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here was my last accounting info:

 

Maye (flowers, mariachi, her fee) $2216

Sam P (video)(5 hours) $ 900

Juan (photo)(special rate-long story) $1500

Travel for me and FI $2500

Dreams (fees for events set ups, sap, etc) $4151

DJ antares $800

OOT bags & tees $750

Invitations $1000

OOT (stuff in) $300

placecard & tablecards $63.5

 

TOTAL apprx. $14,000

 

now post what your approx. budget is...

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Hopefully we can stick to this budget!

 

Travel/Accomodations: 3,000

Welcome reception: 1,500

Rehearsal dinner: 2,000

Transportation: 500

Hair: 300

Flowers/Bouquet: 500

Church ceremony: 300

Reception: 5,500

Photography (juan carlos tapia): 2,400

Mariachi/Music: 3,000

STD/Invitations: 700

.....grand total $20,000 (wow! maybe I should cut back somewhere!)

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Here's my tentative budget...I'm realizing that I haven't looked at it in a while & I had some weird logic going on about what should be part of the budget...but I'm putting it all out here now :)

 

-Travel & Accomodations (pre-wedding/night of) $2340

-Welcome dinner $2000

-Flowers $650

-Photographer $1100

-Coordinator & misc decor $1330

-Wedding reception food/beverages $5587.50

Total anticipated = $13,371.56

 

OUCH...and that doesn't include the dress. With the dress $15,700.

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when all is said & done, after our travel expenses, e-ring, wedding band, etc. we're at $40-$45k. Our official budget is at home on the laptop so I can add in itemized expenses later.

 

crap, that's a lot of money.

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when all is said & done, after our travel expenses, e-ring, wedding band, etc. we're at $40-$45k. Our official budget is at home on the laptop so I can add in itemized expenses later.

crap, that's a lot of money.
i didnt include rings, dresses, or attire...i dont even want to know the total with that. lalala.gif

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Decor/music/coordinator,etc: $7,500 (last total my coordinator sent)

Food: $2100

Drinks: $4000

Bonfire: $500

Total: $14,100 (and I'm sure it will be more once we're done)

 

Travel: Add another $5500 - Flights + wedding hotel + honeymoon hotel... we did splurge on first class flights :-)

I don't even want to add the rings, OOT bags, wedding gown, etc...

 

At least it would be much more if we had a wedding in the U.S., so I have to remind myself of that!

 

I hate to say it... my mother was right. I told her 10k the most, and she laughed wacko.gif

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i didnt include rings, dresses, or attire...i dont even want to know the total with that. lalala.gif
Tammy, I hear ya! I have the same feeling... Oh, I forgot his attire, and we payed for half of all the groomsmen attire since my FI insisted on having matching EVERYTHING.

That is exactly how I feel also thinking about the budget: lalala.gif

I don't want to talk about it anymore! ha ha

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karla, you are doing so much extra...more than you would if you had wedding at home!
Heck yeah, I think this is going to be so much more enjoyable for us. A reception at home would have been a buffet of carrot sticks and water because the wedding list from both sides was HUGE. And it still would have been more expensive!

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we spent more at our AHR than cabo and it really sucked. i didn't get the venue i wanted because that would have been an extra $25k (that is more than my whole wedding in cabo!).

 

also, it just wasnt as fun. it was kind of stuffy.

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