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Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!

Hello to all of the lovely AAW knotties!!! ***WAVING*** I have seen so many new faces lately and I am not sure if all have done an introduction post! Well since I have been on here almost a year strong (Even before the proposal! LOL!) I consider myself an old head! :-) Come on out of lurking and tell us a little more about yourself.

Names:
Wedding Date:
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Colors:
Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far:
Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning:

I hope that you are having a great weekend! Laughing
My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
Created by Wedding Favors
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image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
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    edited December 2011
    I shouldn't even be on right now. I should be working, but I always end up here. I guess I'm pretty new.

    Names: KayCee
    Wedding Date: 11.13.10
    Wedding Location: Los Angeles
    Colors: Orange, Green, Brown
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: All the DIY stuff I have planned
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: researching costs. I'm on a serious budget, so I'm forever pricing things to make sure I get the best deal before I buy. Right now it's catering
    11.13.2010 = BEST DAY EVER!!!
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    faith12186faith12186 member
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    edited December 2011
    Names: Faith and Robert
    Wedding Date: November 6th, 2010
    Wedding Location: Chester, PA
    Colors: canary yellow and midnight blue
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: just being able to say i'm Robert's fiancee is great lol
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: finding a reception venue and having to budget. If i had a lot of money I wouldn't go crazy I would just do nice tings
    Mrs. Married Lady
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    monet7383monet7383 member
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    edited December 2011
    Names: Nicole and Stephen
    Wedding Date: 09-10-11
    Wedding Location: Palos verdes, CA
    Colors: lavendar & orange
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: researching stuff to go with my theme
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: trying to stay within my budget
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    hunee=pyehunee=pye member
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    edited December 2011
    Names: Chablish &Sam
    Wedding Date: 09-17-11
    Wedding Location: Oakland, CA
    Colors: Im not sure exactly but i'm leaning towards purple
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Just knowing im getting married
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: The stress
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:75f2d588-29ea-4ef5-a5cc-8c73f2a7978c">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]I shouldn't even be on right now. I should be working, but I always end up here. I guess I'm pretty new. Names: KayCee Wedding Date: 11.13.10 Wedding Location: Los Angeles Colors: Orange, Green, Brown Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: All the DIY stuff I have planned Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: researching costs. I'm on a serious budget, so I'm forever pricing things to make sure I get the best deal before I buy. Right now it's catering
    Posted by BabyKaykes[/QUOTE]

    Hey KayCee!!! Loving your bio! Your wedding is almost here! Good luck on keeping everything in Budget!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:8d4dfd9d-7e79-4118-be14-f1864be74d70">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Names: Faith and Robert Wedding Date: November 6th, 2010 Wedding Location: Chester, PA Colors: canary yellow and midnight blue Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: just being able to say i'm Robert's fiancee is great lol Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: finding a reception venue and having to budget. If i had a lot of money I wouldn't go crazy I would just do nice tings
    Posted by faith12186@aol.com[/QUOTE]

    Hello Faith! WOW your day will be here any min also! Your Colors sounds FAB! Can't wait to see them come to life!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:419f5535-a645-4300-bdd4-c620e1db13e5">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Names: Nicole and Stephen Wedding Date: 09-10-11 Wedding Location: Palos verdes, CA Colors: lavendar & orange Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: researching stuff to go with my theme Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: trying to stay within my budget
    Posted by monet7383[/QUOTE]

    Hello Nicole! YAY!!! Happy to meet you fellow 2011 Bride! LOL!! Lavender and Orange sounds nice!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:6f2ef4fc-45f4-4d83-8d31-8d3ba4fcacff">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Names: Chablish &Sam Wedding Date: 09-17-11 Wedding Location: Oakland, CA Colors: Im not sure exactly but i'm leaning towards purple Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Just knowing im getting married Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: The stress
    Posted by hunee=pye[/QUOTE]

    Alright now! I see the 2011 Brides are coming on out! Glad to met you Chablish! Isn't Purple awesome! :-) I hope that you are managing your stress well!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    Welcome ladies! Hope you all are enjoying your planning. I'm hit or miss on the boards these days, but after things slow down some for me, I'll be back to get to know you all. I miss my AAW knotties!

    @ Yas - You are sooooo our Miss Congeniality! Love it...lol. Congrats on your checks too...I was in Atlanta this weekend. Let us know next time you plan to come so maybe you can join in on a GTG...we have yet to have one.
    AAW June Siggy Challenge
    My Daddy and Me Image and video hosting by TinyPic Daisypath Anniversary tickers
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    edited December 2011
    Awww... Thank you Eagles! I will do! I need to go to some ones GTG! LOL!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011

    Welcome Ladies!!
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    edited December 2011
    Welcome ladies!

    I love you Yas!
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    celbride9celbride9 member
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    edited December 2011
    Hi Everyone,

    Names: Renee & Charles
    Wedding Date: September 10, 2011
    Wedding Location: Albany, NY
    Colors: Chocolate Brown & Champagne with a hint of orange
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Having the major places booked, i.e., my church, the venue, photographer, & DJ. Smile
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: Honestly, dealing with family members who all of the sudden want to start speaking to me just to receive an invite.... I'm really not interested in dealing with this type of mess.  Yell
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    TysWife2BeTysWife2Be member
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    edited December 2011
    Welcome ladies!!!

    Thanks Yas!
    AAW June 2011 Siggy Challenge : "Daddy and Me"

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    Wedding Planning Blog (Updated 10/18/10)

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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:0b3e5007-d930-49a4-8841-70c3ffeef6d1">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Welcome ladies! I love you Yas!
    Posted by Mypasmita[/QUOTE]

    Awwww... I love you too Pas!!! **Teart** :-)
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:09e5e0e8-95fb-4720-94c3-529b14dcf402">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Hi Everyone, Names: Renee & Charles Wedding Date: September 10, 2011 Wedding Location: Albany, NY Colors: Chocolate Brown & Champagne with a hint of orange Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Having the major places booked, i.e., my church, the venue, photographer, & DJ. Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: Honestly, dealing with family members who all of the sudden want to start speaking to me just to receive an invite.... I'm really not interested in dealing with this type of mess. 
    Posted by celbride9[/QUOTE]

    Hello and Welcome Renee !!! I am so glad that you got all of the Major things book! It is so exciting! Girl.... I totally feel you about people wanting to talk to you just to get an invite! People on FB especially gets on my nerve! LOL!!
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:f92176ae-9fd9-4675-8c5d-d41f6505bb2b">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Welcome ladies!!! Thanks Yas!
    Posted by TysWife2Be[/QUOTE]

    You are so welcome Madam Mod! :-)
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    Names: Lakia & Timothy
    Wedding Date: 9/8/2012
    Wedding Location: Philadelphia, PA
    Colors: Deep Purple, Ivory, Gold (Yellow)
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Trying on Wedding dresses
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: $$$$$
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    vrichardsonvrichardson member
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    edited December 2011
    Names: Victoria & Mark
    Wedding Date: 9/9/2010
    Wedding Location: Old Saybrook, CT
    Colors: Cream & Brown, Green
    Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Picking Ceremony Music
    Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: Doing it Long Distance, & Internationally
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:da363c93-3a64-44c7-a7da-97d0aa002c54">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Names: Lakia & Timothy Wedding Date: 9/8/2012 Wedding Location: Philadelphia, PA Colors: Deep Purple, Ivory, Gold (Yellow) Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Trying on Wedding dresses Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: $$$$$
    Posted by PhillyBride123[/QUOTE]

    Well hello Lakia!!! Our colors are almost the same. I am doing Lilac, Navy, Gold and Ivory! I am so happy that you are planning early it will make a difference in the end!!! Happy Planning! <img src="http://cdn.cl9.vanillaforums.com/downloaded/ver1.0/content/scripts/tinymce/plugins/emotions/images/smiley-laughing.gif" border="0" alt="Laughing" title="Laughing" />
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/cultural-wedding-boards_african-american-weddings_newbies-come-out-play?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:2f8a3213-e5bb-41e5-a6df-09c5c03f3552Post:658a871a-2f71-40eb-a629-7e103020422c">Re: Newbies... Come out and PLAY!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Names: Victoria & Mark Wedding Date: 9/9/2010 Wedding Location: Old Saybrook, CT Colors: Cream & Brown, Green Favorite Part about the Wedding Planning so far: Picking Ceremony Music Least Favorite Part about Wedding Planning: Doing it Long Distance, & Internationally
    Posted by vrichardson[/QUOTE]

    Hello and Welcome Victoria!!! WOW your BIG DAY is around the corner!!! YAY!!! WOW, I will not complain anymore about planning a wedding 300 miles away. You are doing it Internationally! That has to be a challenge! I hope that all of the planning hasn't been too bad for you so far.
    My Wedding Planning Bio (Updated January 24, 2011)
    Created by Wedding Favors
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic AAW May Siggy Challenge: Picture of Me and My mom! image 170 Made the cut Happy smiley!
    image 102 Making the Trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 64 Can't make the trip to Atlanta Smiley!
    image 6 Can't decide or won't let us know Smiley!
    R.S.V.P Deadline April 30th!!! SMH!
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