When planning weddings, so much time and effort are put into the planning that the couple-to-be sometimes forget about life after the wedding parties. While it’s paramount to plan very well for your wedding, it’s quite important to keep in mind things you will need to start your post wedding life.
By keeping in mind how you want to start your post wedding life, while planning for your wedding ceremony, you can use the wedding planning and the ceremony itself to get some of the basic things you will be needing for your new home and your new life.
Here are the tips that will help make your early post-wedding life easy and debt-free.
Tips to Having An Easy Start in Your Post-wedding Life
Honeymoon: after the wedding, undoubtedly comes your honey moon. A way to incorporate planning for your honeymoon with your overall wedding plan, if you are making use of hotel halls, is to include honeymoon suite of hotel in the overall event package. This will go a long way in helping you in saving some cost.
Some wedding vendors also include honeymoon package for couple; you may want to consider this while hiring vendors that will plan your wedding. If you are lucky enough and have friends or family that offers to sponsor your honeymoon, as a gift, incorporating this into your post wedding preparations will be a good idea.
Food stuff and groceries: it is true that buying in bulk is cheaper; so while shopping for your wedding menu, keep it in mind that you will still be buying food stuff after after your wedding ceremony. So add up to some of your food items while purchasing them and build a stockpile of food that will last you for months after your wedding.
This way your finances get to recuperate and you wouldn’t need to worry about basic food needs at the first few months of your post wedding life.
Home appliances: It’s advisable to have gotten the necessary home appliances you will be needing for your post wedding life, before being overwhelmed with the wedding costs. However if you haven’t you can take the advantage of your wedding; you create a list of the appliances you need, and let your friends and family pick the ones they will get you.
For expensive appliances, you can make people pair up to get such. This way you can get your home set up and reduce your after-wedding expenses. You also get to avoid receiving multiple, unwanted or unnecessary gifts you won’t appreciate.
Furniture: this is related to the home appliances, and it is also advisable to get them beforehand. You do not want to return from your lovely honeymoon and go start your new life on bare floors or carpets. If you have already gotten the basic pieces such as the living-room chairs and dining set, you may consider getting others as wedding gifts (if you have people that can offer them).
By integrating your post wedding preparation with your overall wedding planning, your are sure to enjoy the comfort of you new home and new life, without being in debt. So plan wise and enjoy your day.