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Schedule & To-Do

The Never-Ending To-Do List: If it's in white, that means I've already done it!

June Goals:

On the Calendar:

Sunday, July 24, 2011: Bride/Groom "trash the dress"
July 11 to July 21, 2011: HONEYMOON
Tuesday, July 5, 2011: Wine Bottling @ 1 with Jen
Tuesday, June 7, 2011: Hair/Makeup Trial
Saturday, May 7, 2011: Dress Alterations Appointment @ 12
Saturday, April 16, 2011: Dress Alterations Appointment at 11 (rescheduled)
Tuesday, March 29, 2011: Meeting with 1st officiant at 6:30
Monday, March 21, 2011: Meeting with 1st caterer
Tuesday, March 15, 2011: Meeting with a DJ
Sunday, March 6, 2011: Engagement Photo Session
Sunday, October 17, 2010: Cake Tasting with Sugar Bee Sweets at 2
Thursday, September 23: 2 appointments to try on dresses (canceled)
Tuesday, September 7: 1 appointment to try on dresses (Bridal Co)
Sunday, September 5: 1 appointment to try on dresses with Mom and Lindsey (Bliss Bridal)
Saturday, September 4: 1 appointment to try on dresses with Mom (Pence & Panache)
Saturday, August 28: 1 appointment to try on dresses with Lindsey and Mom (Elizabeth's Bridal)
Thursday, August 26: 1 appointment to try on dresses with Emily and Mom (Classy Concepts)
Sunday, August 22: 1 appointment to try on dresses with Mom!! (Pence & Panache)
Monday, August 16: Mail string quartet contract with deposit.
Sunday, August 15: Gaylord Bridal Show - drop off deposit check!
Thursday, August 12: Appointment with Rose Chapel to sign contract.
Saturday, July 31: Visiting Off the Grid and Lofty Spaces in Dallas.

Wednesday, July 28: Visiting Northeast Wedding Chapel in Hurst.
Monday, July 26: E-mailing Colton our choice of wedding date.
Sunday, July 25: Visiting Chestnut Square in McKinney. - canceled :(
Friday, July 23: Visiting The Country Abbey in Justin and Rose Chapel in Fort Worth.
Tuesday, July 20: Mailing our photographer, Colton of SixFourteen, the deposit.

Wedding To-Do List in no particular order:
[x] Book photographer
[x] Book venue
[x] Book ceremony music
[x] Book DJ
[x] photographer for family photos
[x] Decorate sweets bar bags
[x] Find someone to do the cakes
[x] Find a caterer
[x] Find a make-up artist and hairdresser
[x] Find wedding day transportation
[x] Finish wedding website
[x] Finish Traveler's Joy website
[x] Find thick baker's twine
[x] Decide final guest list
[x] Engagement pictures
[x] Design and order Save the Dates
[x] Save the Date envelopes/insert
[x] Buy wedding dress
[x] Buy wedding purse
[x] Decide on bridesmaid dress color
[x] Have bridesmaids order/buy dress
[x] Card box (birdcage)
[x] Buy milk glass vases
[x] Find someone to take video of wedding
[x] Decide on registry
[x] Decide on honeymoon
[x] Book honeymoon
[x] Decide on rehearsal dinner location
[x] Book officiant
[ ] Make all tulle balls
[x] Measure vases for florist
[ ] Make "Just Married" banner for Sweetheart table/Getaway car
[ ] RESERVED signs for reception (family/wedding party/vendor)
[x] Create all invitations
[x] Invitation stamps
[x] Invitation envelopes
[x] Mail invitations
[x] Come up with ceremony script
[ ] Finalize ceremony script/find wedding prayer/blessing
[ ] Get everyone's RSVP for final head count
[ ] Decide songs for DJ to play and not to play
[x] Make buffet menu for tables, have them printed
[ ] Make bar menu to put at bar
[x] Order more buffet menus
[x] Order our white wine and choose our red wine
[x] Sangria recipe test
[ ] 2nd Sangria recipe test
[ ] Parking signs for the chapel
[ ] Rustic wedding signs
[x] Decide on photobooth
[ ] Gather/Make/Buy all Photobooth PROPS
[ ] Figure out where parking signs will go (3)
[ ] Create arrows for parking sign (Accent Essentials cartridge)
[x] photoshare cards on Vistaprint
[ ] Create list of pictures to be taken at wedding
[ ] NYOP Priceline - 2 rooms (girls/Lindsey)
[x] Choose e-pic to make canvas with
[ ] Get pictures for Generations of Love
[ ] Get pictures for clothesline display
[ ] Make crossword puzzles for guests
[ ] Bathroom baskets
[ ] Kids' table?
[ ] Kids' activity book?
[ ] Sweets bar layout
[ ] Decide on candies for sweets bar
[ ] Labels/signs for sweets bar
[ ] Use quote from StephieHall's wedding for candy buffet sign
[ ] Create reception table layout
[x] Figure out what other tables will be needed in reception area
Choose bouquets and book florist
[x] Buy wedding shoes
[x] Get wedding shoes dyed
[x] Buy garter
[ ] Buy day-of accessories/jewelry
[ ] Make appointment for manicure/pedicure
[ ] Make appointment for last haircut
[x] Decide on the attire for men
[ ] Guestbook
[ ] Wedding favors
[ ] Program holder
[ ] Design centerpieces
[ ] Ceremony decor
[x] Ceremony arrangements
[ ] Pew decorations
[ ] Ceremony programs
[ ] Decide on songs for reception
[x] Decide songs for ceremony
[ ] Lists "to bring" - rehearsal, ceremony, reception, honeymoon
[ ] Lists "to bring back" - rehearsal, ceremony, reception
[ ] Day-of timelines for guys and girls
[ ] List of people to tip, and how much
[ ] Vendor list with HOTEL REMINDER at the top
[x] Rehearsal dinner invites
[ ] Mail RD invites for FMIL
[ ] Gifts for wedding party
[ ] Consider wedding ring/band
[ ] Marriage license
[ ] Pack for Honeymoon, list to bring
[ ] Make any necessary appointments for honeymoon stuff