Post # 1
I need… a better checklist? I need like… every single detail. I have only been to two weddings in my life and I was not involved in them at all. I do not know what I am doing and I am really unorganized. I need a good list I can rely on that wont forget anything.
Halp? Pwease? :3
Post # 3
If you are part of the knot.com they have an AMAZING checklist which I have been following as a guide line. And they set alarms so if you are falling behind on something they let you know! I would check it out if you arent part of http://www.theknot.com
Post # 4
Check out “The Wedding Book: The Big Book for You Big Day” by Mindy Weiss. I, like you have never been involved in a wedding and I have only been to one in the past 10 years. I was clueless but this book is filled with information. It has checklists, questions to ask vendors, and a detailed timeline. I found it on Amazon for less than $10 with shipping. This book definitely made planning a wedding feel more manageable.
Post # 5
The thing that helped me to wrap my head around planning the most was the Real Simple Wedding Guide (from Real Simple Magazine)–it’s available in most drug stores and some grocery stores, and it has LOTS of checklists (from what you should be doing each month to the ’emergency’ kit you should have the day of). I also liked that it went over all the basics of weddings, different styles of ceremonies, different types of dresses (I did not know what an A-line dress was before that!) and showcases real weddings in cute photo spreads. Plus it gave you some good ballpark numbers (how much wine to get for a 150-person wedding, etc.) It’s the only wedding magazine I bought, on the recommendation of a friend who got married in July and also really liked it. Plus it doesn’t have all those dress ads, which really bug me (they take up over 50% of the magazine, and the dresses were all out of my budget!).
I wasn’t nuts about The Knot online checklist, because I didn’t log in often enough for the alarms to be that helpful, and often they had duplicate entries that were just annoying. But printing it off could be useful.