I'm Engaged, Now What? Top Four Things You Do Once You Get Engaged


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Congratulations! He popped the question, and you said "YES!" Once you are done shouting it from the rooftops, it's time to get down to business. Wedding planning business that is! If it isn't enough that people are most likely already badgering you with questions that you haven't even thought about yet, you may have started to feel a little wedding planning stress. Well, I have worked with all kinds of brides who are planning all kinds of wedding and I always have the same wedding planning advice for all brides-to-be. Here are the first 4 things that you will need to do to get your wedding planning on track... READ MORE HERE: http://bridalmentor.com/engaged-weddi...

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I'm Engaged, Now What? Top Four Things You Do Once You Get Engaged

  1. 1. I’m Engaged!!! Now What!?!The First 4 Things That You Will Need ToDo When Your Get Engagedwww.BridalMentor.com
  2. 2. The ProposalHe asked and you said “YES!”Now it’s time to get to weddingplanning business!www.BridalMentor.com
  3. 3. The First 4 Things That You Will NeedTo Do When You Get Engaged1. Establish a Budget1. Decide What’s Important2. Make a Mock Guest List3. Book Your Venuewww.BridalMentor.com
  4. 4. Step 1: Establish a Budgetwww.BridalMentor.comYou can’t make decisions or signcontracts till you know how muchmoney you are working with.For a more detailed explanationof your wedding budget, checkout the blog I wrote “WeddingCosts: Who Pays For What – TheNew Normal.”
  5. 5. Step 2: Decide What’s Importantwww.BridalMentor.comPick 3 things that are mostimportant to you.Start planning these 3 areas.Popular priorities:venue, food, decor, flowers, bride’s dress, music, and anything thatincreases the guests’ experience
  6. 6. Step 3: Mack a Mock Guest Listwww.BridalMentor.comBefore you book your venue youneed to know how many peopleto accommodate.Make a mock guest list.This list will be people whoreceive an invitation, but don’tforget not all of them will be ableto attend.Consult with each set of parentsto ensure no guests wereforgotten.
  7. 7. Step 4: Book Your Venuewww.BridalMentor.comEven if it’s not on your prioritylist, you technically don’t have awedding date till your venue isbooked.Most vendors will need to knowyour date to send you a contract.Make sure to check out my blog“The Most Important Clause inyour Catering Contract” beforeyou sign on the dotted line.
  8. 8. Don’t Stress!Remember to take deep breaths.Focus on one aspect of thewedding at a time.www.BridalMentor.com
  9. 9. Hi! I am Caitlin Boshnack, wedding planner and owner of Bridal Mentor, an onlinewedding community. I teach modern brides how to navigate the wedding planningprocess so it doesn’t become their full time job. If you liked today’spresentation, you’ll love BridalMentor.com. Check it out, and while yourethere, don’t miss my free report “How to REALLY Use Pinterest to Plan Your Wedding.”www.BridalMentor.com