Sep 02, 2012

I married my best friend on September 2, 2012, and I still love weddings and helping new brides with planning!

To Do List

  • Last updated on September 20, 2011 at 5:32 am
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I got this from PW's Nidia112 b/c it was near the top of the search! :D

  • Reserve ceremony/reception venue-GRACE VINEYARDS!
  • Book wedding officiant-
  • Choose wedding party and confirm the participants-
  • Buy wedding bands-Shaneco.com
  • Draw up an initial guest list-Just waiting for feedback from both parents. Uh oh.
  • Order wedding dress-Went to Trudys Bridal in San Jose, CA :)
  • Dress Shopping with the BMs-
  • Buy wedding jewelry-Margaret is working on the jewelry
  • Buy veil-Bought birdcage veil from THIS Etsy seller
  • Buy garter- Unique Vintage
  • Book photographer-Chris Howard Imagery
  • Engagement Shoot-October 2nd!
  • Reserve a caterer-Fresh & Quick Catering is part of the venue
  • Possibly make my own photo booth?- Nope :(
  • Book live entertainment or DJ for reception-DJ Rue
  • Reserve florist-
  • Book MUA
  • Book Hair person
  • Register at Men's Warehouse
  • Order cake/cupcakes-Don't really need to order cupcakes until later
  • Register-
  • Book hotel rooms
  • Decide menu-Hawaiin Luau Buffet.
  • Make STDs-Postcards ordered from vistaprint
  • Mail STD's-
  • Order Invitations-Zazzle
  • Mail invitations-July 1st
  • Shopping with MOB Found an amazing dress/deal at JC Penny!!
  • Shopping with MOG-July 8th 
  • Choose outfits for FG
  • Get marriage license-July 19th
  • Finalize guest list-
  • Book Honeymoon
  • Order Grooms/GM attire-
  • Finish all other DIYs-
  • Write wedding vows-
  • Write wedding ceremony-
  • Make menu-chalkboard
  • Confirm the wedding music details with the DJ/officiant-July 30th with DJ Rue
  • Make programs-Do I even want to?-NOPE!!!
  • Purchase gifts for attendants
  • Make appointments for nails and make-up-August 31st
  • Schedule first dress fitting-July 7th
  • Schedule final dress fitting-July 28th
  • Plan the rehearsal dinner-Pietro's Italian Restaurant in Lodi
  • Bridal Shower-July 21st-My family is planning it :)
  • Bachelorette Party-Aug 11th-Sterling Hotel and Photographer are booked for girls night in photo shoot!!
  • Meet with photographer-August 28th
  • Finalize reception details-
  • Call any guests who have not replied-
  • Hair Trial-July 20th
  • Makeup Trial-August 4th
  • Confirm honeymoon reservations-
  • Finalize seating plan-
  • Determine the order for the procession-
  • Confirm accommodation reservations-
  • Confirm the final numbers with the caterer-
  • Deliver marriage license to the officiant-
  • Make Poladroid pictures as escort cards-
  • Write any checks required for the wedding day-
  • Pack for honeymooon-


DIY To-Do List

  • Card Box-started
  • cupcake Flags-started
  • Cake Stands-June 30th
  • cake topper
  • Poladroid Pictures-Print @Kinkos
  • Escort Card Display-
  • Invitations (Semi)
  • Tons of tissue poms! Ahh, I'm scared!
  • Alter Decor-It's a secret, I'm so excited!
  • A few other decor items




(1) Comment

LOOVE to do lists.... sometimes I have a to-do list to make a to-do list... am I crazy?? ;)

Your list is looking good!! Keep crossing them off ;)