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HI! I'm a UK bride. Things arent too bad at the moment with planning but having problems with getting our birth certificates legalised (my partner was born in south africa and the FCO wont legalise foreign docs so have to go to a solicitor and get a cover sheet signed and then they will legalise it- very long winded!) How have you got on with all the paperwork?
People booking is another matter! I decided i'm not going to stress over it, I have given people save the dates and also invites so they know where and when and have had over a year to save. I know its a big ask for people to come and I havent pressured anyone into coming. I know a few people that could afford to come but havent booked but it all depends whats important to them. I wont think any less of people that dont come but will have a special bond with people that make the effort. How are you doing with bookings?
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YAY! another UK bride! i get so excited if i talk to anyone from the UK marrying at the mp!

what date is your wedding? how many have you got going?

weve got 18 (including me and the H2B) booked so far, and about another 10 as possibles :)

I booked everything direct with the TA so didn't know about the bulk room bookings to get free events, which is a real bummer! but never mind!

i haven't even started on the apolsiled birth certificates! i should look into that! that's all we need right? i have the name of a company, that's on my Things to Do for next week :)

most of my bits are organised, i'm having a beach ceremony, no cocktail reception (because we can't afford it, so just going to one of the bar's) then a private function for the evening. my main problem is centerpieces, because the MP flower prices seem very expensive, but then lugging things from the UK to Mexico isn't going to be easy!!

what are you doing?

are you doing OOT bags?

xx

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Tricia-- Your invites are awesome!! I haven't quite figured out what I want to do for my ideas yet but my colors are cobolt blue and lime green. What are yours?
They are going to be pink and orange. Your idea of flowers in the sand sounds great!

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YAY! another UK bride! i get so excited if i talk to anyone from the UK marrying at the mp!

what date is your wedding? how many have you got going?

weve got 18 (including me and the H2B) booked so far, and about another 10 as possibles :)

I booked everything direct with the TA so didn't know about the bulk room bookings to get free events, which is a real bummer! but never mind!

i haven't even started on the apolsiled birth certificates! i should look into that! that's all we need right? i have the name of a company, that's on my Things to Do for next week :)

most of my bits are organised, i'm having a beach ceremony, no cocktail reception (because we can't afford it, so just going to one of the bar's) then a private function for the evening. my main problem is centerpieces, because the MP flower prices seem very expensive, but then lugging things from the UK to Mexico isn't going to be easy!!

what are you doing?

are you doing OOT bags?

xx
I honestly cant wait, its going to be so good. Every time I mention Moon Palace people seems to know all about it, its known as one of the top hotels! Our date is 2nd June 2010, we have 12 adults and 2 kids so far but about 10 possibles that are fairly certain to go and then four who said they would but the excuses are starting. I dont mind if they cant come just wish they were honest and told me rather than me finding out from others.bann.gif

We booked with Virgin through our local TA so we didnt know about the bulk deal you get either but we are getting lots of other things free. H2b is catholic so we are having the Immaculate conception chapel. Like you we are also not doing the private cocktail bit.

Think you have to get your passports certified by a solicitor and also birth certifcates sent to FCO for 'approval' (basically rubber stamp them and charge you £62 for the privilage!). then send these onto the TA.

Flowers is a big issue for me too. SOOOOO expensive and you cant use outside vendors. Think I have a solution as I need 2 x BM bouquets as well. Found a website called bloominggorgeous.net. going to get real touch flowers for me and the bridesmaids (fraction of the price and you can keep them forever) and then ask if I can use my free bouquet flowers as a table piece instead of a bouquet... hope they will let me.

I'm not going to do OOT bags but will get really nice favours for the guests. Are you doing them?

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Futuremsmoulton- I am not sure if I checked out her review and pictures. Where can I find it? Thanks for letting me know!

 

If anyone is interested..my Fiance does graphic design work..He designed our SAVE THE DATES! Next he will b doing our invites and hopefully our welcome bags!

I'll have to share the Save the dates!

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Hi everyone. I am getting married at the Moon Palace on April 17th 2010. We chose the diamond package
Hi Tiffany! I am also getting married 4/17/10 at moon palace! Congrats!!!!

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