Somebody else should do the drunk-wrangling and babysitting while you dance and have fun. If somebody is being negative on your big day, avoid them. You have lots of other guests to visit with and enjoy your night.
I asked the same exact question when I was planning my wedding. And I never really figured it out until AFTER my wedding when I started working in the industry, learning the ins and outs and what it really takes for a wedding to happen.
While you've probably already chosen the perfect venue, a photographer to capture your most precious moments, and a wedding dress that's sure to make your groom's heart skip a beat, you may have overlooked one important tradition.
For all the brides out there, who, like me, are having a hard time committing to a hairdo, here's some helpful advice from past Martha Stewart master hairstylist Anthony Sorensen who now works at Juut Salonspa in Edina, Minn.
I am JUST the wedding planner. That means I help brides and grooms choose venues, vendors and arrange logistics. The bride (and sometimes groom) choose the colors, the theme and the general spirit of the décor.
Remember what they told you in school about standardized tests? Your first instinct is usually correct. If you're unsure, don't mess with it. When it doubt, pick "C." Same rules go for wedding planning.
Whether you've posted a picture of the engagement ring on Facebook or Instagram, bought a ton of wedding planning books, or are just glowing from the joy of finding someone you want to spend the rest of you life with, you're on your way! But be prepared for some dizzying, unexpected things.