I'VE BEEN EXACTLY WHERE YOU ARE

The purpose of this blog is to give some guidance and direction to all of those engaged couples out there who have the desire and want the experience of planning their own wedding. I will give you real, practical advice that you can put into action to start, continue, and complete your wedding planning journey.

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TOPICS TO DISCUSS BEFORE SAYING I DO

After saying yes to the “Will you marry me?” question, our brains (particularly for us women) tend to go right into wedding planning mode. When most couples get engaged, their focus is usually very short sighted. They spend all their time and energy planning for a beautiful wedding, and fail to plan for their marriage. We’ve spent a lot of time talking about wedding planning, so today, let’s talk about marriage planning.

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DO YOU YOU FEEL A PROPOSAL COMING?

LOVE is in the air and engagement rings are popping up everywhere! Now some of you haven’t been asked that special question just yet, but you can feel it coming. You find yourself bracing yourself every time your partner asks you to go to dinner, or bends down to tie his shoe. You may not know the exact moment it's coming, but you will begin to notice things in his behavior or in his conversation. So, these are just a few things you might want to start to think about when you feel a proposal is on the horizon.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED WEDDING QUESTIONS: MONEY

There are so many questions that come up from engaged couples and their families and guests. They don't always require long explanations, so this is a “Frequently Asked Wedding Questions” series that I'll do every so often to answer some of those burning questions. Today's questions are all about wedding planning and money.

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HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR WEDDING WHILE BEING IN DEBT

If you are newly engaged and are in the thick of deciding how much money to spend on your wedding, but you also have debt, you are not alone. Many couples are in this exact situation. But the difference between you and them is that you are being smart to even ask this question. So, if you are in this camp, I’m going to breakdown exactly what you and your fiancé need to do to pay for your wedding while being in debt.

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