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WEDDING DATE:

May 16, 2009

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  • Last updated on November 5, 2008 at 5:23 pm
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WEDDING NIGHT:
We are going to stay at the holiday inn about 10 minutes from the wedding site. Me and the girls will also get ready there before the wedding.

 

We have decided to take our honeymoon in vegas. Nightlife, exciting new things we are so excited!

We will be staying at the Tahiti Village Resort. My aunt is getting us a great deal! BOOKED!
Honeymoon photo 1Honeymoon photo 2
Honeymoon photo 3

Romantic activities!
Fountains at Bellagio- I can't wait to smooch my new hubby during this!
Honeymoon photo 4
Gondala ride and dinner
Honeymoon photo 5
Rotating resteraunt overlooking vegas!
Honeymoon photo 6

 

Fun stuff!
Honeymoon photo 7Bellagio conservatory!
Honeymoon photo 8Insanity ride at the stratosphere!
Honeymoon photo 9Mandalay bay shark reef!
Honeymoon photo 10Indoor Skydiving!
Honeymoon photo 11Rock climbing!
Honeymoon photo 12Criss angel hell ya! BOOKED!

  • Last updated on November 5, 2008 at 8:07 am
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These are the bridesmaids

Wedding Party photo 1

From left to right
Jenni- FI's sister
Ashley- My cousin and friend
ME
Steph- My sister
Molly- my friend since 2nd grade

Best man
Wedding Party photo 2

Aaron- Fi's friend for 8 years funniest guy you will ever know (aka sarah palin)

Ring Bearer
Wedding Party photo 3

This is merik. Mollys son and our god son. He is only going to be 1 year and 8 days old at the wedding. HOW CUTE!

  • Last updated on November 3, 2008 at 3:58 pm
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* Book Cake Vendor
* FI wedding gift
Book hair and makeup
* Book wedding night room
* Make reception Menu
* Finish Wedding website
* Ribbon Place card holder
* Bpics
* Book Photographer
* Order Invitations
* Send out Save the Dates
* Get engagement pics taken
* Order Dress
* register for tuxes
* Create Honeymoon Registry
* Order bra
* Order Crinoline
* Make ring bearers pillow
* Bathroom basket
* Order veil
* Order table runners from efavormart
* Book Venue
* Order G Cake
* Purchase toasting flutes
* Book rooms for bachelor/ette party
* Stuff and seal all invites
* Buy centerpiece vases
* Start tanning gradually (begin in feb/march)
* Make lili's flower girl shirt
* Room signs
* Book honeymoon
* Reserved seat signs
* Book DOC
* Table numbers
* order photo guest book
* Make play and do not play list for DJ- finalize
* Wedding day timeline
* Reserve Portalet for reception site
* Moss letters
* Order tuxes
* Book Officiant
* Book DJ
* Reserve tables, chairs, tents, and chafing dishes
* Size wedding rings
* Card box
* Create wedding program
* Itenirary for OOT guests and wedding party
* Plan rehearsal Dinner (5/15/09)
* Reserve and order all celebratory cigars (talk to rich about cigar bar)
* Label candles
* Buy grooms converse
* First dress fitting Jan 27th
* Monogram aisle runner
* Address all invites (party in FEB)
* Bouquet bling


Month By Month To Do

FEB
* Tux fitting Feb 13th
* block hotel rooms for guests
* Make cake server set
* Book criss angel tickets
* Bling flops for girls
* Order Gossamer
* Mail contract to DJ
* Sign and send contract and deposit to officiant
* Apothecary jars for beverages
* Buy criss angel tickets for honeymoon
* Second Dress fitting Feb 10th
* Make contract for DOC and sign
* Order new invites
* Order custom Kleenex boxes
* Tan tan tan!
* Facial Feb 10th
* Order Cake topper
* Address all invites
* Meet with jessica so she can start sample cakes
* Make toasting flutes
* order bridesmaids jewelry

March
* Book hair and makeup
* Mail out all invites!
* Send shot list to photog
* Call and making boarding reservations for dogs
* Bridal shower invites
* Call Buffalo wild wings about pricing, ask uncle john about discount
* Call Crab Tree Brewery about kegs
* dye crinoline
* Mail out gmas necklace, order and pay for jewelry through etsy
* Rehearsal dinner invites (started just need to finish)
* Centerpiece mockup
* Facial March 10th
* make arch trees
* Dye rose petals
* Find steph bridal shower dress
* Order those cute flats

April
* Book flight for honeymoon
* Mystic tan
* Bridal shower favors (planted flowers or flower votives)
* Order flowers (april 16th)
* Get marriage license (April 17th)
* Hair and makeup trial (April 17th)
* Make sure all guys have been fitted for tuxes (dad and Jason left to go)
* buy converse for groomsmen
* Make sure everyone has dresses and accesories
* Order cakes for Bachelorette party
* Sand ceremony vases (walmart plain ones)
* Bubbles (pink ones at michaels)
* Sparklers
* Order table linens
* Order serving supplies
* Go with chris to get dress
* Dinner reservation for bachelorette party
* Pay off vendors (DJ, portalet, cake, photographer, DOC)
* Seating chart(started, just need to plunk in and print)

May
* Go shopping for meriks tux
* Call anyone that has not rsvpd
* send thank you cards for bridal/tool shower and any other gifts
* put together all 400 wine cups
* finish decorating bubbles (need to buy more ribbon)
* put crystals on arch trees
* Bucket for sparklers (decorate bucket)
* Decorate sand ceremony vases
* Get table cloth (white from dads) for sand ceremony table
* buy decor for rehearsal dinner
* help chris clean house shampoo carpets etc
* update registry as needed
* Need to buy sexy black dress for honeymoon and some nice tops (vanity or forever 21?)
* white bikini for honeymoon?
* LUGGAGE! Ask steph if I can borrow her beloved zebra one
* Make vow booklets and reading booklet
* get outfits together for honeymoon (swimsuits etc)
* Name change documents
* Make click and pull for all food on monday
* Buy all food (wed. 13th)
* Make cigar bar sign
* Buy wine champagne
* Order Keg ordered just need to pay for
* jeff hair cut
* Receive and cut stems on all flowers
* Find fake eyelashes and hair flower?
* Buy cigars (wed. 13th)
* Pay off any other vendors
* Last meeting with vendors to discuss details
* Figure tips and get envelopes
* Meet with officiant/other vendors at venue
* Emergency kits (DOC going to make)
* Pack for honeymoon
* Seperate decor, accesories etc in boxes for day of

Try not to freak out :)

  • Last updated on October 31, 2008 at 4:29 pm
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Our photographer was so amazing! She is not a "professional" even though based on the quality of her work I wouldn't say that myself. She is doing all of our pictures for free! She made us feel so comfortable and we had a ton of fun. Here are a few of my favorite pics!

Engagement Pics photo 1Engagement Pics photo 2Engagement Pics photo 3Engagement Pics photo 4Engagement Pics photo 5Engagement Pics photo 6

Engagement Pics photo 7Engagement Pics photo 8

  • Last updated on October 21, 2008 at 7:37 pm
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I want these so bad! I was thinking it'd be great for the rehearsal instead of a ribbon bouquet. A fun twist on tradition!! Im hoping FI can find me some. I told him Id be totally satisfied with these as a wedding gift because I want them so bad!

Rehearsal dinner photo 1

Invites! Thanks to HMM and her amazingness Im going to do DIY message in a bottle invites for the rehearsal dinner!
Here are mine! FI helped so much and we got these cracked out in one night!
Rehearsal dinner photo 2Rehearsal dinner photo 3Rehearsal dinner photo 4Rehearsal dinner photo 5

This is my rehearsal dinner dress

Rehearsal dinner photo 6

Our rehearsal dinner will be held at our home and hosted by us and our parents. We are going for a bbq pool party beach theme.
Rehearsal dinner photo 7Love these tabletop tikis from oriental trading!

  • Last updated on October 19, 2008 at 11:11 am
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Changed my mind again :) Now we're gonna do carnations! I am getting 450 from sams club for only 150 bucks and DIYing.

My bouquet
Flowers photo 1

Bm's bouquets
Flowers photo 2

Mothers bouquets
Flowers photo 3

Bouts in white and hot pink
Flowers photo 4

and centerpieces
Flowers photo 5