Wedding Planning – Avoid The Pitfalls There are many pitfalls to avoid when planning a wedding. The reason for this is there is so much to be done. Time waits for no man but with proper planning, you can save time and plan a wedding that will go off without a hitch. Many couples lose site of the reason they are having the celebration in the first place; it is all about love and commitment. Therefore, it is wise that after you get engaged you keep in mind that it is all about the person you have fallen in love with. Remembering this will hopefully lead to a more peaceful time of planning as you tap into a positive attitude crowned by love. It can get pretty confusing not knowing what to do and where to start but there are many resources that can help you, not least of all your friends and relatives. But, since weddings need to please the bride and the groom first and foremost, it is vital that you remain on top of things. The Internet is a good place to start and you can bookmark different relevant sites that will have the information you are looking for. Many resources will advise you to start a checklist. It will enable you check out what you have done and it will guide you not to forget all the important aspects that are paramount to a wedding ceremony. The amount of money you have to spend will determine the kind of wedding ceremony you plan. Look for discounts in supplies and other wedding products so that you can save costs. Make a list of the things you may be willing to compromise on a little in order to allow you to have exactly what you want in other areas. For example some couple might opt to rent their wedding outfits and put the savings towards having, say, a professional photographer. Or alternatively in these days of digital photography, you may have two or three friends that you could ask to take some ‘official’ photographs. Chances are you will end up with some great shots to choose from and you will be able to edit them how you like.