Get the inside scoop on planning your wedding!
We are Edna & Jeri, real wedding professionals who have worked and planned hundreds and hundreds of weddings. As leaders in the wedding industry for over 25 years, we have a unique and comprehensive insight into planning weddings. We have real-life advice that is practical, proven and actionable so you can pull off your once-in-a-lifetime wedding with ease.
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What’s in the Book
The Real Deal Wedding Insiders’ Guide to Smart Wedding Planning is a step-by-step guide with specific and actionable steps to give you control over your wedding. We walk you through chapters and worksheets that go from how to handle stressful family relationships, to what goes in your budget, to finding vendors and how to work with them. We break down the process from the time you call your best friend to say, “I’m engaged!” all the way to your wedding day.
Chapter Sneak Peak
Check out what we cover in each chapter. We review all the main items that you will experience as you go through the wedding planning process.
The Big Day
In the Media
See what people are saying about the book!
“A fantastic resource for any engaged couple! This book provides a fun, engaging and easy-to-follow process of successfully planning your wedding. Jeri and Edna are experts in the industry and this book provides their insider knowledge, advice and humor regarding all things wedding! I highly recommend purchasing a few copies to keep on hand for newly engaged couples in your life. They will certainly appreciate it!”
“As a newly engaged person, the information in this book has stayed with me and was so very needed. Especially the advice on getting clear about everybody’s (family, future in-laws, friends, etc…) role in the planning and how to navigate that! I loved having this book by my side and will share with friends when they get engaged! “
“This book is the most valuable tool I had for planning my wedding. It’s an excellent guide to manage not only the logistics, but also the mental and emotional workload of planning a wedding. I had an easy pathway to follow as I made millions of important decisions along the way. My favorite parts were the actionable templates. The authors have accomplished something truly unique here: A book that will help you navigate the most awkward and overwhelming parts of planning a wedding. “