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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Crazy Busy But Great Week Ahead!!

Hard to believe that when I started this blog, (to be able to remember the adventure after it is over), that we had 88 days to go...well today marks 20 days! That is completely insane to me! In 20 days we will be married! :o)
Most of the stuff is done I am thankful to report. We are waiting till the absolute last minute to book the honeymoon and hoping that we get a great last minute deal. Wednesday we are going to get our marriage license and both of our bach parties are this coming weekend! We decided to do them on the same night so that neither of us has to sit at home while the other one has all the fun haha
Yesterday his day drove down here from where he lives and got measured for his tux. My dad has already gone so now I am happy to say ALL of the men have now successfully been fitted!
The bridesmaids dresses had to be ordered and they are supposed to be in on Friday. So we will be picking them up then. I'm a little antsy cause it seems to be cutting it close but according to the lady we ordered them from it will be plenty of time as long as my bridesmaids don't drag their feet about picking them up. Guess this is where I crack the proverbial whip! haha j/k
They all know what day they are in and my far away friend/bridesmaid will be here already for the bachelorette party so there won't be an issue on that front. I am beyond excited for it to happen. We are having the lingerie shower at my sister's apartment at 7, then afterward all us ladies are headed downtown for dinner at a favorite restaurant and then hitting downtown :o)
We are also supposed to be getting a hotel room for a sleepover and also so no one has to worry about being the DD.
I crossed another big check off my list this past week.....ordering all the flowers! We are making all the bouquets ourselves :o)
I know there are a lot of smileys in this post but that is how I feel about all the things that are FINALLY coming together!
As far as food for the reception we did finally make a decision. Since the wedding is outside we wanted to go with a more casual feel, such as sundresses and light slacks so we are going the same direction with the food. We were going to get 6ft sub sandwiches from Walmart but my mom and dad discovered that if we get the fixings from Sam's Club and make them ourselves it would probably be cheaper. Hence my mom and I took another trip over there and priced things ourselves and found it to be around half price if we make them ourselves. So roll up your sleeves and get to slicing bread! My bridesmaids are also pitching in and each making something. Mandi is making a pasta salad with tomato's, Trina is making this huge batch of dip called "Buffalo Dip" the best dip you will EVER eat in your life, to go with all the chips. And I think Beth (sister) is making Oreo balls. I have never actually had them but the way she described them sounded amazing. Of course we are having a cake which is being made for us by a lady who does it out of her home for far cheaper than a bakery would charge. Trust me I know cause we checked there first haha
This week is actually going to be super busy so I am sure there will be another post that follows.

Monday, picking hairstyles and buying a pair of jeans for my bach party to go with my bach shirt . The sister should be accompanying me for all this.
Tuesday, something can't remember at the moment, and coffee with a friend for a much needed catch-up.
Wednesday, marriage license, lunch with sister and mom for sisters b-day (which is Wednesday) then dinner with sister and friends for her birthday.
Thursday, hair appointment with mom, while she has hers done I will also be having my wedding hair run through to try to pick a style.
Friday, picking up bridesmaids dresses with the bridesmaids, lingerie shower, bachelorette party.
Saturday and Sunday, hopefully just relaxing after such a super busy week!
And in between all of this...finding time to workout and hit the gym!!!

What about you? What kind of errands and craziness just this upcoming week hold for any of you??

Sorry for the ridiculously long post haha but so much has been happening it seems!
Happy Bride to Be,


  1. Hey Jenny! I have a crazy week! :) I have to finish the yard to make it look nice for the wedding, and write my vows.. a few little DIY projects and clean the house.. then get food.. make my veil. We also have to host the rehearsal dinner. which by the way, why aren't you having one? Are you still having a practice run? You should still have a crawfish boil even though you aren't having a dinner!

  2. Jenny by the way, I know how you feel about it coming on so fast! I've got 14 days til the big day! I'm so excited! Good luck with your great week! You have a lot planned! Also good luck with the cooking! I see you are going the inexpensive route like me! My family is cooking. I wanted to go with more casual recipes as well, but the FI is picky. We are making family recipes like crawfish and pepporoni pasta and his mom's lasagna. I hope it goes well for you! It's so exciting for the wedding to be so close, isn't it?