Large size games have made their way into wedding receptions for quite a while to keep guests entertained while the wedding couple is getting their pictures taken or during cocktail hour. The games include larger versions of Jenga, Checkers, Bean Bag Toss, and so many more. But what if you want a free game that […]
Wedding Planning Articles
Wedding planning isn’t for the faint of heart. Though many couples hire a professional wedding planner, that may not be realistic for your budget.
Whether you are spending an average of $32,000 on your wedding or $8,000, every couple experiences the same overwhelming feeling. There are so many things that need to get done before the big day.
DIY Wedding Planning
Sure, it won’t be easy and you’ll need a lot of organization, but with a bit of help, you can pull off the wedding you’ve always imagined. Know that wedding planning should be done far ahead of the wedding date.
How far ahead? Planning a wedding can take months or even more than a year. It really depends on how complex your dream wedding is.
Wedding Planning Resources for Couples
Do you have everything you need to pull off the type of wedding you picture in your head? We know you have dozens of questions.
In order to help you plan your wedding, we have written several articles on how to make your wedding planning process easier.
It’s true that our site is known for our song suggestions, but we’re about the whole wedding experience. If you are looking for wedding song ideas, check out our wedding song lists.
Must-Read Wedding Planning Articles
- * What A Groom Should Wear On His Wedding Day
- * 10 Celebrity Wedding Planners You Wish You Could Hire
- * Groomsmen Gifts: When Should You Give Them?
- * How Much Does A Wedding Pianist Charge?
- * Common Wedding Reception Format
- * 51 Gift Basket Ideas for Out-of-Town Wedding Guests
- * 23 Mistakes To Avoid Choosing A Wedding Photographer
- * Groom’s Personal Checklist – Needed Wedding Day Stuff
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Planning the songs for one of the most important days of your life – your wedding day – can be extremely time-consuming. Many wedding couples, wedding planners, and DJs scan music sites to find the perfect songs like Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, SoundCloud, Last.FM, 8tracks, TuneIn, and so on, and so on. […]
Wedding Planners (Stylists), the best of the best The wedding world stands on its own. New trends and concepts are always on the horizon. To stay in the know, gain some insight into how the top celebrity wedding planners work their magic! 1. Preston Bailey Preston Bailey creates innovative experiences for his clients. Bailey is […]
Finding wedding songs over recent years has become much easier with digital music. One of the more popular Internet radio stations of today is Pandora. As of July 2016, Pandora had an estimated 250 million users and more than 78 million monthly active users. But how can you utilize Pandora for finding wedding songs? Read […]
Are you looking for the perfect DIY recipe for a stunning wedding cake? We’ve searched all over and are happy to bring to you the most delicious and moist recipes for that perfect day. Click the title link of each recipe for step-by-step directions. Enjoy! Read other wedding cake articles: Cheap Wedding Cake Ideas On […]
Imagine coming back to your room after your wedding to be greeted with a romantic setting for that special honeymoon night. The room could be turned into a beautiful setting for the Bride and Groom. There is no better way to start your honeymoon than with a romantic wedding night hotel surprise. What makes it […]
Your wedding day is one of the most significant events of your life. One that couples often envision spending with their closest friends and family. When one of our loved ones has passed, it’s natural to miss them even more during such big events in our lives. Many look for ways of honoring their memory. […]
Cheap wedding cakes do not mean you have to forgo creativity or originality. You can have a beautiful, elegant, and personal wedding cake while being on a budget. It is a fact that we all can only afford what fits into our budget. But just because you may be quoted the average cost of a […]
Other Groom planning articles: Processional Songs For Grooms – Walk In Style Ultimate Manly Websites For Grooms What A Groom Should Wear On His Wedding Day Groomsmen gifts have gone from being generic (and tacky) items that get dumped to the bottom of an attic storage box, to unique and functional products that groomsmen actually […]
My Wedding Songs is a reader-supported website. As an Amazon Associate, we earn revenue from qualifying purchases. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission but also support the artists. The average song is about 3 minutes long. Most wedding receptions are about three to four hours. At three hours, this […]
Every groom dreams about their wedding day ever since they are a little boy. Ok, back to reality. Most men don’t think about their wedding day until they decide to pop the question to their life partner. No, it’s not something well planned out. So, we created a list of websites for grooms to visit. […]
Pre-Ceremony Wedding Surprises Get the party started early. Offer guests a signature drink as part of the pre-ceremony festivities. This will help your guest to relax and get in a partying mood. The drink does not have to be an alcoholic drink either. In winter times, you can offer hot chocolate and marshmallows, or in […]
Having an intimate backyard wedding offers many advantages. However, there are also disadvantages. You can make the largest yard into a memorable experience. Let us help you plan your backyard wedding with the below 16 tips to transform your yard. Backyard Wedding Ideas Be sure to have great-looking green grass. Bring in new sod if […]
Many wedding guests travel near and far to see you get married. Guests could be Aunts and Uncles who live in a faraway state to old college friends that moved offshore. No matter, they are coming to see the bride and groom and share their special day. Other gift idea articles: Groomsmen Gifts: When Should […]
In all reality, what the groom wears really depends upon the theme of the wedding. If the wedding is at an upscale five-star heel, then a tuxedo would be the most appropriate attire. However, if the wedding is a relaxed beach wedding, then sandals with dress pants and a shirt would be most appropriate for […]
What is a wedding garter and what is its purpose exactly? Many bride and grooms to be are often unsure of this wedding tradition even though it’s such a standard practice at wedding receptions in the United States. Our New York wedding photographers have been in the wedding industry for three years and even they […]
Dubbed as the wedding capital of the world, Las Vegas is the most popular wedding destination by far, with around some 120,000 weddings performed every year. And despite its reputation–drive-thru weddings, tacky chapels, and cheesy photographs–that’s not what getting married in Vegas is all about. For a clearer picture, here are seven reasons why tying […]
In order to be legally married in the United States, each U.S. State requires couples to obtain a marriage license. However, just obtaining your license is not enough. After the wedding ceremony, the bride, groom, and Officiant sign the marriage license. Some states also require witnesses to sign the license, usually the best man and […]
Everyone likes watching wedding videos on YouTube. Brides and grooms can get ideas about what they would like to have at their own weddings. Here’s a list of our top 10 favorite wedding videos on YouTube. Best Wedding Videos #1 Jill and Kevin’s Wedding Entrance Dance. Viewed more than 101,143,018 times. The videos are a […]
Many years ago while at a wedding, I noticed that someone created an enormous wedding card/guestbook that included candy bars. With sayings like, with no more Twix up your sleeve and Red Hot nights, I thought “what a great idea”. See their candy bar guestbook! Other articles that may interest you: Songs with Candy in […]
Gone are the times, when getting married used to mean breaking the bank and spending lavishly to make the event grand. People are far more practical these days, and they are particular about what they want to spend and what things they want to save. If you are on a tight budget for your wedding […]
Can’t face the hassle of organizing a large-scale wedding at home? Does the thought of both your families in the same room make you shudder? If so, why not pack a suitcase for you and your beloved and head off to get hitched at one of these five top ‘quickie’ wedding destinations. Related articles to […]
Music is one of the things at your wedding, which forms the part of your persona and helps you to set the mood of your wedding party. Choosing music for your wedding can be one of the most enjoyable tasks of your wedding planning. It can also be a good option when you want to […]
Grooms are typically forgotten about the day of the wedding. The main focus is and should be on the bride. However, there is more for the groom than just showing up. The day of the wedding is very stressful and full of to-dos. We suggest that the grooms put together an overnight bag and stuff […]
You just started planning your fairytale wedding and you would like nothing more than to include all your close family and friends on your special day, but you‘re not sure how. Here’s a quick overview of each member of the wedding party, their roles, and some of their duties. Wedding Party Roles Maid of Honor […]
Planning a fabulous and memorable wedding reception can be a daunting task; especially, if you’re on a tight budget. Here are some budget-friendly ideas and options that will have you ditch the formal sit-down dinner and wow your guests in the process. Sit-Down Wedding Reception Food Ideas If you like the idea of a traditional […]
It was brought to our attention this week by a wonderful bride-to-be that there are some songs on our do not playlist on other song lists for weddings. This is a great point that we will consider this week and make the necessary changes. For example, “My Heart Will Go On” is on the best […]
I was asked to play for a wedding ceremony that seemed to be very uncomplicated when I agreed to contract with the bride/groom. Just a simple “Here Comes The Bride” was requested in addition to a few special pieces. This was a very low cost to the couple who insisted they were on a budget […]
How to Avoid The Biggest Mistake 8 Out of 10 Brides Make When Choosing A Wedding Photographer Some brides make the mistake of selecting their wedding photographer without researching what they’re really getting for their money. “You get your negatives” sounds great, but when do you get them? The original price sounds great, but how […]
What is the order of events at a wedding reception to keep guests from being bored? See our reception timeline starting with guests’ arrival. Common Wedding Reception Format – Chronological List of Events The arrival of guests at the venue Introduction to the wedding party Introduction to the wedding couple Blessing Meal Cake Cutting Toasts […]