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#1411 lucy106

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    Posted 12 October 2008 - 07:07 PM

    Michelle, I love your stuff!! Awesome!!

    I hope Danielle is having fun tonight!

    #1412 EricaG

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      Posted 12 October 2008 - 09:33 PM

      We have been taking pics of the dress in progress but it will be a day or two before I can post them. We got a phone call yesterday that my auntie wasn't doing well so we rushed into the city to see her. My mom and I spent the night with her lastnight to keep her comfortable and after all the family came and said goodbye she passed away. We are in the city for the night tonight and heading home tomorrow. On the way we have to stop and see my nanny because she was admitted to the hospital today too! Happy thanksgiving I guess! I am very thankful for lastnight with my auntie though! I would never trade it for the world!!!
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      #1413 DanielleNDerek

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        Posted 13 October 2008 - 09:42 AM

        I'm sorry for your loss Erica but i'm glad you were all able to see your aunt and tell her goodbye before she passed.
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        #1414 DanielleNDerek

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          Posted 13 October 2008 - 09:50 AM

          I hope everyone had a good weekend. I had my bachlorette party. i had so much fun. i posted pics on this link http://bestdestinati....586#post568872

          I also finished my Welcome Booklets. I emailed the file to fsil and she is going to print them for me and bind them. I just have to go to staples today for a cover for them. So glad they are done! I also managed to do the menus, they are printed, i just have to cut them out and glue them to turqoise paper. i printed out the programs just have to cut them and glue to fans. I made my PhotoShare postcards. I printed them myself. they are okay but i'm thinking about doing them over with VistaPrint when the oversized postcards are free again. I also did the Thank You notes that will go in our photo album favors and printed the labels for the pashminas.
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          #1415 DanielleNDerek

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            Posted 13 October 2008 - 10:25 AM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by SoontobeMrsE
            I'll tell you how the movie is after we watch it this weekend. It is going to be cold and may snow on Sunday - perfect for veging out and watching videos.

            OMG Danielle that is awesome on your Bparty! You better take some pics! At least it wasn't a surprise! I'd hate to have had you running around again all primped up again! LOL!
            LMAO about me running around primped up. haha!!!

            How was the movie? I cant believe its cold enough near you to snow already.
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            #1416 tvt

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              Posted 13 October 2008 - 10:39 AM

              Snow? We finally just turned off our AC this past week. It's crazy. I miss fall!!! And I think I'll miss snow too.

              So guess what FI and I did this weekend? Ate the crappiest foods known to man. Seriously it was SOOO bad all weekend. Friday night - Olive Garden. Sat - French Toast, Mac N Cheese, Mc DOnalds. Sunday - Doughnuts and then more Olive Garden.

              Seriousy, WTF is wrong with me? Our wedding is in LESS THAN 3 WEEKS. UGH. Gross.

              #1417 DanielleNDerek

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                Posted 13 October 2008 - 10:51 AM

                i did the same thing Tara. i ate a ton of fondue cheese and chocolate on Saturday. and then sunday went to Olive Garden for lunch and had pizza for dinner.
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                #1418 beachbride08

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                  Posted 13 October 2008 - 11:29 AM

                  Erica, I'm sorry for your loss, but that is good that you and your family were able to see her and say your good-byes. I hope your nanny gets better soon. You have really had a tough couple weeks!

                  Danielle, your party looked like so much fun! I am now craving some Melting Pot. I love that place!!!

                  Celina, snow?? OMG, it was 80 degrees in Chicago yesterday and is supposed to be 81 today! Normally I love hot weather, but I just packed all my summery stuff for the trip because I didn't think I was going to need it! Luckily, I still had a couple skirts and stuff that I didn't pack that I was able to wear over the weekend and today.

                  I had my dress fitting on Saturday and everything fit great. She just has to take a little bit more off the bottom. Standing it looked fine, but when I walked around a bit I was kind of stepping on it. I'm naturally clumsy so I had her take it up a bit more so I wouldn't be tripping down the aisle! Ha ha! She also pulled up the train to do the bustle, and I'm not crazy about it. (I didn't get pics this time) When I tried the dress on at the bridal shop the lady there showed me it would be brought up to where this diamond of beading in the back is, and the beading on the train would flow down from that point. However, when my alterations lady pulled it up the train is too long to have it pulled up only to that point and a lot would still be dragging. In order to have it there she would have to cut off a big part of the train and all the beading. It will be up to my hip area. I guess I will have to see how it looks when she is done working on it, but I'm not too excited about it.

                  I was cutting the rest of the program pages yesterday, and was almost done when I noticed I spelled my brother's name wrong. Instead of Hunter, I have Huntr! I was so mad because it took me forever to cut those damn things. I had to edit that page to put two columns of names for the bridal party because have one made the page too long to fit in the program. Instead of copying and pasting the names I retyped them so I know that is when I must have done it because it was spelled right on the sample one. Now I have to reprint and cut all those pages. I'm am so ready to throw the programs out the window!

                  Mike burned all the CDs with the pre-ceremony, ceremony, and cocktail hour music and we'll also have the songs on our ipods. The CDs can be a back up in case we have any ipod issues. The DJ is working on our reception mix so that should hopefully be done soon. I still need to do our welcome letters and all that. I did make the name tags for the OOT bags and tied those on with raffia ribbon. I also stuffed all the bags with all the non-liquid items we have, and packed those. Luckily we were able to fit all, but the 3 family bags in there (those are more full since I got the kids sand toys, beach balls, etc that wook up more room). I think Mike's parents should have an empty suitcase that we can pack those in. We have one large suitcase filled mostly with OOT bags, and a few other items, and a medium sized suitcase with most of the remaining wedding stuff: fans, blume boxes, guestbook, etc. If we can fit the rest of our clothes and shoes in a medium sized suitcase we might move the wedding stuff into the other large suitcase we have so hopefully we can fit the rest. I highly recommend test packing to those that haven't done it yet.
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                  #1419 DanielleNDerek

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                    Posted 13 October 2008 - 11:35 AM

                    Havent test packed yet. Tonight i'm going to cut the programs and menus. Hopefully get them all put together b4 fi gets home from work. He's such a micro-manager, i cant do wedding projects near him he'll drive me nuts! Then i think i'll put the labels on the tags for my oot bags. I'm hoping to get the oot bags put together by next Monday so i can hand them out next week sometime.
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                    #1420 tvt

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                      Posted 13 October 2008 - 12:15 PM

                      michelle, that sucks about the spelling... after you'd cut them! I know the feeling!

                      I haven't test packed either, but I did start a packing list this weekend and I think we'll need another suit case. My goal is to test pack tonight and get to work on our playlists!!




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