One thing you hear a lot from brides is “We’ve never done this before, so we don’t know what to expect”. An amazing Rochester wedding vendor will explain their work process so that you know how they operate. You’ll find that the wedding industry, just like wedding planning, is very different from any experience you’ve encountered. If you approach it in an us vs. them mentality, you could very well lose out on the best vendors for you. Here is our advice on How To Talk Yourself Out Of A Great Wedding Vendor.
Ask any bride and she will tell you that the week before her wedding is a total blur. It’s possible she has virtually no memory of it at all. With all the stress and things to check off the to do list, the week before your wedding is a very busy time. Try to reduce the anxiety by accomplishing whatever you can before the last week, so that you can relax and socialize as much as possible before the event. Here are our 5 Things NOT To Do The Week Before Your Wedding.
Trying to decide on a Rochester wedding date can be the most difficult part of planning a wedding. With a whole blank calendar in front of you, the sheer availability of opportunities can make this process overwhelming. It’s tempting to just select a date smack in the middle of summer, but there can be so many other factors to consider. Here are 5 Ways to Pick Your Rochester Wedding Date!
Creating a Rochester wedding budget can be hard work — and realizing you’ve gone over it can be downright horrifying. Unfortunately, for Rochester brides who don’t set their budget in stone or trust a wedding planner’s expertise, it’s all too common to spend more than they intended. Going over budget is common for many Rochester brides and families who do not know what things cost in the industry and do not trust planners to advise accordingly. If a budget is set and the bride or groom keep adding things on, this is when the budget starts to become an issue. Here’s what to do if You’ve Gone Over on Your Rochester Wedding Budget!
Have you recently acquired a fancy new engagement ring or wedding band? If you are sporting some newly acquired finger bling, here are our top Rochester Wedding Ring Care Tips for keeping your engagement ring or wedding band in top shape.
It’s a good thing cheap wedding invitations are not hard to come by because when cutting costs, wedding stationery is usually the first place a bride will look. Cheap wedding invitations can be ordered by you, printed by you, and yes, created from scratch by you. Depending on how much you want to save, the choice is yours. See our guide on how to create or find Cheap Wedding Invitations In Rochester.
If you’re looking for a professional Rochester Wedding Videographer to capture your LIVE ACTION wedding moments, we feel you. It’s one thing we’ve heard is so worth it if you want it and it’s within your budget. We have a great list of them here on Rochester Wedding Directory, but what do you ask them once you’ve narrowed down your choices? Here’s a list that you’ll want to bring with you to meet with your new filmmaking vendor friends.
The officiant/celebrant of your ceremony has a pretty hefty job when you think about it: setting the tone, saying the right things, actually marrying you… it’s no small task. So our Rochester wedding experts are here to help you figure what types of officiants are out there, how to snag the right person for the job, and give you a few helpful Tips For Choosing Rochester Wedding Officiants.
Being a bride ain’t easy. For starters, there’s a whole lot of stress and drama to deal with and way too many cooks trying to get in the kitchen. Sometimes you just want to throw your hands up in the air, grab your groom and run for the hills to elope. Not that you actually would or anything, but it’s times like these When Every Bride Literally Just Can’t Even!
Perhaps saving for your wedding feels a bit more like scaling Mount Everest than, say, a steep incline on the treadmill. Who could blame you? Even the most simple, intimate Rochester weddings have a way of adding up.
Saving for a wedding might feel like an impossible task because people have so many demands on their budget — things they already need to pay for and save for. In addition, saving can be hard work. It takes discipline, commitment, and good old-fashioned willpower. Read our tips on 6 Pain-Free Ways to Save for Your Wedding.