First off, you should know that Jill is a very spontaneous person; \"plan\" just isn\'t a word that has ever entered her vocabulary. She has sisters that are much more suited to planning this type of a party, but it really doesn\'t matter. No matter how unorganized you think you are, planning a successful party is as easy as creating a party planning checklist. I took all of the Post_Its, and with Jill\'s help, we organized them into a puzzle of sorts. This puzzle was the start of her checklist. I could see that she had written down names of places, dates and times, menu ideas, theme ideas, and people\'s names. Everything we need for a good checklist seemed to be on the notes.
A Smart Tip _ Here\'s a great idea even before you contact a wedding coordinator. You can create an initial wedding planning checklist during the initial planning stage with your future husband and your family. Ask them to pitch in with the ideas as well as with the canvassing of the major necessities [reservations, catering, flower arrangements, salon, etc.]. You can also do some research on the internet just to get an idea of the pricing as well as the possible needs that you may have not yet tackled. From your accomplished initial checklist, you\'ll have an idea of how much work should be done and how much money you will need. Just in case you\'re able to figure out the costing and everything you need for your wedding, you can then decide if hiring a wedding coordinator is still necessary. This tip is ideal for those who are really tight on their budgets because hiring a wedding coordinator will really cost you a lot. But hey, if you have the means, no one\'s stopping you. The idea is to be prepared and organized so you\'ll be stress_free on your wedding.