Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Wedding Wednesday

Happy Wednesday y'all!
We are getting closer and closer to the wedding (5 months) and with every passing month we cross more and more stuff off our to-do list. I thought it would be fun to see what all we have accomplished and what all we have left to do...

Set a date (June 22, 2013)
Book venue (Variety Works-Madison, Georgia)
Book photographer (Kaitie Bryant)
Book videographer *need to do this asap
Book DJ (Party with Marty)
Ask bridal party to be in wedding
Book caterer & bar (Countryside Catering) 
       Register    *We’ve started this, still have one place left!            
Book florist (La Petit Jardon)
Buy wedding dress (Formally Yours)
Book ceremony musician (Emily Hearn)
Take engagement pictures
Select bridesmaid dresses
Select and order groom & groomsmen attire (will probably do this in the next few weeks)
Purchase veil 
Book cake baker (I know who I want just need to set up an appointment)
Buy cake knife & server
Order save the dates  
Finalize guest list   
Send save the dates    
Book officiant *booked but need to finalize details
Pre-marital counseling
Order guest book
Hotel room blocks
MOB & MOG dress shopping
Find wedding shoes
Find wedding jewelry
  Find garter
Book makeup artist & hair stylist
Take bridal portraits / hair & make up trial
Dress Measurements 
1st dress fitting
2nd dress fitting
Order ceremony programs {fans}
Order invitations
Mail invitations
Book rehearsal dinner venue (SIL is working hard on this!!)
Buy RD dress
Order koozies     
Order monogrammed cocktail napkins
Buy bridal party gifts (I’ve been picking up stuff here & there but definitely still have more to get)
Make bridal party gift tags 
Bachelorette party (Jessica is working on this)
Purchase wedding bands (we’ve looked but haven’t purchased yet)
Get marriage license  
Book transportation from reception to hotel
Book honeymoon {St. Lucia!!}
RD invitations
Groom's cake
Music selections to band and ceremony artist
Book wedding night hotel room  
Order thank you notes
Walk down the aisle & become Mr. & Mrs.!!

So as you can see we have a LOT left to do. Luckily I have some amazing bridesmaids and a mom that have been helping SO much : )

Here's to hoping the next five months fly by!!!!!



  1. Hey Jaime! You shoulf link up your Wedding Posts with Mary over at A Happy Wife in NOLA! I was able to get so many tips and advice from other Brides planning at the time! PS- We got married June 23, 2012-- SO SO very close to your date! Enjoy the next few months because it will FLY! :)

  2. Sadly we have some of the same things left to do. :\ I'm getting so behind! But, you are right on track girl! 5 months... yay!

  3. Do you have a place where you are buying your cake knife and server? We have them and you can get you and Adam's name and wedding date engraved on them!

    But girl you are on a roll! So excited for you!

  4. Yay! It's always so great to see things crossed off that list. :)
    Lovin your blog!

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