Book King Suite (for us) at Howe Caverns Motel.
Write up the Bridal Party’s inserts for the “Save the Date” magnets, which will include information on accommodations.
Organize all my wedding notes and create a calendar for the next eight months; filled-in necessary known deadlines and target dates.
Michele shows me design for flowers. Lisa gives the thumbs-up! It’s a go!
Chat with Melissa, our photographer, about ideas and accommodations.
Speak to Trisha at Villa Italia Bakery inSchenectadyregarding the cake. We decide we’re doing a two-tier for about 80 people.
Ask Jen Mayette if she’ll be a Bridesmaid—she says yes. Change mind about dresses.
Email Nathan regarding recommended Officiant.
Frank agrees to be Nathan’s groomsman.
Develop theme and idea surrounding Friday night’s barbecue—it’ll be the Petersens’ old camp in Salisbury. Develop idea for centerpieces; order Salisbury photos from Shutterfly.
Receive Howe Caverns Motel room Confirmation.
Work on final guest list in terms of compiling addresses; still have a few pieces of information missing.
Purchase cardstock for all invitations, programs, et cetera; jewel pieces for “Save the Dates” and brown Sharpies to make out the envelopes.
Receive our first gift: an engagement present from Nathan’s brother Ernie and his wife, Maureen. It’s an awesome wine tote, color: sage green—personalized with “The Schoonovers” in fern green type. Wow! And it’s got room for four glasses! We’ll be bringing that with us to the wedding so we can drink wine in our room. Nice!
Nathan and I both agree we don’t want a small third tier on the cake to bring home and stick in the freezer. The idea of eating year-old frozen cake is disgusting to both of us (he’s a germ-a-phobe and I refuse to eat leftovers more than 24 hours old).