Wedding Day Checklist

We all know you need deodorant, your dress, and your wedding rings, but let’s be realistic! Here is a simple checklist that will help you prepare for your big day.

  • Marriage license
  • Hotel block for guest accommodations
  • Timeline with order of events – which includes ceremony line up, dinner time, bouquet toss, and any traditional or non traditional events you may want to include
  • Vendor arrival times
  • Family reserved sign seating for ceremony
  • Discuss vendor meals with caterer or venue
  • Final payments
  • Gratuity envelopes
  • Guest food restrictions and their assigned table number
  • Assign a person(s) responsible for securing the card box, set up/ decor, and collection of items at the end of reception (it may be bridal party members or family)
  • Have all your decor items neatly boxed and labeled

Helpful tip: Keep a folder with your contracts, permits/ insurance (if applicable), and receipts for the day of to avoid any hiccups that may come along. It can be given to a responsible person to hold on to or left and locked safely in your bridal suite. Keep your marriage license in this folder.

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Important things to do before tying the knot!

We all know there is so much involved with planning a wedding. The dress, decor, your venue, and vendors. But wait… There’s more, you marriage license! An item on your to-do list that cannot be forgotten. Depending on your County, it can be used right away and must be used within 90 days. Follow the link below to apply and click on “self service” to submit your online application.


Are you choosing a family member or friend as the officiant for your wedding day? A one day deputy commissioner is an option. Find your local County Clerk-Recorder’s office. Here’s how to apply.


Customizable Wedding Snapchat Geofilters

Snapchat now allows you to design your own personalized wedding geofilter. You schedule a start to end time, set your geofence, and pay all in one place. Four clicks and you’re done! The feature allows you to upload your own design, choose your color, and select the preferred font type. Click on the photo to get started!

Top Rated Bay Area Floral Company

Love Life and Bloom is a 5 star yelp rated floral company in the Bay Area whom offers floral designs that fit your look and your budget.  As a child, Jennie Doan the founder and florist grew up helping her mothers floral and wedding business. It was helping her best friends wedding that one day made her realize her passion in flowers and the love for doing weddings. Love, Life, and Bloom is known for their beautiful flower arrangements. They work with all themes such as: modern, vintage, chic, elegant, rustic, romantic, and simple. Jennie offers customizable packages and works closely with clients to achieve their dream vision. She is featured on Style Me Pretty and Wedding Chicks.  Check out her yelp for reassurance! 

Read Priscilla S.‘s review of Love Life & Bloom on Yelp

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