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Planning a Wedding For Dummies

Published 06-27-2022

This book takes the stress out of wedding planning by simplifying the whole process and giving you the tools you need to plan and execute a memorable day. Learn how to send out those save-the-dates, manage any crisis that might arise on the day of, and everything in between. You'll find worksheets and checklists to help you stay organized and on track.

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Being the Best Man For Dummies - UK

Published 05-28-2013

If you're looking for practical, straight-talking advice on getting things right, look no further.

Being the Best Man For Dummies is a perfect one-stop guide to being the ideal best man. This newly updated edition includes:

  • Advice on organising the stag night (or weekend), including a guide to the best destinations, activities, and organisers, with contact information.
  • An outline of your wedding day responsibilities (in the morning, at the church, during the reception, and all points in between) plus tips on how not to screw things up.
  • A guide to writing a delivering a great speech, including opening lines, jokes, quotes, and more.
  • Ten wedding-day nightmare scenarios to avoid.
  • Guidance on how to dress to impress.

All that in one convenient package that also doubles as a terrific prop for the reception speech.

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Wedding Planning For Dummies

Published 11-28-2012

The bestselling wedding planning guide—now updated!

Congratulations, you're planning a wedding! Besides obtaining a fancy tuxedo and a stunning gown, organizing a wedding ceremony takes creativity, planning, and diplomacy. The whole ordeal can seem overwhelming at first, but with lots of guidance, you'll plan a wedding people will remember for ages.

Wedding Planning For Dummies demystifies and simplifies all the details that go into the Big Day, providing inspiration and innovative ideas to personalize your wedding celebration and, of course, make it fun for everyone--especially you! Expert wedding planner Marcy Blum walks you step-by-step through everything you'll encounter as you plan your wedding, from choosing a reception site to picking a photographer—and everything in between.

  • 20% new and updated content
  • Keep track of expenses with a wedding budget
  • Negotiate contracts and surf online for wedding deals
  • Get those pesky financial technicalities out of the way
  • Plan a weekend wedding, a themed wedding, same sex wedding, and other celebrations
  • Plan for various wedding customs and rites
  • Throw a great reception with music, food, drink, and cake
  • The 4-1-1 on the latest and greatest trends in wedding registries, rings, photos, and the honeymoon

Packed with tips for saving money and common kitsch you should avoid, this is the ultimate guide to satisfying everyone on the Big Day—while making all of your fairytale dreams come true.

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Wedding Etiquette For Dummies

Published 12-02-2009

Your expert guide to the dos and don'ts of getting married

Your wedding should be fun, exciting, and worry-free-but most brides, grooms, and their families run into sticky situations or unique circumstances that surround etiquette. Now, there's a definitive guide that provides the solutionsfor all those dilemmas big and small.

Wedding Etiquette For Dummies provides sound information and guidance-whether it's deciding how to handle divorced parents, inform guests of where the couple is registered, or tastefully incorporate new traditions into your ceremony and reception. You get plenty of proven advice and tips for everything from who pays for the wedding and properly announcing the engagement to hosting events leading up to the wedding and dealing with destination wedding snags and pitfalls. You'll even see how to gracefully handle wedding cancellations and postponements.

  • The dos and don'ts of wedding etiquette for any bride, groom, relatives, or friends of the marrying couple
  • Tips for proper behavior during the engagement, ceremony, and reception
  • Advice on dealing with the wedding party and opinionated or pushy in-laws
  • Special considerations for second (or more) marriages and military, ethnic, and religious weddings
  • How to set up a tasteful, interactive wedding website and write the all important thank you note
  • Sue Fox is the author of Etiquette For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Business Etiquette For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Leaving no wedding dilemma uncovered, Wedding Etiquette For Dummies is your one-stop guide for having the wedding of your dreams without the stress!

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Budget Weddings For Dummies

Published 10-12-2009

Don’t let ‘white blindness’ drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine.

Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account!

Inside you'll find tons of tips and advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while still remaining true to your personality, values, and tastes. You'll see how to make and keep your wedding budget; select the most economical time to get married; scope out wedding locations that fit the bill; and incorporate everything from economical to green ideas that emphasize style and elegance. Plus, you get tips and pointers for negotiating with vendors and avoiding hidden expenses and add-ons.

  • Hands-on information for planning a stylish wedding while sticking to your budget
  • How to get deals on gowns, tuxes, cakes, invitations, photography, food, and more
  • Use your creativity (and friends and family) to save money on decorations, food, favors, and wedding attire
  • Cut corners where no one will notice
  • Set your own priorities for your big day

  • Make your celebration unique

You don't have to settle for less on your wedding day. Author, Meg Schneider is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000  Budget Weddings For Dummies is the only guide you need to save yourself money, time, and stress while you plan a beautiful, memorable ceremony!

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