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Wedding Planning Basics and Wedding Ceremonies

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If you're engaged, congratulations! I hope this site will help you with wedding planning, and all of the endless details that make a wedding special and unique. Here are all the basics you'll need to know, and especially details about planning your wedding ceremony.
  1. Wedding Ceremonies
  2. Getting Started With Wedding Planning
  3. Get Organized - Wedding Planning Tools and Worksheets
  4. Marriage Proposals and Engagements
  5. Wedding Invitations
  6. Wedding Dresses and Tuxedos
  7. Wedding Budgets and Money Saving Tips
  1. Wedding Readings
  2. Wedding Vows
  3. Organizing Your Wedding Party
  4. Wedding Guest Lists and Other Guest Info
  5. Vow Renewals, Second Weddings, and Getting Remarried
  6. Destination Weddings and Honeymoons

Wedding Ceremonies

Here's everything you'll need to know about a wedding ceremony, from processional to recessional.

Getting Started With Wedding Planning

Congratulations! You're about to embark on two amazing adventures - the first, of course, being your life as a wedded couple and the second being the exciting, yet often overwhelming process of wedding planning. This will probably be the biggest and most involved party or ritual either of you have ever put together. Before you get overwhelmed, take a deep breath, then do these ten things.

Get Organized - Wedding Planning Tools and Worksheets

After a newly engaged couple has finished celebrating and announcing, the first thing to do is to get organized. A good wedding planner will help you figure out month-by-month what you need to accomplish, and manage your finances so that you won't find yourself completely overwhelmed only weeks before the big day.

Marriage Proposals and Engagements

Planning a marriage proposal? Or just like reading about engagements? Here's everything you need to know - from dos and don'ts, to engagement ring buying advice, to readers' own stories of their engagements.

Wedding Invitations

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The wedding invitation is the first thing your guests will know about your big day, and likely something they will hold onto afterward as a memento. Here's how to make sure your wedding invitation excites and informs your wedding guests, and a guide to the correct wedding invitation etiquette.

Wedding Dresses and Tuxedos

Looking fantastic on your big day is essential - here's how to find the best wedding dresses, tuxedos, beauty advice and more.

Wedding Budgets and Money Saving Tips

Your wedding budget is one of the most important guides you'll need when planning your wedding. Here are the checklists and advice necessary to get an accurate and useful wedding budget. Then, get that wedding budget under control, with tips and ideas on how to save money on your wedding.

Wedding Readings

The wedding readings you choose for your ceremony help express your views on love and marriage. Will you choose something traditional, or modern and unique? Something romantic or funny? Here's a library of wedding readings to help you choose.

Wedding Vows

If you take the time to write your own wedding vows, you'll remember them for the rest of your life. But you don't have to start from scratch! Here is a huge directory of sample vows to pick and choose from.

Organizing Your Wedding Party

They're your sisters, brothers, and closest friends. Your wedding party are not only the people who you'll count on to help you with planning, but also the people you want by your side when you walk down the aisle and say your vows. But who should be in your wedding party? And how do you keep in touch and keep them organized?

Wedding Guest Lists and Other Guest Info

In the first month of your engagement, one of your biggest tasks will be deciding how many wedding guests you can invite, and starting to figure out who is on your guest list.

Vow Renewals, Second Weddings, and Getting Remarried

Sometimes love is sweeter the second time around - even when it means falling in love again with the same person! If you're renewing your vows or getting married again, the rules are slightly different.

Destination Weddings and Honeymoons

If you've got the travel bug, a wedding is a great excuse to see the rest of the world. Love should always take you to new places, so why not start with a destination wedding or a honeymoon?

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