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Lets hear it for a late start! :eek:Can anyone give me info on booking at an all inclusive resort that will do a legal wedding on a Sunday ?? I've only found beaches t&c which seems too much for guest and beaches Jamaica which is too far from the airport, also sandals in Jamaica which is couples only, in need of serious help!! Trying for a june 2014 Sunday, no luck so far!
Awwe I hope yiu find something. I will check foe u. I'm at sandals in jamaica. I see u need a place to accommodate childern. One thing about beaches negril is not too far from airport and they do provide transportation to and from.

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Hi, thanks for your input! I'll look into it! I don't have children attending but do have some non couple adults
I too have some noj couples attending and some are 2 girls, 2 guys who have decided to share room to curb expenses. Their rational has been we don't give a damm about being in same room, opposite ends of bed, whatever. Lol. We probably will barely be in room other than shower or short nap. Lol

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Lets hear it for a late start! :eek:Can anyone give me info on booking at an all inclusive resort that will do a legal wedding on a Sunday ?? I've only found beaches t&c which seems too much for guest and beaches Jamaica which is too far from the airport, also sandals in Jamaica which is couples only, in need of serious help!! Trying for a june 2014 Sunday, no luck so far!
Congratulations on your engagement! Mexico has some very reasonable AIs. However, I checked out Mexican marriage laws, and it looks like there are no legal weddings in Mexico on Sundays. http://marriage.about.com/od/international/p/mexico.htm Have you tried getting in touch with a wedding planner in Jamaica? Or Turks and Caicos? They might have some good ideas about what possibilities are available.

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Hey everyone!

 

Has anyone started on their STD/Invitations? I'm in the early planning stages and I'm trying to figure out what are you putting on the STD and invitations?

 

So far for my STD I have; a picture, date of the wedding, wedding website.

 

I'm thinking about my invitations and I'm kind of at a loss for what to include. I have an idea of design... but what specific deets should I put in there.

 

What do you guys think?

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Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

 

Hey everyone!

 

Has anyone started on their STD/Invitations? I'm in the early planning stages and I'm trying to figure out what are you putting on the STD and invitations?

 

So far for my STD I have; a picture, date of the wedding, wedding website.

 

I'm thinking about my invitations and I'm kind of at a loss for what to include. I have an idea of design... but what specific deets should I put in there.

 

What do you guys think?

 

Get some sort of website and put it on your STD so your guests have an idea of what to expect as far as costs - 

I'm in the STD mode sorta, I won't send it out until a month or so lol

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You really dont need any details other than the date so they can plan and a website with booking and other details, since nothing is set in stone yet you can update the website as it goes. 

Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

Hey everyone!

 

Has anyone started on their STD/Invitations? I'm in the early planning stages and I'm trying to figure out what are you putting on the STD and invitations?

 

So far for my STD I have; a picture, date of the wedding, wedding website.

 

I'm thinking about my invitations and I'm kind of at a loss for what to include. I have an idea of design... but what specific deets should I put in there.

 

What do you guys think?

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HiiiiiiiLadies I'm Baack and of course I had to jump right on here when I got home... suitcase is still in the living room but it can wait.....   only about 200 post to go though on here ... Not bad HAHHA   If I missed anything - sorry - I had a lot to read!  blink.gif

 

Originally Posted by moodyc82 View Post

Enjoy your vaca and have a drink for all of us!!

Thanks I had PLENTY to drink I promise!!   shots.gif Had a couple of nights like this!! haha

 

Originally Posted by tyrebride2b2013 View Post


You will be missed

 

Thanks - it was hard to stay away!!!

 

Originally Posted by MissJali View Post

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so girls here is the cake topper we are thinking of. We'll probably have them paint the chairs lavender to match my scheme although the nice splash of blue is cool too.

 

CUTE!

 

Originally Posted by moodyc82 View Post

So I put three different packages of space bags on our registry LOL really hope we get the travel ones

 

Hahaha - I hope you get them and I hope you like them... they do take a little figuring out at first - if you don't do them right they don't really save space.. but ones you get it down they are great!!

 

Originally Posted by curlygirlnpearl View Post

Enjoy your vacay! Have a save flight and safe return!

 

Thank You!  All was good!  Although my FI HATES flying - so now I have to send my TA a message and ask if there are other ways to get to St. Lucia without flying ... or at least flying all the way. . .   he want to take a cruise there - no idea how I'm going to make this happen but since it sounds fun I told him I'd see what I can come up with HAHA

Originally Posted by tyrebride2b2013 View Post

I love bed bath and beyond. What is a honeymoon registry?

You can do a honeymoon registry right on the beaches website (sorry if this was already mentioned!)

 

Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

Hi Guys!!cheer2.gif

 

I'm stefani and I'm really happy to be here. I've been lurking around for about a week or so. I am in the process of setting a date and I want to get familiar with you all. So I'm just dropping in to say HEY! 

 

I see I have quite a bit of reading to catch up on.

 

Stef

 

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Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

Well
I can definitely say that I haven't spent a dime yet. I'm still working on my budget, but I'm gonna hang out over here with ShugaPop and her under 10k wedding. *side note* do you know what I could do with 10k?!?? Think of all the hang bags and shoes.... I digress.

Anyways I'd like to keep my budget at 10k it sounds reasonable. I still need to work on the budget & guest list. But I'm assuming bc it's destination, some of that will work itself out right? Is it wrong for me to assume that I can just invite however many people I want. Please stop me now if I'm living in fantasy land.

I'm excited to make OOT bags & Pre-departure folders. I just hope it stays in budget. I have a notebook that I journal & jot notes in so that I don't forget and I have a place to record stuff

 

OOT BAGS!!!!  cheer2.gif  If you need any help with those I might have a tip or two!

 

Originally Posted by myyooths View Post

Hi Ladies, I am a newbie :-) have a lot to catch up on you guys have A LOT of information on here!  Happy planning ladies!

 

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Originally Posted by moodyc82 View Post

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Confetti im making....for FREE, friend had a airplane and heart punch and another friend got me free maps from triple a.....got 9 months to punch away lol

 

Awesome! Glad you found an airplane punch!

 

Originally Posted by tyrebride2b2013 View Post


It does seem like it's gonna be a blast. Is it going to be at your home? How soon after wedding will you have it?

 

I am inviting alll you lovlies to my AHR!!!   thewave.gif

 

Originally Posted by hclibby1982 View Post

I have been traveling for work all week, I've been keeping up with everyone's posts but not posting myself.  I wanted to welcome the 2 new girls, MrsPeele2B and myyooths. 

 

The girls on here have great tips and they are some savvy DIYers, I however am not one of them. I am however very good at ordering off ETSY, it has been my saving grace!

 

How was Vegas???   Hope you got to enjoy yourself!

 

Originally Posted by MissJali View Post

see Cindy? I told you it was worth it! welcome to the new brides on here. I see one is also getting married at my resort barcelo bavaro palace deluxe! congratulations!

so I just got my quote for my custom made vera dress, $1056 and the original is 1450. just need reassurance from my mom it was THE dress. fiance thinks I should go to that store in boston where they film I found the gown but idk, I love my vera

 

Ohhhh you should come to Boston... We can go to the shop together - I live in the next town over!

 

Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

I could spend all day on here... I'm only at 29 posts. 150 seems so far away crybaby2.gif

 

You will get there faster then you think !!

 

Originally Posted by HeatherLucky View Post

We want to get married in Cabo Oct 2014 and I cant decide which hotel??

 

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Originally Posted by g9genine View Post

Lets hear it for a late start! :eek:Can anyone give me info on booking at an all inclusive resort that will do a legal wedding on a Sunday ?? I've only found beaches t&c which seems too much for guest and beaches Jamaica which is too far from the airport, also sandals in Jamaica which is couples only, in need of serious help!! Trying for a june 2014 Sunday, no luck so far!

 

Hmm that stinks - The original date I wanted happen to be on a Sunday -- I decided that I wanted my Location more and picked a new date... so I'm not much help on where you can go but I can tell you that St. Lucia is not an option for Sundays either sad.gif

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Originally Posted by MrsPeele2B View Post

:( I hate how planning something that's supposed to be the most special day of our lives can be overshadowed by our families and their selfishness. I know that they just want to share in our day, but it's unfair to the bride. I could see if they were paying for everything, but since they're not... Sorry hun!

Wouldn't it be great if they were paying for everything.  Boy must have been nice back in the day when parents paid.  But, then maybe not because that gives them too much say so

Originally Posted by g9genine View Post

Lets hear it for a late start! :eek:Can anyone give me info on booking at an all inclusive resort that will do a legal wedding on a Sunday ?? I've only found beaches t&c which seems too much for guest and beaches Jamaica which is too far from the airport, also sandals in Jamaica which is couples only, in need of serious help!! Trying for a june 2014 Sunday, no luck so far!

Have you tried a TA they can help you narrow down choices.

 

Originally Posted by moodyc82 View Post

My resort isn't that bad and my grandmother is older so she can't be traveling off the resort for the wedding, and my mother has some mental issues and I think the whole wedding is throwing her off the edge so I don't want to turn things worse by moving around so much while there. Which sucks, but we'll make due

Mine is the oldest of the siblings, italian, and his first marriage.....the Italian mother part is a pain in the assssss

LOL!! I can imagine.. Heck any mother is probably gonna be a pain for her first and last born boys...

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