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Money Saving Tips

Great Money Saving Tips from the Nebraska Wedding Guide General Savings:

Create a comparison chart to track what’s included in venue prices you’re quoted. Some places claim to include everything but leave out something you need.
Determine your budget and prioritize. A rule of thumb: food, beverage and venue should be about half of your budget.
Many public spaces available for small rental fees, but must be equipped to handle a big event. You could blow your budget on rental items.
Book one location for your ceremony and reception. You won’t have to pay multiple site fees, plus there’s no need for transportation between each one.
Belong to an organization? You may have access to your group’s venue.
Many colleges offer beautiful, reasonable priced spots for students and alumni to tie the knot. Find out if this is a viable option for your event.
Most places charge a premium for Saturday night. Try an afternoon wedding or a Friday or Sunday-night event.
Plan an intimate Sunday brunch. A morning c…

After the Ceremony

You have exchanged rings and vows! You are done taking wedding party pictures..now what?!

Before you enter the reception hall and dance the night away take a few moments to enjoy being Husband and Wife. After all, this is the moment that you both have been waiting for!

Don't worry about your guests, they will be fine without seeing you for another 10 minutes.

Take some time to be alone as a couple. Once you enter the reception doors you will be swamped with conversations, hugs, kisses, pictures, toasts, and dancing.

Eat!! Sounds crazy but my husband and I did not get to eat at our reception. I remember the wait staff preparing our plates...they handed them to us...we sat at our Sweetheart Table...was about to take a bite...and then guests started talking to us! LOL! At the end of the night we realized that we only had a piece of cake (the small piece that you feed each other) and a sip of Sprite during the toast.

Have your wedding planner prepare small plates for you and your groom.…