it's sooo close!!! ahhh

woo hoo ... we got our marriage licence yesterday! It was $130, are you friggin kidding me.. why the hell is it so pricey! Gotta love Toronto!

I swear ppl hear wedding and automatically increase prices! It's just ridiculous!

like at my church i have to give a $300 "donation" to the church to have my ceremony there and if i want to use the church Choir i need to fork up another $150 and it's not like they're a "professional" signing group either..its just random ppl from the community that play and sing DAMN... but my mom wants them so ugh what to do!!

Everything else is ready!

I just need to actually do the Itinerary for the day of and print the ceremony menus..

I was going to do ceremony programs - but I think they're a waste of my time??? does anyone else think so?

right now I'm working on our reception slide show...

I still need to find my jewelry and go with my cousin to pick up the flower girl dress.

I'm started to get really excited and a little stressed!! but thats normal
amcs76's Green wedding
 |  Toronto, ON, Canada  |  08/26/2009  | 
Wow $130?! Why is Toronto so expensive? I work in Pickering, So I got our marriage license at town hall in Pickering...and it was only $100 here. So odd that the price changes throughout the province.

Personally I think programs are great if you are having a religious ceremony where most of your guests aren't of that religion.....it will help them follow along through the ceremony. We had a Catholic ceremony, and there was maybe a total of 8 out of our 125 guests that are Catholic, so I made programs so they would understand what was going on. If you don't have the time, it's really not a big deal.

Check out Bitter Sweet for your jewelry (www.bittersweetonline.com), they have several locations across the GTA. That's where I bought my necklace, bracelet and earrings for $75. The girl that helped me was very helpful, and they have a nice selection.
sarahdarling's Black wedding
 |  Toronto, ON, Canada  |  08/26/2009  | 
$130 in toronto?? wow, that is good to know and to prepare FH for.

we aren't doing programs, but we aren't having a religious ceremony so I didn't think they were needed.
becca79's Chocolate wedding
 |  Hasbrouck heights, NJ, USA  |  08/26/2009  | 
It's insane that prices change across the provine since the licence bought in any municipality can be used anywhere in Ontario.  I've looked into this too, but for the $ I'd "save" to go outside of Toronto I might as well just pay the extra few $ for the convenenience of picking up in T-dot.

As for programs, I personally love them but agree that they're a "waste".  It's totally up to you.  If you're feeling overwhelmed, then don't worry about it.

You should be excited Ramirez.  So exciting!!!
may23bride2be's Green wedding
 |  Toronto, ON, Canada  |  08/26/2009  | 
Aw, congrats to you and your FH.

Yes, 130$ is insane as much as any other prices...
By the time we get married next year it is probably gonna cost 150$. MAybe they think it is not that expensive but when you have so many things to pay IT IS.

I am not doing the programs ;)
faithsophi's Purple wedding
 |  York, ON, Canada  |  08/26/2009  | 
Congrats on having everything almost done!
If everyone is into the same religion you are you dont really need to have programs. But is more of a guide for people to know what is going on.  I am making mine. I still need to print and ensamble mine hehe...
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