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So I was thinking last night, oh it's two months and a day til the wedding.  Then Stu freaked me out by saying we'd need to send out invitations..!  eeeep!

While we've come up with a preliminary guest list, we haven't refined it yet.  It's still quite a number over our initial estimates. 

I'm lucky in that I don't have any feuding relatives (except perhaps one of the aunties, but don't think she's getting invited).  My problem is with feuding friends.  There's certain people I'd have liked to invite, but can't if I invite others.  It'd be like putting matter and anti-matter together.  Catastrophic universe implosion potential.  I suppose that will help reduce the numbers, but I'm a bit sad I can't invite everyone.  Not being able to invite friends I don't see much of anymore is also a bit sad.  Also vaguely annoyed that will have to invite four of my parents friends.  That's four less of my friends I could have. 


So anyway, this week is trying to design invitations.  Talking to the reception venue peoples on Thursday to get some more details and hopefully decide on a menu.  I ordered stamps last week which are pretty nifty.  With any luck I'll be able to send out the invites next week.

Fancy material has been bought for wrapping up sugar-coated almonds which have been ordered.  Necklaces and earrings bought on ebay.  Doing as much buying of stuff through the internet and ebay as I can.  Anything that takes paypal is a big plus heh :)  Decided not to hire a professional photographer.  Will be asking a couple of people that have fancy cameras to be semi-official photographers and everyone else to download their photos to a computer at the reception if they're willing.  Sure to get plenty of good photos that way.

So it's all slowly coming together....


gunzel412 said:

It's your wedding. Invite who you want. I don't think I invited any of mum and dad's friends did I?

February 27, 2008 3:15 AM


Missy said:

I agree. It's your wedding and you shouldn't have to pick and choose guests because they might be feuding. Invite them all and they should have the grace to be charming to you and polite to each other. If they need to fight, they can leave. Their problem shouldn't be yours on your wedding day!

However, I will say Good luck! (I'll be looking for my invite...just kidding!!!!)

February 27, 2008 4:49 PM


Fiona said:

Oh dear... not another wedding for me to stress about! guest lists are awful! good luck with it!!!

and remember to DANCE on the night :)

February 27, 2008 7:38 PM


Kazza the Blank One said:

My dress is a little impractical for dancing.. and I can't dance anyway ;)

February 27, 2008 10:59 PM


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