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    • HappyLassie13
    • By HappyLassie13 20th Mar 18, 4:00 PM
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    I'm Getting Married in 2020 - Wedding Day Journey
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    • 20th Mar 18, 4:00 PM
    I'm Getting Married in 2020 - Wedding Day Journey 20th Mar 18 at 4:00 PM
    I have booked my wedding for November 2020 and just wondered if there were any other Brides to be on here who would like to Join my diary.

    My plan is to keep it updated with things that i have booked, created etc..
    It would be a great place to share tips and any different things we have seen.

    If anything, it'll be great for me to write everything down and pretend i'm not talking to myself even if nobody joins in.
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    • apricity
    • By apricity 31st Jul 18, 2:18 PM
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    thank you for your warm welcome.

    It's with deepest regret that I won't be saving for our wedding anymore.
    I lost my job & will be using the savings as emergency fund.

    Its been a very poopy day So now I'm having a cup of tea,
    redoing my CV and job hunting !
    SPC 2018 *updating*
    Emergency Fund - 100.00 bank account / 1,000 | 20 / 100 cash
    Wedding - 1,260 (47%) / 2,500
    • kdalwayskint
    • By kdalwayskint 1st Aug 18, 2:03 PM
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    Hi 2020 brides

    I have finally got a date I have booked with the registry office and the rugby club today

    24th May 2019 I'm so excited and also a bit as it is about 10 months away!

    We need to get cracking!
    Saving for Christmas 2018 ~ 231.46/365
    Wedding Fund 1500/1500
    Car Fund 108.46/5000 ~ Bank of Mum 5000/5000 done
    DFW Nerd #1155
    LBM 25/2/09 Debt at highest 8,037.35 now 0
    Credit Card 2200/2500
    • apricity
    • By apricity 1st Aug 18, 10:12 PM
    • 77 Posts
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    Woop woop!
    That's my birthday, kdalwayskint!

    I wish things were differnt,
    I wanted to get married next september but probably will have to push it back now.

    My fiance says we can still have it though... I just want to cry.

    but I'm super happy for you, kdalwayskint!
    Take your time though and ensure you have a break now and then
    SPC 2018 *updating*
    Emergency Fund - 100.00 bank account / 1,000 | 20 / 100 cash
    Wedding - 1,260 (47%) / 2,500
    • candjsmum
    • By candjsmum 6th Aug 18, 2:52 PM
    • 407 Posts
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    Just thought I would do a quick update on my daughters wedding, yes I'm a mum of the bride to be!!
    Gorgeous venue all booked for August 2020 so a way to go yet but it is a very popular place and they wanted a specific date so we told them to get it booked and good old dad stumped up the deposit. They have a meeting with the photographer they have chosen in a few weeks and have now paid a small deposit to hold the date for the cake lady. Mum in law is paying for the photographer and the cake which will be a huge help to them.
    I think that will then be it for a while. It's still 2 years away but I know how time creeps up on you when you least expect it!!
    • apricity
    • By apricity 7th Aug 18, 7:22 PM
    • 77 Posts
    • 187 Thanks
    hey everyone,
    The wedding is back on as I got a new job.
    Had an interview this morning at 9:30am
    Then by 3pm I had a call to offer me the job.

    I also put 100.00 in my wedding fund.
    I only have 100 to put away and then I have the total for all the registry office & reception hire (95 Deposit & 380 for rest of it)

    My mum KEEPS asking me why I want to get married & why a rush
    She wants me to put it off as long as possible but i don't

    We've been engaged almost a year on September 1st and it'll be 2 years next year (we plan on getting married in September 2019)

    I also started putting the bridesmaid bags together - the first actual wedding thing I've done.
    Still a few thing to get for them though
    SPC 2018 *updating*
    Emergency Fund - 100.00 bank account / 1,000 | 20 / 100 cash
    Wedding - 1,260 (47%) / 2,500
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