The Groom’s Guide to Survive Engagement Part 1

Document the Planning Process: Keep your camera close at hand. Your fiance’s so busy with planning that she will have few actual memories of the planning process. Here’s some photo tips:

Take photo of your fiance tasting cakes. put some icing on her nose and snap away

Snap a pic of the ring bearer trying on his tux. Bring along the pillow and ring.

Sneak photo of her and her bridesmaids putting together favors.

Take photo of her asleep surrounded by all of her wedding magazines.

Take picture of your bride-to-be signing vendor contracts.

A pic of her and her mother going through the guest list.

Don’t forget to include pics of your guy’s only functions. Have someone take a pic of you and your best man at the bachelor party.

After it’s all over, surprise her with the photos in a pretty album or scrapbook. Trust me. She’ll be thrilled.

Pamper Her: Help your fiance de-stress with pampering and romance. Surprise her at work with a bouquet of flowers. Give her a sensual massage or a gift certificate for a day at the spa. Fill bathroom with candles and settle her in for a relaxing bubble bath with a glass of wine. She’ll appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Get Away: Head out of town for the weekend. Leave the stress behind and just relax. The only rule: keep all the wedding talk and plans at home.

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Couples That Play Together Stay Together

The best fun often comes from new and exciting activities. The idea is to engage each other, try new things and create great memories. Don’t forget to take pictures and start an activity journal for prosperity reasons.

DO’S and DON’TS: Do something different, exhilarating, that neither of you have done before, do stretch your boundaries, get out of your comfort zone, get creative, compromise on activity ideas.

Don’t opt for the standard dinner and a movie date, don’t insist that your partner do something they are uncomfortable doing.

Some Activity Ideas: Rock Climbing, Sailing, Attend an Art Class, Bike Riding, Golf, Hiking, Take a Cooking Class, Water-Skiing, Hot Air Ballon Ride, Join a Ballroom Dance Class, Go Kart Racing, Mini Golf, or Sign Up for a Karate Class. These activities will keep you busy and stay connected.

Super Grooms Final Checklist “Preparations for the Ceremony”

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute: If you can pick up your tux 2 days before the wedding, do it. If there are any problems, your tux shop will have the time to fix them.

Try on Everything: The tux, tie, vest and the shoes. When you leave the tux shop, make sure you have everything. Encourage your groomsmen to do the same. If you can all go together at the same time, that can save lots of time and hassles.

If Alterations are Necessary, Don’t Sweat It Too Much: Hopefully, You have chosen a tux shop with an on duty tailor, making minor repairs a snap.

If Something Feels or Looks Too Tight or Too Loose, Speak Up: You don’t want yours pants falling down while dancing with your new mother in law.

Make Sure You Know When the Tuxes Must Be Returned: The fees for renting them an extra day is something you and your men don’t want. Make arrangements with your Best Man or someone you trust to return your tux for you since you will be too busy starting your Honeymoon.