look, i'm alive! honestly, between this new {very demanding} job, trying to lose weight, planning this wedding and the stress that comes with opening "no" rsvps, ain't nobody got time for this blog.

but, nothing makes me happier than a to-do list, so here's an update. and, just in time: friday marks 100 days until the wedding! 

1. set a date
2. book a venue
3. book photographers
4. engagement photos
5. book videographer
6. book band
7. recruit bridesmaids and groomsmen
8. create wedding website
9. book florist
10. buy wedding dress
11. let bridesmaids choose dresses
12. get b fitted for a suit 
13. pick out groomsmen attire
14. find veil - i still don't know if i'll wear one, but i have cousin melissa's gorgeous veil in hand.
15. book cake baker
16. buy cake knife and server - i'm registered for one! here's hoping someone buys it for us at my bridal shower.
17. order save the dates
18. finalize guest list
19. buy cake topper
20. order stamps
21. send save the dates
22. order guest book
23. register
24. reserve hotel room blocks
25. hire a calligrapher
26. mother-of-the-bride and mother-of-the-groom dress shopping
27. find wedding shoes
28. choose wedding jewelry - earrings pictured above!
29. find garter
30. something old
31. something new
32. something borrowed
33. something blue
34. make day-of emergency kit
35. book makeup artist
36. book hair stylist
37. choose wedding favors
38. buy getting ready outfit
39. complete menu tasting
40. complete cake tasting
41. do hair and makeup trial
42. get measured for dress
43. dress fitting
44. order invitations
45. send invitations
46. buy bridesmaid and groomsmen gifts
47. purchase wedding bands
48. get marriage license
49. book transportation for wedding party
50. buy welcome bag stuff
51. stuff welcome bags
52. complete music request folder for band
53. create playlist for cocktail hour
54. book wedding night hotel room
55. order thank you notes
56. gather tips and thank you notes for vendors
57. submit engagement announcements in paper 
59. book ceremony musician
60. complete pre-marital counseling
61. create sign for front of venue
62. design programs
63. print and assemble programs
64. buy glow sticks for exit - which was a very good idea from my friend sandra!
65. book caterer
66. order rentals
67. create decoration for bride and groom chairs
68. frame parent wedding photos
69. make reserved table signs
70. create "no formal seating" sign
71. hire coordinator
72. buy flip flops for dance floor
73. assist mother-in-law with rehearsal dinner
74. buy rehearsal dinner dress
75. buy bridal shower dress
76. help find bridal shower location
77. buy bachelorette party dress
78. book honeymoon
79. buy hostess gifts for shower
80. create ceremony backdrop
81. buy wedding dress belt
82. find makeup artist for day-of
83. book getting ready hotel room
84. figure out a first-dance song - we {i} chose one and then we {i} decided it was not the one
85. choose a parental dance song
86. book flights to nashville
87. buy parent thank-you gifts
88. rent a cake stand
89. write vows
90. settle on ceremony order
91. stay sane - i am failing very hard on this front.

it does feel good to see so much marked off the list! and, next week we'll be in the single-digit countown. eeep!

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