What’s more fun than going to a wedding two weeks before your own? Some dear friends of ours are tying the knot Labor Day Weekend, and of course I RSVP’d yes right away (Nathan won’t be able to make it … Continue reading
It’s always so much fun to get something other than bills in the postal mail—and it’s also really nice to know others are thinking of you. Our friend Heather sent us this clip of our engagement announcement as it appeared … Continue reading
I’ve talked many times about texture in the invitations and programs. For the programs, we decided to add a print of our engagement photo. We ordered them and they arrived on March 16, after we’d gotten home from our planning … Continue reading
The key to not being overwhelmed in the last weeks before any large party: If you can get something completed months in advance, do it. So it was with the wedding announcements, the cards which go out after the wedding … Continue reading
Receive first RSVP from Nathan’s friends Marc and Melissa!
Honeymoon: confirm reservation with Disney, book flights, book dining reservations, draw up proposed day-plan.
Fill out and send back updated contract to DJ with deposit.
Fill out Engagement Announcement forms for appropriate newspapers (Danbury News-Times and New Jersey Herald). Write the one for the News-Times. Drop off or submit.
Other RSVPs: L’Aura andKent, Beka and Steve, Chuck andSana(informal).
Begin looking at stuff for Bridesmaids.
Work on acquiring music for ceremony; start pulling together prelude list.
More blog entries, right and schedule.
Update list of Rock and Shell Contributors on website.
Update Guestbook page on website.
The gift bags I ordered for those staying at the HC motel arrive.
Jen sends another Michael’s coupon!
Prepare, seal, stamp all wedding announcements. I started this before the 24th, so it might be in an earlier log. It took a few days to finish.
Find photo album of Mom and look for a photo to use in the program.
Back to real life! There’s nothing to do for a good, long time!
The Danbury News-Times ran our engagement announcement in its web edition on March 30 and its print edition on April 1 (I was surprised, since I’d only dropped it off on March 29). Since I was going to be out … Continue reading
The Wedding Announcements arrived on March 8 in a large box with a few other items! I stayed up late that night and stuffed all 250 into their accompanying envelopes.
Despite the fact that I’ve been using Nathan’s last name for a few years now—the truth is, we knew eventually that we were going to get married, and my writing career was taking off and I didn’t want to have … Continue reading
With Maryanne Profeta, assemble and decorate the Favor Boxes. Contract for Howe Caverns arrives. Nathan and I read it through, discuss, organize our questions and celebrate! Deliver Favor Boxes to Howe Caverns. Nathan and I make a few adjustments to … Continue reading