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This Week's To Do List Is Extensive



While Brian is sitting here watching college football (Auburn vs Florida State to the exact) I get the pleasure of wedding planning while I “spend time” with my future hubby. Since we are planning TWO events, I am trying to break down our “To-Do’s” weekly so I do not get too overwhelmed.


St Thomas is May 4-11, 2014 with our Ceremony Date May 6, 2014 in St John


Cape May, NJ Reception June 6, 2014


List of Things I Have Done:

Dress (Said Yes to the Dress!)

Choose Location (Trunk Bay- St John USVI)

Choose Hotel (We are all staying at The Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Resort in St Thomas, USVI)

Flights Booked (check!)

Invitations for our St Thomas Vacation & St John Ceremony (picked out on Etsy, still being designed, not ordered, NOT sent out… I know, I know, I told you I am quite a bit behind)

Wedding Wish Lanterns to send up post-ceremony (check!)

Save the Dates for Cape May Reception (purchased, but not sent out)

Decide on wedding colors (check- blush pink and pewter gray)

Stamps for Invitations (check)

Maps for welcome bags (check! CANNOT WAIT to share photos of these awesome maps the best Etsy shop designed for me!)

Labels for my welcome bags (check)

Guest book for islands (check! Cant wait to show you our unique finger print guest book we had designed for our trip!)

Emailed our photographer about reserving our Cape May reception date!


List of Things To Do This Week:

Stamps for Cape May Save the Dates

Order/Send out Cape May Save the Dates

Order Bridesmaids dresses

Figure out what groomsmen are wearing

Book photographer (Hello Gorgeous Photography!!!)

Contact St John planner

Drop deposit to Cape May reception venue

Contact Adventure Center about our “boat day” in the islands

Order welcome bag supplies- sunblock, chap stick, H2O labels, bags, etc.

Decide on post-ceremony dinner location in either St John or St Thomas USVI (THIS IS WHERE I AM HOPING THIS SITE COMES THROUGH FOR REVIEWS!!)

Contact Marriott St Thomas to discuss room arrangements

Honeymoon location (somewhere in the Caribbean!)

Contact bridal party about flights J

Make snack bag labels “two less fish in the sea” “all because two nuts fell in love” for goldfish & nuts, and water for boat day treats


Hopefully this List of To Do’s get completely completed this week and then it’s on to next week’s list. Baby steps, but like seriously, I can do this! KEEP ME ON TRACK PEOPLE!!!!


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I hear you re planning while the other half was glued to last night's game. :) Thanks for sharing your "To-Do" list. I'm very early but think it's really helpful to store away. Would LOVE to see pics and know what Etsy vendors you are using! Please share!!!! Pretty Please!? :) 

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sounds like you have it all organized! :) ...my wedding is in July 2014 (St. Thomas - Lindquist Beach).  If you remember, please share your experiences with us upon your return.  I'm looking forward to seeing the fingerprint book and do you mind sharing who did the map for you?  Thank you! 

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