s a cash bar (we’re students)
honeymoon spot: Mexico!! 🙂 Can’t wait for the beach!
Most excited about:Our first look, because I hate keeping secrets and can’t wait for him to finally see my dress!
Post # 89
Profession: Kindergarten Teacher
# of Guests: 125
Length of engagement/dating: 1 year/ 1 year
Dress: Jessica McClintock – sweet and simple
Theme: Outdoor relaxed wedding
Colors: eggplant and green
# of Bridesmaids, # of Groomsmen: 5, 6
First dance song: No idea 🙂
Open bar/cash bar: Open beer and wine
Honeymoon spot: Haven’t gotten that far yet.
Most excited about: Aside from becoming my man’s wifey, I cannot wait to spend quality time with all of my out-of-town family!!