Bridal Gift Registry Checklist

Bridal Gift Registry for your wedding,

Everyone is always curious about what they should register for. Well, this little guide can help. Below is a list of the registering items. You might just want to print it out, cross of what you already own, and then take the list with you when you go to register. Bridal Registry Checklist: Formal Dinnerware […]

Decorations for Your Wedding Reception

Reception decorations are often the third thing that comes to mind after the dress and the flowers.   Decorating your reception location can be a fun experience.   You can  hire a decorator or rental company  to do the work or you can  do the work yourself.   If you plan on having a lot […]

Bridal Gift Registry Considerations

Many couples wonder where to register for wedding gifts. It is best to have at least two selections for those who choose to use a registry: a store with prices on the lower-end of the price range, and one on the medium-to-high end of the price range. You may also choose to include a more […]

Wedding Ceremony Decorations

Make your wedding memorable with mood-enhancing decorations.   Since the ceremony decorations are only supposed to cost 1.5% of your total budget, you’ll either have to be meager, or do without. Usually it is easy to do without decorations at the ceremony site. This is often the case if you are getting married in a […]

Wedding Speech Tips

Did you know that a recent survey discovered that public speaking is the number 1 fear in a person’s life and rated above death? Well I have to admit that I used to belong to that group but now on days I have started to enjoy it because of some simple tips I will share […]

Who do I Invite to the Wedding and How Many?

Before you begin with your invitations, you should have a definite decision on the location of your reception. This is vital to figuring out how many people to invite. Usually, you can have about 25% more people than will fit in your reception location because that is the average of how many people will not […]

Wedding Tasks for Friends and Family

Usually, you will select your attendants out of your closest friends and family. These people will be the most likely candidates for helping you with all of our wedding planning. If you have more friends and family who can help besides those chosen as attendants, you are in luck. The more people you have helping […]

Average Wedding Costs

Depending on the area you live in a wedding can have very diverse costs. The national average is about $25,000, but that varies in different areas of the US. We have the lows and highs listed for the six areas of the United States. The Plains:   Low: $3,000 to High: $21,000 The Northwest:   […]

Wedding Expenses – Who Pays What

In the modern world, it is not uncommon for the couple to pay for everything themselves, either because they are well-off financially or they think it is too awkward to ask their parents to pitch in. If you do happen to have both parents willing and able to help out with the costs, here’s the […]

Wedding Budget Guidelines

A budget is very important, especially if you are spending someone else’s money (your parents, or possibly your fiance’s parents). Here is a basic list of what you should put in your budget and the average percentages of what brides spend in each section. To figure out your amounts just take your total budget and […]