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Originally Posted by edssbride09 View Post
OMG, i just realized my legal day is 6 weeks tomorrow, and my wedding is 8 weeks! What have I been doing with my time? It feels like I haven't done anything!!! I did however just hire our choreographers for our Rock the Reception dance, my ring is ready this weekend, and i ordered my fake flowers for my bouquets... but really haven't done anything for the guests, for BMs, for decorations... PANIC
OMG I totally just realized that I forgot to talk to you about the Rock the reception thing!! How could I forget?!! I think it's so worth it cause it'll be the highlight of the night! We were planning on doing the same but we don't have coreographers in my end of the country!! You need to get a video!!

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Eek! I just realized my first bridal shower is in 2 weeks!! I need to find something to wear for that and our legal ceremony on St. Patrick's day.

 

And I am less than 2 weeks away from paying for everything at the Resort, I can't believe it's that close.

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UM yeah- we had to pay our balance for the trip on Friday! Crazy stuff!

WE made a make-shift asembly table on our dining room so that I can see everything that needs to be completed and FI finally realized that there is a lot to do!

Invites should be in this week and will be sent out next week! (only sending them to people who booked)

Need to print out AHR invites also!

And the list goes on!

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Eek! I just realized my first bridal shower is in 2 weeks!! I need to find something to wear for that and our legal ceremony on St. Patrick's day.

And I am less than 2 weeks away from paying for everything at the Resort, I can't believe it's that close.
Your wedding day is on my mom's b-day!

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Alright ladies, where do you all stand on the to-do list?

I know that are some pretty imparative items left undone, but oddly I'm not super stressed yet... and we depart on March 29th.

 

Here's whats at the top of my outstanding (don't even get me started on whats been accomplished for the AHR):

 

Grooms attire

Outfit for Bridal shower 2/28

Outfit for Bachelorette Party 3/14

Dress for Legal Ceremony 3/19

Petti Coat

Something Borrowed

Bracelet

Six Pence

Finish OOT Bags

Dress Fitting and Sash to be made

Parents' gifts

and my wedding ring was just ordered

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I'm not alone!
Knowing that.. I feel better and motivated.

 

I have...

  • applied for Melanie's passport (my 5 month old baby)
  • ordered my dress
  • sent STD magnets
  • created wedding website
  • decided what will be in the OOT bags
  • paid for airline tickets
Most important so far... Picked the right guy and joined BDW for some help and much needed guidance.

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I'm feeling a little stressed especially when I look at the ticker in my siggy and it says I have less than 2 months...so exciting and nerve racking at the same time!!

 

Things I have left to do are..

 

mail notarized documents

book caterer for AHR (we're having it april 25th) eeek

decide what MC will say during AHR

decide on structure/timeline of AHR

dress fitting (this week)

buy body tape (so dress sticks to skin)

re-count supplies and favors for OOT bags and make sure I've packed enough of them.

re-pack OOT stuff into a suitcase that I can fold into another one (so I don't have to pay for a 2nd suitcase on the way home!

 

We're getting down to the wire! This thread is great for reminding me of what I need to do.

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Wowsers... yeah I definitely have been avoiding this thread, but I guess it is high time I kick our to-do-list in high gear.

 

I will say this, the Fi has been oh so helpful in getting some things done.

 

Wedding stuff we still need to do:

Get bridesmaids dress order finalized (yeah, they still haven't placed their orders)

Buy bridal accessories (jewelry, hair/veil stuff, purse, petticoat etc.)

Finalize guest count (need to follow-up on over 100 RSVP cards that haven't been sent back... sheesh people, it already has a stamp on it!)

Buy guest book

Schedule dance lessons for first dance

Find a hair stylist/make-up artist on location

Buy sand ceremony kit

Insure engagement ring

Take engagement photos (I swear, we'll be married before we take a single engagement picture... lol)

Oh, and probably the biggest thing -- FIND A WEDDING GOWN! No pressure.

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Wowsers... yeah I definitely have been avoiding this thread, but I guess it is high time I kick our to-do-list in high gear.

 

I will say this, the Fi has been oh so helpful in getting some things done.

 

Wedding stuff we still need to do:

Get bridesmaids dress order finalized (yeah, they still haven't placed their orders)

Buy bridal accessories (jewelry, hair/veil stuff, purse, petticoat etc.)

Finalize guest count (need to follow-up on over 100 RSVP cards that haven't been sent back... sheesh people, it already has a stamp on it!)

Buy guest book

Schedule dance lessons for first dance

Find a hair stylist/make-up artist on location

Buy sand ceremony kit

Insure engagement ring

Take engagement photos (I swear, we'll be married before we take a single engagement picture... lol)

Oh, and probably the biggest thing -- FIND A WEDDING GOWN! No pressure.

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