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#311 DinaQtobe

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 02:54 PM

Phew, I think I am pretty much on track.  The biggest hurdle I think will be getting legally married.  We both live in different cities, so it means one of us needs to take some time off work :(.



#312 Lydia1120

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:25 PM

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Lydia,

 

wow that is some list... I just had a huge list that I would add to or scratch off as I went! What hotel are you getting married at?? We had Final payment on Friday 39 from Calgary, 6 from Toronto and 4 from Winnipeg! I cannot believe that the time is almost here I am like you I have been planning pretty much since last October!

 

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#313 RandL2015

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 06:30 PM

Lydia1120, I love this list!! I'm not getting married until Nov. 2015, but I am taking notes. Lol!! :D

#314 jolene028

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:36 PM

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Lydia,

 

That is awesome!! It will be so much fun, we are mostly all on the same flight and there is another wedding on our flight as well so everyone should be in a great mood!

wow that is some list... I just had a huge list that I would add to or scratch off as I went! What hotel are you getting married at?? We had Final payment on Friday 39 from Calgary, 6 from Toronto and 4 from Winnipeg! I cannot believe that the time is almost here I am like you I have been planning pretty much since last October!

 



#315 Lydia1120

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 06:09 PM

I'm soooo excited! We are having our Grease theme Jack n Jill this weekend.....hope to raise enough money to pay for everyone to go on a catamaran exclusively for our group.....we anticipate over 125 people to attend.....wish us luck!!!!
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#316 jolene028

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 07:18 AM

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I'm soooo excited! We are having our Grease theme Jack n Jill this weekend.....hope to raise enough money to pay for everyone to go on a catamaran exclusively for our group.....we anticipate over 125 people to attend.....wish us luck!!!!

 

That is awesome, make sure you post some pictures after it is over I can't wait to hear all about it!



#317 lastminbride

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    Posted 20 September 2013 - 05:23 PM

    Hi fellow brides, Congratulations to all of you! I JUST booked my wedding for NOV 17, 2013 (<--- yes, this year!!!!) at Moon Palace in Riviera Maya/Cancun. I'm full of excitement and of course stress!!!! We have to do a totally last-minute wedding due to family illness and I've taken the plunge. Friends of ours are memebers of the Palace and Hard Rock resorts, so we booked our group through them. Anyway - I need to set up a destination wedding website ASAP. Any recommendations? I'm going shopping for a dress tomorrow (rush delivery please!). What else do I need todo right away? Any tips advice you can offer are much appreciated. Let's see of I can pull this off! I'm know as an amazing hostess and throw unforgettable parties. I want ,y wedding to be grand, and with this deadline, we'll see what happens! Thanks!!!

    #318 DinaQtobe

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    Posted 20 September 2013 - 06:02 PM

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    Hi fellow brides,
    Congratulations to all of you! I JUST booked my wedding for NOV 17, 2013 (<--- yes, this year!!!!) at Moon Palace in Riviera Maya/Cancun.

    I'm full of excitement and of course stress!!!!
    We have to do a totally last-minute wedding due to family illness and I've taken the plunge.
    Friends of ours are memebers of the Palace and Hard Rock resorts, so we booked our group through them.

    Anyway - I need to set up a destination wedding website ASAP. Any recommendations?

    I'm going shopping for a dress tomorrow (rush delivery please!).

    What else do I need todo right away?

    Any tips advice you can offer are much appreciated. Let's see of I can pull this off! I'm know as an amazing hostess and throw unforgettable parties. I want ,y wedding to be grand, and with this deadline, we'll see what happens!

    Thanks!!!

    Congratulations!!!  I am sorry to hear about your family illness, but I hope that your wedding will be full of celebration and love!

     

    Wedding bands can take up to 8 weeks to order, so that would be my recommendation for you to do after the dress.  Also start looking for the attire for your fiance, and wedding party if you are having one.

     

     

    I used theknot.com for my website.  It was fairly easy to use.  Are you planning on sending out invitations, or using e-mail?  I would get on those when you have a moment to breathe.  You want your guests to be able to book their travel arrangements as soon as they can.

     

    The great thing about a DW is that the resort should take care of EVERYTHING for you, so really, you shouldn't have much stress as far as the actual day.

     

    If I can be of any more help, please let me know!  I know you will have a fantastic wedding!!



    #319 FutureMrsSingh

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      Posted 20 September 2013 - 06:24 PM

      Quote:
      Originally Posted by lastminbride 

      Hi fellow brides,
      Congratulations to all of you! I JUST booked my wedding for NOV 17, 2013 (<--- yes, this year!!!!) at Moon Palace in Riviera Maya/Cancun.

      I'm full of excitement and of course stress!!!!
      We have to do a totally last-minute wedding due to family illness and I've taken the plunge.
      Friends of ours are memebers of the Palace and Hard Rock resorts, so we booked our group through them.

      Anyway - I need to set up a destination wedding website ASAP. Any recommendations?

      I'm going shopping for a dress tomorrow (rush delivery please!).

      What else do I need todo right away?

      Any tips advice you can offer are much appreciated. Let's see of I can pull this off! I'm know as an amazing hostess and throw unforgettable parties. I want ,y wedding to be grand, and with this deadline, we'll see what happens!

      Thanks!!!

       

      Congratulations! And sorry to read about the family illness :(

        I am just in the final stages of planning my own wedding at Moon Palace on November 1! I totally left soooo much to the last minute - for instance I *just* had a full purchase order run through with the wedding co-ordinator today, and I still don't have my menus, or decoration, or sound equipment, or ANYTHING really sussed out. It's going to be a busy few weeks.   Fear not though - you can, and WILL, totally get through this. The resort is great to deal with - just make sure that you review EVERY DETAIL again and again. And start emailing the vendors as soon as possible, because some of them take a few days to respond. Not good for the time crunch factor.   For a WEBSITE, I used mywedding.com and I LOVE IT! It's free, they have cool designs, and there are no annoying ads. Just a small credit to the template designer at the bottom. You can also have privacy settings, and customize quite a few aspects of it. I checked out all the wedsite options, and really liked this one the best.   I would also get on invitations RIGHT AWAY. We got ours printed locally, but it took a while to design (we went with a passport style), and depending on how busy the printer is, it can take a while to get things printed, bound, etc. Then you have to mail them out, and if you have any international invites being sent, they will take extra long to arrive. We chose to send an email invitation as a precursor to the formal paper invitations. It included all of the travel info listed on our wedsite, and we made sure to emphasize the booking deadline several times. Trust me, people skim over long emails and will ask you many questions that you have already answered many times. Have patience. They love you and want to be included. :)   You should also start thinking about any outside vendors you may want. The resort options are quite pricey, and we opted to fly in our own photographer and dj. There is a fee for using outside vendors, however the fee is waived if they are staying as guests at the hotel included in your travel group. I think they recently changed the rules on that though - so you might want to double check.   Make any waxing appointments you need now, and do a test wax (like tomorrow!) if you haven't been in a while and want to see if you have any reactions. You can then get these things done at the resort right before the wedding.   Think about gift bags. If you need to order anything online, lots of stuff takes a while to ship.    Remember to breathe, and take a day here and there where you and your fiance don't do anything, or talk about anything, wedding related. It's important to remember that you have lives outside of the wedding planning :)   I wish you all the best with your plans, and enjoy the process, even though it may be stressful! :)

      #320 lastminbride

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        Posted 21 September 2013 - 05:46 AM

        Thank you so much, Dina!

         

        We have told our VIPs about the idea in general ...and that it would be in NOV. This was a week ago. I think most of them have come out of their faint spell. ha ha

         

        Anyway, the website (chose weddingwire) is our main form of communication/announcements. And, I'm going to print invitations early next week. I've dreamt of gorgeous invitations for years, and now will just have to go to Michael's and jazz whatever I find up.  That's okay...being able to have my family at my wedding is more important than prettier invitations (-must repeat this many times!-).

         

        Great tip on the band/musicians, and rest of BP attire.  My two MOH are coming with me dress shopping today, so I can mention it then to them.

         

        I signed up on the Knot, and it tells me I have 127 to do items overdue.  Wow! What an adventure.

         

        Thanks, thanks, thanks!

         

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        Originally Posted by DinaQtobe 
         

        Congratulations!!!  I am sorry to hear about your family illness, but I hope that your wedding will be full of celebration and love!

         

        Wedding bands can take up to 8 weeks to order, so that would be my recommendation for you to do after the dress.  Also start looking for the attire for your fiance, and wedding party if you are having one.

         

         

        I used theknot.com for my website.  It was fairly easy to use.  Are you planning on sending out invitations, or using e-mail?  I would get on those when you have a moment to breathe.  You want your guests to be able to book their travel arrangements as soon as they can.

         

        The great thing about a DW is that the resort should take care of EVERYTHING for you, so really, you shouldn't have much stress as far as the actual day.

         

        If I can be of any more help, please let me know!  I know you will have a fantastic wedding!!






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