African American Weddings

What Are You Doing This Weekend?

WR
Ok, it's time for me to get back in gear.  The break is over and the wedding is fast approaching so I need to get back in planning mode.
-Mail out Part II of invitations
-Look for hotel room for my mom and cousins
-Shop for e-pic shoes (YAY, can't wait! I love shoes!)
-Work on BM newsletters
-Work on prototype for DIY projects
-Call my florist and get on her azz about meeting to see the centerpieces
-Call Pastor to schedule a time to meet with him
-E-mail another car club in search of wedding day transportation
-Look for a hotel for wedding night

NWR
-FI and I are going to a local vineyard to drink wine and watch a live band perform
-FI and I rented some movie on Netflix, so we'll probably watch that tonight
-Watch my TV shows that I recorded throughout the week.  I have a lot to watch!

What are you ladies doing this weekend?

Re: What Are You Doing This Weekend?

  • edited December 2011
    TamTam, you're going to be really busy this weekend!

    WR:
    Start getting addresses for the invitations
    Continue looking for DIY centerpiece ideas at Michaels since my new venue charges for centerpieces
    Find an undergarment to hold Peanut in for the big day
    Call DB to schedule an alterations appointment

    NWR:
    Get my hair done (another week without a relaxer)
    Shoe shopping with FI for comfy work shoes
    Laundry
    Napping
    Tell my sis about Peanut
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  • edited December 2011
    WR:
    First dress fitting tomorrow
    Mail 1st wave of invites tomorrow
    Look for baskets to make fg baskets
    Make labels for water bottles
    Finish blinging my Sweet Love sign

    NWR:
    Dinner with the fi tonight
    shoe shopping with one of BM( for her BM shoes, may be WR)


    BTW Tam your list is HUGE!!!! Kudos!
  • edited December 2011

    WR: purchase table number holders, purchase the stuff for the bathroom baskets, buy some more candy for candy bar, choose songs for the dj and videographer.

    NWR: Catch up on my DVR recorded shows! Clean up, and wash.

  • edited December 2011
    WR: Picking up wedding ring!

    NWR: Packing and moving...ughFrown
  • cincy2011cincy2011 member
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    edited December 2011
    WR:
    - finalizing e-pic date and meeting date with photographer (June)
    - once the photographer dates are set, set up meeting with videographer (June)
    - set up meeting with new event manager at venue (June)
    - call Westin hotel to inquire about rates for FI and my room on our wedding night
    - once e-pic date is set, reach out to airbrush MUA to try to get appt
    - once e-pic date is set, reach out to hair salon to make an appt
    - look online to see how I need to store dress for the next year to make sure it isn't damaged
    - set up 2nd appt with florist to see mock ups (June)
    **since I'll be in Cincinnati June 1st and I'll have that month off of work, we're trying to get a lot done!**

    NWR:
    - study for Economics final
    - yard sale with condo complex
    - post bedroom set for sale on AJC.com
    - look into massage appts for FI and I for when he comes to visit
    - repaint closet walls/ceiling
    - clean master bathroom, guest bathroom and kitchen
    - meet with future tenants to get info to run a credit/criminal/eviction check on them
    - try to think of other loose ends I need to wrap up in Atlanta before I move
    - hopefully celebrate b/c I will confirm my apartment in Cincinnati today!  FI is there right now looking at it to make sure it's up to our standards.  I pray that it works out b/c they are giving me $150 off the rent every month as part of some special they're running!  Smile
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  • tamtam7tamtam7 member
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    edited December 2011
    yeah i read back over my list and thought girl you are crazy. you will probably see this list again lol.
  • cincy2011cincy2011 member
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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_doing-this-weekend-13?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Cultural Wedding BoardsForum:400Discussion:4de27eb7-31f4-4a16-95cb-9b7145620db4Post:77f4e4b2-38a6-444d-99a0-a251021f0e48">Re: What Are You Doing This Weekend?</a>:
    [QUOTE]yeah i read back over my list and thought girl you are crazy. you will probably see this list again lol.
    Posted by tamtam7[/QUOTE]

    You and me both!  I just realized how long my list was as well....LOL
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  • lakishaplakishap member
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    edited December 2011

    WR:

    -Going to Charlotte, NC tomorrow to look at decorations for the bridal shower with my MOH

    -Returning my shoes for the wedding (they're too wide)
    -Taking B-Pics on Sunday for FI's wedding gift

    NWR:
    -Meeting my cousin/BM & others at a wing place in Charlotte for some wings and drinks
    -Relaxing and enjoying a kids free weekend Cool

  • edited December 2011
    WR - Designing invitations

    NWR - Pole Dancing Party tonight
                Fitness Pole Class tomorrow morning
                BBQ with fi and son
                Church (i haven't been in 3 weeks)
  • tamtam7tamtam7 member
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    edited December 2011
    @lakishap, I"ll be in Charlotte tomorrow.  YAY!
  • lakishaplakishap member
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    edited December 2011

    In Response to Re: What Are You Doing This Weekend?:

    @lakishap, I"ll be in Charlotte tomorrow.  YAY! Posted by tamtam7


    I'm so ready to go..I'm leaving at 6 in the am it takes me about 3 hours to get there.  I love the QC!

  • lca315girllca315girl member
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    edited December 2011
    WR: Print and assemble programs, put finishing touches on program baskets, look for parent gifts, find cake cutting and serving set

    NWR: Celebrate my grandmother's 90th birthday
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  • edited December 2011
    WR: Sending in the contract for the room block!

    NWR: Cleaning up the house and un braiding my hair! Undecided
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  • StephB1185StephB1185 member
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    edited December 2011
    Ahh! i missed you all today! I ACTUALLY HAD TO WORK! :-(  Or at least, not be on my computer because there were other teachers around, haha.
    Weekend plans - BIG -- driving to kansas city tomorrow.  Sunday I have meetings with: venue, church and photographer.  My mother and grandma are coming down from Nebraska to go with me.  then FI is coming in town after work on Sunday and on Monday he and I are going to the venue and church (and hopefully paying deposits and setting a date!!!!) and then have meetings with photographer option #2 and a florist.  whew... lots! And I'm so excited!
    Oh, and I get to try on my dress that my mom has had in Nebraska since it came in earlier this month. eek!
    Laundry night....
    "Diversity is the key to life, without it we would be a mindless drone of a single colored spectrum."
  • tamtam7tamtam7 member
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    edited December 2011
    Oh!  I need to add something else to the list sign up for some thing for our honeymoon.
    @Lcagirl, that's awesome that your grandma is celebrating her 90th birthday!
  • edited December 2011
    WR-taking my mom shopping for her dress.

    NWR-at the weekend job both days.
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