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Congrats! You're Engaged! (Now What?)

The Florist
The Cake
The Caterer
9 – 6 Months
  • Think about the flowers you love the most—and which are in season on the big day
  • Book florist
  • Discuss style and flavors with your partner.
  • Book caterer!
6 – 3 Months
  • If you prefer pies, cookies, doughnuts, or candy, research vendors now.
  • Tasting No. 1
  • Tasting No. 2
  • Order cake!
  • Tell them the foods you love (and hate) and discuss any special dishes you want to serve.
3 – 1 Month(s)
  • Tasting
  • Approve menu
1 Month – 2 Weeks
  • Review details with florist (confirm number of bouquets, boutonnieres, and centerpieces).
  • Give your baker a final headcount and review last-minute design details.
  • Some caterers and venues don't provide rentals, like chairs, linens, and china. Find out if you'll need to order them on your own.
Less than 2 weeks
  • Provide final headcount


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