You've said I do. Now what? Your minds in a whir all things you need to do to have that perfect wedding. You begin to panic everytime you think of planning ahead of you. Your mind is going a mile a minute with ideas and plans what to do when to do it, so many questions, so little time. First don’t get ahead of yourself. Before doing anything you should grab a pen and paper and follow these simple steps.
First you need to make a list of things you need to discuss with your fiancée. Don’t go any further until you’ve done this. Although you might be inclined to rush out and start planning. Remember this is his big day too, and he should have a say in planning of it.
You’ll need to discuss: •the maximum amount your going to spend •How many people your going to invite •How you are going to finance your wedding •What type of wedding your going to have – big, small, formal, informal •How many people will be in your wedding party
You'll need to make some time to meet with both sets of parents to further discuss items above. You need to find out how much, if any parents will be able to contribute to your costs. You’ll need ask them to make a list of who they want to invite - get them to make list from most important to least important, that way if you need to cut guests you know which ones to cut.
Next set your wedding date. Most wedding facilities advise booking 6 months to a year in advance. You’ll want to take into consideration time of year you plan to get married, any holidays, vacations, or family events that might not work with your date. Once you’ve determined a date that works for your bridal party and family members, as well as yourself, you can move ahead. It never hurts to have a couple of date options