Envision what we want for the wedding, the size, venue, etc.
Complete rough feature list and draw up budget.
Get referals from friends and decide who will officiate our wedding.
Decide who from our friends and family to invite.
Get referals from friends and check out internet lists.
Check out local wedding bakeries and get samples.
Decide on a gift registry.
Come to a final decision on the wedding venue.
Visit local top choices and see samples and get estimates.
The caterer will present tasty samples of the availabile options for our plated dinners.
This will likely not be as easy as it sounds...
Get the wedding invites out to our friends and family.
Meet with site coordinator to go over day of wedding ceremony and receiption options.
Decide on what dinner options will be presented to our guests.
Make reservations and go in for a trial run.
Decide on type of music for ceremony and book musician(s).
Think about where we want to go and relax after everything is done!
Discuss picture packages, day of details, and special must-have pictures.
Finalize choice for music during the reception.
Meet with wedding party, ceremony readers, immediate family, and the officiant at the venue to rehearse and iron out details.
Check out local wedding hosts and availability.
Narrow down the choices.
Finalize destination choice and book it.
Find something nice to say 'thank you' to our wonderful wedding party.
Can't forget this!
Discuss ceremony and wedding vows.
Yay, time for party!
A nice dinner with just the wedding party. Consider having photographer attend.
This is the big day! A detailed hour-by-hour timeline is here:
Pre-arrange for someone to return tuxes to rental shop and have bride's dress cleaned.
Yay, finally off to relax!
Write and send thank-you notes to gift-bearing guests and friends/family that were especially helpful.
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