Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now the only thing left to do is plan a flawless wedding. After all, it’s the day you’ve dreamt of since you were a little girl, and you’re probably hoping it will play out like a Julia Roberts movie, with you in the lead role.
Former brides may say that wedding planning is a lot harder than just popping in a DVD, but it can be infinitely more enjoyable if done wisely. The Sacramento News & Review’s semi-annual Bridal Guide is a good place to start planning your picture-perfect wedding (and avoiding a Ben Stiller-styled one). This pull-out section features details on many of the services and suppliers you’ll need to stage your “big day.” We’ve also included some tips from wedding professionals on working with wedding consultants, planning the perfect honeymoon and taking advantage of bridal shows. So turn off the television, stop dreaming and start planning. We might not be able to convince you that Julia doesn’t look nearly as good in white as you do, but we can at least give you some ideas and inspiration, and help you avoid a few headaches.