If you’re getting married soon, you no doubt have a lot of questions about planning your wedding. Wedding planning should be fun and stress ought to be avoided. That’s why the suggestions in this article can help you to avoid any worry.
If you are making the food for your wedding, try shopping at stores like Costco. Wholesale prices are generally lower. You may want to ask your friends to chip in with buying food.
The wedding dress may be a major expense. To save money, consider looking at dresses that have the same appeal as a wedding gown, but aren’t categorized as such. A bridesmaid dress could be perfect and not as costly as a wedding dress. Even if you want the dress altered to change some of the styling, it could turn out to be cheaper than a wedding dress.
Make use of a family member’s or friend’s property for your venue. Using someone else’s property can free a huge expense from off your plate and allow you to allocate funds elsewhere. Make sure you offer to hire help to prepare and to clean, though. Do not leave this up to the homeowner.
If the thought of a cake that costs thousands of dollars and packs on thousands of calories ruins your appetite, check with local and specialty bakers and inquire about individually sized portions. There are boutiques that will bake fresh cupcakes with very few calories specifically for your event, and deliver them. These boutiques also often have healthy options available such as gluten-free, fruit based fillings instead of frosting, and healthier alternative toppings.
You should let the DJ know what is okay to play and what isn’t okay to play. It could be heavy metal or country, or even a song that reminds you of someone not-so-special. Whatever your tastes may be, communicate them so your wedding music is as joyful as you are.
Now you’re aware of what to do and what you shouldn’t do when you’re trying to plan for a wedding so that you don’t get too stressed out. Enjoy the planning, as it can be fun in and of itself, and good luck to you going forward!