Wedding scheduler which makes life easy

Lifestyle April 13, 2016, 5:18 p.m. 2016 Lifestyle
wedding pink trainers

Our life's got recently even busier than usual. The big day's coming so we need to manage our time efficiently.

I do my best to combine full-time job, wedding preparations, everyday chores and some other additional, more or less unexpected stuff popping out here and there. What actually helps me a lot is my wedding scheduler. I prepared a timeline to-do list of all things which I've got to get sorted before 2nd of July 2016. Then, if it's so helpful, why not share it with the rest of the world? 😉 Here we go:

At least 12 months before the wedding

  • If your parents don't know each other yet, it's high time they meet
  • Prepare your wedding budget. If you don't want to do it on your own you can google a wedding budget calculator - there's loads of them on the Internet
  • Choose and book your wedding date in church or register office
  • Book the restaurant
  • Find the band or DJ

sala

6 months before

  • Get to know which documents you need and what would be the deadlines to give them to priest and/or register office
  • Sign up for premarital course
  • Find your dream wedding dress. It's also good time to buy all the additional stuff (veil, 2 pairs of shoes, underwear, jewelery, perfume etc.)
  • Choose bridegroom's suit and the extras - shirt, tie/bow tie, vest, cufflinks, belt, shoes, undies, etc.
  • You may start preparing the list of presents (we can't be bothered to do this - kind of awkward for us)
  • Buy wedding rings (unless you're planning on loosing a lot of weight in the next months. Shrinking the ring flaws it a bit and besides, who wants to visit jeweller's so many times? You can buy the rings a few weeks before the wedding - it's usually 2 weeks to get rings with engraver)
  • Choose (and inform about your decision) your best man
  • Dentist time! If you usually avoid dental chekup, then wedding might be the best motivation to overcome any fears you might possibly have 😉

suknia

3 months before

  • Start visiting beautician. I kown this looks like an exaggeration (I thought so at the beginning: "What the heck! Am I not having enough expenses?!") but professional and experienced beautician will do wonders to your skin! So, unless you've got nice, rosy and spotless skin, take care of your face! It's really worth the money and the added advantage is the relax which you get during visits at beauty parlour. Believe me - relax is highly needed when the wedding's coming!
  • Sign up for dance course
  • Book a wedding car/chaise
  • Buy wedding invitations
  • Plan your honeymoon
  • If you're having church wedding, it's time for your first confession
  • If your guests aren't locals, book hotel rooms for them (with breakfast included, I reckon)

auto

2 months before

  • Give and/or send the invitations
  • Plan the guests arrangement at the tables
  • Buy calling cards with name of each guest so that everyone knows where to sit. I think such cards are highly useful and prevent unnecessary quarrels among guests

1 month before

  • Discuss the menu at the restaurant
  • Arrange the hotel rooms for the guests so that there'll be no awkward situations when checking in (odds are your 25-year-old best mate wouldn't want to share room with your granddad)
  • Time for bride to have test hairdo and makeup
  • Meet with the band/DJ to discuss the music, games, surprises for guests, etc.
  • Meet with photographer to discuss the details of his service
  • Organize stag and hen parties
  • Time for fitting the wedding dress and suit (yes, it's only about 3-4 weeks before the wedding that you get the final fitting - I'll collect my dress one week before the big date)
  • Wear your wedding shoes at home - they need to get comfortable before the wedding party
  • Check your wedding rings - if they became too big or small, you've got time to adjust them to your finger
  • Arrange transport for your guests
  • Visit the florist's to discuss the decoration of church/car/restaurant venue

Aigüestortes National Park, Pyrenees. Best day hikes in Europe

1 day before

  • Time for your second confession
  • Make sure you get good night's rest
  • Get all your clothes in one place
  • Pack stuff for the wedding night

The big day

  • Bride goes to hairdresser and makeup artist
  • Bride groom or best man gets the flowers for bride and parents
  • Take the car from rental place and get it nice at the florist's
  • Remember about the rings!
  • Last but not least - enjoy the party! In the end it's all about fun, get-together and having great memories afterwards!
Ufff, that took me quite a lot of time

Now it’s your turn – we create this place together. It would be great if we stayed in touch. There are a few options:

  • If you liked this post, please share it with your friends.
  • Please leave a comment. It takes only a moment, but it’s an important hint for us.
  • Like our Facebook fanpage, you will keep track of our hiking trips.
  • Follow our Instagram account where you will find some nice mountainscape shoots.
  • Subscribe to our newsletter – news will come straight to your mailbox.

Our blog contains booking.com affiliate links, which means we will receive a small commission if you book your stay with such link. This comes at no additional cost to you, and helps to support this website in its goal to create quality content.

Subscribe to get our Annual Tatras CheatSheet!
Tatra infographic
Haven't found what you were looking for?

No worries! Submit here your question and we will get back to you.


Joanna & Bartosz

Hi there! We're Joanna & Bartosz, the outdoor enthusiasts behind Overhere. We love mountains, hiking, Poland, and all things nature.

Cheatsheet Tatra Poland hiking small

Best hikes in Europe: 19 epic treks and outdoor adventures

Hiking in Europe is fun! Beautiful mountains, pristine nature and well-m...

17 awesome things to do in Gdansk - complete guide

List of Gdansk main attractions. Lots of practical information about Gda...

Natural beauty of Poland - 11 best places to visit

Looking for cheap places to travel? Here are the most unique places in P...

The best places to visit in Tatra National Park Poland

List of the best places to visit in Tatra mountains. Description of trai...

The most spectacular High Tatras hiking trails

In High Tatras there are some of the best hikes in Europe! Let's have a ...

The best day hikes in Tatra Mountains

Hiking in Poland is fun! Let's have a look at a list of the best places ...

When in need of chill out - Rogów

I was brought up in this village. When I was a child I didn't notice it'...

4 simple ways to get exercise in the office

Good old stairs. We should all love them. Did you know that only 10 minu...

Sleeping over on Wielka Racza

The mountain hut at Wielka Racza isn't bad. The food was fairly good, sa...


Follow Us