Whether it’s joining the gym or giving up chocolate, we all make New Year’s resolutions. They’re the perfect way to kick-start the year ahead and they give us the chance to start afresh. Today’s post is all about New Year’s resolutions you can make if you’re a bride or groom…

Start Saving

Saving money must be one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions out there. It’s a perfect fit for couples who are looking to tie the knot. First things first: set a wedding budget. Then you can put a little bit of money aside each month without worrying about how you’re going to pay for your big day. Take into account everything, from flowers to transport!

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Stay Healthy

We’ll admit it. We’ve all promised ourselves that we’ll go to the gym everyday, or that we’ll wave goodbye to biscuits. If you’re a bride or groom, why not resolve to concentrate on your health and well-being? Simply exercise, eat well and get your beauty sleep! That way you’ll feel fantastic on the most important day of your life.

Time to Relax

While we’re on the subject of health and well-being, make sure you relax! Spend your hen weekend at a spa retreat and unwind from the chaos of wedding planning. It can be seriously stressful planning your special day and getting lost in spreadsheets, budgets and suppliers can inevitably cause a headache or two!

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Warning: Bridezilla Alert

Save your friends, family and fiancé from any bridezilla moments! If you do ever feel yourself getting stressed during the wedding planning process, take five minutes to calm down and revert back to bridechilla.

Get Romantic

Take time out from your busy wedding planning schedules to spend time together – without talking about the big day! A date night or a quiet night in without any wedmin is an essential during the lead-up to your wedding day!

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Ask for Help

If you think you’re about to become a bridezilla, ask for help! Get your groom-to-be involved – it’s his wedding day too! Ask friends and family to help out with the smaller tasks – they’ll feel honoured to be asked and they’ll feel like an integral part of your special day.

Don’t Worry!

Don’t worry about everything being perfect. Chances are there will be a few hiccups along the way, but as long as you get married at the end of it everything has gone perfectly. So if your florist has cancelled at the last minute or if your shoes aren’t sparkly enough – don’t fret.

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Plan the Honeymoon

Have you ever heard of the post-wedding blues? It’s more common than you may think, and it can be a huge deflation after the excitement of wedding planning. We suggest booking your honeymoon for a few weeks after the big day, so you’ve got something to look forward to!

Why You’re Saying ‘I Do’

Remember that you’re marrying the love of your life – not your table runners or wedding cake! It’s easy to get lost in the midst of Pinterest boards and DIY jobs, but don’t forget the reason you’re doing tying the knot.

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Our Final New Year’s Resolution

Hopefully you’ll only be saying ‘I Do’ once in your lifetime, so make sure you enjoy the whole wedding planning experience.

Have you got any New Year’s resolutions for 2017?

Image Credits: Featured Image – Photography by Kerry Ann Duffy / Image 1: Photography by Aglow Photography / Image 2: Photography by Kati Malllory / Image 3: Photography by Rocksalt Photography / Image 4: Photography by Georgina Harrison / Image 5: Photography by M and J Photography