(Closed) Working bees! Did you take time of work before your wedding?

posted 5 years ago in 20 Something
  • poll: How much time did you take off work before the wedding?
    The day/part of the day before : (24 votes)
    19 %
    2-4 days : (72 votes)
    56 %
    A full week off before the wedding : (22 votes)
    17 %
    Other: please explain : (11 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    533 posts
    Busy bee

    Due to other work commitments late May. We are taking a week off before and a week after. We haven’t had a proper break from work in ages. Back to work for like a week and a half and then another 3 weeks off. Can’t wait! 

    Post # 4
    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    We’re getting married on a Friday, but I plan on taking Thursday off, I think. We’ll see where I’m at by that time (as far as things being done and where I’m working), and I may just take off a half day.

    Post # 5
    1478 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - Creek club at ion, SC

    I am leaving my job before I get married. It really is going to be a whole new chapter for me

    Post # 6
    11418 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    My wedding was on a Friday, and I took off Wednesday and Thursday. In hindsight, I wish I had taken one more day, but, since I was already taking two weeks off after the wedding, I didn’t think I could do that.

    Post # 7
    3424 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    we’re having A Destination Wedding and driving to Florida! Fiance wants to drive straight through 18hrs in the car is going to kill me. We are planning on taking Friday off to drive there. The Wedding is on a monday And were coming home the Friday following the wedding. I’m taking a total of 7 days off. yippee can’t wait! 

    Post # 8
    12247 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We’re taking the 3 days before the wedding off, but the wedding is also a few states away!

    Then we’re back towork for four days, and off for that Friday and the next two weeks!

    Post # 9
    453 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m taking the day off before the wedding, through the week after the wedding for the honeymoon.

    Post # 10
    3 posts
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I am also getting married on a saturday. we have a lot of friends and family coming from out of town so i am taking wednesday-friday off and then the whole next week for the honeymoon

    Post # 11
    1548 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We’re getting married on Saturday, I am taking Wednesday-Friday off, then the following 2 1/2 weeks for the honeymoon.

    Post # 12
    3625 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    LOL I’m a total workaholic and I only took a half day off the day before (Friday). My boss was even coming by my desk asking why I was still there. I went right back to work the Monday after, although then I took off that Thursday and Friday for a minimoon.

    Post # 13
    279 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I’m getting married on a Saturday, and I’m having my bachelorette party the Thursday before so my out of town attendees don’t have to travel more than once. So I HAVE to take off Thursday and Friday.

    Post # 14
    2183 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

    We planned long distance, so we took the week of the wedding off to travel, have last minute meetings with vendors, etc. It was busy, but enough time for us.

    Post # 15
    946 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Were also getting married on Saturday and am taking the entire work week prior to that off.

    Post # 16
    4439 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    Darling Husband and I both took the day before off to sleep in, pack my overnight bag, clean the house and set up the venue before rehearsal.

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