Friday, June 22, 2007

Yes!!! There Is A Groom's Calendar

The Groom's Calendar

10-12 Months Before:
  • Pick out the engagement ring (if not yet selected).
  • Announce your engagement.
  • Discuss wedding plans and budget with fiancée and all parents.
  • Select your best man, groomsmen, ushers (one usher per 40 guests).

8-9 Months Before:
  • Meet with officiant to discuss the ceremony.
  • Start compiling your guest list.
  • Begin making your honeymoon travel plans.

6 Months Before:
  • Visit gift registry with fiancée.
  • Arrange for transportation to ceremony, and to reception, for the wedding party.
  • Complete your honeymoon plans.
  • Register with nearest Tuxedo shop and pick your tuxedos and accessories.

3 Months Before:
  • Return to your tuxedo shop and get fitted for your tuxedo.
  • Complete the guest list.
  • Pick out and order wedding rings.
  • Plan rehearsal dinner with parents.
  • Choose gifts for your bride and wedding party.

1 Month Before:
  • Make sure all men have been measured for tuxedos. Get your marriage license.
  • Arrange to move belongings to your new home.

2 Weeks Before:
  • Attend bachelor party (please keep it clean you will have to explain).
  • Adjust insurance policies, bank accounts, utilities, etc.

The Week Before:
  • Pick up your tuxedo remember, try it on, in the store, to insure a proper fit.
  • Pack for the honeymoon.
  • Get cash for gratuities and officiant's fee.
  • Take a deep breath... you're almost there.
  • Enjoy your rehearsal and dinner.

The Big Day:
  • Double-check all details, wedding rings, and transportation... marriage license.
  • Get to the ceremony on time.
  • Relax and Enjoy your wedding!

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