our love story

part 1

right now, our love story mostly consists of planning our wedding.
which, in case you forgot, is

july 20, 2013

(italicized = in progress, marked through = completed)

  • wedding binder
  • wedding website
  • wedding party
  • rehearsal dinner venue
  • ceremony venue
  • officiant / marriage counseling
  • reception venue
  • bridesmaid dresses
  • my dress
  • my shoes
  • my accessories
  • men's tuxedos
  • photographer
  • florist / color scheme
  • dj / song list
  • food (including cake)
  • guest list
  •  save-the-dates
  • invitations
  • programs
  • engagement photo shoot
  • wedding bands (rings, not music)
  • hotel rooms
  • honeymoon
  • registry
  • transportation
  • dance classes
  • marriage license
  • guestbook

& because i'm totally crazy, i recently started another checklist:


Set a date
Book venue
Book photographer
Book band
Ask bridal party to be in wedding
Book caterer & bar
Create wedding website
Book florist
Buy wedding dress
Take engagement pictures
Select bridesmaid dresses
Select and order groom & groomsmen attire
Book cake baker
Hire coordinator
Order save the dates
Finalize guest list
Send save the dates
Book officiant
Pre-marital counseling
Hotel room blocks
MOB & MOG dress shopping
Menu tasting
Order invitations
Book rehearsal dinner venue
Bridal shower
Order wedding bands
Book honeymoon
Book wedding night hotel room
Order sparklers for send-off
Order thank you notes
1st dress fitting
Mail invitations
Purchase veil and accessories for dress

Book ceremony musician
 Book makeup artist & hair stylist
Hair & make up trial
Figure out where everyone is getting ready
Bachelorette party
Pick out first dance songs
Music selections to band and ceremony artist
Finalize day-of timeline
Find wedding shoes
Book transportation from reception to hotel
Rehearsal dinner invitations

Buy cake knife & server
Order guest book
Find wedding jewelry
Find garter
2nd dress fitting
Order ceremony programs
Buy bridal party gifts
Book transportation for bridal party
Put together picture list for photographer
Get marriage license
Prepare final payments
Confirm check-in/check-out with hotel

...feel free to let me know if there is anything i'm forgetting!


  1. I am in the process of planning my wedding, too! Our date is 8-10-13. I am so glad I found your blog- it will be nice to have someone to relate to over the next few months:)

  2. I'm planning mine as we speak, err type! Mine is only 2 months away now! Still getting the wedding song list together, programs and other minor details in order. Yours will be here before you know it!!! Good luck planning. Don't hesitate to ask for some advice!

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