Expert Advice: Pre-Nup
There are a lot of emotions surrounding a wedding. The key is to remain calm and flexible. Our staff tries its best to make our clients laugh. It helps alleviate the anxiety. Dont expect perfection. There is no such thing as perfection.
Martha Stewart has indirectly put a lot of pressure on people to plan fabulous weddings, taking into account all the details. In some cases, the bride or groom will quit their job to plan. By the time the wedding is over, theyre spent.
The main expenses in planning a wedding are 1) food; 2) alcohol/beverages; 3) flowers; 4) band; and 5) wedding gown.
On average, I am hired a year out a year from the wedding date. For Shaqs wedding, though, I was given two months notice. Lead times vary. I do my best to get the job done according to the clients timetable. I personally like less time because it forces you to make decisions and you dont get wrapped up in the minutiae.
Remember, its okay to change ideas from your original wedding concept. Be flexible.
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