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September 2010 Weddings

Random wedding questions

1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
my adirondeck chairs because we've been wanting them for so long

2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
going back to my natural brown hair, going to try at home teeth whitening, starting Secret Clinical Strength soon, possibly tan if my tan lines don't go away + hopefully get my overall skin in better condition.

3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
I did loss approx 13lbs but gained most of it back and now I hope to start lossing again soon.

4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
I'm really excited to see how my flowers turn out and how our photo collages will look.

5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
If we go with the Degeneration X wrestling entrance that FI wants, I think that will be the best song because it's totally us and not expected

6) What is your very last song going to be?
Not sure if I want to end in a slow or fast song but I'm think: I had the time of my Life from Dirty Dancing


7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
Relaxing and enjoying married life. I also want a baby asap so that will be the next big chapter.... I hope

Re: Random wedding questions

  • What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    Havent got any yet, Shower is this weekend!

    What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Tan, highlight hair, mani/pedi

    Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    gain!  Yikes!  I hit 30 and 10lbs just came on!  Hope to loose a few in the next month!

    What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    My husband and boys in their tuxes!  And I cant wait to to see the photos afterwords!

     What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    Our mixed cd!  We are pulling off a coreographed suprise dance! Cant wait, hopefully we pull it off in style.

    What is your very last song going to be?
    I'm not sure!  I keep finding out that I need more songs I didnt know I needed

    ) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Plan our vacation next year. I just love planning and seeing things come together. So this has been so much fun over the last year!
  • DX!!! Woo!

    Everyone keeps asking what FI and I are doing after our wedding...I keep telling them Night Of Champions is the day after so we'll be watching that. We're dorks. I want to get FI a replica of the WWE Champion belt as his wedding present, but can't afford it :(
  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift? my knife block

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding? I think the only thing was starting to use  Proactiv a while ago, and being careful not to get tan lines

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement? I have yo-yo'd, gaining and losing ten lbs a few times

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day? I'm also really excited about the flowers

    5) What is your favorite song that your dj is going to play? Hmm...The Luckiest or Fireflies?  A lot of my favorite music isn't actually good dancing music so it's getting left out :(

    6) What is your very last song going to be? Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?   Actually be productive at work and maybe clean my apartment once in a while

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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    None. Didn't have a shower.

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    May get a spray tan. Getting a mani & pedi a few days prior. Getting my hair done  the day before by my regular stylist. Professional makeup & hair (updo) on the day.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
     I have gained about 12-15 pounds, which is about 3 dress sizes for me.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    The table-scape at the restaurant. We will have gift bags, the top-tier-only cake, the bridal bouquet, and custom menus on the table. It's just one table (14 ppl total will attend), so I hope it looks great.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    No DJ. We are having an acoustic guitar player at the beach ceremony, hopefully he will nail Smokey Robinson's "Cruisin."

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Whatever the club/ bar plays when head back out after dinner around town in Key West.

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    I'm moving, so my free time will be spent packing & moving. Also I have a ton of errands SSN office to change my name and update benefit elections for HR. Maybe go to the beach every day and the movies at night with FH/DH. Then he goes back to his state. Who knows when we will live together- in the same state, under the same roof?
  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    Deluxe Scrabble. I know that's silly, but OMG I <3 SCRABBLE

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Trying to even out those tanlines ...

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Not really. I've only been engaged for four months though. If we were getting married in July 2011 (original plan), I would've tried a little harder I think.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    Flowers. My BFF made them out of paper. SO EXCITED!!

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    We're the DJs (FI is making the songlist). FI has not made said songlist (insert panic here), so I'm not sure yet.

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Not sure. :-(

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?
    Nap. Seriously.
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  • kelly--SO jealous of your chairs!!!  we love adirondack chairs :)

    1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    probably my crock pot

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    um, not much...i like to lay in the sun, so making sure i am tan without the lines.  and then the day of, just having a MUA and hair person...

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    refuse to look at a scale

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    just to see how everything looks together.  i am really excited about the tree branches and the lighting.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    too many to chose!

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    say hey michael franti and spearhead (also could be in the running for my favorite song)


    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    sleep, clean, go zip lining, drive around and do nothing.
  • Oh, yeah, I'm getting a mani/pedi and getting my legs and bikini area waxed, too.  No shaving on the HM!
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    Ice Cream Maker.  And the dust buster - no longer have to drag out the big vacuum to get the animal hair off the funiture!

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Mani/Pedi.  Airbrush Tanning (hopefully) to even out the tan lines.  Hair & Makeup the day of.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Tried REALLY hard in the beginning, but after 4-6 weeks and no budging on the scale I pretty much gave up.  I lost the 5 lbs of holiday weight, but no more.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    The flowers.  And the dessert table.  And the centerpieces.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    The one that FI is picking for our first dance.  Dunno what it is, but just excited that FI was excited about it.

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Someone Like You by Van Morrison.

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?
    Moving to FI's house.  And apparently planning the nursery.  So I don't really see any free time in my future.
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift? 
    Crock pot
     
    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Microdremabrasion, facial, maybe a spray tan. Botox. Fillers.
     BUT LADIES, I am way older than you all, this was needed for good pics.
    STAY OUT OF THE SUN!!!

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Lost 30 lbs. over the last 16 months, now maintaining.
    Went from a 12 to a 6.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    The reception hall. It's an old church full of stained glass, wood and marble it's stunning. The guests are going to be blown away.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    The song I'm walking down the isle to:
    "spend your life with me" Dave Mason

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Probably Moon Dance... Van Morrison


    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?
    Get my new body rock hard, work on my house, enjoy my new husband.
  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    My mini fridge - it has a dry erase door on it. Although, I am excited about all of them - I got a ton of good stuff

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    I started Clinique acne solutions (like proactiv), teeth whitening (thanks to my sister - the hygenist!), I am drinking more water (or at least trying to), mani/pedi on thursday before, and pro makeup (because I don't know what I'm doing)

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    I ordered my dress a size large so I wouldn't have to worry about this - it also has a corset back. That being said, the larger size fits me. I've also started stress eating, and just noticed it.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    the look on FI face when he gets his first look at me. I've been dropping wrong details to him about my dress.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    crocodile rock. When I was 5, I told my mom I wanted to walk down the isle to that song someday. She laughed and said "maybe at the reception".

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    No idea - but I really like the dirty dancing song idea!

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Catch up on sleep, and start the thank you note process.
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?   
    The crotchless panties and open nipple tassel bra?  Purely for shock value.

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding? Not much...going to the hairdresser and having my makeup done.   I am getting my first facial ever this sat.  Maybe that counts.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement? 
    I lost 5lbs  :(.   That leaves me COMPLETELY flat chested.   They have to take in my dress again.   I can still stuff tennis balls into the cups on the dress.  I don't think the top will ever look right.  To all you girls trying to lose weight, careful what you wish for.   The grass is always greener and all that....

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    The tent  next to the pond with the paper lanterns and my centerpieces. 

    5) What is your favourite song that your dj is going to play?
    Doing it - LL Cool J

    6) What is your very last song going to be? 
    Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty

     7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?  
    WORK! make some chedder.   I need to replenish the savings account.
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    the rachael ray casserole dish and rachael ray stackable bubble tray things my mom got me

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    nails done thursday before, pedi the day before, and the day of im going to try and sleep as long as i possibly can

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    ive lost 20ibs, on purpose

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    the cake, i designed it and absolutely cannot wait to see the final product as well as taste it...it will be so yumy.
    i also cant wait to see my FI expression when he sees me for the first time walking down the aisle in my dress

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    i have 2...our first dance "god bless the broken road" rascal flatts AND "toes in the water" zac brown band

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    "time of your life" greenday


    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    saving money!
    having a life again haha
    being able to just enjoy FI without constant wedding talk!!!
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?   
    Probably my blender or my fine china (I know, useless but oh so pretty and I do plan on using mine so maybe not so useless)
    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding? Um washing my face at least twice daily (used to be only once) and will probably lay out to get some sun and even out my permanent tan lines

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement? 
    I've pretty much fluctuated between 5-10 lbs. Clothes still fit but I refuse to get on a scale. Hate those things.
    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    honestly, seeing J. Everything else is simple with the flowers and food.

    5) What is your favourite song that your dj is going to play?
    too many to choose

    6) What is your very last song going to be? 
    DJ is picking it...
     7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over?  
    Go back to my PRN job to make some extra moola so we can buy a house within the next year or so
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    I wish I got what Diablesse got! haha
    Actually, it was a piece of my grandmothers wedding dress with her initials embroidered into it to sew into mine, and a picture of her in her dress. I burst into tears.  She passed away when I was young, but she's so, so special to me.

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    mani/pedi, got a little tan, hair and makeup on the day of

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    I was trying to stay the same weight so my alterations wouldnt change, but somehow I've dropped 5 pounds in about a week and a half.  No freakin idea how! This happened to me one other time in my life when I was super stressed, and fell into 00 sizes - I was gross looking.


    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    I just want to see the whole day come together.  We see all these little pieces as we plan, and I want to see it ALL.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    hhmmm.... I don't know....

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Lostprophets - Rooftops


    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Finish my master's degree in september - actually save money - and have a clean house!
  • edited August 2010
    1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    So hard to choose. I adore my dishes, and our bedroom rug is high up there too.

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    I should get my teeth cleaned. I have my last haircut & color on 9/11. And I need to get some SLEEEEEEEEEP. Mani/pedi the Thursday before, brow wax, and sun without tan lines since I'll be on the beach the week before.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Gained, and now am losing.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    Just to see all of my people standing on a beach watching us get married.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    No idea

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Baba O'Reilly or Save the Last Dance for Me

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Raising money for Relay for Life!
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    my kitchenaid mixer.  it was the one thing i wanted the most!

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    trying to keep my acne at bay, waxing, getting my teeth cleaned 2 days before the wedding, mani/pedi the same day as the dentist, hair and make-up the day of.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    honestly, don't know.  I think it's about the same.

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    the flowers and our chuppah.  i think our flowers are gonna look awesome and we've only seen a picture of what the chuppah could look like, so i'm excited to see how it turns out.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    oh goodness, this is a loaded question.  we have so many different kinds of songs playing that i honestly can't pick one.

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    it's between closing time or evacuate the dance floor.

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    well first, the honeymoon and then enjoying being married.  we have some things we'd like to do to the house before it gets too cold to do them.  and probably helping 2 of closest friends get married in the next year and a half. 
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  • edited August 2010
    1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    yellow buttercup kitchenaid mixer from my parents and sisters <:

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    hair extensions for thickness (do this anyways), pedicure, manicure, facial (2 weeks before), hair color ( I have some gray), makeup and hair done for wedding day, also teeth whitening with the bleach trays from the dentist good bye coffee stains!!

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Lost 15 lbs <:

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    Our reception venue and how it all looks after all the planning and purchases I've done

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    I think we are going to Welcome to the Jungle for bridal party enterance, which is my high school fight song hahaha I think people will laugh or a slow song by Coldplay called "Green Eyes" I always pretend it's written for me  <: hahaha
    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    probably Journey Don't stop Believin


    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Babies <: hopefully!!
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    Our new bedding!  We really wanted it and never expected to get it, so we were going to buy it for ourselves after the wedding.  One of my best friends from college and her wife got it for us. 

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Lost a little weight, used leave-in hair mask on hair, tried to remember to take my vitamins.  Will get a facial, mani/pedi, pro hair and makeup, touch up roots and hopefully maintain the weight loss.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    I've fluctuated about 10 lbs. over the course of my engagement, but I focused on losing about 5 lbs. before the final fitting tonight, and I've done it.  :)

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    Dear, sweet FI in his tux. 

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    Our first dance-'When You Say Nothing At All' by Alison Krauss and Union Station.

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    'Two Is Better Than One'-Boys Like Girls and Taylor Swift

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    Find a job! 
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    FMIL gave me a ready to go scrapbook that I am really excited about.  Also love our Pyrex mixing bowls with matching lids.  We use them all the time.

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Whiten teeth (I keep forgetting to do it though, I had trays made and have done it 7 or 8 times so far.  Need to do it at least a few more times.

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    Not sure exactly what I weighed when we got engaged.  I gained some over the holidays and have lost that and then some.  Maybe 3 lbs down from when we got engaged??

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    So many things.  Mostly I'm just looking forward to being excited and looking into FI's eyes and glow with happiness.

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    Our first dance song - "Then" by Brad Paisley.

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    As the lights come on I want the DJ to play "We're in this together now" by Nine Inch Nails.

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    This fall I will work on Thank yous, organizing wedding pictures and making an album, my scrapbook, and getting my life back in order.  Once spring comes I will go back to school.
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  • 1) What is your favorite bridal shower gift?
    My shower is monday evening- i'll let you know:)

    2) What have you done/will do to beautify yourself before the wedding?
    Waxed, keeping my natural color even though I was debating on whether or not to dye it, teeth whitened..

    3) Have you lost/gained any weight during your engagement?
    I lost..then I found it again! lol

    4) What detail are you most excited to see on your wedding day?
    my cake! I love my cake..It is so traditional..and gorgeous and everything FI and I wanted!.. I am also super excited about my grooms cake for my RD.. it is based off this video game that we both played..Actually, we met on it! lol

    5) What is your favotite song that your dj is going to play?
    I don't know...

    6) What is your very last song going to be?
    Not sure yet.

    7) What do you plan on doing with all the extra free time you will have once the wedding is over? 
    We are going to be trying for a baby.. so exciting :)
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