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May/June 2011 bride...Hello!!

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#1 babyzjadez

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    Posted 02 June 2010 - 08:22 AM

    Hello everyone! I'm having such a great time going through the forums learning and getting ideas from everyone's fabulous destination wedding. So THANK YOU!!!

    Okay...so I got engaged on New Years Day this year and will hopefully get married in May/June 2011. We've been struggling with family on whether we're having a destination wedding or not. It's been a back and forth and *fingers crossed* we will be able to move forward with a DW.

    We are considering either Hawaii (Oahu) or Cabo for our DW. There are pros and cons to each of those places. For example, I know Hawaii will be super expensive so I would really need to research and budget. We recently bought a new home so we are on a bit of a budget. We are thinking about only 20-30 people will be able to attend so maybe renting a vacation home or villa and having the reception dinner there. I figured that would save $$ and we can all share accomdations since it will only be family and bridal party. As for the ceremony my FI is Catholicso it will need to be in a Catholic Church. I've reserched and there are catholic churches in each place.

    If anyone has any tips, suggestions, or experience they like to share I would greatly appreicate it!!

    OH...another thing we will be paying for our grandparents, parents, and my younger brother (flight and stay) so that's why we will be on a TIGHT BUDGET! Is this doable?? We are pretty causal so no need for formalities.

    #2 AishaB

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      Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:12 AM

      Congratulations and welcome to the forum! Happy planning.
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      #3 vlynnw

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        Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:13 AM

        Congrats and welcome to the forum!
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        #4 Mere

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          Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:18 AM

          Congratulations!to the forum! Good Luck & Happy Planning!

          #5 Girasole

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            Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:39 AM

            Congrats & welcome to the forums!
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            #6 JanineA

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              Posted 02 June 2010 - 01:44 PM

              Congrats and welcome to the forum. Good luck and happy planning!

              #7 JoanneIreland

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                Posted 02 June 2010 - 02:17 PM

                Welcome and congrats!

                #8 GVphotographer

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                Posted 02 June 2010 - 02:29 PM

                Welcome to this great forum, here you´ll find the information you are looking for. Congratulations on your wedding!!

                #9 bigboponthebeach

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                  Posted 05 June 2010 - 03:06 AM

                  Welcome and Congrats!!!! You will find this site to be a wealth of information! It is the best thing I have stumbled upon thus far, but beware it is addictive!!! LOL

                  Happy Planning!!!

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