You have to have some serious kick-a$$ work ethic to handle wedding planning with ease and keep your sanity intact. You might be spending the better part of a year researching and booking vendors and figuring out how to use a darn Excel spreadsheet so you can keep your budget in check. Oh and don’t forget, you’ll be picking out bridesmaid dresses, invitations, and stemware. Then of course there’s settling on a color palette and committing to a weekly workout routine. The list goes on (and on and on)!
Planning a wedding can be overwhelming with a capital O-sh*t what did I get myself into?!, but it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes all it takes is a little thinking outside the box and a whole lot of perspective. That and some helpful hints, tips and tricks from people who do it every day. So because we’ve got your back, we compiled a dozen insider tips that are sure to help you wade through the sometimes muddy waters of wedding planning and lead you on a straight path toward the happiest day of your life.
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