I introduced myself on this thread about a month ago, but haven't really posted anything here since then. Time flies and I have been busy. Just wanted to give an update of where I am (this update was actually prompted by another thread titled "April 2010 Brides - 6 month update")...
Done so far:
â€¢ Booked wedding/honeymoon cruise
â€¢ Selected travel agent to book staterooms for our guests
â€¢ Mailed save-the-date packages; approx 50 (
I will be getting married on the Carnival Glory in Miami on April 25, 2010, then sailing on a 7-day eastern carribean cruise. I am working on my save-the-dates now and hope to have them in the mail in the next week or so. I'm also working on my wedding website and carnival wedding registry website, which I want to have finished before I send out my save-the-dates.
As of now, we have verbal confirmation that at least 6 family and friends will be sailing with us. My travel agent has set aside a small number of staterooms that will be held until November 2009. I'm not expecting many people to attend the wedding since most will have to travel and may not be able to afford it. But, I may be surprised. My mom thinks I should just invite everyone, since most people proably won't make it anyway, but I told her that I need to be prepared in case everyone says yes. Carnival only allows 50 non-sailing guests. If I end up with more than that responding yes, am I just supposed to tell some people, "sorry, I didn't mean to invite you"? So, I am going to include preliminary rsvp cards with my save-the-dates to see how many plan to attend or not. If I end up getting some "no" responses, I'll extend the invitations/save-the-dates to the next people on the guest list.
There is so much that goes into planning a wedding...