Since this is a destination wedding, we’re combining the rehearsal dinner with a general “Welcome Barbecue” for all guests—people, we thought, might be tired after their long journey, why not offer those not in the Bridal Party an opportunity for … 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
As you’re reading this Nathan and I are on our way up to Howe Caverns to finalize some plans for the wedding.
We’ll be staying at the on-property hotel, and our schedule’s pretty full. We’ll be finalizing reception plans with Howe Caverns’ Anne-Marie and Joanne, cake-tasting (Nathan can’t wait) at the Villa Italia bakery, and meeting our Officiant. We also plan on taking another tour of the Caverns—it’s unlikely we’ll have time to do it the weekend of the wedding.
We’re excited to finalize…and we’re excited to have a little bit of down-time. I think there is no Wi-Fi!
We’ll be back in town this weekend.
If you know me at all, then you know I’m busy. Crazy-busy. All the time. So I don’t always welcome new additions to my appointment book, as I can barely keep up with stuff as it is. (Not that I … Continue reading
The date: January 25. When Anne-Marie mentioned a theme and centerpieces for the Rehearsal Dinner on January 24, I’d come up with the ‘our camp inSalisbury’ idea and explained it on the phone, finishing it up with “I’ll figure something … Continue reading
Purchase Nathan’s wedding gift; L’Aura gives me a great idea regarding that! Order: From Vistaprint, the “Mr. & Mrs.” labels for our post-wedding thank-you notes and announcements. Just wait for a sale on Vistaprint, and everything’s cheaper! I got 280 … Continue reading
Many of you have probably heard me talk, at one time or another, about our camp in Salisbury, New York, which is only about an hour and ten minutes from Howe Caverns (you can read more about this in my … Continue reading
One of the most amazing moments in this planning process came when Anne-Marie Galasso, our Howe Caverns Wedding Coordinator (I’ll talk more about her in future posts—I have LOTS to catch up on), took a blind stab at doing something … Continue reading