To-Do List

It's all coming together! Stay current on our wedding planning by watching as we slowly cross things off our list.

Wedding Planning To-Do List

Send wedding party newsletter
Book hair/make-up trial run
Book mani/pedis for 6/10
Groom’s gift
List of photographs to take
Groom’s ring
Pick reception menu
Ask Jay to offer prayer at reception
Ask DQ: person to cut cake? Deposit?
Talk to people with kids about baby-sitting
Address invitations
Send invitations
Coloring books/crayons
Finish slideshow
Burn slideshow to DVD
Welcome bags
Send assignments to readers
Marriage license
Make list of what to pay when

In May
Confirm with limo
Confirm with florist
Confirm with photographer
Confirm with rehearsal dinner
Confirm with reception
Confirm with Pro DJ KC
Confirm with Dairy Queen
Arrange for baby-sitter?
Meet with wedding coordinators
Confirm hotel shuttle
Book our honeymoon suite

Soloist payment
Trumpeter about payment
Get titles from soloist
Check titles w/organist
Put soloist and organist in contact
Put trumpeter and organist in contact
Talk about music with Serenade

Rehearsal Dinner
Bridesmaids’ gifts
Flower girl gifts
Ring bearer gifts
Usher gifts

Getting Ready
Collect mirrors
Collect extension cords

Find a way to incorporate red necklace
Something borrowed
Something old
Something blue

Candles on back wall
Unity candle and tapers
Taper for Grandma
Vases for back wall
Flowers for back wall (included in reception flowers)
Flower petals (fake)
Flower girl baskets
Decorate flower girl baskets
Ring bearer pillow
Water bottles under front pew
Tissues in pews
End of pew decorations
Decorations for doors (outside and inside)
Bags of bird seed
Baskets for handing out birdseed


Check out vases at reception hall
Ribbons for vases (wide pink)
Favor bags
Favor ribbon
Favor contents
Place cards
Table numbers
Seating arrangement
Just Married banner
Bridesmaids bouquets as arrangements (need vases)
Ceremony arrangements to reception
Song list for DJ
Table set up for DJ
Basket for cards
Decorations for doors

After the reception
One arrangement back to church for service 6/12
Move presents to Mom and Dad’s