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Even if a groom says he is fine with you making all the decisions, there will most likely be a few things he really cares about along the way, and he will be happier in the end if he was involved instead of just being required to show up on the big day.

Remember to consider weather and power needs for an outdoor reception.

  1. Consider these statistics before making price the deciding factor for entertainment.

  2. 72 percent of all brides say they would have spent more time choosing their reception entertainment.

  3. Almost 100 percent say they would have spent more of their budget on the entertainment.

  4. Within one week after their reception, 78 percent of brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority!

  5. When asked 81 percent of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment.

  1. Use this formula and consider your budget in a positive way early on as something that will help define your wedding.

  2. 48 to 50 percent of total to reception

  3. 8 to 10 percent for flowers

  4. 8 to 10 percent for attire

  5. 10 to 12 percent for entertainment

  6. 8 to 10 percent for photo/video

  7. 2 to 3 percent for invites

  8. 2 to 3 percent for gifts

  9. 8 percent for miscellaneous (wedding coordinator)

  10. IMPORTANT 5 percent for surprise expenses

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