Gosh, I cannot believe it is already the middle of May! I mean, it's already been 1 month since French Quarter Fest and two weeks since Jazz Fest. Where does the time go?! Well, to keep up with our wedding planning, today, we're going to go over the single most important thing to do before you start venue shopping....
The guest list.
The guest list is the most crucial thing that effects staying within your budget and having your wedding vision come to life. You absolutely must determine your list- or at least a rough draft of it- before going any further in the wedding planning process.
Why is this so important? Well, simply put, the guest list effects EVERYTHING in your wedding...except for maybe your wedding dress.
Consider this: the more guests you have, the more you need for the wedding. This may include, but is certainly not limited to, needing a larger cake, more centerpieces, more chairs/tables/other rentals, a larger food and drink budget, more favors, more invitations...the list is nearly endless!
So, right here, right now, I'm going to help you tackle this daunting to-do with a little exercise...Read More