The updated edition of the only wedding guide that's on your side!Figure out what you want. Who to invite. Where to celebrate. What to wear. And those are just the big issues. You've got flowers, showers, music, and more...and you're wondering if you can get it done by your first anniversary, let alone the wedding.Figure out how to do it. With smart planning and budgeting, you can have the wedding you want--whether it's a white-lace extravaganza or a barefoot barbecue. And you don't even have to quit your job.Figure out how to deal with the people criticizing the decisions you made in Steps One and Two. Mom. Aunt Diane. The caterer. The etiquette experts. The pushy saleslady at the bridal shop. They all claim to have your interests at heart. And they're all driving you crazy...Finally! The book that understands what today's bride-to-be "really "needs: realistic strategies and creative options from women who've been there, strong support, diplomatic skills, and a great sense of humor. And what she "doesn't "need: more "expert advice." Have the wedding you want: special, meaningful, lots of fun, and perfectly suited to you and the one you adore. Because theme colors come and go, but love is forever.