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#2051 taylorwd

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    Posted 04 March 2010 - 06:02 PM

    Meghan, about your cups question. I'm having cups sewn into my dress and my seamstress provided them. She says they normally cost ~$15 if you purchase them yourself.

    Alex- That's really too bad about you going to all the trouble to get discounts and group rates for your guests and then no one took advantage of it. That seems to happen countless times when wedding planning, doesn't it? We do so much for our guests, they have no idea. I would like to say that those who are married know and behave better, but my experience thus far cannot back up that statement!

    And that's really terrible of the BM. I can't believe he hasn't booked anything. Your FI should definitely talk to him.

    FI and I were just talking about his best man last night. Also not a good BM. Not b/c he hasn't booked anything but b/c he's not involved in any way, isn't doing a bachelor party, and it feels like he's going more out of obligation than want. We're having such a small wedding that we would much rather someone who actually wanted to be there were in his place! We have lots of friends who wanted to come down but we kept it at family only (except for the BM). I think we should let one of those other friends fill in!

    #2052 vgirl17

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    Posted 04 March 2010 - 06:16 PM

    Looks like I got kicked off the list at some point too so here's an update :)
    I haven't been on this thread for a while. I can't believe our wedding is only about 7 weeks away!!! OMG!!!

    April 2010 Brides
    April 3 - (hoyt75) Jenna from Fort Worth - Valentin Imperial Maya
    April 9 - (kimmyg) Kimmy from Cincinnati - RPRM
    April 9 - (Chicken764) Martine from Casselman - Grand Palladium-Punta Cana
    April 10 - (jerseykitten) Michele from Jersey (Central Jersey by Six Flags) – Jamaica
    April 10 - (taratoons) Tara from Ottawa ONT - Dreams Punta Cana
    April 12 - (bridej9) - ______ from MI - Dreams Puerto Aventuras
    April 13 - (CaribbeanLover) From Montreal, Grand Palladium in Punta Cana
    April 16 - (echo2_62) Meghan from Calgary - Dreams Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
    April 17 - (taylorwd) Wendy from Austin - Azul Beach, Mexico
    April 17 - (amcarter) Alex from Houston - Reserva Conchal - Costa Rica
    April 17 - (NegrilLB) Lisa from Atlanta - Iberostar Rose Hall Suites - Jamaica
    April 19 - (Sasse75) Jill from Hamilton, ONT - Grand Sunset Princess
    April 22 - (taraappl) Tara from Coon Rapids MN - Isla Mujeres, MX
    April 24 - (jess3414) Jessica from Phoenix, AZ - Dreams Cabo San Lucas
    April 24 - (katie424) Katie?! from Denver, CO - Beaches Negril
    April 24 - (vgirl17) Veronica from Vacaville, CA - Moon Palace Resort - Cancun, MX
    April 25 - (shortnsweet7675) Natasha from Atlanta, GA - Miami, FL (Carnival Glory Eastern Caribbean cruise)
    April 28 - (ebredhawk) Erin from Cincinnati - Dreams Punta Cana
    April 28 - (Melidell) Mel from NWT - Melia Las Dunas, Cuba
    April 29 - (SuzyQ76) Suzanne from Calgary, Grand Riviera Princess, Mexico

    #2053 caribbeanLover

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      Posted 04 March 2010 - 07:11 PM

      Me too, I had cups sewn into both of my dresses, cost me $25 each!!!! Montreal is huge so I guess they know how to make their money lol.

      Veronica, Your list I saved, I think it has everyone on it now lol.
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      #2054 miss di

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        Posted 04 March 2010 - 07:29 PM

        hi ladies!! i NEVER come on the forum anymore...but i just had to pop in and say hello and i hope you are all doing really well with your planning. for me, the forum was AWESOME in the beginning and really helped to give me ideas and inspire me...then the holidays hit...then i just started doin' my own thing.........

        ebredhawk...hope those poop stickers are treating you well. hahahah



        #2055 amcarter

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          Posted 04 March 2010 - 07:39 PM

          Thanks everyone for the kind words. You guys are hilarious!


          Regarding the registry..... People normally purchase gifts on the day of the event or the day before. What will likely happen is b/c the registery takes 24 hours to update, you will end up w/ a lot of the same popular gift. Or if you did a Target, often times the things that are online are no longer in the store, which is annoying. I remember going to a wedding last year and I went to Macy's to look for the gift that I wanted to purchase. I went to 4 diff Macy locations and no one had the gift. I couldn't find it so I gave up and just purchased a gift card. Don't be surprised if people are doing that.

          What kinds of showers are you guys having? Couple, Bridal - if so, what's the theme?

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          #2056 NegrilLB

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            Posted 04 March 2010 - 07:57 PM

            Very true about people waiting to the day of to buy gifts from the registry...I know this because I always do, lol. I'm going to my friend's shower in FL this weekend and I don't want to fly with the gift, so I'm just getting it when I get down there. The good news is you'll actually be surprised when you open your presents :)

            Between my FI and I we already have too much stuff, so we didn't register anywhere. We're hoping this encourages people to just give us money! :) We'll see if that works. My MOH really wanted to have a bridal shower for me though (so nice) so we're doing a girl's only shower and they're all getting me lingerie. I know this because she randomly asked me for my bra and underwear size. I'm sure I'll never end up wearing all that I get, but it will be fun.
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            #2057 caribbeanLover

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              Posted 04 March 2010 - 08:57 PM

              we too didn't do a registry, as we have everything we need, and we aren't moving into a house right away. But a lot of people are asking us what we want.. they still want to get us something. I have no idea what to tell them. So maybe I should make one with maybe 10 items or something. ?
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              #2058 KimmyG

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                Posted 04 March 2010 - 11:33 PM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by caribbeanLover
                we too didn't do a registry, as we have everything we need, and we aren't moving into a house right away. But a lot of people are asking us what we want.. they still want to get us something. I have no idea what to tell them. So maybe I should make one with maybe 10 items or something. ?
                Make a registry. The people who buy off a registry are not the same people who give money, and they won't give $ just bc they don't see a registry. You'll end up with 10 different cheesy wedding photo frames...
                If you're really opposed to a registry then register at a store with an awesome return policy so you can ditch it all and buy What you want, When you want!

                #2059 caribbeanLover

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                  Posted 05 March 2010 - 12:03 AM

                  Quote:
                  Originally Posted by KimmyG
                  Make a registry. The people who buy off a registry are not the same people who give money, and they won't give $ just bc they don't see a registry. You'll end up with 10 different cheesy wedding photo frames...
                  If you're really opposed to a registry then register at a store with an awesome return policy so you can ditch it all and buy What you want, When you want!
                  your so right, I'm getting on that right now, thanks so much for the suggestion Kim!!!
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                  Happily ever after...

                  #2060 HereFishie

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                    Posted 05 March 2010 - 12:21 AM

                    Looks like I got kicked off the list at some point too so here's another update :)
                    I haven't been on this thread for a while.

                    April 2010 Brides
                    April 3 - (hoyt75) Jenna from Fort Worth - Valentin Imperial Maya
                    April 9 - (kimmyg) Kimmy from Cincinnati - RPRM
                    April 9 - (Chicken764) Martine from Casselman - Grand Palladium-Punta Cana
                    April 10 - (jerseykitten) Michele from Jersey (Central Jersey by Six Flags) – Jamaica
                    April 10 - (taratoons) Tara from Ottawa ONT - Dreams Punta Cana
                    April 12 - (bridej9) - ______ from MI - Dreams Puerto Aventuras
                    April 13 - (CaribbeanLover) From Montreal, Grand Palladium in Punta Cana
                    April 16 - (echo2_62) Meghan from Calgary - Dreams Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
                    April 17 - (taylorwd) Wendy from Austin - Azul Beach, Mexico
                    April 17 - (amcarter) Alex from Houston - Reserva Conchal - Costa Rica
                    April 17 - (NegrilLB) Lisa from Atlanta - Iberostar Rose Hall Suites - Jamaica
                    April 19 - (Sasse75) Jill from Hamilton, ONT - Grand Sunset Princess
                    April 22 - (taraappl) Tara from Coon Rapids MN - Isla Mujeres, MX
                    April 24 - (jess3414) Jessica from Phoenix, AZ - Dreams Cabo San Lucas
                    April 24 - (katie424) Katie?! from Denver, CO - Beaches Negril
                    April 24 - (vgirl17) Veronica from Vacaville, CA - Moon Palace Resort - Cancun, MX
                    April 25 - (shortnsweet7675) Natasha from Atlanta, GA - Miami, FL (Carnival Glory Eastern Caribbean cruise)
                    April 26 - (HereFishie) Cheryl from Edmonton Canada - GBP Coba, Mayan Riviera
                    April 28 - (ebredhawk) Erin from Cincinnati - Dreams Punta Cana
                    April 28 - (Melidell) Mel from NWT - Melia Las Dunas, Cuba
                    April 29 - (SuzyQ76) Suzanne from Calgary, Grand Riviera Princess, Mexico




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