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another question.... I paid for all of the BM dresses and MOH shoes. Is a gift for them still appropriate? I thought maybe we could find something small in mexico as a gift/souvenir. We are going to the silver factory and am hoping to find cheap silver jewlery. As for th GM only 1 of the original boys asked is coming...maybe we'll just buy them drinks at the resort. LOL

What did you girls do for gifts?

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my BM bouquets are ready, goin to go pick them up.

If anyone's wondering...I am off on Monday so most of my posts are today.

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I finally finished the corsages!! 8 mens and 4 ladies.
What do you girls think? They are simple and I made them so be gentle:)

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I think I did pretty good for my first time. Kinda girly but I needed ribbon to cover the floral tape. Thanks You tube!!

OMG wedding is less that 2 months away now......so excited!!!!!!
wow, they look great! I hope you're really proud of yourself -they look totally professional!

and check you out with all the things you've got done! you are well on your way!

the count down is on!!

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my BM bouquets are ready, goin to go pick them up.
If anyone's wondering...I am off on Monday so most of my posts are today.
lol I did wonder where you kept disappearing to!!

Hope all goes well with your pick up :)

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I finally finished the corsages!! 8 mens and 4 ladies.
What do you girls think? They are simple and I made them so be gentle:)
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
I think I did pretty good for my first time. Kinda girly but I needed ribbon to cover the floral tape. Thanks You tube!!

OMG wedding is less that 2 months away now......so excited!!!!!!


Loloâ€s to doâ€s:
1) Finished corsages!!!
2) Final fitting of TTD Jan 5
3) Wedding dress alterations started Jan 5
4) Started templates for personalized party mugs. Call to see if mugs are in
5) After 3 weeks off of insanity I am starting today. i don't care if my back hurts!!
6) Finished home outfitters registry!!
7)get marriage license
book JP for legal ceremony before we go Today
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LOLO THOSE ARE GEORGOUS! Great job!!!!!

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another question.... I paid for all of the BM dresses and MOH shoes. Is a gift for them still appropriate? I thought maybe we could find something small in mexico as a gift/souvenir. We are going to the silver factory and am hoping to find cheap silver jewlery. As for th GM only 1 of the original boys asked is coming...maybe we'll just buy them drinks at the resort. LOL
What did you girls do for gifts?
Haha, I honestly don't think anyone is "expecting" gifts from you to be honest :)

I'd say paying for the dresses and MOH shoes is quite a gift. I didn't pay for dresses and shoes at all, although I did tell them they could wear whatever they wanted as long as it was cute, black and to their knees with black shoes. More cocktail attire almost, I figured if I wasn't paying for their attire I couldn't force them to wear whatever I wanted.

Soooo to answer you're question I'm doing OOT bags for the guests and a special OOT bag for the wedding party.

For my MOH & FI's BM I made custom Converse (I made some for FI & I too) with their names on them.

For the bridesmaids I have the following so far:

Little bag to give to them before we leave:
- Custom passport covers of vintage maps of Mexico and vintage Mexican stamps all stitched together
- Neck pillow for the flight
- Homemade bubble bath and or bath salts
- Maybe luggage tags

In OOT bag for BM's/MOH at resort I'll hand out upon their arrival to the hotel:

Big black and white striped beach bags
- black pashmina
- JCrew flip flops
- sleep mask
- dry erase door hanger
- room key/tip holder on wristlet
- cocktails for Dummies book
- common Spanish phrases book
- travel candle
- custom matches
- necklace made by me
- hair feather fascinator made by me
- deck of cards
- lip balm
- welcome letter and card
- guest room finder
- wedding week timeline
- maraca
- going to the dollar store forr buy repellant, hangover kit stuff and vitamins, snacks and protein bars.

The boys will have messenger bags with:

- Regular Converse
- Fun argyle socks and tie for the wedding
- Flip flops
- dry erase door hanger
- room key/tip holder on wristlet
- cocktails for Dummies book
- common Spanish phrases book
- travel candle
- custom matches
- deck of cards
- lip balm
- welcome letter and card
- guest room finder
- wedding week timeline
- maraca
- going to the dollar store forr buy repellant, hangover kit stuff and vitamins, snacks and protein bars.

Holy smokes... I think I've gotten totally out of control!!!

Not until just now listing everything out have I realized that I need to calm down.

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lolo - I bought our wedding party attire too and that was their gift. Now that we're back and I have my pics I'm putting together a frame with a wedding party pic in it for each couple, shot glasses and a bottle of tequila for the boys, and something small for the girls that I haven't figured out yet lol. And yes, it has been months since my wedding.... that's how "on the ball" I am haha. I suck.

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