Thursday, May 10, 2012


Whoa buddy, where has the time gone?! Only 6 months to go till the big day! I can't believe July 6th will be a year since our engagement too.. Time is just flying by now and my weekends are becoming booked up for the rest of the year and it's mind blowing. It really will be here before we know it! So I've gathered a list of our "To-Do's" for the big day and I thought I'd share and continue to mark off our progress as time goes on:

Set a date   
Book church
Book photographer
Book reception
Ask bridal party members
Create wedding website
Book florist
Book rehearsal dinner venue
Book ceremony musician
Book reception band
Wedding dress shopping
Bridesmaid dress shopping
Buy wedding shoes
Order wedding dress
Decide on groomsmen tuxes
Take engagement pictures
Finalize guest list
Guest hotel blocks
Select MOB & MOG dresses
Select Tux for Nick
Order bridesmaid dresses
Order veil
Book cake baker
Order and select linens
Design and order Save the Dates
Address and mail Save the Dates
Order guest book
Order garter
Wedding gown alterations
Book Hair stylist
Book makeup artist
Hair/Makeup Trial
Design and order invites
Address invites
Mail invitations
Bridal portraits?
Decide on reception menu
Decide on reception drinks
Plan ceremony order
Meet with officiant
Create wedding day timeline
Purchase wedding bands
Finalize rehearsal dinner menu
Buy flower girl gifts
Order sparklers for exit
Purchase koozies
Custom wedding napkins
DIY drink stirres/straws?
Chalk board program
Chalk board menu
OOT bags for hotel rooms
DIY card box?
DIY Moss letters
Buy bridesmaid gifts
Buy groomsmen gifts
Buy parents gifts
Buy greeter/reader gifts
Gift bag for Meredith
Make bathroom baskets for reception
Make day-of emergency kits
Put together getting ready playlist
Get Marriage License
Book honeymoon
Rehearsal Dinner invitations
Final vendor payments

Book wedding night hotel room
Thank you notes

Buy glow sticks for reception
Pay for wedding rings
Order flower girl dresses
Make-shift photo booth?

It's exhausting to look at! But I have confidence I'll get it done. I'm just still having a hard time commiting to some invites right now, which is a definite must order in the next coming weeks. But until then, I'm excited that I get texts from fiance that say "6 months to go, love you!!" Love him to bits!


1 comment:

  1. add "breathe" and "have fun at your super wedding" to the list!