Weddings for Dummies

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IDG Books Worldwide, Nov 14, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 390 pages
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A wedding, whether it's a quiet civil ceremony in a judge's chamber or a pull-out-the-stops spectacle, requires equal parts planning, diplomacy, and nerve. After all, of the three most profound rites of passage – being born, getting married, and dying – getting married is the only one a person might have any say in or be able to remember once it's over. The whole thing can seem overwhelming at times, but do not freak out.

This is not another book filled with strict rules of "weddiquette" or ways of having the perfect wedding. Its mission is to demystify the scary stuff and provide an antidote for befuddled brides, anxious grooms, and frenzied parents and family. Weddings For Dummies is also for those who are planning

    li>Engagement partie
  • Bridal shower
  • A wedding involving childre
  • An interfaith ceremon
  • Renewing your vow

This book can be picked up at any stage of your wedding plans. Rather than laying out a strict chronology, the authors have organized this book according to what makes sense. A wedding can be two years or two months in the making. Either way, success depends on thinking through every detail before slapping down one red penny. This easy-to-understand guide covers the following topics and more

    li>Getting organized with timelines and to-do list
  • Choosing your location
  • Choosing the members of your wedding part
  • Planning a meaningful ceremon
  • Selecting music and entertainmen
  • Interviewing caterer
  • Decorating with flowers, lights, candles, and mor
  • Finding a photographe
  • The marriage license and other technicalitie
  • Wedding traditions from around the worl
  • Saving money (and your sanity

There is, generally speaking, no single right way to plan a wedding. What makes you and your intended happy is the right way for you, and this book is designed to help you create your dream wedding to fit your budget and timeframe. Congratulations

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This is the story of a young English/History teacher and the stunningly beautiful woman that said yes to marriage. He took her to a nice lunch at the Cheesecake Factory, decorated her room with ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The IZE Have It
7
Space The First Frontier
21
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Marcy Blum, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has been planning weddings for more than two decades. Laura Fisher Kaiser, a senior editor at This Old House magazine, planned her own wedding while co-writing this book.

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