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Originally Posted by claire.cw.watson View Post
Think im stupid, just joined the site, what does OOT stand for? I can guess what they are, just dont know the abbreviation. sorry.

One thing I'm planning on taking are Wish Lanterns. Not sure if anyone has posted about them on here.

Basically they are paper lanterns. You guests whisper or write a wish in them, then you set alight the little burner in the middle and they float away like little hot air balloons of light. Look really pretty at night. Going to take about 40(one for each guest), so should look good.
OOT= Out of Town

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For our OOT I have:


puzzle books

hand sanitizer (swine addition :) )


beach mats

battery operated fans

playing cards

coloring books

mexican wedding cookies

beach balls


spanish books

first aid kits

and welcome books


We didn't do lotions, candles, lip balm, sunscreen, etc just cause in my opinion you're going to the beach for a week why wouldn't you bring sunscreen?? I just bought stuff that I really thought our group would use and nothing else!

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I think all we will have in terms of decorations is paper lanterns for our cocktail hour. But we may not even have those since I haven't purchased them yet and I'm not sure if I really need them. Originally our cocktail hour was going to be our "reception"...we were doing it after dinner for 2 hours. BUT we just cut it back to an hour due to finances.


There's only 17 guests coming with us, so we don't need a private reception or anything like that. I don't even think I'm going to have enough room for everything I have to bring down as it is...


I'm bringing:


10 welcome bags and all the items (at least a full large suitcase itself)

bouquets and bouts

flower girl bucket


My 2 dresses, FI's 2 suits (we're doing our TTD before the wedding so had to get 2 outfits!)


I guess it could be worse...but it's a lot for me!

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Thanks for that link! Heres my list: Ceremony: -rose petals -guest book and pen -rose balls and shepard hooks for aisle Click the image to open in full size. -tulle for the gazebo area -raffia fans and programs Reception Dinner: -low rose centerpieces Click the image to open in full size. -rose petals -table runners -menu cards in wedding colors
ve the kissing balls they are cute

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