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A Final Checklist

Topic: Your Wedding Day
Timeframe: Week of Wedding

A Final Checklist

It’s the day before your wedding. Hopefully, everything has gone smoothly so far. Here’s a final, and hopefully humorous, checklist and some suggestions to get your mind off everything else and RELAX!

Along with this checklist, be sure to check out the Wedding Day Timetable, Tipping Guidelines, and After the Wedding Worksheets under: For Brides: My Bridal Suite

Before the Rehearsal or The Day Before Your Wedding…

____ Make sure your bridal gown, headpiece, shoes, etc... are ready.

____ Make sure all your bridal lingerie/undergarments are ready.

____ Have at least three pairs of stockings available (you won’t need them, but you’ll worry if you don’t have them nearby).

____ Get all your cosmetics, hair styling tools together.

____ Give yourself, or get a manicure and pedicure.

____ Finalize packing for your honeymoon.

____ Make sure you have something old, new, borrowed, and blue.

At the Rehearsal and Dinner

____ Hand out all the assignment sheets (let someone else do the work now!).

____ Enjoy being with your family, friends, and fiancé.

____ Excuse yourself early so you can go home and unwind.

After the Rehearsal Dinner, Try Some of the Following…

____ Take a long bubble bath with a good book.

____ Give yourself a facial.

____ Clean your engagement ring.

____ Look at your baby pictures.

____ Try to get some sleep!

On The Big Day . . .

It’s here! That day you thought would never come has arrived! Hopefully you got some sleep last night, although the excitement was probably unbearable.

Take your time with everything you do today. Allow plenty of time so you do not have to rush. And don’t panic wondering if everything is ready.

Rely heavily on your family and attendants today. They’ll be glad to help with anything that needs to be done. They’ll also help ease your mind and emotions.

Enjoy this day to its fullest. You will be surrounded by family and friends who will wish you only the best. Make an effort to talk with everyone at the reception, even if it’s only for a short moment. Your time and attention will be greatly appreciated.

If some detail does not go exactly as planned, make the most of it - do not let it ruin your entire wedding that you’ve worked so hard to put together.

If it should happen to rain, don’t panic. Make needed arrangements ahead of time, should this situation arise. Many beautiful weddings have taken place on a rainy day and it is often said that rain brings GOOD LUCK!

Once the reception is over, you can look forward to your honeymoon and the won­der­­ful new life you will have together. Be patient, understanding, loving, and most of all, be sure to communicate with one another.

Have a Wonderful Day!

We at Cavanaugh’s Wedding Planner hope this book helps in the enormous task of planning your wedding.

We would appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have that would help future brides with their wedding plans. We wish you a very happy wedding day, and a lifetime filled with love.

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