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September 06, 2009

6 Month Countdown

O-M-G! Really? Six months? Really?

I can not believe how time has flown. And I thought I had anticipated the passage of time, but its been a bit of a struggle to get out of this "I have time to plan" Mentality. So let's break it down... more for me, than for you... but y'all please feel free to throw in anything i may have forgotten or any advice for the things that I have left.

~ Ceremony Venue: Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower Lawn
~ Reception Venue: Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower
~ Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Paola, Just Chic Events
~ Caterer: By Brazil BBQ
~ Photog: Hazelnut Photography
~ Photobooth: Cheesy Photobooths
~ Videographer: Best Wishes Wedding Videos
~ Live Event Artist: Karen Wall Garrison
~ Chocolate Fountain: Pure Bliss Chocolates
~ Officiant: Uncle
~ DJ: George Jimenez
~ Dress: Enzoani
~ Chiavari Chairs: Fusion Linens
~ Linens/Receptions Rentals: Dress My Chair
~ Lighting: Props FX Productions
~ Hotel Block: St. Regis Monarch Beach
~ Florist*: Flower Allie
~ Garter*: Julianne Smith Garters (Check out the most recent segment on Get Married TV)
~ Veil*: Crowning Glory Designs
~ Cake*: Family friend
* means its booked but decisions still need to be made!

Close to booking/finding:
~ Transportation
~ Rehearsal Dinner
~ Make Up

Need to book/find:
~ BM Dresses
~ GM Tux
~ Flower girls
~ Ring Bearer Tux
~ Hair
~ Wedding Bands
~ Ceremony Musicians
~ Honeymoon
~ Bridal Party Gifts
~ OOT Welcome Bags
~ Photobooth Props
~ Ceremony/Reception Songs
~ Invitations
~ Place cards, signs, maps, etc
~ Bathroom kits
~ Figure out cocktail hour food


  1. You're pretty on top of it all it seems. I bet you're getting excited :)

  2. I can't believe you're down to 6 months! Crazy!

    We're down to 34 days! Yikes! I feel good though. Got a ton of stuff done this weekend - now it's just little details!

  3. Seriously, what would i do without your lists? I am like literally taking notes over here. You are so helping me stay on track!!! every time you mention a topic i'm like, oh yea!! Oh my gosh i need to do that!! hahah :)

    Anyway, I love your blog! It's keeping me on task! Thank you so much!

  4. only 6 months to go...that is so exciting! Its eems like you are right where you should be as far as planning.


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