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#2141 roo66

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    Posted 21 January 2011 - 05:33 PM

    Hi jo sorry its all over for you but delighted you had such a fab time.Plan somink for a couple of months time when youve exhausted the photo viewings and the only way anyone will look at a wedding photo or dvd is if you hold them hostage lol.

    I loved the piccie of you and your ikle girl looking in a mirror and the one of your handsome ikle son sat on tha altar.

    We cant wait for the inside info of what happened as you already gave us a taster.

    Gotta say you looked stunning your hair makeup dress and shoes were perfect for mexico xxxx



    #2142 roo66

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      Posted 21 January 2011 - 05:34 PM

      Burn the next few loads of washing no one will notice hehehe



      #2143 Nicyx

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        Posted 22 January 2011 - 02:18 PM

        Jo... Your pictures are so so beautiful :-) You all look like you had the time oof your lives... Looking forward to your review too, im sure it will be entertaining as your "teaser" was :-)

         

        I really really dont know what to get my mum and dad?

         

        Any thoughts... i know this has been asked before but im now in a bit of a panic :(

        xox



        #2144 janapana

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          Posted 23 January 2011 - 04:11 AM

          thanks nicy, guess what was waiting for me in my post box when i got home? the lucky 6p! i will post it back to you asap. at least it´s a little bit travelled now, even if it didn't get all the way to mexcio!



          #2145 Sallee

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            Posted 23 January 2011 - 05:20 AM



            Originally Posted by Nicyx 

            We have 3 months... and have no groom outfit..... and im panicking.... Bah, i will take a leaf from your book... :-)

             

            Yes, i have to say... definatly crazy... LOL, but how lovely it will be to come back to your new house and start married life with everything new (Ish) Thats lovely and im sure all the craziness will all be worth it :-)

             

            Your one brave lady :-) x



            Maybe I should explain the movinghouse so close to the wedding, lol

             

            We moved to Canada in June last year we had planned on ths being a permanent move but as ever the best laid plans .............. and we returned to the UK in september.

            We had to have all of our furniture and personal belonging shipped back to the UK.

             

            They were collected in Canada on 24th Aug and did not arrive in the UK until 31st Oct !! arggghhh by the time they cleared customs it was almost christmas so the househunting was put on hold for the festive period.

             

            The rental property we thought we were moving into has now fallen through !! So here we are 6 weeks to going away and still in my parents spare room !!

            I should probably mention all my holiday clothes are in the shipped boxes so I may have a dress but will benaked for the rest of the holiday !!!



            #2146 *lyndsey*

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              Posted 23 January 2011 - 08:01 AM

              jo, how do i see your pics?x



              #2147 Nicyx

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                Posted 23 January 2011 - 11:26 AM


                 

                Originally Posted by samcalv1 

                Don't forget about me lol I'm getting married 21/10/11 in Grand Riviera Princess, Playa Del Carmen and I'm from Llanelli, South Wales x

                 

                I have been thinking about a photographer I really like Claudia Rodreiguez think I may book here in a month or two.

                 

                Josie - Hope you having a fab time my mum-in-law stayed in your hotel about 2years ago and she loved it and the weddings are supposed to be fab there so enjoy xxxx

                 

                Going dress shopping tomorrow can't wait...... x

                 



                Ok so i have added you to the list so next time we see it u will be in there :-) x



                Originally Posted by roo66 

                Burn the next few loads of washing no one will notice hehehe


                LOL!!!!

                thanks nicy, guess what was waiting for me in my post box when i got home? the lucky 6p! i will post it back to you asap. at least it´s a little bit travelled now, even if it didn't get all the way to mexcio!


                At least you got it!!! Arrr, cant believe it didnt get to you on time!!!

                 





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                Originally Posted by Nicyx 

                We have 3 months... and have no groom outfit..... and im panicking.... Bah, i will take a leaf from your book... :-)

                 

                Yes, i have to say... definatly crazy... LOL, but how lovely it will be to come back to your new house and start married life with everything new (Ish) Thats lovely and im sure all the craziness will all be worth it :-)

                 

                Your one brave lady :-) x



                Maybe I should explain the movinghouse so close to the wedding, lol

                 

                We moved to Canada in June last year we had planned on ths being a permanent move but as ever the best laid plans .............. and we returned to the UK in september.

                We had to have all of our furniture and personal belonging shipped back to the UK.

                 

                They were collected in Canada on 24th Aug and did not arrive in the UK until 31st Oct !! arggghhh by the time they cleared customs it was almost christmas so the househunting was put on hold for the festive period.

                 

                The rental property we thought we were moving into has now fallen through !! So here we are 6 weeks to going away and still in my parents spare room !!

                I should probably mention all my holiday clothes are in the shipped boxes so I may have a dress but will benaked for the rest of the holiday !!!



                Oh dear... You poor things!! :-( That is just awful, Cant believe it took that long for your stuff to get back to the UK!!! Oh no unfortunate you property fell through... on the plus side it must mean the house you get when you get it will be "the one" :-) Gosh you have so much to deal with :( x

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                #2148 janapana

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                  Posted 23 January 2011 - 11:41 AM



                  Originally Posted by *lyndsey* 

                  jo, how do i see your pics?x



                   i´m on facebook, joannameredith@hotmail.com. i think i´m hidden but should be findable through that, or i´m friends with nicy on there too if you want to search through her.



                  #2149 Nicyx

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                    Posted 23 January 2011 - 11:43 AM



                    Originally Posted by *lyndsey* 

                    jo, how do i see your pics?x



                    If you look for me on FB

                     

                    Dont know if this will work (nicola bates)

                     

                    http://www.facebook....8403551#!/nicyx

                     

                    I will accept you and you an find her through me if you like?

                     

                    x

                     



                    #2150 janapana

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                      Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:22 PM

                      Ok here is my mini review of just the wedding bit, more from a personal point of view than a hotel review.

                       

                      It pissed it down on our wedding day, torrential rain, and i woke up in a foul mood! We were having a great holiday but there is always stress where my son is concerned and i wouldn´t say that we were having the most romantic time! So anyway, i woke up with a major case of cold feet, not so much that i wasn´t going to get married, just that i was wishing i didn´t have to do it that day, or that holiday. Seriously I spent probably the next two hours crying my eyes out, i hated my dress,hated my jewellery, my skin was COVERED in spots, face and chest, i felt fat and flabby, two of my best friends werent´there. I was a fucking nervous wreck (excuse the language!)  Antony went into panic mode thinking i didn´t want to get married, not the best way to start your wedding  day!

                       

                      I went off to the renova spa, they were great in there and i totally calmed down, i had hair makeup and nails done by fabiola. the nails and hair were excellent, the makeup was a bit drag queen ish, but she covered all my spots up so you couldn´t see them at all, so good i forgot all about them, which was a miracle. When i got back to the room i took off a bit of the makeup, so ants didn´t think he was marrying a him-shim. I´m still glad i had her do my makeup, cos she did it heaps better than i could of.

                       

                      I got a call off the wedding coordinator saying she´d moved the ceremony from the gardens to the chapel in the palace across the road so i was well pleased with that. All was looking good.

                       

                      When i got back to the room my flowers had arrived, cream roses with irises in them. We´d agreed on purple flowers and the irises were definitely blue, plus they were all fluffy and stood out funny like feathers, so i whipped them all out and just went with the roses.

                       

                      The wc picked me up and then frogmarched me through the resort (which was quite nice cos everyone was cheering!), then accross the road to the palace and then before i knew it i was walking into the chapel. I would have really appreciated a coupe of minutes to myself to stop sweating from the walk, dab myself down and check my hair and makeup cos on the photos my hair is a mess and i´m all sweaty!

                       

                      Then i walk in to find jacob in antony´s arms with no intention of getting down. The first part of the ceremony was ok like that except jakey was on the photography side so you couldn´t see much of ants, then when it came time to put jacob down so we could hold hands and say our vows, the lot went up. Ants sister took jacob, who spent the next 5 mins throwing a tantrum. totally distracting and so loud i haven´t got a clue what the judge said and in the process chucked the starfish that the rings were tied to. On the dvd you can hear the "ping" as my wedding ring hits the floor. When the judge asked for the rings, ants sister said "there´s two there, we´ve lost one. we´ll have to look for it later" MARVELLOUS. JUST MARVELLOUS. so we used my e-ring. i did not kick off cos i´ve been brought up nicely, but someone a bit more stressy would probably have hit the roof. (it´s a good job that i cried so much that morning and it was all out of my system)

                       

                      The ring was found about 5 min later.

                       

                      I can´t really blame ants family for this (although it wouldn´t have happened if jacob was sitting with my parents). I´d decided not to be bridezilla, and let ants take care of things, and cos his parents don´t see much of our kids he let them have jacob. -big mistake. huge.

                       

                      Anway moving on. the photographer was good, except maybe for a bit of attention to detail, stuff like there´s her rucksack on the grass in one of the photos, but i can photoshop that out. There is room for haggling on the price too.

                       

                      The cocktail hour was back at our hotel,(the tequila) and ants disappeared for a bit of that cos jacob was kicking off so bad, so there are a lot of photos of me with our guests! The dinner was nice, and antony´s speech was excellent, I got SHITFACED!!!!!!

                       

                      We used a white board for the guestbook, that was one of the best ideas i´ve ever stolen. Everyone loved it. Ants mum and dad bought us an actual guest book too, i told them about the white board and said what we´d do is leave blank pages between each guest so we could stick in the corresponding photos..... When i got the guest book back they´d got everyone to write at the beginning, 15 pages of writing 40 blank pages...... sigh. Not that important really i guess.

                       

                      So to sum it up. IF YOU ARE AT ALL BOTHERED ABOUT THINGS GOING SMOOTHLY, TAKE COMPLETE CONTROL!!!!!

                       

                      For me, i was just glad to get through the day in one piece. I think if we´d done it outside, jacob would have not been so much trouble, but you can´t do anything about the weather. I haven´t said a bad word to antony about his family fucking up our day, because i just imagine how bad i would feel in their place.

                       

                      This seems like quite a negative review, it was actually a lot of fun, we all laughed a hell of a lot and it was defintiely memorable.  Honestly? i wish i´d waited until my son was older and not such a little shit, i should have known better. I love him to pieces but he is two. what can you do? I also wish i´d stuck to my diet and exercise plan better, because to my eye i look fat and my arms look terrible on the photos.

                       

                      We had a fab time on the holiday, but i wouldn´t say my wedding day was my favourite day, i preferred the days when we were all just chilling out on the beach together! We´re all planning on going away again together next year.

                       

                      God i hope i haven´t put any of you lot off!!!!!!!!!!!!!!






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