After The Engagement

Written by Sher Matsen

You've said I do. Now what? Your minds in a whir allrepparttar things you need to do to have that perfect wedding. You begin to panic everytime you think ofrepparttar 149917 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 ofrepparttar 149918 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 inrepparttar 149919 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 discussrepparttar 149920 items above. You need to find out how much, if anyrepparttar 149921 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 makerepparttar 149922 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 considerationrepparttar 149923 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

Staying Professionally Chic In The Heat

Written by Eileen Hammel

Whether you live in a warm climate year round or you are just trying to survive summer’s heat till autumn’s cool arriverepparttar following quick and easy professional style tips will keep you cool and have you looking professionally chic in any heat.   Wardrobe  Select fabrics that are natural / man-made blends that consist of at least 51% natural fiber, such has a 55% cotton 45% polyester blend. This will give yourepparttar 149859 coolness of a natural fabric withoutrepparttar 149860 wrinkles. Choose jackets with ¾ sleeves. They are cooler than full sleeves and more professional looking than short sleeves. Light and bright colors works well in warm weather but do not use loud bold color combinations and prints. Dress in layers to adjust torepparttar 149861 high heat outside / air conditioning inside temperature changes you will experience. A ¾ sleeve jacket over a sleeveless shell or a summer twin set is are excellent solutions for temperature changes. A cool alternative to pantyhose are thigh – highs they allow air to circulate better then pantyhose and will keep you cooler. Wear slightly larger jewelry it will give you a more polished look. Instead of a simple pendant on a chain try a triple strand of pearls. Avoid plunging necklines, extremely short hemlines, sheer fabrics, cloth handbags and briefcases, open toe shoes, sandals and flip flops.

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