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Originally Posted by RachelTX View Post

 

Hi ladies-    I know many of you plan to go into Cancun to buy Maracas...I decided to personalize my own.  I got the mini maracas from Oriental Trading, and I must admit they are TINY....but once I got them all done I am in love with them!!  and it was such a cheap project!!! Just thought I would share :)

 

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Originally Posted by RachelTX View Post

 

Let me try that again.....

 

 

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Nicely done Rachel! I'm sure they'll look fab at your wedding :)

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Originally Posted by RachelTX View Post

 

Your website looks good :)  

 

I agree with you about registering....but since a lot of my friends will be unable to attend and are throwing a bridal shower, they've insisted.  This is the wording I've used on my wedding website....feel free to steal it if you want.  I think its a nice way to say...hey, I don't expect you to get me something, but if you insist here are some things we could use....

 

Each of you are the reason we are who we are. There is no doubt you had a huge part in bringing us together. So what we want most for this wedding is to have all of our family & friends in the same place at the same time and to be able to celebrate with you. Your presence is the best possible present.  That said, if you really would like to get us something to keep (other than fun memories), we are registered at:

 

Hope that helps!

Thanks Rachel! I like that wording - that's exactly how we feel about it. I may have to go ahead and steal it. :) Thanks again!

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Originally Posted by seatkins22 View Post

 

I REALLY like your website!! It's great.

 

I asked myself the same question about registering for gifts and my initial reaction was a definite "NO" but........then my maid of honour encouraged me to register - because she will be throwing me a shower.  And really,  I've been to 2 destination weddings and we have always given shower gifts and a wedding gift.  People will want to buy you something so it might as well be something that you already want.  Don't feel guilty.     I didn't start my registry until my wedding was 6 months away.  I still haven't added the info to our wedding website because I don't have the registry completed.     You have enough to worry about at initial planning stages and will enjoy something to do that it wedding related in a few months when things quiet down.  Hope this helps.

Thank you! That's what I'm finding...that we don't want anyone to worry about gifts but everyone wants to get them anyway. I think I'll do the same and wait a while...we have plenty of time before the wedding, that's for sure! I'm thinking we'll just register in one place to keep it very low key. This forum is the best - I love hearing what everyone else is doing, it's so helpful!

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Just a tip...luggage space is always an issue when bringing down decorations and favors. But somehow I managed to bring only 2 suitcases and 2 carry ons. The thing that was the most helpful was SpaceSaver Travel Bags. I used them for the 50 koozies and 50 shawls, plus all of our clothes for 8 days. These items basically fit in one luggage.

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I agree with you all about registering... .I think one of the honeymoon websites are great.  Can anyone give recommendations regarding a great excursion for the two of us after everyone else leaves?  We don't need anything home related so, donations toward things like excursions, manicures etc. would be great to have.

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Originally Posted by DawnDean View Post

 

I agree with you all about registering... .I think one of the honeymoon websites are great.  Can anyone give recommendations regarding a great excursion for the two of us after everyone else leaves?  We don't need anything home related so, donations toward things like excursions, manicures etc. would be great to have.

There are so many great excursions to do...really depends on what interests you? A romantic sunset cruise, exploring the ancient Mayan ruins at Tulum (quite touristy), or the ruins at Coba (you can still climb the temple there), snorkelling at Xelha, shopping and dinner on 5th Ave in Playa del Carmen, Xplor has underground caves to swim through and zip lines....

 

So let me know what you like to do, and I can offer some different suggestions. We have been down in that area quite often and have done most of the trips!

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Originally Posted by murmel View Post

 

There are so many great excursions to do...really depends on what interests you? A romantic sunset cruise, exploring the ancient Mayan ruins at Tulum (quite touristy), or the ruins at Coba (you can still climb the temple there), snorkelling at Xelha, shopping and dinner on 5th Ave in Playa del Carmen, Xplor has underground caves to swim through and zip lines....

 

So let me know what you like to do, and I can offer some different suggestions. We have been down in that area quite often and have done most of the trips!

the underground caves and zip lining sounds fun.  I like snorkeling too.  The sunset cruise sounds nice also.. It All sounds good but there isn't time for everything!  Is there a specific company that you would recommend for the sunset cruise?  I assume the zip lining is at a specific place and easy to find. I've read so many of your posts and you've been so helpful. Thank you!  I've never been down there.

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Has anyone used  Wed&Wish for their registry?  Looks like a good one but I've never used one before.  Any recommendations of good, inexpensive registries.  I like that Wed&Wish converts all gifts into cash and deposits them right into your paypal account.  What do you think?

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