Rochester Brides & Grooms Issue 52 November 2017 - May 2018 - Page 10

6 TO 8 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING (CONTINUED) ­­E xperiment with your hair and headpiece to find a wedding style Purchase cake top, cake knife, toasting glasses, ring bearer’s pillow, guest book, garter, aisle runner, candles, and/or rent the money box Buy gifts for attendants, spouse to be and both sets of parents Mail invitations for rehearsal dinner Acquire a marriage license Inform special guests (valid for 60 days) of duties (ie, readings at ceremony) 1 TO 2 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING Get address and name change forms for social security card, drivers license, etc. Call guests who have not responded Confirm all the earlier listed services (ie, photogr apher , reception , caterer , music ...) Prepare place cards for reception Give your caterer or reception site a final count of guests Pack for honeymoon Confirm details with attendants gifts you have received Write thank-you’s for wedding Confirm rehearsal dinner details. ONE DAY BEFORE YOUR WEDDING Pamper yourself (massage, manicure, tanning...) Lay out your wedding attire Prepare emergency wedding day kit , and accessories and overnight bag Have fun at your ceremony rehearsal and rehearsal dinner Go to bed early ! You will have a long day ahead of you tomorrow YOUR WEDDING DAY! Eat a good breakfast ENJOY WHAT YOU HAVE PLANNED. IT IS YOUR DAY! 10 Rochester Brides & Grooms