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posted 6 years ago in April 2013
Post # 3
224 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Neat Idea! Your first dance is hilarious, lol. Love it!!

Here’s mine..

Wedding Date: April 6, 2013

Engagement Length: 1 year, 5 days

Colors: Pink, Gold, and Ivory

Theme: A Love Story

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids (incl. Maid/Matron),  4 groomsmen (incl. Best Man), ring bearer and 2 flower girls

Ceremony (where, time): A garden venue @ 6 pm

Reception (where, time): Same venue (indoors) immediately following

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Sandrina—discontinued got her on clearance Smile

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana or Cancun

Flowers: Cream/Ivory Roses

First Dance Song: “You” by Jesse Powell

Centerpieces: Milk Glass Vases (different shapes/sizes) on top of books with cream/ivory roses

Food/Menu: Tuscan (pasta station), salad station,  roasted turkey breast, rolls, fruit, etc…..

Cake Flavour:  Dessert Table and we are cutting a cheesecake J

Favours: Donation to charity

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): No clue when, but we are doing a sleepover at a local winery. Good friends, good food, and good wine=the perfect night night out for me.

Post # 4
501 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2023

Ooooh! I like!

Wedding Date: April 1st, 2013 (April Fools Day/Easter Monday)

Engagement Length: Oops… I’m not good with dates…

Colors: Greens, browns and golds

Theme: Trees! Forests! Woods! Leaves! More trees!

Wedding Party(#s): 3 Bridesmaids, 1 Maid of Honour and a Best Man

Ceremony (where, time): St Sanctain’s Church, 12.30pm

Reception (where, time): Glen Helen Inn, 2.30pm

Dress Style: Pronovias Pergola

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro (otherwise I’ll look like a 5 year old that found her mum’s lipstick!

Honeymoon Location: York, England for a few days – then sunny Madeira later in the year!

Flowers: Gypsophila and greenery/ivy

First Dance Song: Bring me sunshine – Morcambe and Wise

Centerpieces: Twisted Willow in large-ish jars, packed with moss and fairy lights

Food/Menu: 3 course seated meal – then bacon and sausage baps in the evening!

Cake Flavour: Massive chocolate cake. Because chocolate is very very important at a wedding.

Favours: Boxes with MORE CHOCOLATE (see point above.)

DJ/Band/Ipod: Traditional Manx band, then Ipod later on.

Hen Do: A Murder Mystery weekend in York, as I am part of a murder mystery performance group – and I do love a bit of murder of a weekend :p 


Post # 5
224 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Nellop:  My parents got married on April Fool’s Day and I got engaged on April Fool’s Day! I agree about the chocolate comment—it’s important in general!

Post # 6
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Wedding Date: April 27, 2013

Engagement Length: 18 months

Colors: Purple and spring green

Theme:No theme

Wedding Party(#s): 4 bridesmaids, 4 groomsmen 

Ceremony (where, time): Stonebridge Manor 6pm

Reception (where, time): same, immediately following

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Venecia

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: Hopefully going to Jamacia! 

Flowers: Spider mums and hydrangeas

First Dance Song: “Then” by Brad Paisley or Jason Mraz ” I wont give up”

Centerpieces: 6 large flower center pieces and 6 small

Food/Menu: steak and chicken, the food tasting was really good and I hope its not typical “wedding food” on our day 

Cake Flavour: White Almond Infusion, with almond creme cheese filling (its amazing!)

Favours: Candy bar or a donation

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ 

Bachelorrete (when/what): My bridesmaids plus 7 other close friends are going to vegas during the holidays.  I imagine it will be insane. 

Post # 8
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Wedding Date: April 20, 2013

Engagement Length: 16 months

Colors: Navy blue with silver and light pink accents

Theme: traditional and classy

Wedding Party(#s): 5 bridesmaids, 5 groomsmen, 1 flower girl, 2 (maybe 3) ring bearers

Ceremony (where, time): St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church 2:00 PM

Reception (where, time): The Desmond Hotel, Malvern cocktail hour begins at 6:00 PM

Dress Style: none yet!

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: St. Lucia

Flowers:  haven’t met with florist yet

First Dance Song: not sure yet

Centerpieces: still have to met about all the flowers

Food/Menu: Chicken, Sea Bass, and Filet

Cake Flavour: still have to meet the baker

Favours: Photobooth strip, matches, welcome bags, donation to the SPCA

DJ/Band/Ipod: DJ

Bachelorrete (when/what): either NYC or Baltimore for a weekend


Post # 9
731 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@Nellop:  a Green/gold/tree/forest wedding on the Isle of Man!? I can’t wait to see your wedding recap!! ๐Ÿ˜€

Post # 10
3569 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Wedding Date: April 20, 2013

Engagement Length: 16 months

Colors: Violet, small accents of yellow & orange

Theme: is “totally awesome” a theme?

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 8 Bridesmaid or Best Man, 1 BM, 8 Groomsmen

Ceremony (where, time): Cappelli’s Platinum Affairs @ 5pm

Reception (where, time): ditto, 5:30-12

Dress Style: Allure.. strapless, A-line ball gown

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: Fiesta Americana Condesa in Cancun for 6 days/5 nights

Flowers: Mix of purple, white, yellow & orange flowers (fake)

First Dance Song: “Love of a Life” by Firehouse

Centerpieces:  Haven’t choosen those yet, provided by the hall

Food/Menu: Family style dinner, haven’t choosen the menu yet

Cake Flavour: Probably a 3-tier, probably chocolate. Being made by an ex co-worker

Favours: 8.5oz wine glass, glittered stem/base with 5-6 pieces of candy in each glass

DJ/Band/Ipod: Band AND a dj! woohoo

Bachelorrete (when/what): Dinner and out on the town in downtown Cleveland, I’m sure my bridal party will plan something awesome!

Post # 11
1769 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Wedding Date: April 22, 2013

Engagement Length: 14 months

Colors: Turquoise and ivory

Theme: Probably star fish

Wedding Party(#s): None. We’re having a very small destination wedding on the beach.

Ceremony (where, time): Beachfront (Mexico) 1:00pm

Reception (where, time): Undecided on which resturant we want

Dress Style: Casablanca 2048

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro hair, DYI makeup

Honeymoon Location: Mexico

Flowers: Undecided

First Dance Song: No dancing

Centerpieces: Undecided

Food/Menu: Appetizer buffet, unsure on plated meal options

Cake Flavour: Undecided. The resort won’t even go over this wish us until a couple months before the wedding

Favours: Personalized can coozies and a couple other things in welcome bags

DJ/Band/Ipod: Ipod

Bachelorrete (when/what): Undecided

Post # 13
1769 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@prettypincushion:  Wow yes, I definitely didn’t think I’d see another Monday bride either! Wohoo!

Post # 14
501 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2023

@Britt_RN:  I’m a monday too! Just a different monday. Mondays are AWESOME ๐Ÿ˜€ 

I love extending the weekend.

@toasty:  Thanks! Though it remains to be seen if we can actually pull it off. My fiance’s already getting fed up of me trying to work out how to make the inside of a hideously dreary room look like it’s full of trees!

Post # 15
4 posts
  • Wedding: April 2013

Wedding Date: April 27, 2013

Engagement Length: 19 months

Colors: Green, Blue, and Silver

Theme:The Perfect Fit

Wedding Party(#s): 1 Maid/Matron of Honor, 2 Bridesmaids, 1 Jr. Bridesmaid, 1 Bestman, 2 Groomsment, ring bearer and flower girl

Ceremony (where, time): my family church @ 1:00

Reception (where, time): Mallozzi’s

Dress Style: Maggie Sottero Ambrosia

Hair/Makeup (Pro/DYI): Pro

Honeymoon Location: thinking of going to a Formula 1 race @ Monte Carlo and Italy

Flowers: mixtaure of roses and calla lillys (white,ivory,blue)

First Dance Song: “Warmness on the Soul” by Avenged Sevenfold

Centerpieces: working on this still

Food/Menu: Fille Mignon, Chicken Parm, & Seafood Trio!!

Cake Flavour: haven’t decided yet

Favours: puzzle pieces salt and peper shakers and photomagnets (undecided)

DJ/Band/Ipod: band!

Bachelorrete (when/what): Not sure yet (talks of Vegas), but most likely a trip to the local casinos!

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