We think we’re on the same page, so to speak, as Real Simple magazine…especially when it comes to Real Simple Weddings. We’re both pretty to look at, easy to read and full of useful, no-nonsense advice for planning your wedding or special event.
The 2009 edition of this luscious glossy (actually, the pages of Real Simple Weddings have a soft matte finish) is the kind of mag you want to read while soaking in a bubble bath…breakfasting in your sun-dappled garden…or curled up in bed next to that special someone. It has the effect of unraveling pre-wedding stress by breaking down the planning elements into manageable components: Location, Flowers, Food, etc.
Their “Wedding Budget Worksheet” is particularly useful. They’ve offered it up to our Guide Brides to print out here:
And after Real Simple Weddings has you armed with overall strategies for organizing your wedding, come back to us for the specifics—which California wedding location, what Questions to Ask your vendors, where to buy the dress.