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#11 A10CalGal

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    Posted 26 February 2007 - 07:59 PM

    Why are you torturing yourself by trying to plan an at home reception? Can't someone else do this?? Your mom? Seems like a lot to deal with all at once!

    #12 ~Melissa~


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    Posted 26 February 2007 - 09:36 PM

    Welcome to the forum... try not to stress. We're here to help. I know what you mean by frugal. I try to be frugal but it never works out. hehehehe

    #13 -Kate-

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      Posted 27 February 2007 - 12:39 AM

      Welcome!! Try not to stress - it'll all work out.
      PS - We hate the F word too - we call each other "matey".

      #14 anaderoux

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        Posted 27 February 2007 - 01:51 AM

        Bienvenida Laura!!! I'm getting married in cancun!! let me know if I can help you out!

        #15 TammyB

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          Posted 27 February 2007 - 11:31 AM

          Welcome... not much to add that the other girls haven't said already.. Just want to say welcome, and let us know if you have any questions.

          #16 MagsieMexico

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            Posted 27 February 2007 - 11:55 AM

            Welcome Welcome!
            I am driving myself crazy trying to pick a location to get married in, so at least you have managed that, good work! Actually, Dreams Tulum is one of the places I am considering. :) Glad to hear you have been there and loved it, since some of my reservations stem from the bad reviews I've read of the 'old buildings'... Although I called them last night and they said you can reserve the new building... so that's good!

            Can't you have a simple reception in Tulum, and then if anyone wants to throw you a party when you get back, they can?

            Just an idea... and welcome!
            Margaret & Eric

            #17 TATrisha


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            Posted 27 February 2007 - 04:09 PM

            Try not to stress too much. Invitations can be really fun! Depending on if you are doing a more casual wedding you can do things like passports, message in a bottle, or the traditional invite. I think destination weddings are exciting, so no matter what people will be excited with the invite.
            As for the at home reception, could you hold it in a park or at a local art museum? A lot of times smaller town art museums are a lot cheaper but make for a really great atmosphere.


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            #18 Christine

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            Posted 27 February 2007 - 04:53 PM

            welcome, we have a lot of people getting married in Tulum
            Christine + Will (married 7/20/07) + Ainsleigh (born 6/25/08) + Nolan (born 11/9/10) + Delaney (born 12/31/13) = One Very Happy Family!

            #19 laura b

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              Posted 28 February 2007 - 07:55 PM

              Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. I was telling people at work how I'm now on the computer about 6 hours a day since I got engaged...trying to figure it all out.
              So, I saw this cute palapa idea for the wedding couple (we're having a morning wedding and then hanging out on the beach the rest of the day with our friends until our cocktail hour). My mom and I are going to hang ivory and blush pink gauze all around whichever palapa my FH and I are going to hang out under that day. That's the idea that I'm currently excited about.
              I also want to get blush pink rice umbrellas for the ceremony. Seems like I'll be hoisting a lot of luggage.
              The AHR is still a mystery. I've tried some local city-owned places, and they're in way high demand. We're in a lottery for one, and the other one that is anywhere near decent is only available one time this year. So, still working on that.
              Aw, but it's kinda fun.

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