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A-Z OF WEDDING WISDOM, THE

By Suzan St Maur
ISBN 9781845284329
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160 Pages
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Planning and organising your wedding is quite a challenge, especially for today's busy brides and grooms. The good news is that many people have been there, done it and got the T-shirt Sharing their experience can save you a vast amount of time, money, energy and sanity when it comes to your own Big Day. In this book Suzan St Maur has gathered together many years' worth of wedding wisdom from wedding planners, wedding suppliers, and married folks themselves: experiences, expert advice, shortcuts, tips, and much more. No matter how complex your wedding is going to be, the advice you'll find in this book is priceless. In easy-to-read, easy-to-reference encyclopaedic style, Suzan covers all the usual - and the more unusual - issues you may have to deal with when planning your wedding. Here are just a few: Parents, step-parents, adoptive/birth parents * Brothers, sisters, step-siblings * Aunts, uncles, grandparents and other key relatives * The best man, chief bridesmaid and other bridal attendants * Speeches * Guest lists * Receptions * Table seating plans * Different religions * Different races/cultures * Gay and lesbian weddings * Finances and paying the bills. REVIEWS: 'St Maur is the wise and frank aunt any young bride would be relieved to turn to for advice on how to avoid anything ruining her big day.' www.bridalbuyer.com. AUTHOR BIOG: Suzan St Maur is a prolific international writer, researcher, and editor as well as being the author of over 20 published and commissioned books on business, consumer and humour topics. This is her fifth book on weddings for How To Books. She also runs a lively and popular group on Facebook called 'Suze's Weddings Chat Room'. She lives mostly in Bedfordshire with her teenage son and an assortment of dogs and cats. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements About the Author Introduction Alcohol Animals at Weddings Best Man and Ushers Bridal Showers Bridesmaids, Flower Girls and Pages Bride's Dress, Hair and Make-Up Bridesmaids' Dresses Cakes Cars Caterers Children Churches, Synagogues and Other Religious Venues Civil Partnerships Civil Weddings Comfort Breaks Confetti Confetti, green Decorations Destination Weddings Directions and Parking Double Weddings Dress Code Elopement Entertainment Ex-Partners Fathers Finances and Budgeting Flower Girls Flowers Food and Drink Gifts and Gift Lists Girlfriends, Bride's Groom Groom's Clothes Guests Hairstyles Honeymoons Horse-Drawn Vehicles Inter-Faith Weddings Invitations Marquees Mothers Mothers-in-Law Mothers' Outfits Music Names Nerves and Stress Outdoor Weddings Pages Parents and Step-Parents Photography Postponement or Cancellation Pregnancy Pre-Nuptial Agreements Reception Lines Register Offices Rehearsals and Rehearsal Dinners Relatives, Other Rings Seating Plans Second Marriages Siblings Speeches Stag and Hen Nights Stationery Superstitions Ushers Venues Videography Wedding Insurance Wedding Lists Wedding Planners Wedding Websites and Weblogs Who Pays What? Zero Hour... Disaster Recovery Tips! Bibliography Index.