Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Updates as of today
After two weeks at last I was able to update my blog. All because of bagyong Melenyo! =( Yesterday lang kami nakabitan ng landline. O diba? Kainis!
Anways, here's our updates as of today!

1. Church
· Paid in full
· Done with Canonical Interview (October 7)
· Pass the Birth, Confirmation Certificates, Pre-Cana Seminar, Marriage License
· Wedding Banns (got the letter from SSA already, we’ll send it to our corresponding Parishes)

2. Reception
· Paid 50% downpayment
· Had our food tasting last October 2
· Booked the 1 bedroom suite (check in: Dec 15; check out: Dec 17)
· Booked the Executive Room (for Entourage)
· Crew Meal
· 10 bottles of wine (no corkage fee)
· Bridal Car – Benz stretch (c/o Trans Abi)
· Cocktails Arrangements
Set-up 6 cocktail tables at the foyer/lobby
Assorted Sioplets, siomai, nuts and chips (set up on the saucers for all cocktail tables)
Beverage (fruit punch) – station set-up / passed around
· Already discuss the Set-up for the Garden Ballroom
Ice Carving (Vase w/ Flowers – Christmas Theme)
Flowers - Powder blue hydrangeas & whit roses w/ silver twigs
VIP Centerpiece – Champagne / crystal vase
Table Centerpiece – Martini glass w/ mirror below
Backdrop – Ecru gauze w/ Tivoli lights
Buffet stations – at the foyer (two way)
Table numbers
Cake stage pillar
Easels for the photo gallery
Dance floor (5x5m)
Stage for the band
Pictorial room

3. Photo
Paid reservation fee
Scheduled pre-nup (October 15)

4. Video
Paid reservation fee
We’ll schedule a meeting by 1st week of November

5. Entourage Florist
Paid 50% downpayment
Balance to be paid two weeks before the wedding (Dec 1)
Change some details of the flowers to match the entourage gowns
Discuss the calltime or delivery of the flowers (11am)

6. Church Florist
Paid 50% downpayment
Paid in full (balance to SSA)
Flowers (Altar: Euro Arrangement; Aisle: 10 stand w/ round austrasta & lilies & roses w/ asters w/ candle and tull)
Ask for additional candelabra for our memorial candle

7. Band / Soundsystem
Paid in full
Discuss already the songs to be played
Discuss the music ensemble to be played during cocktails (flute & strings)
Paid reservation fee for the soundsystem (c/o Edward Fermin of Altitude)

Paid in full
Done with the trial make-up
Need to finalize the up-do hair

9. Bridal Gown
Paid 50% already
Final Fitting on Oct 15
Shoes & Bags (beadworks to match the train)

10. Entourage Gowns
Paid 50% downpayment
Had 1st fitting already
2nd fitting on November 4

11. Groom’s Attire
c/o Onesimus
Ready for pick-up anytime this week

12. Rings
w/ MIL for safe-keeping

13. Principal Sponsors Gifts
Need to buy materials for packaging
14. Entourage Gifts
Not yet done!
Still thinking …. Hay!

15. Souvenirs
Half done! (packaging nalang)

16. OTD Coordinator
Paid 50% downpayment
Schedule a meeting to finalize everything

17. Emcee
Paid Reservation fee
Need to finalize the flow the program (games)

18. Cake
Payment on the wedding itself
Set a schedule for tasting

19. Invites
Paid 50% downpayment
Waiting for the final layout and ready to go!

20. Others (DIY)
Missalette - For approval!
Unity Candle – Done!
Offertory Candes – wala pa!
Candles (for SS) – wala pa!
AVP – c/o future BIL
So far, wala pa din kaming honeymoon! =( We're still undecided whether out of the country or dito nalang sa Pinas. Rain got a new job and he'll be starting next week. Baka mahirapan siya makapag-leave! But I'm happy for him... baka next year nalang honeymoon hahaha! =p
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