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Destination Weddings For Dummies

Destination Weddings For Dummies

  • Author: Susan Breslow Sardone
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118052056
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 312
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Want to have a wonderful wedding away from home? Destination Weddings For Dummies is your all-in-one guide to getting married out of town, giving you savvy tips on everything from making travel arrangements to hiring vendors to dressing the wedding party. Fron Vegas to the Vatican, this hands-on, practical resource helps you arrange a unique, unforgettable wedding anywhere in the world. Focusing on the various ways you can use the Internet in your planning, Destination Weddings For Dummies is filled with Web tips, shortcuts, and URLs, as well as instructions for creating your own digital wedding planner. You’ll see how to establish a realistic wedding budget and get your friends and family on board. Then, you’ll choose the perfect location; from Europe to the tropics to the open sea, we’ve done the scouting for you! You’ll also discover how to: Get married legally around the world Know who, when, and how to invite Create your own destination wedding Web site and blog Fit all the basics into your budget— from flowers and catering to the rings, photography, and music Hire wedding pros from a distance Decide on your ceremony’s style Dress the bride, groom, and the wedding party Communicate your plans to invited guests Compare wedding packages Save money on travel arrangements Test-drive your destination wedding site Organize fun wedding activities Handle various wedding emergencies If money is no object, you'll also see how to host a blowout wedding and make a splash when you splurge. Whether it’s a small, intimate ceremony in a Hawaiian garden or a large gathering on a yacht in the Mediterranean, Destination Weddings For Dummies is all you need to get married anywhere you choose with ease and in style!

Budget Weddings For Dummies

Budget Weddings For Dummies

  • Author: Meg Schneider
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470502096
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 312
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Don’t let ‘white blindness’ drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine. Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account! Inside you'll find tons of tips and advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while still remaining true to your personality, values, and tastes. You'll see how to make and keep your wedding budget; select the most economical time to get married; scope out wedding locations that fit the bill; and incorporate everything from economical to green ideas that emphasize style and elegance. Plus, you get tips and pointers for negotiating with vendors and avoiding hidden expenses and add-ons. Hands-on information for planning a stylish wedding while sticking to your budget How to get deals on gowns, tuxes, cakes, invitations, photography, food, and more Use your creativity (and friends and family) to save money on decorations, food, favors, and wedding attire Cut corners where no one will notice Set your own priorities for your big day Make your celebration unique You don't have to settle for less on your wedding day. Author, Meg Schneider is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000 Budget Weddings For Dummies is the only guide you need to save yourself money, time, and stress while you plan a beautiful, memorable ceremony!

Etiquette For Dummies

Etiquette For Dummies

  • Author: Sue Fox
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118051378
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 384
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Life is full of moments when you don’t know how to act or how to handle yourself in front of other people. In these situations, etiquette is vital for keeping your sense of humor and your self-esteem intact. But etiquette is not a behavior that you should just turn on and off. This stuffy French word that translates into getting along with others allows you to put people at ease, make them feel good about a situation, and even improve your reputation. Etiquette For Dummies approaches the subject from a practical point of view, throwing out the rulebook full of long, pointless lists. Instead, it sets up tough social situations and shows you how to navigate through them successfully, charming everyone with your politeness and social grace. This straightforward, no-nonsense guide will let you discover the ins and outs of: Basic behavior for family, friends, relationships, and business Grooming, dressing, and staying healthy Coping with unexpected stuff like sneezing or feeling queasy Maintaining a civilized relationship Making friends and keeping them Building positive relationships at work Communicating effectively This book shows you how to take on these situations and make them pleasant. It also gives you great advice for tipping appropriately in all types of services and setting stellar examples for your kids. Full of useful advice and written in a laid-back, friendly style, Etiquette For Dummies has all the tools you need to face any social situation with politeness and courtesy.

Wedding Planning For Dummies

Wedding Planning For Dummies

  • Author: Marcy Blum
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118435680
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 432
  • View: 5936
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The bestselling wedding planning guide—now updated! Congratulations, you're planning a wedding! Besides obtaining afancy tuxedo and a stunning gown, organizing a wedding ceremonytakes creativity, planning, and diplomacy. The whole ordeal canseem overwhelming at first, but with lots of guidance, you'll plana wedding people will remember for ages. Wedding Planning For Dummies demystifies and simplifiesall the details that go into the Big Day, providing inspiration andinnovative ideas to personalize your wedding celebration and, ofcourse, make it fun for everyone--especially you! Expert weddingplanner Marcy Blum walks you step-by-step through everything you'llencounter as you plan your wedding, from choosing a reception siteto picking a photographer—and everything in between. 20% new and updated content Keep track of expenses with a wedding budget Negotiate contracts and surf online for wedding deals Get those pesky financial technicalities out of the way Plan a weekend wedding, a themed wedding, same sex wedding, andother celebrations Plan for various wedding customs and rites Throw a great reception with music, food, drink, and cake The 4-1-1 on the latest and greatest trends in weddingregistries, rings, photos, and the honeymoon Packed with tips for saving money and common kitsch you shouldavoid, this is the ultimate guide to satisfying everyone on the BigDay—while making all of your fairytale dreams come true.

Wedding Kit For Dummies

Wedding Kit For Dummies

  • Author: Marcy Blum,Laura Fisher Kaiser
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118069315
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 384
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You finally said “yes!” and decided to throw in your lot with Mr. Right. But before you can embark on your new lives together there’s the little detail of your wedding. Handled correctly, it can be what it should be—the most wonderful day of your life. With Wedding Kit For Dummies in your corner, you can guarantee that your wedding celebration is everything you always dreamed it would be. Whether you’re planning an intimate affair, a huge event, or something in-between, this book/CD package arms you with checklists, templates, worksheets and other useful tools to help you manage all the details. And you get expert tips and advice on, among other things, how to: Select the perfect venue Track your guest list and RSVPs Choosing the food and flowers Finding a good photographer Negotiate rates with caterers and musicians Nail down the wedding-day agenda Outfit your wedding p arty Plan a destination wedding Marcy Blum has created magical weddings for hundreds of couples. Now in Wedding Kit For Dummies she shares her tricks-of-the-trade on all aspects of planning, organizing, and pulling off a wedding without a hitch, including such crucial topics as: Financing your wedding and staying within your budget Seating for meals, tracking gifts, creating invitations and finding the perfect far-away destination for a destination wedding Getting all the details of the ceremony right—from choosing an officiant and who walks with whom to cueing the music and dealing with the jitters Throwing a whiz-bang reception—covers all the bases including meals, music, flowers, the cake, the bar...all the way down to the send-off On the bonus CD-ROM you’ll find: Live links to top wedding Web resources Templates, forms, worksheets, and sample contracts A calculator to help you plan your reception Spreadsheets to keep track of all your budget details Your complete wedding planning survival guide, this all-in-one kit is the one accessory every bride-to-be absolutely must have. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Wedding Etiquette For Dummies

Wedding Etiquette For Dummies

  • Author: Sue Fox
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470502088
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 288
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Presents guidelines and advice for planning and implementing a proper and efficient wedding, focusing on practical logistics and tricky situations including ceremony protocol, reception mangement, and financial responsibilities.

Wedding Planning For Dummies

Wedding Planning For Dummies

  • Author: Dominique Douglas,Bernadette Chapman
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118699491
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 424
  • View: 6894
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Plan your perfect wedding, at home or abroad. Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be hard work. Take the pain out of the preparation and let Wedding Planning For Dummies help you design your dream wedding day – while saving time and money! Whether you’re planning a traditional church ceremony, a quiet family celebration or a romantic destination wedding, this book offers all the budgeting tips, essential checklists and more that you need to make sure your special day runs smoothly. Content includes: • Budgeting for the big day. • Keeping it legal – getting all the legalities in place in plenty of time. • Preparing a guest list – who to invite, and where to draw the line. • Planning the schedule for the day, and any surrounding events (next day brunch, weekend plans). • Advice on choosing your dress, photographer, music, flowers, cake, wedding rings and more. • Destination weddings – the pros and cons of taking the plunge abroad.

Cancun & the Yucatan For Dummies

Cancun & the Yucatan For Dummies

  • Author: Victoria Veilleux,David Baird
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470183349
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 292
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The spectacular coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is a diverse playground where you can bask on pristine beaches, explore ancient ruins, play golf or tennis, go biking, snorkeling or scuba diving, do serious shopping, or escape to a secluded lagoon. With info on Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, plus the nearby ruins, this friendly guide gives you the low down on: Everything from unique spa experiences to nature preserves and ecoparks Accommodations ranging from a luxury resort where guests can dabble in a Viking-clad kitchen or where rooms spread out through the jungle to a European-style inn that offers Spanish lessons or a peaceful beachside palapa (thatch-roofed) inn All kinds of dining options, including fresh seafood, regional specialties such as pork pibil, papadzules, and poc chuc, or Thai, Argentinean, or Italian cuisine Diving into the clear depths of the Yucatán cenotes (natural wells) Birding at Isla Contoy, with more than 70 species of birds as well as a host of marine and animal life The Panoramic Tower on Isla Mujeres. where you get a stunning view of the island and Cancun Day trips to the archeological sites at Tulum, Chichén Itzá, and Ek Balam The pedestrian-only Avenida 5 in Playa del Carmen that’s the hot social scene Night life, including live music venues, tequila bars, sports bars, cafes, and plenty of places where you can dance the night away Like every For Dummies travel guide, Cancún & the Yucatán For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Handy Post-it® Flags to mark your favorite pages Whether your idea of the perfect vacation is action, sun, and non-stop fun or an escape to a peaceful haven where life moves along in pure mañana mode, this guide will get you on your way with no problemo, amigo.

Honeymoon Vacations For Dummies

Honeymoon Vacations For Dummies

  • Author: Reid Bramblett,Rachel Christmas Derrick,Echo Montgomery Garrett,Kevin Garrett,Fran Wenograd Golden,Cheryl Farr Leas,David Swanson,Risa R. Weinreb
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • ISBN: 9780764563133
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 574
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Honeymoon Vacations for Dummies has everything you need to plan the perfect honeymoon from special honeymoon hotel deals to the most romantic restaurants..Our expert author has chosen a range of destinations and adventures to suit every taste and budget: relax on the pink sand beaches of Bermuda, dive the seas in Cozumel or linger over dessert at a Paris cafe. Filled with planning tips and worksheets, and brimming with candid, evocative restaurants and accommodation reviews, Honeymoon Vacations for Dummies will make planning your honeymoon a snap!

Arizona For Dummies

Arizona For Dummies

  • Author: Edie Jarolim
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470108274
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 480
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Everything from clothing styles to tequila shots is kicked back in Arizona. From teeming, cosmopolitan Phoenix to long stretches of open roads to intriguing trails that lead to incredible sights or adventures, Arizona has it all. This friendly guide helps you enjoy it all, with info on: 5 great itineraries, including kid-friendly jaunts, plus day trips and two-day trips The grandeur of the Grand Canyon, the Red Rocks of Sedona, the expanses of northeast Arizona—Hopi and Navajo country, and more Fantastic historic attractions, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s former home and studio, a ghost town, a mining town, an active trading post, Holbook (home of classic Route 66 kitsch), and more Upscale shopping in Phoenix or bargaining in Nogales Rafting on the Colorado River, mountain biking in Sedona, being a cowhand at a dude ranch, star gazing, horseback riding, and more Where to find Native American crafts, Navajo rugs, Western art, Southwestern and ethnic furnishing, katchina dolls, silver inlay jewelry Fantastic museums and monuments where you can delve into Native American culture, plus some places where the ancient traditions are practiced today Like every For Dummies travel guide, Arizona For Dummies, 4th Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages Whether you want to experience the Old West or the new West…whether your style is luxuriating at a plush resort, golfing on glorious, challenging courses, appreciating incredible sights and scenery, or exploring historical attractions and our Native American heritage, you’ll find lots to do in Arizona. Kick back, relax, and enjoy.