After the excitement from the proposal fades, it’s time to start planning your dream wedding. With so many items to figure out, it can be overwhelming and difficult to figure out where to start. Here are a few top priority items that you should tackle first.
One of the most important thing you can do to plan your big day and stay on budget is to figure out your wedding priorities. Learn how to set your priorities and use them to guide you along the path of wedding planning on a budget.
Photo by Lidya Nada on Unsplash There’s no doubt about the initial thrill that comes after saying “Yass!” to your one-and-only. At that moment, you couldn’t wait to start planning your wedding, picking out color palettes, and getting knee deep in tulle. But now that some
Sticking to Your Wedding Budget1. Identify your core values and priorities Step 1 of wedding planning is to identify your priorities and your core values for life. Then you will use these principles to guide your decisions (especially when it comes to spending.) This is actually
If you’re looking for wedding planning tools, this one couldn’t be simpler, and it’s free! We created the 20 Questions of Wedding Planning to help couples with those pesky questions related to planning the details of their big day. This fun, interactive question game will spark conversations
With the amount of imagination filling our minds with our wedding dreams, we never expect the negatives or downfall of events that may come with the wedding day. On the big day, the amount of pressure the couple end up putting on themselves is so immense
If Rachel Cruze’s new book, “Love Your Life, Not Theirs” was available when I was engaged, I know it would have been the motivation and inspiration needed to plan a budget-savvy wedding. Rachel’s book (which releases today) goes beyond the typical book about budgeting that covers staying out
You’re planning a wedding, perhaps a colorful October wedding because it’s your favorite time of the year, and you’re wondering what to do to break the mold when it comes to weddings and all things bridal. The way to make your wedding a little more unique,
The Knot’s 2015 Real Weddings Study found that on average brides spent $1,469 on their wedding dress, up $112 from 2014. For any other dress that amount is beyond extravagant unless you’re a red carpet starlet or royalty – and even they borrow gowns instead of
Today, I’m excited to share this guest post from a new friend and super savvy lady, Dani Pascarella of Invibed.com. Dani just got married in January in Palm Beach. It was not an inexpensive wedding per se, but many of the most memorable details were, because
This post is created in partnership with Allstate. When it comes to planning a wedding, there are so many firsts. From trying on your first wedding dress to having your first look and first dance, you’ll be experiencing a whole slew of new things leading up
One of the first big conversations about the wedding that Brady and I had after getting engaged was on figuring out our priorities. When you have a wedding with a limited budget, some sacrifices need to be made. Some couples may put the decor, the dress,
For most average people, their wedding day is the most expensive day of their life. We’re all budget savvy brides here, so we’re not as lavish as some couples—but still, the $10,000 that’s considered “budget” in this industry is a lot of money. This gives couples a