Wedding Tips

Bride & Her Family's Expenses

  • Bridal consultant or secretarial services
  • Invitations, announcements, postage
  • Wedding dress and accessories
  • Floral or other decorations for ceremony and reception
  • Bridal bouquet, bridesmaids flowers, corsages, etc.
  • Photography - formal and candid videotape
  • Music for ceremony and reception
  • Transportation of bridal party to ceremony and to reception
  • All reception expenses
  • Bride's gifts to her attendants
  • Bride's gift to groom
  • Groom's wedding ring
  • Fee for services performed by sexton
  • A traffic officer, if necessary
  • Accommodations for bride's attendants, if required
  • Bridesmaids' luncheon, if one is given by the bride
  • Rental of awning for ceremony entrance and carpet for aisle
  • Transportation and lodging expenses for pastor or rabbi if from another area and if invited to officiate by the bride's family