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AWWW so happy for you Auntie -to -be..smile159.gifat the same time sad that your Brother & Sister-in-Law will miss the wedding,

But they get a special pass because of their special delivery stork-baby.gif
 

Originally Posted by leenancy View Post

So last night, my brother and sister-in-law told the family that they are prego :) I am so excited for them since they just got married this July and wanted to start a family ASAP. And it's my first niece or nephew (not including my cute little to-be nieces from my FI's side) so I'm super excited pinkie.gif The only downfall is that the baby is due June 2. Which means both my brother and sister-in-law will be missing the wedding sad.gif I really would have loved to have the entire family there, but we all agree mom's first grandchild does come first.



 

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That is kind of a bittersweet situation for you!  So exciting to have a little niece or nephew, but a total bummer that they can't come now!!!  :(  I am really close with all my sibs, so I would be sad if they couldn't be at my wedding.  At least it's a great reason to miss your wedding!  I am sure they are bummed too!
 

Originally Posted by leenancy View Post

So last night, my brother and sister-in-law told the family that they are prego :) I am so excited for them since they just got married this July and wanted to start a family ASAP. And it's my first niece or nephew (not including my cute little to-be nieces from my FI's side) so I'm super excited pinkie.gif The only downfall is that the baby is due June 2. Which means both my brother and sister-in-law will be missing the wedding sad.gif I really would have loved to have the entire family there, but we all agree mom's first grandchild does come first.



 

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Thanks ladies! It's definitely bittersweet. But like you all said, they have a special reason for not going. It will definitely be strange not having at least my big bro with me.

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OK, I'm finally motivated to post what I'm working on.  I'm on a super tight budget, so I'm not doing a whole lot of things like you girls.  Sorry, no OOT bags, guests.  embarrest.gif  Here's what I've got so far:

 

Save the Date magnets--Check, using pic we took from our balcony when we were there in March this year.

magnet copy.jpg

 

Photography--Booked, Photos in Cancun

 

Wedding Dress, shoes, jewelry, hair accessories--check, in my possession.  I look awful in this pic, though.  It needs to be pressed when we get down there.

WEDDING DRESS.JPG

 

*MOH dress and pants for BM--check, still need matching shirt for him.

*FI pants--check, but still  need to order his shirt (Need my bank account to catch up with spending.  Haha!)

*Wedding Rings--shopping for next weekend.

*Decorations for Tables--check

*Cake Topper, serving set, toasting flutes--check

cake topper 2.bmp

 

*Flights and Room reservations, hair/makeup appointments--Booked

*Wedding Garter--check, Colts theme--FI will love it

*Flower girl baskets and petals--check

*Gifts for MOH/BM--check

*Invitations--check, super cheap.  Found them at Jo Ann's for $4 clearance, Score!

*Wedding favors--check, my BM is screen printing custom koozies for us

 

Soooooooo....that was a lot.  I will refrain from posting that much in the future!  Haha!  I think I'm in pretty good shape.  I feel like I'm forgetting something that I need, though. 

 

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Congrats on all of your things checked off your list!!!!  It's such a good feeling!
 

Originally Posted by alaharri View Post

OK, I'm finally motivated to post what I'm working on.  I'm on a super tight budget, so I'm not doing a whole lot of things like you girls.  Sorry, no OOT bags, guests.  embarrest.gif  Here's what I've got so far:

 

Save the Date magnets--Check, using pic we took from our balcony when we were there in March this year.

magnet copy.jpg

 

Photography--Booked, Photos in Cancun

 

Wedding Dress, shoes, jewelry, hair accessories--check, in my possession.  I look awful in this pic, though.  It needs to be pressed when we get down there.

WEDDING DRESS.JPG

 

*MOH dress and pants for BM--check, still need matching shirt for him.

*FI pants--check, but still  need to order his shirt (Need my bank account to catch up with spending.  Haha!)

*Wedding Rings--shopping for next weekend.

*Decorations for Tables--check

*Cake Topper, serving set, toasting flutes--check

cake topper 2.bmp

 

*Flights and Room reservations, hair/makeup appointments--Booked

*Wedding Garter--check, Colts theme--FI will love it

*Flower girl baskets and petals--check

*Gifts for MOH/BM--check

*Invitations--check, super cheap.  Found them at Jo Ann's for $4 clearance, Score!

*Wedding favors--check, my BM is screen printing custom koozies for us

 

Soooooooo....that was a lot.  I will refrain from posting that much in the future!  Haha!  I think I'm in pretty good shape.  I feel like I'm forgetting something that I need, though. 

 



 

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I really can't decide which restaurant to book our reception at.  Does anyone know if we would be able to do our first dance there?  Would we be allowed to plug in an IPOD or anything?

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Love the magnets!  The good thing about destination weddings is that no one expects OOT bags and the like. So no worries!

 

Your dress is beautiful!! (we will all need a good steam by the time we hit Mexico;-)  Way to go on the check check check list cheers.gif And please don't every worry about long post....We will read anything you post wink.gif
 

Originally Posted by alaharri View Post

OK, I'm finally motivated to post what I'm working on.  I'm on a super tight budget, so I'm not doing a whole lot of things like you girls.  Sorry, no OOT bags, guests.  embarrest.gif  Here's what I've got so far:

 

Save the Date magnets--Check, using pic we took from our balcony when we were there in March this year.

magnet copy.jpg

 

Photography--Booked, Photos in Cancun

 

Wedding Dress, shoes, jewelry, hair accessories--check, in my possession.  I look awful in this pic, though.  It needs to be pressed when we get down there.

WEDDING DRESS.JPG

 

*MOH dress and pants for BM--check, still need matching shirt for him.

*FI pants--check, but still  need to order his shirt (Need my bank account to catch up with spending.  Haha!)

*Wedding Rings--shopping for next weekend.

*Decorations for Tables--check

*Cake Topper, serving set, toasting flutes--check

cake topper 2.bmp

 

*Flights and Room reservations, hair/makeup appointments--Booked

*Wedding Garter--check, Colts theme--FI will love it

*Flower girl baskets and petals--check

*Gifts for MOH/BM--check

*Invitations--check, super cheap.  Found them at Jo Ann's for $4 clearance, Score!

*Wedding favors--check, my BM is screen printing custom koozies for us

 

Soooooooo....that was a lot.  I will refrain from posting that much in the future!  Haha!  I think I'm in pretty good shape.  I feel like I'm forgetting something that I need, though. 

 



 

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Awe congrats on becoming an Aunite!  Besides have a wonderful addition to the family, you know that your brother and sister-in-law would have been there for your BIG day. I agree with Chelsea in that you should definitely give them an OOT bag and while you are at it through a little bib in there....;-)
 

Originally Posted by leenancy View Post

So last night, my brother and sister-in-law told the family that they are prego :) I am so excited for them since they just got married this July and wanted to start a family ASAP. And it's my first niece or nephew (not including my cute little to-be nieces from my FI's side) so I'm super excited pinkie.gif The only downfall is that the baby is due June 2. Which means both my brother and sister-in-law will be missing the wedding sad.gif I really would have loved to have the entire family there, but we all agree mom's first grandchild does come first.



 

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Way to go! You've definitely got a good amount of stuff done. Long posts are always welcome :)

 

Originally Posted by alaharri View Post

OK, I'm finally motivated to post what I'm working on.  I'm on a super tight budget, so I'm not doing a whole lot of things like you girls.  Sorry, no OOT bags, guests.  embarrest.gif  Here's what I've got so far:

 

Save the Date magnets--Check, using pic we took from our balcony when we were there in March this year.

magnet copy.jpg

 

Photography--Booked, Photos in Cancun

 

Wedding Dress, shoes, jewelry, hair accessories--check, in my possession.  I look awful in this pic, though.  It needs to be pressed when we get down there.

WEDDING DRESS.JPG

 

*MOH dress and pants for BM--check, still need matching shirt for him.

*FI pants--check, but still  need to order his shirt (Need my bank account to catch up with spending.  Haha!)

*Wedding Rings--shopping for next weekend.

*Decorations for Tables--check

*Cake Topper, serving set, toasting flutes--check

cake topper 2.bmp

 

*Flights and Room reservations, hair/makeup appointments--Booked

*Wedding Garter--check, Colts theme--FI will love it

*Flower girl baskets and petals--check

*Gifts for MOH/BM--check

*Invitations--check, super cheap.  Found them at Jo Ann's for $4 clearance, Score!

*Wedding favors--check, my BM is screen printing custom koozies for us

 

Soooooooo....that was a lot.  I will refrain from posting that much in the future!  Haha!  I think I'm in pretty good shape.  I feel like I'm forgetting something that I need, though. 

 



 

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Yep yep, I didn't even think about that until she mentioned it... thanks Chelsea! And yes a bib, what a wonderful idea :) Their OOT bag will be a fun one to put together!

 

Originally Posted by coconoir1908 View Post

Awe congrats on becoming an Aunite!  Besides have a wonderful addition to the family, you know that your brother and sister-in-law would have been there for your BIG day. I agree with Chelsea in that you should definitely give them an OOT bag and while you are at it through a little bib in there....;-)
 



 



 

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