We received a phone call from a wonderful couple, who’s names are Lily and Brian, about eight months prior to their wedding date.  They lived in California and were planning a destination wedding in Scottsdale, AZ at the Phoenician Resort.  Instinctually, they knew they needed a wedding planner to alleviate some of their wedding planning stress that all couples get, especially when planning from afar.  I had a great time speaking with them and learning what they had in mind for their wedding.  They were extremely organized and had an incredibly detailed and accurate budget created right from the beginning.  As a wedding planner, I can not stress enough how important it is to create a budget or have your wedding planner create a budget for your wedding very early on.  This helps every couple stay on track and allows the bride and groom to make smart choices for what they really need/want on their wedding day.  This also helps determine guest count and how many people you are able to invite to your wedding with out going over budget.

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