Money is the number one thing that married couples fight about. But do you
realize that the tension surrounding money begins long before the happy couple
say 'I do?' Wedding costs can rapidly escalate out of control which is why it's
so important to begin the planning by devising a realistic budget. And once
you've got the numbers crunched, it's equally important that you both stick to
And while a wedding budget doesn't sound all that glamorous,
it doesn't have to be a bad thing. In fact, planning your wedding without a
budget is almost guaranteed to land you into serious financial debt. What's the
key to success?
When it comes to wedding flowers and decorations, the key to pulling off a
look that works really lies in the planning. Since there are no rules when it
comes to wedding flowers, it really is all about what the couple, well mainly
the bride, wants and can afford. Decorating options are limited only by the
imagination and even the most outrageous floral images can be made to fit
practically any budget, if you're willing to research the many options and ideas
that are out there.
Almost as fun as planning your wedding is planning your honeymoon. You want
your first trip together as husband and wife to be memorable and it's tempting
to take an 'anything goes' approach. After all, you're likely to get lots of
wedding gifts in the form of cold, hard cash so why not?
Well for one,
you want to be able to eat and see the sights when you arrive, so you've got to
use some discretion when making your arrangements. Many couples find that it is
possible to have a great honeymoon, even if they're sticking to a budget and all
it takes is some planning.
When is the best time to plan the honeymoon?