A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration
An Insanity-Free Wedding: It Can Happen!
Getting engaged is exhilarating...until it sets in that a wedding costs three times what you thought, and takes five to ten times the effort it reasonably should. And then there are the expectations: from calligraphy invitations to satin chair-covers, all those things that Must Be Done or everyone will be Horribly Offended. Or will they?
A Practical Wedding helps you create the wedding you want--without going broke or crazy in the process. After all, what really matters on your wedding day, what you'll remember 'til you're old and gray, is not so much how it looked as how it felt. In this refreshing guide, expert Meg Keene shares her secrets to planning a beautiful celebration that reflects your taste and your relationship. You'll discover:
Wedding Zen can be yours. Meg walks you through everything from choosing a venue to writing vows, complete with stories and advice from women who have been in the trenches, the Team Practical brides. So here's to the joyful wedding, the sensible wedding, the unbelievably fun wedding!A Practical Wedding is your complete guide to getting married with grace.
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Great book to help keep the stress downUser Review - MiniV - Target
I have to admit...after a few weeks of being engaged I started to get a bit obsessed. It was good that I was excited but I was losing sleep and probably driving those around me crazy (especially my ... Read full review
Review: A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful CelebrationUser Review - Rey - Goodreads
A handy read for anyone attempting to plan a wedding. I didn't find all of the suggestions to be useful or even practical, but I did enjoy the read and stole a few tips here and there. Read full review
WHAT REALLY MATTERS 1 GETTING STARTED
WHO WHERE WHEN HOW
Dinner 48 Dream It Do It 51 BATTLING THE MYTH OF TRADITION
Traditions 67 THE BUDGET
THE PLANNINGIN THE PARTY TRENCHES
Coded Spreadsheet Is Actually Worth It 115 Trust Yourself 117 DOING IT YOURSELF TOGETHER
Insane than It Sounds 136 A Labor ofLove 141 THE HARD STUFF