Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Wedding Wednesday {2.5 months to go!}

Happy Wednesday! 

With March comes some serious planning on my end. We have regular life things happening (work, trips, RELAXING, etc.) and now we're in the thick of all of the wedding business. We are planning for parties, trips, meetings with vendors, and some important DIY projects. Ahh! 

I am trying to control my stress levels, but they are out of the roof lately. I'm a list person, so seeing the list below helps tremendously! 
Here's an updated wedding to-do list....
Things We've Done....
Picked the date : May 18th 2013
Picked our bridal party!
Picked our colors!
Picked our ceremony and reception site!
Picked a caterer!
Picked a photographer!
Picked our ceremony and reception musician!
Had our engagement party!
Started Finished the wedding website!
Picked Sent our Save The Dates!
Picked out our invitations!
Picked the bridesmaid's dresses {a few are ordered}!
Working on the mother's dresses{one ordered, one to go}!
Picked the rehearsal dinner restaurant!
Finalized our guest list!
Started Finished our registry!
Picked our cake baker and cake style!
Purchased our wedding bands!
Finalized shower invitation list and bachelorette party invitation list.
Picked our day-of point of contact.
Bought a few items for decoration (twine for bouquets, burlap for banner, etc.).
Meet with our officiant and scheduled pre-marital counseling!
Took our engagement pictures!!
Called the rental place and finalized all of our rentals!
Finalized a block of rooms for our wedding guests!
Have Sent our invitations printed.
Find a way to print special maps for invitations. DIY!!
Order all of the bridesmaid's dresses.
Order groomsmen suits.
Book our honeymoon (at the end of January!).
Decide on shower and rehearsal dinner decorations. 
Decide on + order bridal party gifts.
Decide on + order groom gift.
Finalize our hotel plans (getting ready rooms & wedding guests).
Pick rehearsal dinner invitation. 

Things We Still Need To Do....
Finalize our reception menu (90% done).
Pick shoes for bridesmaids.
Pick ceremony shoes.
Go to schedule one dress fitting/steaming.
Pick out ceremony accessories (for the BMs and I).
Decide on my something old, new, borrowed, and blue.
Finalize ceremony music.
Decide on ceremony readings (50% done).
Pick the mother's dresses (1/2 way there!).
Place the wedding flower order (I found the perfect vendor!).
Pre-marital counseling (scheduled only one session left!).
Finalize the ceremony plan!
Work on wedding hair and makeup ideas (for everyone).
Finalize rehearsal dinner menu (75% done).
Decide on + order parent gifts.
Print + assemble program fans.
Finalize our guest book alternative.
Create banner for wedding reception.
Finish cake topper (twine wrapped E!).
Decide on cake/cupcake stand.
Yarn wrapped letters for reception decoration (initials/Mr+Mrs).
Finalize and work on reception table decorations.
Finalize aisle decorations.
Work on aisle decorations (DIY!).
Finalize ideas/materials for ceremony/reception signs.
Decide on + book day-of transportation. 
Marriage license.
Finalize a day-of schedule.
Decide if we want special ushers.
Decide on out-of-town guest goodies.
Purchase dresses for bridal events, rehearsal dinner, and bachelorette party weekend!
Shew! That's a lot! Can't wait to mark more things off of the list :)


Mary said...

Congrats on everything you've completed thus far and try to have fun with everything left to do! You'll be great!! :)

Rizwan Hussain said...

Love to read it .. thanks for sharing every minute detail with us