2015 Wedding Stats

Minneapolis Wedding Stats

A couple interesting 2015 Wedding Stats have just been released. I thought it would be fun to share, as you can see how closely your engagement and wedding stack up! Some fun findings from the year’s report include: Average number of wedding guests: 120 Average spend on engagement ring: $4,758 Average wedding ceremony/reception cost: $28,958 or $250 per guest Average spend on honeymoon: $3,882 […]

Unexpected Wedding Expenses

Erin Johnson Photography - Invitations

Pre-Wedding Party Attire This could be one of the biggest often overlooked expenses! You will need attire for bridal shower, rehearsal dinner maybe even bachelorette party or day-after brunch. Personally I wore  a few dresses stuck in the back of my closet that had been bought in case of special occasions that had never been […]

Rustic Chic Barn Wedding

Barn Wedding Ceremony

A beautiful Minneapolis area wedding held in a barn venue full of rustic decor inspiration!  Photos by Clewell Photography

Grooms Wedding Timeline

9-12 months out – Decide on wedding month – Start on wedding guest list – Discuss the budget – Choose a best man and groomsmen – Book the venue 6-9 months out – Choose exact wedding date – Register for wedding gifts – Start planning the honeymoon – Purchase wedding bands – A more hands […]

Post Wedding Checklist

Change Your Name (If You Choose) You should change all your IDs within 90 days. 1. Driver’s license – Might need to bring a copy of your marriage certificate to the DMV. 2. Passport – Go to Travel.State.gov for more info. You’ll need to send in a current passport, a photocopy of your marriage certificate, and […]