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#1 melismi

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    Posted 09 July 2008 - 08:41 PM

    Hi! My name is Melissa and I have been engaged for 2 weeks today! I am so overwhelmed by all the choices, costs, and compromise it's not even funny. My fiance and I live in Texas, but his family is from Chicago and mine is from Indiana. I have always wanted to get married on a beach, but I never thought further than that. I feel like if I could only figure out where then I could get the ball rolling.

    I definitely want a small, intimate wedding either on a beach or overlookng a beach. I don't want to do a couples only resort, but would prefer someplace that is adults only (16 years or older). I'm thinking all inclusive would be great and remove some of the stress. If anyone has any ideas I would LOVE to hear them.

    We have determined that we are going to pay for the wedding and everything ourselves and in order to have enough time to save we have set our tentative date as Sept 19, 2009.

    I look forward to this adventure:)


    #2 NewOrleansbride

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      Posted 09 July 2008 - 08:47 PM

      Welcome to the forum! Just take your time and enjoy every minute of your engagement- everything will work out perfectly.

      #3 Kelly C

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        Posted 09 July 2008 - 08:51 PM

        Welcome! Try talking to a TA. They have great ideas if your open to anything, and they can tell you what affordable from the areas you and your guest will be coming from.
        Happy Planning!
        Kerrington Danielle was born 6/23/09 12:31 pm 7lbs 14oz.


        #4 Robyn Louise Photography

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          Posted 09 July 2008 - 08:53 PM

          It's great to have you here Melissa! Let us know how we can help

          #5 Evan Baines

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            Posted 09 July 2008 - 09:30 PM

            Good luck to you in your planning Melissa! This is definitely a good spot to answer your questions!

            #6 dinogomez.com

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              Posted 09 July 2008 - 09:32 PM

              Welcome to the forum! Cabo is a great place!

              #7 royfa

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                Posted 09 July 2008 - 09:40 PM

                Welcome to the forum & happy planning!
                Fannie & Pierre

                #8 Yari

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                  Posted 09 July 2008 - 09:45 PM

                  Welcome to the forum!

                  #9 O'Driscoll Photography

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                    Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:33 PM

                    Congrats and welcome, Melissa!

                    I'm sure you'll find a lot of help here on the forum!


                    #10 Kathie

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                      Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:59 PM

                      Welcome to the forum. Enjoy the adventure.

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